Thomas B Dodson

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Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint A guide for preparing a patient-oriented research manuscript
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:307-15. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of dental implant survival
    Thomas B Dodson
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA
    J Mass Dent Soc 54:34-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Maxillary sinus augmentation as a risk factor for implant failure
    Nancy E McDermott
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 55 Fruit Street Warren 1201, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 21:366-74. 2006
  4. pmc Zoledronate, smoking, and obesity are strong risk factors for osteonecrosis of the jaw: a case-control study
    John H Wessel
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:625-31. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Intravenous bisphosphonate therapy and bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and Center for Applied Clinical Investigation, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:44-52. 2009
  6. doi request reprint How many patients have third molars and how many have one or more asymptomatic, disease-free third molars?
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:S4-7. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Surveillance as a management strategy for retained third molars: is it desirable?
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:S20-4. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Is there pathology associated with asymptomatic third molars?
    Robert D Marciani
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:S15-9. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Interactive CT software in oral and maxillofacial surgery
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 13:69-81. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of periodontal defects after third molar surgery: an exercise in evidence-based clinical decision-making
    Thomas B Dodson
    Center of Applied Clinical Investigation, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Warren 1201, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 19:93-8, vii. 2007

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  1. ncbi request reprint A guide for preparing a patient-oriented research manuscript
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 104:307-15. 2007
  2. ncbi request reprint Predictors of dental implant survival
    Thomas B Dodson
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, USA
    J Mass Dent Soc 54:34-8. 2006
    ..To summarize dental implant survival rates under a variety of clinical conditions and identify prognostic variables associated with implant survival...
  3. ncbi request reprint Maxillary sinus augmentation as a risk factor for implant failure
    Nancy E McDermott
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 55 Fruit Street Warren 1201, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 21:366-74. 2006
    ..The investigators sought to determine whether maxillary sinus augmentation (MSA) was an independent risk factor for implant failure...
  4. pmc Zoledronate, smoking, and obesity are strong risk factors for osteonecrosis of the jaw: a case-control study
    John H Wessel
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:625-31. 2008
    ..The aim of the present study was to estimate the magnitude of the association between intravenous (IV) BP exposure and ONJ, and to identify potential confounders...
  5. doi request reprint Intravenous bisphosphonate therapy and bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and Center for Applied Clinical Investigation, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:44-52. 2009
    ..Finally, intravenous BP therapy for osteoporosis does not measurably increase the risk of BRONJ among postmenopausal women...
  6. doi request reprint How many patients have third molars and how many have one or more asymptomatic, disease-free third molars?
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:S4-7. 2012
    ..In the patient sample, 37% of the M3s evaluated were asymptomatic and free of disease...
  7. doi request reprint Surveillance as a management strategy for retained third molars: is it desirable?
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:S20-4. 2012
    ..Active surveillance as a management strategy is based on level 5 evidence (ie, expert opinion)...
  8. doi request reprint Is there pathology associated with asymptomatic third molars?
    Robert D Marciani
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:S15-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this article was to estimate the proportion of patients with asymptomatic third molars (M3s) and evidence of disease at baseline and to measure the health risks of retained M3s in the long term...
  9. ncbi request reprint Interactive CT software in oral and maxillofacial surgery
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 13:69-81. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Risk of periodontal defects after third molar surgery: an exercise in evidence-based clinical decision-making
    Thomas B Dodson
    Center of Applied Clinical Investigation, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Warren 1201, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 19:93-8, vii. 2007
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  11. ncbi request reprint Management of mandibular third molar extraction sites to prevent periodontal defects
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 55 Fruit Street, Warren 1201, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:1213-24. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the efficacy of demineralized bone powder (DBP) or guided-tissue regeneration therapy (GTR therapy) in preventing periodontal defects on the distal aspect of the M2 following M3 extraction...
  12. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for reconstructive techniques to prevent periodontal defects after third molar surgery?
    Thomas B Dodson
    Center of Applied Clinical Investigation, Departments of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Warren 1201, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 19:99-104, vii. 2007
    ..In the clinical setting of all three risk factors being present, there seems to be a predictable benefit to treating the dentoalveolar defect at the time of extraction...
