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Journal Articles

Below are publications by CDC staff in peer-reviewed journals covering oral health topics of significance.

Adult Oral Health

Lin M, Li CH, Wei L, et al. Prevalence of past-year dental visit among US adults, 1999–2010: comparison of trends and estimates between the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System and three national surveys. J Publ Health Dent. 2016. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12180. View online ahead of print.

Dye BA, Thornton-Evans G, Xianfen L, Iafolla TJ. Dental caries and tooth loss in adults in the United States, 2011–2012. NCHS Data Brief. 2015;197:1–8. View full text

Griffin SO, Jones JA, Brunson D, Griffin PM, Bailey WD. Burden of oral disease among older adults and implications for public health priorities. Am J Public Health. 2012:102(3):411–418. View full text.

Griffin S, Barker L, Griffin P, Cleveland J, Kohn W. Oral health needs among adults in the United States with chronic diseases. J Am Dent Assoc. 2009;140(10);1266–1274. View abstract.

Griffin SO, Gray SK, Malvitz DM, Gooch BF. Caries risk in formerly sealed teeth. J Am Dent Assoc. 2009;140(4):415–423. View full text.

Jaramillo F, Eke PI, Thornton-Evans GO, Griffin SO. Acculturation and dental visits among Hispanic adults. Prev Chronic Dis. 2009;6(2). View full text.

Dye BA, Tan S, Smith V, et al. Trends in oral health status, United States, 1988–1994 and 1999–2004. Vital Health Stat. 2007;11(248). View full text[PDF–1.8M].

Eke PI, Genco RJ. CDC periodontal disease surveillance project: background, objectives, and progress report. J Periodontol. 2007;78(suppl 7):1366–1372. View full text.

Griffin SO, Regnier E, Griffin PM, Huntley V. Effectiveness of fluoride in preventing caries in adults. J Dent Res. 2007;86(5):410–414. View abstract on PubMed.

Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Barker LK, Canto MT, et al. Surveillance for dental caries, dental sealants, tooth retention, edentulism, and enamel fluorosis — United States, 1988–1994 and 1999–2002. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2005;54(3);1–44. View full text.

Blicher B, Joshipura K, Eke PI. Validation of self-reported periodontal disease: a systematic review. J Dent Research. 2005;84(10):881–890. View full text.

Eke PI. Public health implications of periodontal infections in adults: conference proceedings. J Publ Health Dent. 2005;65(1):56–65. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dental visits among dentate adults with diabetes—United States, 1999 and 2004. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2005;54(46):1181–1183. View full text.

Gooch BF, Bailey W. Fluoride isn’t just for kids. Dent Abstr. 2005;50(2):68–69. View abstract.

Gooch BF, Malvitz DM, Griffin SO, Maas WR. Promoting the oral health of older adults through the Chronic Disease Model: CDC’s perspective on what we still need to know. J Dent Educ. 2005;69(9):1058–1063. View full text.

Griffin SO, Griffin PM, Swann JL, Zlobin N. New coronal caries in older adults: implications for prevention. J Dent Res. 2005;84(8):715–720. View full text.

Griffin SO, Griffin PM, Swann JL, Zlobin N. Estimating rates of new root caries in older adults. J Dent Res. 2004;83(8):634–638. View full text.

Macek MD, Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Lockwood SL, Malvitz DM. Updated comparison of the caries susceptibility of various morphological types of permanent teeth. J Publ Health Dent. 2003;63(3):174–182. View abstract.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Public health and aging: retention of natural teeth among older adults—United States, 2002. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2003;52(50):1226–1229. View full text.

Truman BI, Gooch BF, Sulemana I, et al; and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Reviews of evidence on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries. Am J Prev Med. 2002;23(suppl 1)21–54. View abstract.

