Ira Lamster

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Beta-glucuronidase activity in saliva: relationship to clinical periodontal parameters
    Ira B Lamster
    Division of Periodontics, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Periodontol 74:353-9. 2003
  2. pmc A model for dental practice in the 21st century
    Ira B Lamster
    Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1825-30. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of gingival crevicular fluid as applied to the diagnosis of oral and systemic diseases
    Ira B Lamster
    Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1098:216-29. 2007
  4. pmc Dentists' management of the diabetic patient: contrasting generalists and specialists
    Carol Kunzel
    Division of Community Health, College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:725-30. 2007
  5. pmc Lack of oral health care for adults in Harlem: a hidden crisis
    Georgina P Zabos
    School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Community Health, Columbia University, 154 Haven Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:49-52. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Dental caries experience in northern Manhattan adolescents
    Dennis A Mitchell
    Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Community Health, 630 West 168th Street, P and S Box 20, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:189-94. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus promotes periodontal destruction in children
    Evanthia Lalla
    College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 34:294-8. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint GCF IL-1beta profiles in periodontal disease
    Steven P Engebretson
    Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Periodontics, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 29:48-53. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral health and health care for older adults: a spatial approach for addressing disparities and planning services
    Luisa N Borrell
    Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 26:252-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Gingival bleeding in 6- to 13-year-old children with diabetes mellitus
    Shantanu Lal
    Division of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Dent 29:426-30. 2007