  13. ncbi request reprint Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School MD oral and maxillofacial surgery program: a 30-year review
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, and Director of Resident Training, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:62-5. 2004
    ..The purpose of this report is to provide a summary of the first 30 years of the program and to outline plans for its future...
  14. doi request reprint Outcomes research and the challenge of evidence-based surgery
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Center for Applied Clinical Investigation, Warren Building Suite 1201, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 22:1-4. 2010
    ..This article introduces a definition of outcomes research, reviews how outcomes research may guide evidence-based surgical practice and health care processes, and reviews a model for outcomes research...
  15. ncbi request reprint Is there a role for reconstructive techniques to prevent periodontal defects after third molar surgery?
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massatusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:891-6. 2005
    ..Among patients at high risk for second molar (M2) periodontal defects after third molar (M3) removal, does active treatment at the time of extraction, when compared with no treatment, alter the risk of postextraction M2 periodontal defects?..
  16. doi request reprint What factors are associated with functional sensory recovery following lingual nerve repair?
    Adam P Fagin
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:2907-15. 2012
    ..To identify factors associated with functional sensory recovery (FSR) after lingual nerve repair...
  17. doi request reprint Prognostic factors affecting the duration of disability after third molar removal
    Daniel A Bienstock
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:1272-7. 2011
    ..The purposes of this investigation were 1) to estimate the duration of disability after third molar removal and 2) to identify factors associated with prolonged recovery...
  18. ncbi request reprint Dentoalveolar reconstructive procedures as a risk factor for implant failure
    Valerie V Woo
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:773-80. 2004
    ..It is unclear, however, if these procedures are independent risk factors for implant failure. The specific aim of this study was to assess the use of DRPs as a risk factor for implant failure...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does computed tomographic assessment of inferior alveolar canal cortical integrity predict nerve exposure during third molar surgery?
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:1296-303. 2010
    ..To evaluate the association between computed tomographic (CT) assessment of inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) canal cortical integrity and intraoperative IAN exposure...
  20. doi request reprint Risk factors for inflammatory complications following third molar surgery in adults
    Sung Kiang Chuang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:2213-8. 2008
    ..To estimate the frequency of inflammatory complications (surgical site infection and alveolar osteitis) following third molar (M3) extraction and identify risk factors for such complications...
  21. doi request reprint Do histologic criteria predict biologic behavior of giant cell lesions?
    Zachary S Peacock
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:2573-80. 2012
    ..To determine whether the clinical behavior of giant cell lesions (GCLs) or their anatomic location can be differentiated by histologic criteria alone...
  22. doi request reprint The use of 3-dimensional reconstructions to evaluate the anatomic relationship of the mandibular canal and impacted mandibular third molars
    Bernard Friedland
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:1678-85. 2008
  23. ncbi request reprint Does early repair of lingual nerve injuries improve functional sensory recovery?
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1070-6. 2007
    ..This study evaluated the relationship between timing of lingual nerve repair and functional sensory recovery...
  24. ncbi request reprint A comparison of 2 consultation and treatment strategies to manage impacted third molars
    Leslie R Halpern
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:779-84. 2003
    ..The outcome variable was postoperative complications. Descriptive and bivariate statistics were computed and a multivariate model was developed to measure the relationship between E&M strategies and postoperative complications...
  25. doi request reprint Mandibular fracture severity and patient health status are associated with postoperative inflammatory complications
    Paul E Gordon
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:2191-7. 2011
    ..To identify risk factors associated with postoperative inflammatory complications (POICs) after treatment of mandibular fractures...
  26. doi request reprint Cephalometric measurement of upper airway length correlates with the presence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2846-55. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure upper airway length (UAL) on lateral cephalograms and to assess its relationship with the presence and severity of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...
  27. doi request reprint Upper airway length decreases after maxillomandibular advancement in patients with obstructive sleep apnea
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:2872-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate changes in cephalometrically measured upper airway length (UAL) after MMA...
  28. ncbi request reprint A comparison of patient satisfaction and objective assessment of neurosensory function after trigeminal nerve repair
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:1138-44. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare objective and subjective assessments of neurosensory function after trigeminal nerve repair...