Gaffield ML, Colley Gilbert BJ, Malvitz DM, Romaguera R. Oral health during pregnancy: an analysis of information collected by the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. J Am Dent Assoc. 2001;(132):1009–1016. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Promoting oral health: interventions for preventing dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries: a report on the recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2001;50(RR-21):1–13. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Recommendations for using fluoride to prevent and control dental caries in the United States. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2001;50(RR-14):1–42. View full text.

Tomar SL, Asma S. Smoking-attributable periodontitis in the United States: findings from NHANES III. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. J Periodontol. 2000;(71):743–751. View abstract.

Tomar SL, Lester A. Dental and other health care visits among U.S. adults with diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2000;23(10):1505–1510. View full text.

Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Estupiñán-Day S, Baez R. Analysis of prevalence and trends of dental caries in the Americas between the 1970s and 1990s. Int Dent J. 1999;49(6):22–329. View abstract on PubMed.

Janes GR, Blackman DK, Bolen JC, et al. Surveillance for use of preventive health-care services by older adults, 1995–1997. In: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR Surveill Summ. 1999;48(8):51–88. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Total tooth loss among persons aged greater than or equal to 65 years — selected states, 1995–1997. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1999;48(10):206–210. View full text.

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Children’s Oral Health

Naavaal S, Barker LK, Griffin SO. The effect of health and dental insurance on US children’s dental care utilization for urgent and non-urgent dental problems – 2008. J Publ Health Dent. 2016. View online ahead of print.

Dye BA, Thornton-Evans G, Xianfen L, Iafolla TJ. Dental caries and sealant prevalence in children and adolescents in the United States, 2011–2012. NCHS Data Brief. 2015;191. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Use of dental care and effective preventive services in preventing tooth decay among U.S. children and adolescents—Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, United States, 2003–2009 and National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, United States, 2005–2010. In: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2014;63(suppl 2):54–60. View full text[PDF-2.08MB].

Lin M, Sappenfield W, Hernandez L, et al. Child- and state-level characteristics associated with preventive dental care access among US children 5–17 years of age. Matern Child Health J. 2012;16(suppl 2):320–329. View full text.

Griffin SO, Kolavic Gray S, Malvitz DM, Gooch BF. Caries risk in formerly sealed teeth. J Am Dent Assoc. 2009;140(4):415–423. View full text.

Kolavic Gray S, Griffin, SO, Malvitz DM, Gooch BF. A comparison of the effects of toothbrushing and handpiece prophylaxis on retention of sealants. J Am Dent Assoc. 2009;140(1):38–46. View full text.

Griffin SO, Jones K, Kolavic Gray S, Malvitz DM, Gooch BF. Exploring four-handed delivery and retention of resin-based sealants. J Am Dent Assoc. 2008;139(3):281–289. View full text.

Griffin SO, Oong E, Kohn W, Vidakovic B, Gooch BF; and CDC Dental Sealant Systematic Review Work Group. The effectiveness of sealants in managing caries lesions. J Dent Research. 2008;87(2):169–174. View abstract.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Dental caries in rural Alaska native children—Alaska 2008. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2011;60(37):1275–1278. View full text.

Oong EM, Griffin SO, Kohn W, Gooch BF, Caufield PW. The effect of dental sealants on bacteria levels in caries lesions: a review of the evidence. J Am Dent Assoc. 2008;139(3):271–278. View full text.

Salas MT, Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Chavaría P, Solórzano I, Horowitz H. Enamel fluorosis in 12- and 15-year-old school children in Costa Rica. Results of a National Survey, 1999. Community Dent Health. 2008;25:178–184. View abstract on PubMed.

Dye BA, Tan S, Smith V, et al. Trends in oral health status, United States, 1988–1994 and 1999-2004. Vital Health Stat. 2007;11(248):1–104. View full text[PDF–1.8M].

Griffin SO, Jones KA, Lockwood S, Mosca NG, Honoré PA. Impact of increasing Medicaid dental reimbursement and implementing school sealant programs on sealant prevalence. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2007;13(2):202–206. View full text.