Research Grants

Detail Information

Publications30

  1. ncbi request reprint Beta-glucuronidase activity in saliva: relationship to clinical periodontal parameters
    Ira B Lamster
    Division of Periodontics, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Periodontol 74:353-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this cross-sectional study was to evaluate the relationship between betaG activity in saliva and periodontal clinical parameters in subjects demonstrating various levels of periodontal disease...
  2. pmc A model for dental practice in the 21st century
    Ira B Lamster
    Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1825-30. 2011
    ..More than 70% of adults saw a dentist in the past year, which represents an unrealized opportunity to improve both oral health and general health...
  3. ncbi request reprint Analysis of gingival crevicular fluid as applied to the diagnosis of oral and systemic diseases
    Ira B Lamster
    Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, New York 10032, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1098:216-29. 2007
    ..Practical concerns argue against the widespread clinical application of GCF as an adjunct to periodontal diagnosis. Rather, analysis of GCF-derived mediators in saliva may serve as a means of rapid screening for periodontal disease...
  4. pmc Dentists' management of the diabetic patient: contrasting generalists and specialists
    Carol Kunzel
    Division of Community Health, College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:725-30. 2007
    ....
  5. pmc Lack of oral health care for adults in Harlem: a hidden crisis
    Georgina P Zabos
    School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Community Health, Columbia University, 154 Haven Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 92:49-52. 2002
    ..We sought here to determine the prevalence of oral health complaints among Harlem adults by measures of social class, as well as their access to oral health care...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dental caries experience in northern Manhattan adolescents
    Dennis A Mitchell
    Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Community Health, 630 West 168th Street, P and S Box 20, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:189-94. 2003
    ..The study sought to document dental caries among adolescents residing in northern Manhattan, New York, by race, sex, and community...
  7. ncbi request reprint Diabetes mellitus promotes periodontal destruction in children
    Evanthia Lalla
    College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 34:294-8. 2007
    ..Most of the prior literature has focused on adults, and studies in children have mostly reported gingival changes. Our aim was to assess the periodontal status of a large cohort of children and adolescents with diabetes...
  8. ncbi request reprint GCF IL-1beta profiles in periodontal disease
    Steven P Engebretson
    Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Periodontics, New York, New York 10032, USA
    J Clin Periodontol 29:48-53. 2002
    ..To examine this issue, IL-1beta in GCF was evaluated from patients with varying degrees of periodontal disease. The influence of both the status of the patient and the probing depth at the sampled sites were considered in the analysis...
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral health and health care for older adults: a spatial approach for addressing disparities and planning services
    Luisa N Borrell
    Assistant Professor, Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 26:252-6. 2006
    ..By presenting multiple layers of local information juxtaposed, GIS can help provide directions for planning oral health service delivery for seniors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Gingival bleeding in 6- to 13-year-old children with diabetes mellitus
    Shantanu Lal
    Division of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Pediatr Dent 29:426-30. 2007
    ..This study assessed gingival bleeding in diabetic children during the mixed dentition period...
  11. doi request reprint Accelerated tooth eruption in children with diabetes mellitus
    Shantanu Lal
    Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, P and S 3 454c, 630W 168th St, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Pediatrics 121:e1139-43. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate tooth eruption in 6- to 14-year-old children with diabetes mellitus...
  12. ncbi request reprint The relationship of periodontal disease to diseases and disorders at distant sites: communication to health care professionals and patients
    Ira B Lamster
    College of Dental Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1389-97. 2008
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  13. pmc ElderSmile: A comprehensive approach to improving oral health for seniors
    Stephen Marshall
    Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 99:595-9. 2009
    ..Preliminary results indicate substantial unmet dental needs in this largely Hispanic and Black elderly population...
  14. doi request reprint The diagnostic process
    Deepthiman Gowda
    College of Physicians and Surgeons, Presbyterian Hospital 17 105, 630 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 55:1-14. 2011
    ..This article discusses the prescriptive and descriptive theories of diagnostic reasoning using 4 case examples...
  15. doi request reprint Contemporary concepts in the diagnosis of periodontal disease
    Dana L Wolf
    Section of Oral and Diagnostic Sciences, Division of Periodontics, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 55:47-61. 2011
    ..In this article, the authors review current diagnostic techniques and present new approaches and technologies that are being developed to improve assessment of this common condition...
  16. ncbi request reprint The diagnostic applications of saliva--a review
    Eliaz Kaufman
    Division of Periodontics, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, 630 West 168th Street, PH 7E, Room 110, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Crit Rev Oral Biol Med 13:197-212. 2002
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  17. ncbi request reprint Antimicrobial mouthrinses and the management of periodontal diseases. Introduction to the supplement
    Ira B Lamster
    Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, 630 W 168 St, New York, N Y 10032, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:5S-9S. 2006
    ..By adhering to a daily oral hygiene regimen that includes brushing, flossing and rinsing, patients play an essential role in disease management...
  18. ncbi request reprint Oral infection with a periodontal pathogen accelerates early atherosclerosis in apolipoprotein E-null mice
    Evanthia Lalla
    Division of Periodontics, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 23:1405-11. 2003
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  19. ncbi request reprint Management of the patient who smokes and the diabetic patient in the dental office
    Carol Kunzel
    College of Dental Medicine, Division of Community Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Periodontol 77:331-40. 2006
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Periodontal changes in children and adolescents with diabetes: a case-control study
    Evanthia Lalla
    Division of Periodontics, Columbia University Medical Center, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, 630 W 168th St, PH7E 110, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:295-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the level of oral disease in children and adolescents with diabetes...
  21. ncbi request reprint On the primary care frontlines: the role of the general practitioner in smoking-cessation activities and diabetes management
    Carol Kunzel
    Section of Social and Behavioral Sciences, Columbia University School of Dental and Social Surgery, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:1144-53; quiz 1167. 2005
    ..Relevant here is assessing dentists' active involvement in in-office smoking-cessation activities and management of the patient with type 1 or type 2 diabetes...
  22. pmc Radiographic measures of chronic periodontitis and carotid artery plaque
    Steven P Engebretson
    Division of Periodontics, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University Medical Center, 630 W 168th St, PH7 E 125A New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stroke 36:561-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether radiographically assessed CP is associated with nonstenotic carotid artery plaque as an ultrasound measure of subclinical atherosclerosis...
  23. pmc Oral disease burden in Northern Manhattan patients with diabetes mellitus
    Evanthia Lalla
    Division of Periodontics, Section of Oral and Diagnostic Sciences, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, 630 W 168th Street, PH7E 110, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:755-8. 2004
    ..We explored the association between diabetes mellitus and oral disease in a low-socioeconomic-status urban population...
  24. ncbi request reprint Gingival crevicular fluid levels of interleukin-1beta and glycemic control in patients with chronic periodontitis and type 2 diabetes
    Steven P Engebretson
    Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Periodontics, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Periodontol 75:1203-8. 2004
    ..Individual site and mean patient values were calculated. Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) levels were measured from anticoagulated whole blood using an automated affinity chromatography system. Serum glucose was also determined...
  25. ncbi request reprint Porphyromonas gingivalis induces its uptake by human macrophages and promotes foam cell formation in vitro
    Mary Beth Giacona
    Division of Periodontics, Section of Oral and Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, 630 W 168th Street, PH7E 110, New York, NY 10032, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 241:95-101. 2004
    ..These results suggest that properties of P. gingivalis which render it capable of adhering to/invading other cell types may also be operative in macrophages and play an important role in its atherogenic potential...
  26. pmc Oral health care services for older adults: a looming crisis
    Ira B Lamster
    Am J Public Health 94:699-702. 2004
  27. ncbi request reprint A life course approach to preventing and treating oral disease
    Mary E Northridge
    Soz Praventivmed 49:299-300. 2004
  28. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with diabetes by general dentists in New Zealand
    Keshia Forbes
    Department of Oral Sciences, Sir John Walsh Research Institute, School of Dentistry, The University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    J Periodontol 79:1401-8. 2008
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  29. ncbi request reprint Cultural diversity and its role in reducing oral health disparities
    Dennis A Mitchell
    N Y State Dent J 71:40-2. 2005
    ..However, an effective remedy will require all oral health professionals to devote additional attention to diversity and cultural competency issues...
  30. pmc Influence of musculoskeletal conditions on oral health among older adults
    Jennifer L Kelsey
    Department of Medicine, Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Am J Public Health 98:1177-83. 2008
    ..Various inexpensive measures can help such individuals, including education of their caregivers and provision of antimicrobial mouthwashes and special toothbrushes...

Research Grants6

  1. Planning: Integrated Biomedical Research at CU SDOS
    Ira Lamster; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  2. Diabetes Mellitus Periodontal Dis Children & Adolescents
    Ira Lamster; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..These studies will markedly enhance our understanding of the pathologic basis and clinical course of the most recently described complication of a debilitating chronic disease...