  29. ncbi request reprint Functional sensory recovery after trigeminal nerve repair
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:60-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the proportion of subjects who achieved functional sensory recovery (FSR) 1 year after inferior alveolar or lingual nerve repair and to identify risk factors associated with failure to achieve FSR...
  30. ncbi request reprint A predictive model to identify women with injuries related to intimate partner violence
    Leslie R Halpern
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston 02114, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:604-9. 2006
    ..The diagnosis of intimate partner violence (IPV) is challenging. The authors conducted a cross-sectional study to develop a predictive model to identify IPV-related injuries and validate the model with an independent sample...
  31. doi request reprint After dentoalveolar surgery, most patients are satisfied with telephone follow-up
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 69:2099-105. 2011
    ....
  32. doi request reprint How well do we manage the odontogenic keratocyst?
    Brian E Kinard
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 71:1353-8. 2013
    ..To answer the clinical question: Among patients treated for odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs), what is the overall 5-year disease-free rate and what factors are associated with disease recurrence?..
  33. ncbi request reprint Markers for intimate partner violence in the emergency department setting
    Vincent J Perciaccante
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:1219-24. 2010
    ..This study's goal was to determine whether adding a second element to the diagnostic protocol-response to an IPV-screening questionnaire-improved the specificity of the protocol...
  34. ncbi request reprint Validation of a diagnostic protocol used to identify intimate partner violence in the emergency department setting
    Vincent J Perciaccante
    Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:1537-42. 2010
    ..To assess the internal validity of a diagnostic protocol developed to facilitate the identification of women with intimate partner violence (IPV)-related injuries...
  35. ncbi request reprint How well do clinicians estimate third molar extraction difficulty?
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:191-9. 2005
    ..The goals of this study were to measure surgeons abilities to estimate third molar (M3) extraction difficulty and to identify variables associated with errors in estimates of difficulty...
  36. ncbi request reprint Preoperative computed tomography imaging in the management of impacted mandibular third molars
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:83-8. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the role of preoperative computed tomography (CT) imaging of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) for patients at increased risk for nerve injury during mandibular third molar (M3) extraction...
  37. doi request reprint Effect of occurrence of infection-related never events on length of stay and hospital charges in patients undergoing radical neck dissection for head and neck cancer
    Min Kyeong Lee
    Department of Developmental Biology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol 116:147-58. 2013
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Delayed versus immediate loading of implants: survival analysis and risk factors for dental implant failure
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:251-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate 1-year survival for delayed versus immediately loaded implants and identify risk factors for implant failure...
  39. ncbi request reprint Immediate loading of splinted locking-taper implants: 1-year survival estimates and risk factors for failure
    Mohammed S Erakat
    University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey UMDNJ, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Newark, New Jersey, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 23:105-10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the 1-year survival rate of immediate vertical-load splinted locking-taper implants and to identify risk factors for implant failure...
  40. ncbi request reprint Age as a risk factor for third molar surgery complications
    Sung Kiang Chuang
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:1685-92. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the frequency of complications after third molar (M3) surgery, with age as the primary risk factor...
  41. doi request reprint Multilocularity as a radiographic marker of the keratocystic odontogenic tumor
    Panasaya Charenkavanich Buckley
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine and Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:320-4. 2012
    ..presents with a radiolucent lesion of the mandible presumed to be an odontogenic cystic lesion, to what extent is the radiographic finding of multilocularity predictive of a final diagnosis of keratocystic odontogenic tumor (KCOT)?..
  42. ncbi request reprint Complications of dental implants: identification, frequency, and associated risk factors
    Nancy E McDermott
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 18:848-55. 2003
    ..It was hypothesized that one or more factors could be identified that are associated with an increased risk for complications and may be modified by the clinician to enhance outcome...
  43. ncbi request reprint Risk of periodontal defects after third molar surgery: An exercise in evidence-based clinical decision-making
    Daniel T Richardson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 100:133-7. 2005
    ..The object of this study was to apply evidence-based principles to answer the question, What is the risk of having periodontal defects on the distal aspect of the mandibular second molar (M2) following third molar (M3) removal?..