Macek M, Matte T, Sinks T, Malvitz D. Blood lead concentrations in children and method of water fluoridation, United States, 1988–1994. Environ Health Perspect. 2006;114(1):130–134. View full text.

Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Barker LK, Canto MT, et al. Surveillance for dental caries, dental sealants, tooth retention, edentulism, and enamel fluorosisSurveillance for dental caries, dental sealants, tooth retention, edentulism, and enamel fluorosis — United States, 1988–1994 and 1999–2002. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2005;54(3);1–44. View full text.

Jones K, Griffin S, Moonesinghe R, Jaramillo F, Vousden C. Reducing dental sealant disparities in school-aged children through better targeting of informational campaigns. Prev Chronic Dis. 2005;2(2). View full text.

Griffin SO, Griffin PM, Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Malvitz DM, Heiden KD. Estimating prevalence and severity of caries in the mixed dentition: a comparison of two screening protocols. J Publ Health Dent. 2004;64(1):14–19. View abstract on PubMed.

Adewakun A, Beltrán-Aguilar EB. Early childhood caries in Anguilla, British West Indies. General Dent. 2003;51(1):42–47. View abstract on PubMed.

Griffin SO, Griffin PM, Gooch BF, Barker LK. Comparing the costs of three sealant delivery strategies. J Dent Res. 2002;81(9):641–645. View full text.

Truman BI, Gooch BF, Sulemana I, et al; and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Reviews of evidence on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries. Am J Prev Med. 2002;23(suppl 1)21–54. View abstract.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Impact of targeted, school-based dental sealant programs in reducing racial and economic disparities in sealant prevalence among schoolchildren — Ohio, 1998–1999. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2001;50(34):736–738. View full text.

Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Goldstein JW, Lockwood SA. Fluoride varnishes: a review of their clinical mechanism, efficacy, and safety. J Am Dent Assoc. 2000;131:589–596. View full text.

Griffin SO, Gooch B, Beltrán ED, Sutherland JN, Barsley R. Dental services, costs and factors associated with hospitalization for Medicaid eligible children, Louisiana 1996–1997. J Publ Health Dent. 2000;60(1):21–27. View abstract on PubMed.

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Community Water Fluoridation

Barker L, Duchon K, Lesaja S, Robison V, Presson S. Adjusted fluoride concentrations and control ranges in 34 states – 2006-2010 and 2015. J Am Water Works Assoc. 2017. doi:10.5942/jawwa.2017.109.0095. View online ahead of print.

Beltrán ED. Use of dietary fluoride supplements by children living in Berlin, Germany, may have a dose-response preventive effect against dental caries, regardless of their use of fluoridated salt. J Evid Base Dent Pract. 2011;11:112–115. View abstract.

Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Barker L, Dye BA. Prevalence and severity of dental fluorosis in the United States, 1999–2004. NCHS Data Brief. 2010;53. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Populations receiving optimally fluoridated public drinking water — United States, 1992–2006. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2008;57(27):737–741. View full text.

Macek M, Matte T, Sinks T, Malvitz D. Blood lead concentrations in children and method of water fluoridation, United States, 1988–1994. Environ Health Perspect. 2006;114(1):130–134. View full text.

Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Griffin SO, Lockwood SA. Prevalence and trends in enamel fluorosis in the United States from the 1930s to the 1980s. J Am Dent Assoc. 2002;133:157–165.View full text.

Griffin SO, Beltrán E, Lockwood S, Barker L. Esthetically objectionable fluorosis attributable to water fluoridation. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2002;30(1):199–209. View abstract on PubMed.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Populations receiving optimally fluoridated public drinking water — United States, 2000. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2002;51(7):144–147. View full text.

Griffin SO, Gooch BF, Lockwood SA, Tomar SL. Quantifying the diffused benefit from water fluoridation in the United States. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol. 2001;29:120–129. View abstract on PubMed.

Griffin SO, Jones K, Tomar SL. An economic evaluation of community water fluoridation. J Publ Health Dent. 2001;61(2):78–86. View abstract on PubMed.

