Laura E. Harris-Vieyra, BS, DDS
Laura E. Harris-Vieyra, BS, DDS

Laura E. Harris-Vieyra, BS, DDS

Assistant Professor
School of Dentistry

Expertise/Specializations

  • Periodontics (Specialist)

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Periodontics

Position

  • Assistant Professor

Education

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, School of Dentistry: July 2005-May 2008, Certificate in Periodontics
  • Marquette University, School of Dentistry: August 2001-May 2005, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of Nevada, Reno: August 1997-May 2001, Bachelor or Science (Health Science)

Certifications

Board Certified Periodontist- Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Willis MS, Harris LE, Hergenrader PJ. On Traditional Dental Extraction: Case Reports From Dinka and Nuer En Route to Restoration., British Dental Journal, 204, 121-124, 2008
  • Harris RJ, Harris LE, Harris CR, Harris AJ. Evaluation of Root Coverage with Two Connective Tissue Grafts Obtained from the Same Location., Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent, 27(4), 333-339, 2007
  • Harris RJ, Harris LE, Harris CR, Harris AJ. Clinical Evaluation of a Combined Regenerative Technique with Enamel Matrix Derivative, Bone Grafts, and Guided Tissue Regeneration., Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent, 27(2), 171-9., 2007
  • Harris RJ, Miller RJ, Miller LH, Harris CR. Complications with Surgical Procedures Utilizing Connective Tissue Grafts, A Follow-Up on 500 Consecutively Treated Cases., Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent, 25(5), 449-59, 2005
  • Harris RJ, Miller LH, Harris CR, Miller RJ. A Comparison of Three Techniques to Obtain Root Coverage on Mandibular Incisors., J Periodontol, 76(10), 1758-67, 2005

Presentations

  • Poster Presentation: Inhibition of Candida albicans Infection with Low Dose Boric Acid ADEA Meeting, Denver Colorado, 2016
  • 2013: 4th Annual Anatomy and Dental Implant Institute, Cadaver Implant Course- Japanese Institute of Periodontal Health, 2013
  • Presented to the International Society of Periodontal Plastic Surgeons in September 2008 Topic: A CLINICAL LOOK AT MULTIPLE CONNECTIVE TISSUE GRAFTS REMOVED FROM THE SAME DONOR AREA, 2008

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • Research Assistant for Project: Cell Attachment Following Repeated Instrumentation with Titanium and Plastic Instruments and Diode Laser on Titanium Implants and Abutments Principal Investigator: Melissa S. Lang, D.D.S., M.S. (Accepted for Publication) Completed Cell Counts for this project
  • Completed Literature Review for this Project: A Study to Determine the Effectiveness of Periodontal Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics (PAOO) Technique When Xenograft (Bio-Oss Collagen) is Utilized Principal Investigator: Takanari Miyamoto, D.D.S., PhD, M.S.D., M.B.A.
  • Initiated Project: Principal Investigator *Evaluation of Drug Interactions among Dental Clinic Population *IRB Approval Date: March 26, 2015 *Additional Investigator: Kalin Johnson *Status: Currently in Data Collection Phase of the Project
  • Initiated Project: Principal Investigator *Evaluation of Implant Sites Following Extraction With and Without Socket Preservation *IRB Approval Date: May 1, 2015 *Additional Investigator: David Blaha *Status: Currently in Data Collection Phase of the Project
  • Small Grant Program To further the research of: Inhibition of Candida albicans Infection with Low Dose Boric Acid
  • Initiated Project: Prognostic Awareness in Periodontics Status: Currently in Literature Review Phase
  • Initiated Project: Co-Investigator Patient Perception on the Importance of Disclosing Medications to Dentists Additional Investigators: Kalin Johnson, Joseph Franco Status: Surveys have been completed, data analysis phase
  • Co- Investigator Inhibition of Candida albicans Infection with Low Dose Boric Acid Poster Completed (March 2016) Provisional Patent Secured (March 2016) Continuing Ongoing Experiments (Research Phase)

Awards and Honors

  • Treatment for Denture Associated Oral Infections- US Provisional Patent, 2016
  • Outstanding Part-Time Clinical Instructor, Creighton University School of Dentistry, 2015
  • Outstanding Part-Time Clinical Instructor, Creighton University School of Dentistry, 2013