  44. ncbi request reprint Full-mouth rehabilitation with single-tooth implant restorations. Overview and report of case
    Michael R Markiewicz
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    N Y State Dent J 76:36-42. 2010
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for third molar extraction difficulty
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:1363-71. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure the difficulty of third molar (M3) extractions and to identify demographic, anatomic, and operative variables associated with extraction difficulty...
  46. doi request reprint Predicting third molar surgery operative time: a validated model
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Center for Applied Clinical Investigation, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 71:5-13. 2013
    ..The purpose of the present study was to develop and validate a statistical model to predict third molar (M3) operative time...
  47. doi request reprint Preoperative incisional and intraoperative frozen section biopsy techniques have comparable accuracy in the diagnosis of benign intraosseous jaw pathology
    David Guthrie
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:2566-72. 2012
    ..To compare the accuracy of intraoperative frozen section (FS) and preoperative incisional biopsy (IB) techniques to diagnose benign intraosseous jaw lesions...
  48. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of temporomandibular joint ankylosis surgical treatment
    Tyman P Loveless
    Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine, Cleveland Heights, OH, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:1276-82. 2010
    ..and ramus-condyle unit reconstruction with a prosthetic total joint (total joint replacement [TJR]) have improved jaw function and decreased pain compared with those treated with ankylosis resection and interpositional arthroplasty (IA)?..
  49. doi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 9-2008. A 65-year-old woman with a nonhealing ulcer of the jaw
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 358:1283-91. 2008
  50. ncbi request reprint Inferior alveolar nerve canal position: a clinical and radiographic study
    Marci H Levine
    Center for Dentofacial Deformities and Corrective Jaw Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital, New York, NY, and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:470-4. 2007
    ..To document a clinically relevant position of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) in dentate patients and identify patient factors associated with IAN position...
  51. ncbi request reprint Perioperative neurosensory changes associated with treatment of mandibular fractures
    Leslie R Halpern
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:576-81. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to document perioperative neurosensory changes in the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) after mandibular fracture treatment and to identify risk factors associated with these changes...
  52. ncbi request reprint Panoramic radiographic findings as predictors of inferior alveolar nerve exposure following third molar extraction
    Michael Sedaghatfar
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:3-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to estimate the sensitivity and specificity of panoramic radiographic findings in relation to inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) exposure after mandibular third molar (M3) extraction...
  53. doi request reprint Panoramic radiographic findings as predictors of mandibular nerve exposure following third molar extraction: digital versus conventional radiographic techniques
    Michael James Bundy
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:e36-40. 2009
    ..The aim was to compare digital and conventional panoramic imaging techniques for identifying high-risk radiographic markers associated with mandibular nerve (MN) injury after mandibular third molar (M3) removal...
  54. doi request reprint A comparison of 2 protocols to detect intimate partner violence
    Leslie R Halpern
    Center for Applied Clinical Investigation, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1453-9. 2009
    ..Intimate partner violence (IPV) frequently results in maxillofacial injuries. The purpose of this study is to compare 2 protocols to identify women who self-report IPV-related injuries...
  55. ncbi request reprint Corticosteroids reduce postoperative morbidity after third molar surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Michael R Markiewicz
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97239, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:1881-94. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to apply meta-analytical methods to measure the effect of corticosteroids (CS) on edema, trismus, and pain at early and late postoperative periods after third molar (M3) removal...
  56. ncbi request reprint Does prophylactic administration of systemic antibiotics prevent postoperative inflammatory complications after third molar surgery?
    Leslie R Halpern
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:177-85. 2007
    ..To estimate and compare the frequencies of inflammatory complications after third molar (M3) surgery in subjects receiving intravenous prophylactic antibiotics or saline placebo...
  57. doi request reprint Maxillofacial and axial/appendicular giant cell lesions: unique tumors or variants of the same disease?--A comparison of phenotypic, clinical, and radiographic characteristics
    Cory M Resnick
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:130-7. 2010
    ..The present study compared the clinical and radiographic characteristics of subjects with MF and AA GCLs...