Lalumandier JA, Hernandez LC, Locci AB, Reeves TG. U.S. drinking water: fluoridation knowledge level of water plant operators. J Publ Health Dent 2001;61(2):92–98. View abstract on PubMed.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Promoting oral health: interventions for preventing dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries: a report on the recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2001;50(RR-21):1–13. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Recommendations for using fluoride to prevent and control dental caries in the United States. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2001;50(RR-14):1–42. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Achievements in public health, 1900–1999: fluoridation of drinking water to prevent dental caries. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1999;48(41):933–940. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Engineering and administrative recommendations for water fluoridation. 1995. MMWR Recomm Rep. 1995;44(RR-13):1–40. View full text. Also available as a PDF file [PDF-338K].

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ten Great Public Health Achievements — United States, 1900–1999. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1999;48(50):1141. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Water fluoridation and costs of Medicaid treatment for dental decay — Louisiana, 1995–1996. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 1999;48(34):753–757. View full text.

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Dental Sealants

Griffin SO, Jones K, Crespin M. Calculating averted caries attributable to school-based sealant programs with a minimal data set. J Publ Health Dent. 2014;74(3):202–209. View full text.

Fontana M, Zero DT, Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Gray SK. Techniques for assessing tooth surfaces in school-based programs. J Am Dent Assoc. 2010;141(7):854–860. View full text.

Gooch BF, Griffin SO, Gray SK, et al. Preventing dental caries through school-based sealant programs: updated recommendations and reviews of evidence. J Am Dent Assoc. 2009;140(11):1356–1365. View abstract.

Griffin SO, Kolavic Gray S, Malvitz DM, Gooch BF. Caries risk in formerly sealed teeth, J Am Dent Assoc. 2009;140(4):415–423. View abstract.

Kolavic Gray S, Griffin SO, Malvitz DM, Gooch BF. A comparison of the effects of toothbrushing and handpiece prophylaxis on retention of sealants. J Am Dent Assoc. 2009;140(1):38–46. View abstract.

Griffin SO, Jones K, Kolavic Gray S, Malvitz DM, Gooch BF. Exploring four-handed delivery and retention of resin-based sealants. J Am Dent Assoc. 2008;139(3):281–289. View abstract.

Griffin SO, Oong E, Kohn W, Vidakovic B, Gooch BF; and CDC Dental Sealant Systematic Review Work Group. The effectiveness of sealants in managing caries lesions. J Dent Research. 2008;87(2):169–174. View abstract.

Oong EM, Griffin SO, Kohn W, Gooch BF, Caufield PW. The effect of dental sealants on the bacteria levels in caries lesions: a review of the evidence. J Am Dent Assoc. 2008;139(3):271–278. View abstract.

Griffin SO, Jones KA, Lockwood S, Mosca NG, Honore PA. Impact of increasing Medicaid dental reimbursement and implementing school sealant programs on sealant prevalence. J Public Health Manag Pract. 2007;13(2):202–206. View full text.

Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Barker LK, Canto MT, et al. Surveillance for dental caries, dental sealants, tooth retention, edentulism, and enamel fluorosis. MMWR Surveill Summ. 2005;54(3);1–44. View full text.

Jones K, Griffin S, Moonesinghe R, Jaramillo F, Vousden C. Reducing dental sealant disparities in school-aged children through better targeting of informational campaigns. Prev Chronic Dis. 2005;2(2). View full text.

Griffin SO, Griffin PM, Gooch BF, Barker LK. Comparing the costs of three sealant delivery strategies. J Dent Res. 2002;81(9):641–645. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Impact of targeted, school-based dental sealant programs in reducing racial and economic disparities in sealant prevalence among schoolchildren — Ohio, 1998–1999. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2001;50(34):736–738. View full text.

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Infection Control

Cleveland JL, Gray SK, Harte JA, Robison VA, Moorman AC, Gooch BF. Transmission of blood-borne pathogens in US dental health care settings: 2016 update. J Am Dent Assoc. View Abstract.

