A G Christen

Summary

Affiliation: Indiana University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Helping patients quit smoking: lessons learned in the trenches
    A G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, USA
    Quintessence Int 29:253-9. 1998
  2. ncbi request reprint The 1790 desecration of John Milton's bones, hair and teeth in a London church
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 60:33-6. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint The unicorn and the narwhal: a tale of the tooth
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 59:135-42. 2011
  4. pmc Retail promotions and perceptions of R.J. Reynolds' novel dissolvable tobacco in a US test market
    Laura M Romito
    Oral Biology Department, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Harm Reduct J 8:10. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint "When a wife worries": a 1916 silent-era comic movie parody about teething
    Arden G Christen
    Dept of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, IN, USA
    J Hist Dent 56:35-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Dental postcards XXXVIII. "Trattenbach: October 1914"
    Arden G Christen
    Dept of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, IN, USA
    J Hist Dent 56:47-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint David Farrar Mitchell: dental researcher & educator
    Arden G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN 46240 3541, USA
    J Hist Dent 56:133-9. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Dental engravings created after works by Adriaen Brouwer: 17th century Flemish genre artist
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 57:15-20. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint John Peter Zenger's fight for freedom of the press: halitosis exposed
    Arden G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 58:43-7. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Mosquitoes, flies and dental cavities: Dr. Howard Riley Raper's public campaign to prevent toothache
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 58:87-90. 2010

Collaborators

  • Laura M Romito
  • L S Cox
  • M Kim Saxton
  • Lorinda L Coan
  • S T Tiffany
  • S P Rizk