  58. doi request reprint Most patients with asymptomatic, disease-free third molars elect extraction over retention as their preferred treatment
    Brian E Kinard
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:2935-42. 2010
    ..question, "Among patients presenting for evaluation of their third molars (M3s), do those who choose M3 extraction, compared with those who choose M3 retention, differ in important demographic, clinical, anatomic, or radiographic ways?"..
  59. ncbi request reprint Estimating third molar extraction difficulty: a comparison of subjective and objective factors
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Massachusetts General Hosital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:427-34. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare and contrast subjective and objective assessments of variables associated with third molar (M3) extraction difficulty...
  60. doi request reprint Operative management of temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Alexander Katsnelson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 70:531-6. 2012
    ..joint ankylosis, do those patients who undergo gap arthroplasty, compared with those who undergo ankylosis resection and ramus-condyle unit reconstruction with a costochondral graft have better postoperative mandibular range of motion?"..
  61. ncbi request reprint Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Weekly clinicopathological exercises. Case 2-2004. A 32-year-old man with pain and swelling of the jaw
    Thomas B Dodson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:267-75. 2004
  62. ncbi request reprint Survival estimates and risk factors for failure with 6 x 5.7-mm implants
    Michael A Gentile
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 20:930-7. 2005
    ..7-mm implants, (2) compare the 1-year survival of 6 x 5.7-mm implants with that of non-6 x 5.7-mm implants, and (3) identify risk factors associated with implant failure...
  63. ncbi request reprint Patient satisfaction after trigeminal nerve repair
    Natalie P Lam
    School of Dental Medicine, Harvard University, Boston, Mass, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 95:538-43. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to measure patient satisfaction and to evaluate the factors influencing patients' perceptions of the outcome of inferior alveolar nerve or lingual nerve repair...
  64. ncbi request reprint Panoramic radiographic risk factors for inferior alveolar nerve injury after third molar extraction
    Bart F Blaeser
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:417-21. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the association between specific panoramic radiographic signs and inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) injury during mandibular third molar removal...
  65. doi request reprint Do antibiotics reduce the frequency of surgical site infections after impacted mandibular third molar surgery?
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, WACC230, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 23:541-6, vi. 2011
    ..This article provides a comprehensive review of the available data on antibiotic prophylaxis in impacted third molar surgery and offers specific recommendations on antibiotic use...
  66. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant antiangiogenic therapy for giant cell tumors of the jaws
    Leonard B Kaban
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:2018-24; discussion 2024. 2007
    ..To further evaluate a novel treatment protocol for the management of aggressive giant cell lesions (GCLs) consisting of enucleation followed by adjuvant subcutaneous interferon alpha therapy...
  67. ncbi request reprint Comparison of wound management methods after removal of maxillofacial osseous lesions
    Karindeep K Chima
    Department of Oral and Developmental Biology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64:1398-403. 2006
    ..To evaluate outcomes associated with choice of wound management, ie, primary closure or healing by secondary intention, of osseous defects after excision of maxillofacial bone lesions as a guide to clinical practice...
  68. ncbi request reprint A protocol to diagnose intimate partner violence in the emergency department
    Leslie R Halpern
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Trauma 60:1101-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to test the external validity of the protocol when applied at two institutions that differ considerably in terms of geography and socioeconomic measures...
  69. ncbi request reprint Injury location and screening questionnaires as markers for intimate partner violence
    Leslie R Halpern
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:1255-61. 2005
    ..We sought to evaluate the performance of 2 different screening questionnaires for intimate partner violence (IPV), in conjunction with injury location, as markers for IPV-related injuries...
  70. ncbi request reprint Risk factors affecting dental implant survival
    Valerie A Vehemente
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Oral Implantol 28:74-81. 2002
    ..In addition, after controlling for covariates, we identified 2 exposures associated with implant survival, tobacco use and implant staging. Of interest, both of these exposures are under the clinician's control...
  71. doi request reprint CD34 staining density predicts giant cell tumor clinical behavior
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:951-6. 2009
    ..To evaluate the staining density of CD34, a glycoprotein expressed in hematopoetic precursor and capillary endothelial cells, as a molecular marker for predicting clinical behavior of giant cell tumors...