Radcliffe RA, Bixler D, Moorman A, et al. Hepatitis B virus transmissions associated with a portable dental clinic, West Virginia, 2009. J Am Dent Assoc. 2013;144(10):1110–1118. View full text.

Cleveland J, Foster M, Barker L, et al. Advancing infection control in dental care settings: factors associated with dentists’ implementation of guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. J Am Dent Assoc. 2012;143(10):1127–1138. View full text.

Cleveland J, Robison V, Panlilio A. Tuberculosis epidemiology, diagnosis and infection control recommendations for dental settings: an update on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines. J Am Dent Assoc. 2009;140(9);1092–1099. View full text.

Klevens RM, Gorwitz RJ, Collins AS. Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus: a primer for dentists. J Am Dent Assoc. 2008;139(10):1328–1337. View full text.

Allos BM, Schaffner W. Transmission of hepatitis B in the health care setting: the elephant in the room … or the mouse? J Infect Dis. 2007;195(9):1245–1247. View full text.

Cleveland JL, Barker LK, Cuny EJ, Panlilio AL; and National Surveillance System for Health Care Workers Group. Preventing percutaneous injuries among dental health care personnel. J Am Dent Assoc. 2007;138(2):169–178. View full text.

Redd JT, Baumbach J, Kohn W, Nainan O, Khristova M, Williams I. Patient-to-patient transmission of hepatitis B virus associated with oral surgery. J Infect Dis. 2007;195(9):1311–1314. View full text.

Duffy R, Cleveland J, Hutin Y, Cardo D. Evaluating infection control practices among dentists in Vâlcea, Romania, in 1998. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2004;25:570–575. View PDF file[PDF–125K].

Kohn WG, Harte JA, Malvitz DM, Collins AS, Cleveland JL. Eklund KJ. Guidelines for infection control in dental health-care settings, 2003. J Am Dent Assoc. 2004;135(1):33–47. View full text.

Cleveland JL, Cardo DM. Occupational exposures to human immunodeficiency virus, hepatitis B virus, and hepatitis C virus: risk, prevention, and management. Dent Clin N Am. 2003;47:681–696. View abstract on PubMed.

Cleveland JL, Barker L, Gooch BF, Beltrami EM, Cardo D. Use of HIV postexposure prophylaxis by dental health care personnel: an overview and updated recommendations. J Am Dent Assoc. 2002;133(12):1619–1630. View full text.

Coulter I, Marcus M, Freed JR, et al. Use of dental care by HIV-infected medical patients. J Dent Res. 2000;79(6):1356–1361. View PDF file[PDF–643K].

Cleveland JL, Gooch BF, Shearer BG, Lyerla RL. Risk and prevention of hepatitis C virus infection: implications for dentistry. J Am Dent Assoc. 1999;130:641–647. View PDF file[PDF-370K].

Cleveland JL, Kohn WG. Antimicrobial resistance and dental care: a CDC perspective. Dent Abstr. 1998;43:108–110.

Gooch BF, Cleveland JL, Lyerla RL. Hepatitis C: a national concern. Dent Abstr. 1998;44:144–145.

Gooch BF, Siew C, Cleveland JL, Gruninger SE, Lockwood SA, Joy ED. Occupational blood exposure and HIV infection among oral and maxillofacial surgeons. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 1998;85:128–134. View PDF file[PDF–868K].

Carlton JE, Dodson TB, Cleveland JL, Lockwood SA. Percutaneous injuries during oral and maxillofacial surgery procedures. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 1997;55:553–556. View abstract on PubMed.

Cleveland JL, Gooch BF, Lockwood SA. Occupational blood exposures in dentistry: a decade in review. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 1997;18(10):717–721. View abstract on PubMed.

Cleveland JL, Marianos DW. Special Considerations for Dentistry. In: DeVita VT, Hellman S, Rosenberg SA, eds. AIDS: Biology, Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention. 4th ed. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott-Raven; 1997:675–683.

