B A Burt

Summary

Affiliation: University of Michigan
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Fluorosis development in seven age cohorts after an 11-month break in water fluoridation
    B A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Res 82:64-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Fluoridation and social equity
    Brian A Burt
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Room 3006, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:195-200. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of sorbitol- and xylitol-sweetened chewing gum in caries control
    Brian A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 2029, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:190-6. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Does low birthweight increase the risk of caries? A systematic review
    B A Burt
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:1024-7. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint Sugar consumption and caries risk: a systematic review
    B A Burt
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:1017-23. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Definitions of risk
    B A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan s School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:1007-8. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Concepts of risk in dental public health
    Brian A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:240-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of a break in water fluoridation on the development of dental caries and fluorosis
    B A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Res 79:761-9. 2000
  9. ncbi request reprint The case for eliminating the use of dietary fluoride supplements for young children
    B A Burt
    Program in Dental Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Public Health Dent 59:269-74. 1999
  10. pmc Dietary patterns related to caries in a low-income adult population
    Brian A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Caries Res 40:473-80. 2006

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. ncbi request reprint Fluorosis development in seven age cohorts after an 11-month break in water fluoridation
    B A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Res 82:64-8. 2003
    ..1, 62.3, 33.0, 32.3, 39.8, 30.2, and 36.8%, respectively. Children aged from birth to 3 years at the break, and those born 1 year after it, had less fluorosis than those aged 4-5 years at the break...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fluoridation and social equity
    Brian A Burt
    University of Michigan School of Public Health, Room 3006, 109 Observatory Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:195-200. 2002
    ..Within the social context of the United States, water fluoridation is probably the most significant step we can take toward reducing the disparities in dental caries. It therefore should remain as a public health priority...
  3. ncbi request reprint The use of sorbitol- and xylitol-sweetened chewing gum in caries control
    Brian A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 Observatory St, Ann Arbor, Mich 48109 2029, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:190-6. 2006
    ..The author compared the caries-inhibitory action of sorbitol- and xylitol-sweetened chewing gum and assessed the role of these products in caries prevention...
  4. ncbi request reprint Does low birthweight increase the risk of caries? A systematic review
    B A Burt
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:1024-7. 2001
    ..The relationship of low birthweight to subsequent development of caries, especially in the permanent dentition, needs further exploration...
  5. ncbi request reprint Sugar consumption and caries risk: a systematic review
    B A Burt
    University of Michigan, School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:1017-23. 2001
    ..Controlling the consumption of sugar remains a justifiable part of caries prevention, however, if not always the most important aspect...
  6. ncbi request reprint Definitions of risk
    B A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Michigan s School of Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Educ 65:1007-8. 2001
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  7. ncbi request reprint Concepts of risk in dental public health
    Brian A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:240-7. 2005
    ..Ideally, geographic targeting would supplement population measures like water fluoridation and dental health education. Examples of geographic targeting from Ohio and New York are presented as illustrations...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effects of a break in water fluoridation on the development of dental caries and fluorosis
    B A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Res 79:761-9. 2000
    ..It was concluded that while the break had little effect on caries, dental fluorosis is sensitive to even small changes in fluoride exposure from drinking water, and this sensitivity is greater at 1 to 3 years of age than at 4 or 5 years...
  9. ncbi request reprint The case for eliminating the use of dietary fluoride supplements for young children
    B A Burt
    Program in Dental Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Public Health Dent 59:269-74. 1999
    ..Because alternative forms of fluoride for high-risk individuals exist, fluoride supplements should no longer be used for young children in North America...
  10. pmc Dietary patterns related to caries in a low-income adult population
    Brian A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109 2029, USA
    Caries Res 40:473-80. 2006
    ..Interventions to promote oral health are unlikely to be successful without improvements in the social and physical environment...