  72. ncbi request reprint Sexual dimorphism and temporomandibular disorders (TMD)
    Leslie R Halpern
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Warren 1201, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 19:267-77, viii. 2007
    ..The information presented provides oral and maxillofacial surgery practitioners with evidence-based data to suggest a female predilection for temporomandibular disorders based on biologic, genetic, and behavioral/psychosocial factors...
  73. doi request reprint Measurement and interpretation of a maxillary occlusal cant in the frontal plane
    Srinivas M Susarla
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:2498-502. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study is to measure the correlation between the maxillary cant measured in degrees and measured in millimeters...
  74. doi request reprint Changing patterns of hospital length of stay after orthognathic surgery
    Evelyn T Huamán
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital Boston, MA 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:492-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the hospital length of stay (LOS) and identify factors associated with LOS in orthognathic surgery patients...
  75. ncbi request reprint Antiangiogenic therapy with interferon alpha for giant cell lesions of the jaws
    Leonard B Kaban
    Walter C Guralnick Professor and Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston 02114, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:1103-11; discussion 1111-3. 2002
    ..The purpose of this report is to present a treatment protocol consisting of enucleation, with preservation of vital structures, followed by subcutaneous interferon alpha...
  76. ncbi request reprint Strategies for managing anticoagulated patients requiring dental extractions: an exercise in evidence-based clinical practice
    Thomas B Dodson
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Mass Dent Soc 50:44-50. 2002
    ..Evidence is never enough for making clinical decisions. We need to integrate our clinical values and preferences with the patient's values and preferences to render compassionate, informed treatment decisions...
  77. doi request reprint 2007 research summit: at the forefront of innovation
    Larry L Cunningham
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:215-22. 2008
  78. ncbi request reprint Third molars and TMD
    Thomas B Dodson
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:576, 578; author reply 578, 580. 2007
  79. ncbi request reprint Management of asymptomatic wisdom teeth
    Thomas B Dodson
    Massachusetts General Hospital MGH in Boston, USA
    J Mass Dent Soc 55:30-2. 2007
  80. ncbi request reprint Role of computerized tomography in management of impacted mandibular third molars
    Thomas B Dodson
    N Y State Dent J 71:32-5. 2005
    ..Given findings suggestive of high risk for inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) injury, the clinician should consider additional imaging to assess better the anatomic relationship of the IAN and M3...
  81. ncbi request reprint Types, frequencies, and risk factors for complications after third molar extraction
    Chi H Bui
    Department of Orthodontics, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:1379-89. 2003
    ..The study objective was to identify the types, frequency, and risk factors for complications after third molar (M3) extractions...
  82. pmc Mythbusters and wisdom teeth
    Thomas B Dodson
    Am J Public Health 98:581-2; author reply 582. 2008
  83. ncbi request reprint Changes in crestal bone levels for immediately loaded implants
    Roy H Yoo
    Advanced Periodontology, University of Southern California, School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 21:253-61. 2006
    ..The authors' objective was to measure crestal bone level change in subjects with immediately loaded implants and to identify risk factors associated with changes in bone level...
  84. ncbi request reprint Do mandibular third molars alter the risk of angle fracture?
    James C Fuselier
    Austin Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 60:514-8. 2002
    ..In this study, we measured the relationship between the presence of mandibular third molars (M3s) and angle fractures. In addition, the study examined the relationship between M3 impaction level and angle fracture susceptibility...
  85. ncbi request reprint Mandibular third molars and angle fractures
    David R Halmos
    University of California San Francisco School of Dentistry, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:1076-81. 2004
    ..The study purpose was to measure associations between mandibular third molar (M3) status/position and risk for angle fracture...
  86. ncbi request reprint Office-based ambulatory anesthesia: outcomes of clinical practice of oral and maxillofacial surgeons
    David H Perrott
    American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Rosemont, IL, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 61:983-95; discussion 995-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of this report was to provide an overview of current anesthetic practices of OMSs in the office-based ambulatory setting...

Research Grants1

  1. PATIENT ORIENTED RESEARCH--ORAL AND MAXILLOFACIAL SURGER
    THOMAS DODSON; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This award leverages the PI's skills and talents by providing protected time to mentor additional trainees and to conduct high quality patient-oriented research. ..