Cleveland JL. Hepatitis B vaccination and infection among US dentists, 1983–1992. J Am Dent Assoc. 1996;127:1385-1392. View PDF file[PDF-2.47M].

Cleveland J, Gooch B, Bolyard E, Simone P, Mullan R, Marianos D. TB infection control recommendations from the CDC, 1994: considerations for dentistry. J Am Dent Assoc. 1995;126:593–600. View PDF file[PDF-2.8M].

Cleveland J, Lockwood S, Gooch B, et al. Percutaneous injuries in dentistry: an observational study. J Am Dent Assoc. 1995;126:745–751. View PDF file[PDF-2.5M].

Gooch BF, Cardo DM, Marcus R, et al. Percutaneous exposures to HIV-infected blood among dental workers enrolled in the CDC needlestick study. J Am Dent Assoc. 1995;126:1237–1242. View PDF file[PDF-2.12 M].

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Oral Cancer

Cleveland JL, Thornton-Evans G. Total diagnostic delay in oral cancer may be related to advanced disease stage at diagnosis. J Evid Base Dent Pract. 2012;12:84–86. View abstract.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Human papillomavirus–associated cancers — United States, 2004–2008. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2012;61(15):258–261. View full text.

Cleveland JL, Junger ML, Saraiya M, Markowitz LE, Dunne EF, Epstein JB. The connection between human papillomavirus and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinomas in the United States: implications for dentistry. J Am Dent Assoc. 2011;142(8):915–924. View full text.

Krishna R, Liff J, Chen A, Eke PI, Robison V. Racial differences in factors that influence survival with oral cancer in Georgia: 1978–2001. Prev Chronic Dis. 2005;2(2). View full text.

Truman BI, Gooch BF, Sulemana I, et al; and the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. Reviews of evidence on interventions to prevent dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries. Am J Prev Med. 2002;23(suppl 1)21–54. View abstract.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Promoting oral health: interventions for preventing dental caries, oral and pharyngeal cancers, and sports-related craniofacial injuries: a report on the recommendations of the Task Force on Community Preventive Services. MMWR Recomm Rep. 2001;50(RR-21):1–13. View full text.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Preventing and controlling oral and pharyngeal cancer —recommendations from a national strategic planning conference. MMWR Recomm Rep. 1998;47(RR-14). View full text. Also available as a PDF file[PDF–197K].

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Oral Health and Pregnancy

Ressler-Maerlender J, Krishna R, Robison V. Oral health during pregnancy: current research. J Women’s Health. 2005;14(10):880–882. View abstract on PubMed.

Beltrán E, Beltrán RJ. Oral diseases and conditions throughout the lifespan. II. Systemic diseases. General Dent. 2004;52(2):107–114. View abstract on PubMed.

Gaffield ML, Colley Gilbert BJ, Malvitz DM, Romaguera R. Oral health during pregnancy: an analysis of information collected by the Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System. J Am Dent Assoc. 2001;(132):1009–1016. View full text.

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Periodontal Disease

Eke PI, Dye BA, Wei L, et al. Update on prevalence of periodontitis in adults in the United States: NHANES 2009 to 2012. J Periodontol. 2015;86(5):611–622. View full text.[PDF-507 KB]

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Periodontitis among adults aged >30 Years — United States, 2009–-2010. In: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2013;62(suppl 3):129–135. View online.

Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Eke P, Thornton-Evans G, Petersen PE. Recording and surveillance systems for periodontal diseases. Periodontol. 2000. 2012;60:40–53. View abstract.

Eke PI, Dye B, Wei L, Thornton-Evans G, Genco R. Prevalence of periodontitis in adults in the United States: 2009 and 2010. J Dent Res. 2012;91(10):914–920. View full text.