Detail Information

Publications25

  1. ncbi request reprint Helping patients quit smoking: lessons learned in the trenches
    A G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, USA
    Quintessence Int 29:253-9. 1998
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint The 1790 desecration of John Milton's bones, hair and teeth in a London church
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 60:33-6. 2012
    ..Exhumed 116 years after his burial, Milton's corpse received "obscene and scandalous treatment", as portions of his bones, hair and teeth were removed, examined and indiscriminately dispersed to others...
  3. ncbi request reprint The unicorn and the narwhal: a tale of the tooth
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 59:135-42. 2011
    ....
  4. pmc Retail promotions and perceptions of R.J. Reynolds' novel dissolvable tobacco in a US test market
    Laura M Romito
    Oral Biology Department, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Harm Reduct J 8:10. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  5. ncbi request reprint "When a wife worries": a 1916 silent-era comic movie parody about teething
    Arden G Christen
    Dept of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, IN, USA
    J Hist Dent 56:35-7. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Dental postcards XXXVIII. "Trattenbach: October 1914"
    Arden G Christen
    Dept of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, IN, USA
    J Hist Dent 56:47-8. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint David Farrar Mitchell: dental researcher & educator
    Arden G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN 46240 3541, USA
    J Hist Dent 56:133-9. 2008
    ..From 1969 to 1975, he was editor of the prestigious Journal of Dental Research. During his professional career, Dr. Mitchell published 120 scientific articles on diverse topics relating to oral diagnosis and oral medicine...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dental engravings created after works by Adriaen Brouwer: 17th century Flemish genre artist
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 57:15-20. 2009
    ..A second etching, "Peasant Doctoring the Foot of Another Peasant", accentuates the edentulous facial features, both of the suffering patient and of the operator...
  9. ncbi request reprint John Peter Zenger's fight for freedom of the press: halitosis exposed
    Arden G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 58:43-7. 2010
    ..One day later, after only ten minutes of jury deliberation, Zenger was found not guilty. This famous first victory, later called the "germ of American freedom", paved the way to First Amendment Rights in America...
  10. ncbi request reprint Mosquitoes, flies and dental cavities: Dr. Howard Riley Raper's public campaign to prevent toothache
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 58:87-90. 2010
    ..In his 1933 Blue Book entitled, The New Aim in the Care of the Teeth, Raper elaborated upon his mission to prevent caries, by comparing the insidious damages of tooth decay with the threat of insect-borne disease...
  11. ncbi request reprint Your tooth it ain't so purty but it's gen-u-ine: Cole Porter's comic song "Snagtooth Gertie"
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 58:135-9. 2010
    ..Deemed a failure, it closed after only 75 performances. One light-hearted ditty, "Snagtooth Gertie", which he composed for the show, was never used. The lyrics are presented for the first time in this paper...
  12. ncbi request reprint "The old family toothbrush": Stotesbury's whimsy
    Arden G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 59:31-4. 2011
    ..To conclude his program, he shared this lively tune: "The Old Family Toothbrush That Hung by the Sink."..
  13. ncbi request reprint An ethical lesson learned from the equestrian sculpture, "The Torch Bearers," at the University of Madrid Dental School
    Arden G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University Nicotine Dependence Program, Indiana University Schools of Dentistry and Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46240 3541, USA
    J Hist Dent 55:160-4; discussion 171-85. 2007
    ..Computer technology used exclusively as a mode of teaching and learning can never become a viable substitute for our traditional interactive methods which emphasize human to human interaction...
  14. ncbi request reprint Theodore Roosevelt's "presidential smile" and questionable dental health
    Arden G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 46240 3541, USA
    J Hist Dent 55:85-90. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, during those early days, it was common practice to extract all endodontically or periodontally involved teeth to eliminate any possible foci of infection that many clinicians believed could cause disease...
  15. ncbi request reprint The female smoker: from addiction to recovery
    Arden G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology and the Indiana University Nicotine Dependance Program, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN 46202 5186, USA
    Am J Med Sci 326:231-4. 2003
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Tobacco cessation, the dental profession, and the role of dental education
    A G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University, Indianapolis 46202 5186, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:368-74. 2001
    ..It is hoped that the models described here will be of value to other dental schools developing educational curricula and tobacco control and cessation programs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Charles G. Pease, DDS, MD: anti-tobacco crusader and clean life advocate
    A G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 49:81-6. 2001
    ..When publicly presenting his cause, he used a moralistic, judgmental approach. Almost single handedly, Pease spear-headed legislation that prohibited smoking in subways, elevated trains, hotels and restaurants...
  18. ncbi request reprint Sozodont powder dentifrice and Mrs. Winslow's Soothing Syrup: dental nostrums
    A G Christen
    Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
    J Hist Dent 48:99-105. 2000
    ..However, it contained generous levels of alcohol and morphine sulfate which could cause coma, addiction or death in an infant. Although somewhat chemically altered, these two products were eventually removed from the market in the 1930s...
  19. ncbi request reprint Thomas B. Welch, MD, DDS: journalist, innovator and grape juice king
    A G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1121 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5186, USA
    J Hist Dent 49:3-8. 2001
    ..T.B. was also a gifted poet. Possessing a keen interest in the English language, he attempted to simplify spelling by using phonetics. However, this endeavor failed...
  20. ncbi request reprint Alvin C. Kraenzlein, DDS and Walter B. Tewksbury, DDS: Olympic medal winners
    A G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1121 West Michigan Street, Room 266, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5186, USA
    J Hist Dent 49:99-104. 2001
    ..Between them, Alvin and Walter won nine Olympic medals in Paris in 1900. Ultimately, as dentists and athletes, they individually and corporately left indelible imprints on track and field for all time...
  21. ncbi request reprint Cary Middlecoff (1921-1998): dentistry's top golfer
    A G Christen
    Department of Oral Biology, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1121 West Michigan Street, Room 266, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5186, USA
    J Hist Dent 49:123-8. 2001
    ..After leaving the tour circuit in 1963, Middlecoff spent the following 18 years working as a TV golf analyst. In 1986, he was elected as a PGA Hall of Fame member...
  22. ncbi request reprint Adalbert J. Volck (1828-1912): Confederate dentist, artist and anti-Lincoln satirist
    A G Christen
    Indiana University Nicotine Dependence Program, Indiana University Schools of Dentistry and Medicine, USA
    J Hist Dent 49:17-23. 2001
    ..Early in the war, Volck, through his caricatures, attacked the person and policies of President Lincoln and his Northern leaders. By using irony, sarcasm and ridicule, Volck attempted to sway popular sentiment toward the South...
  23. ncbi request reprint Falling between the cracks: oral health survey of school children ages five to thirteen having limited access to dental services
    S P Rizk
    Indiana University, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Indianapolis
    ASDC J Dent Child 61:356-60. 1994
    ..These findings provide justification for including category 2 children with Medicaid coverage. There is a great need for organized oral health preventive and educational programs targeted at category 2 children...
  24. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the brief questionnaire of smoking urges (QSU-brief) in laboratory and clinical settings
    L S Cox
    Nicotine Research Center, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 3:7-16. 2001
    ..The findings supported a multidimensional conceptualization of craving to smoke and demonstrated the utility of a brief multidimensional measure of craving...
  25. ncbi request reprint Edgar Buchanan: dentist and popular character actor in movies and television
    A G Christen
    Indiana University Nicotine Dependence Program and Indiana University Schools of Dentistry and Medicine, USA
    J Hist Dent 49:57-61. 2001
    ..His most memorable television role was in the classic situation comedy, "Petticoat Junction," (1963-1970), where he played Uncle Joe, a folksy, lovable, free-loader whose many entertaining schemes created chaos...