  11. ncbi request reprint Water consumption and nursing characteristics of infants by race and ethnicity
    K E Heller
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Public Health Dent 60:140-6. 2000
    ..The purpose of this project was to determine racial/ethnic differences in water consumption levels and nursing habits of children younger than 2 years old...
  12. ncbi request reprint Dental caries and dental fluorosis at varying water fluoride concentrations
    K E Heller
    School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Public Health Dent 57:136-43. 1997
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationships between caries experience and dental fluorosis at different fluoride concentrations in drinking water. The impact of other fluoride products also was assessed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Severe periodontitis and risk for poor glycemic control in patients with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus
    G W Taylor
    University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, USA
    J Periodontol 67:1085-93. 1996
    ..These results support considering severe periodontitis as a risk factor for poor glycemic control and suggest that physicians treating patients with NIDDM should be alert to the signs of severe periodontitis in managing NIDDM...
  14. ncbi request reprint Sugared soda consumption and dental caries in the United States
    K E Heller
    University of Michigan, Department of Epidemiology, Program in Dental Public Health, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    J Dent Res 80:1949-53. 2001
    ..The absence of apparent effects of sugared soda consumption in younger people may also be related to the increased use of fluorides since the 1960s...
  15. ncbi request reprint Water consumption in the United States in 1994-96 and implications for water fluoridation policy
    K E Heller
    Department of Epidemiology, Program in Dental Public Health, University of Michigan, 109 South Observatory, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 2029, USA
    J Public Health Dent 59:3-11. 1999
    ..Current water consumption data also were used to reevaluate the association between water consumption and climate. These findings are of importance in estimating fluoride intake from fluoridated water...
  16. ncbi request reprint Fluid consumption related to climate among children in the United States
    W Sohn
    Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, 1101 North University Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    J Public Health Dent 61:99-106. 2001
    ..The aim of this analysis is to relate fluid consumption among American children aged 1-10 years to the local climate under modern conditions...
  17. ncbi request reprint Sugar consumption and caries risk in schoolchildren with low caries experience
    S M Szpunar
    Program in Dental Public Health, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109-2029, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 23:142-6. 1995
    ..0 times the risk of developing approximal caries than did children whose energy intake from sugars was 1 SD below the mean...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cariogenicity of soft drinks, milk and fruit juice in low-income african-american children: a longitudinal study
    Sungwoo Lim
    University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:959-67; quiz 995. 2008
    ..The authors conducted a study to test the hypothesis that high consumption of soft drinks, relative to milk and 100 percent fruit juice, is a risk factor for dental caries in low-income African-American children in Detroit...
  19. ncbi request reprint Is there homogeneity in periodontal health between African Americans and Mexican Americans?
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ethn Dis 12:97-110. 2002
    ..This study identified and contrasted prevalence and predictors of periodontitis among African Americans, Mexican Americans, and non-Hispanic Whites in the US adult population...
  20. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and trends in periodontitis in the USA: the [corrected] NHANES, 1988 to 2000
    L N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 West 168th Street, 16th Floor, Room 1611, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Dent Res 84:924-30. 2005
    ..Our findings indicate that the prevalence of periodontitis has decreased between the NHANES III and the NHANES 1999-2000 for all racial/ethnic groups in the USA...
  21. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of appropriate use of dietary fluoride supplements in the US
    S M Szpunar
    Program in Dental Public Health, School of Public Health II, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109-2029
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 20:148-54. 1992
    ..This paper examines the evidence for each of the four trends and the use of fluoride supplements in caries prevention today...
  22. ncbi request reprint Glycemic control and alveolar bone loss progression in type 2 diabetes
    G W Taylor
    School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
    Ann Periodontol 3:30-9. 1998
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Lead exposure and periodontitis in US adults
    M C P Saraiva
    Department of Paediatrics and Social Dentistry, School of Dentistry of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    J Periodontal Res 42:45-52. 2007
    ..Lead is known to have significant effects on bone metabolism and the immune system. This study tested the hypothesis that lead exposure affects periodontitis in adults...