Eke PI, Page PC, Wei L, Thornton-Evans G, Genco RJ. Update of the case definitions for population-based surveillance of periodontitis. J Periodontol. 2012;83(12):1449–1454. View full text.

Eke PI, Thornton-Evans G, Dye B, Genco R. Advances in surveillance of periodontitis: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Periodontal Disease Surveillance Project. J Periodontol. 2012;83(11):1337–1342. View full text.

Eke PI, Thornton-Evans G, Wei L, Borgnakke WS, Dye BA. Accuracy of NHANES periodontal examination protocols. J Dent Res. 2010;89(11):1208–1213.View abstract.

Eke PI. Developing new case definitions for monitoring the nation’s periodontal health. Dent Abstr. 2009;54(2):63–64. View abstract online.

Dye BA, Tan S, Smith V, et al. Trends in oral health status, United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2004. Vital Health Stat. 2007;11(248). View full text. [PDF–1.8M].

Dye BA, Thornton-Evans G. A brief history of national surveillance efforts for periodontal disease in the United States. J Periodontol. 2007;78(suppl 7):1380–1386. View full text.

Eke PI, Genco RJ. CDC periodontal disease surveillance project: background, objectives, and progress report. J Periodontol. 2007;78(suppl 7):1366–1372. View full text.

Miller K, Eke PI, Schoua-Glusberg A. Cognitive evaluation of self-report questions for surveillance of periodontitis. J Periodontol. 2007;78(suppl 7):1455–1462.View full text.

Page RC, Eke PI. Case definitions for use in population-based surveillance of periodontitis. J Periodontol. 2007;78(suppl 7):1387–1399. View full text.

Tomar SL. Public health perspectives on surveillance for periodontal diseases. J Periodontol. 2007;78(suppl 7):1380–1386. View full text.

Beck J, Eke PI, Lin D, et al. Associations between IgG antibody to oral organisms and carotid intima-medial wall thickness in community-dwelling adults. Atherosclerosis. 2005;183:342–348. View abstract on PubMed.

Beck J, Eke PI, Heiss G, et al. Periodontal disease and coronary heart disease: a reappraisal of the exposure. Circulation. 2005;112(1):19–24. View full text.

Blicher B, Joshipura K, Eke PI. Validation of self-reported periodontal disease: a systematic review. J Dent Res. 2005;84(10):881–890. View full text.

Eke PI. Public health implications of periodontal infections in adults: conference proceedings. J Publ Health Dent. 2005;65(1):56–65. View full text[PDF–1.2M].

Okoro CA, Balluz LS, Eke PI, et al. Tooth loss and heart disease: findings from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System. Am J Prev Med. 2005;29(5 suppl 1):50–56. View abstract on PubMed.

Beltrán E, Beltrán RJ. Oral diseases and conditions throughout the lifespan. II. Systemic diseases. General Den. 2004;52(2):107–114. View abstract on PubMed.

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Special Topics

Bailey W. Improving dental care: the intersection of private and public health practice. J Evid Base Dent Pract. 2012;12(2):50–52. View abstract.

Dye BA, Li X, Beltrán-Aguilar ED. Selected oral health indicators in the United States, 2005–2008. NCHS Data Brief. 2012;96. View full text.

Dye BA, Li X, Thornton-Evans G. Oral health disparities as determined by selected Healthy People 2020 oral health objectives for the United States, 2009–2010. NCHS Data Brief. 2012;104. View full text.

Dye BA, Barker LK, Li X, Lewis BG, Beltrán ED. Overview and quality assurance for the oral health component of the of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 2005–08. J Pub Health Dent. 2011;71(1):54–61. View full text.

Rethman MP, Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Billings RJ, et al. Nonfluoride caries-preventive agents: executive summary of evidence-based clinical recommendations. J Am Dent Assoc. 2011;142:1065–1071. View full text.

Jaramillo F, Eke PI, Thornton-Evans GO, Griffin SO. Acculturation and dental visits among Hispanic adults. Prevent Chronic Dis. 2009;6(2). View full text.

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