James L. Sheets, BA, DDS
James L. Sheets, BA, DDS

James L. Sheets, BA, DDS

Associate Professor
School of Dentistry

Expertise/Specializations

  • Prosthodontics

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Prosthodontics

Position

  • Associate Professor

Biography


Dr. James Sheets, B.A. in Biology, D.D.S. is an Associate Professor in the Prosthodontics department at Creighton University. He has been with Creighton since 2000. He is a member of the ADA, ACP, NDA, ODDS, and the ADEA. He has been on several university committees.  Prior to Creighton University, Dr. Sheets served in the United States Air Force for 22 years. During his time in the Air Force, he obtained many Military honors. Dr. Sheets has given numerous lectures regionally, nationally and internationally.
 

Education

  • B.A. Biology, Pacific Lutheran University
  • Graduate Studies in Anatom, University of California, Davis
  • D.D.S. University of California, San Francisco
  • Prosthodontic Residency, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center

Certifications

Board Certified via American Board of Prosthodontics

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Maxillofacial prosthetics training and practice profiles in the United States, J Prosth Dent, 2017
  • Survey of Advanced Education in Prosthodontics Directors and Residents on Practices in Esthetic Dentistry. , J Prosth Dent, 2016
  • Sheets, J. L., Wilcox, C. W., Barkmeier, W. W., Nunn, M. E. The effect of phosphoric acid pre-etching and thermocycling on self-etching adhesive enamel bonding, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 107, 102-108, 2012
  • Wilcox, C. W., Sheets, J. L., Nilsson, D. E. Predoctoral Implant Education: The Creighton Experience at 20 Years, Journal of Prosthodontics : Official Journal of the American College of Prosthodontists, 19, 144-149, 2009
  • Wilcox, C. W., Sheets, J. L., Wilwerding, T. M. Accuracy of a fixed value nasion relator in facebow design, Journal of Prosthodontics : Official Journal of the American College of Prosthodontists, 17, 31-34, 2008
  • Sheets, J. L., Wilcox, C., Wilwerding, T. Cement Selection for Cement-Retained Crown Technique with Dental Implants, Journal of Prosthodontics : Official Journal of the American College of Prosthodontists, 2007
  • Sheets, J. L., Wilwerding, T. M. Die pin channel cleaner, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 94, 567, 2005

Publications

  • Implant diameter: Effect on stress in bone: Finite element analysis. S. J. McNally, C. Wilcox, M. P. Akhter, J. L. Sheets, J. R. Danforth and H. K. Chehal,, J Dent Implant, 87-90, 2013
  • The effect of pre-etching and thermocycling on self-etching adhesive enamel bonding. J. L. Sheets, C. W. Wilcox, W. W. Barkmeier and M. E. Nunn,, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 102-108, 2012
  • Implant diameter; effect on stress in bone: finite element analysis. CW Wilcox, MP Akhter, JR Danforth, JL Sheets, HK Chehal and SJ McNally, J Dent Res 91 (Special Issue A): Abstract Number, J Dent Res, 342, 2012
  • Predoctoral Implant Education: The Creighton Experience at 20 years. C. W. Wilcox, J. L. Sheets and D. E. Nilsson,, J Prosth Dent, 144-149, 2010
  • Effect of pre-etching and thermocycling on self-etching adhesive enamel bonding. J. Sheets, C. Wilcox and W. Barkmeier, Abstract, A-231,, Intern Assoc Dent Res, 2010

Presentations

  • Restoration of the Single Edentulous Space Creighton University Faculty In-Service, 2016
  • 22 Mar 2012 #342 Implant Diameter: Effect on Stress in Bone: Finite Element Analysis – Wilcox, Akhter, Danworth, Sheets, McNally (Presented by McNally) Oral Presentation American Association for Dental Research Tampa FL, 2012
  • 19 Sep 2011 Occlusal Concepts for Dental Hygienists Dental Hygiene Program Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, Iowa (1.5 hr), 2011
  • 24 Jan 2011 Mini-Implants Creighton University Faculty In-Service Creighton University School of Dentistry Omaha, Nebraska, 2011
  • 14 Sep 2010 Functional Occlusion and Concepts Dental Hygiene Program Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, Iowa (1.5 hrs), 2010
  • 22 Apr 2010 Implant Post-Insertion Maintenance Creighton University Spring Dental Assembly Omaha, Nebraska (1.5 hrs), 2010
  • 4 Mar 2010 Effect of Pre-etching and Thermocycling on Self-Etching Adhesive Enamel Bonding Poster Presentation American Association for Dental Research Washington D.C., 2010

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Fixed Prosthodontics Dental Occlusion Dental Implantology Dental Esthetics and Color Articulator Design and Function

Current Research Projects

  • Dental Esthetics Maxillofacial Prosthodontics

Awards and Honors

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Omicron Kappa Upsilon , 2011