  24. doi request reprint Don't children grow out of their obesity? Weight transitions in early childhood
    Joyce M Lee
    Pediatric Endocrinology and Health Services Research, Child Health Evaluation and Research Unit, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 5456, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:466-9. 2010
    ..Expert opinion and cross-sectional analyses posit that obese young children will likely "outgrow" their obesity. However, given the nature of the US childhood obesity epidemic, this assertion may no longer hold true...
  25. doi request reprint Fluoride ingestion is related to fluid consumption patterns
    Woosung Sohn
    Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, MI, USA
    J Public Health Dent 69:267-75. 2009
    ..There have been few reports regarding variations of fluoride intake by fluid consumption patterns. The purpose of this study was to estimate fluoride intake among children in the United States based on their fluid consumption patterns...
  26. pmc Assessment of the relationship between neighborhood characteristics and dental caries severity among low-income African-Americans: a multilevel approach
    Marisol Tellez
    Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, 1101 N University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:30-6. 2006
    ..To assess the relationship between neighborhood effects and the severity of dental caries among low-income African-Americans...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of individual and neighborhood social factors on periodontitis: the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Periodontol 77:444-53. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Carbonated soft drinks and dental caries in the primary dentition
    W Sohn
    Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, 1101 N University, Ann Arbor, MI 48109 1078, USA
    J Dent Res 85:262-6. 2006
    ..Findings of this study suggest that high consumption of carbonated soft drinks by young children is a risk indicator for dental caries in the primary dentition and should be discouraged...
  29. ncbi request reprint How useful are cross-sectional data from surveys of dental caries?
    B A Burt
    Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor 48109 2029, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:36-41. 1997
    ..Inclusion of non-cavitated lesions in a survey will increase its cost. Organizers should therefore be clear before the survey on how this additional information will be used to justify the additional expense...
  30. ncbi request reprint Periodontitis in the United States: beyond black and white
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 600 West 168th Street, PH 18, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:92-101. 2002
    ....
  31. pmc Social factors and periodontitis in an older population
    Luisa N Borrell
    Department of Epidemiology, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia University, 722 W 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:748-54. 2004
    ..We assessed the prevalences of periodontitis by education and income levels among US adults with data from the third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...
  32. pmc The effective use of fluorides in public health
    Sheila Jones
    British Fluoridation Society, Booth Hall Children s Hospital, Manchester, England
    Bull World Health Organ 83:670-6. 2005
    ..e. water or salt or milk fluoridation) combined with the use of fluoride toothpastes, and that the prevalence of dental fluorosis should be monitored in order to detect increases in or higher-than-acceptable levels...
  33. ncbi request reprint Dental caries and dietary patterns in low-income African American children
    Justine L Kolker
    Department of Operative Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Pediatr Dent 29:457-64. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the relationship between dietary patterns and dental caries severity in low-income African American children...
  34. ncbi request reprint Middle ear and respiratory infections in early childhood and their association with early childhood caries
    Sumer M Alaki
    Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
    Pediatr Dent 30:105-10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the risk of early childhood caries (ECC) in children who had middle ear infections (MEI) or respiratory tract infections (RTI) during early childhood...
  35. ncbi request reprint Using insurance claims and demographic data for surveillance of children's oral health
    Keith E Heller
    333N Dental Science Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:5-13. 2004
    ..This paper examines the utility of using private insurance and Medicaid dental claims as well as demographic data for assessing the oral health of children aged 5-12 years in Genesee County, Michigan, communities...
  36. ncbi request reprint Radiographic versus clinical extension of Class II carious lesions using an F-speed film
    Scott Kooistra
    USN, USA
    Oper Dent 30:719-26. 2005
    ..No statistical difference was found between premolars and molars or maxillary and mandibular arches. The results of this study help to define the parameters for making restorative treatment decisions involving Class II carious lesions...