Donald A Curtis

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Does student confidence on multiple-choice question assessments provide useful information?
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0758, USA
    Med Educ 47:578-84. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Identifying student misconceptions in biomedical course assessments in dental education
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, 707 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Dent Educ 76:1183-94. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Dental students' self-assessment of preclinical examinations
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, D 3212, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Dent Educ 72:265-77. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlation of admissions criteria with academic performance in dental students
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, 707 Parnassus Avenue, D 3212, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Dent Educ 71:1314-21. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The correlation of student performance in preclinical and clinical prosthodontic assessments
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, D 3212, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Dent Educ 71:365-72. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Complications associated with fixed partial dentures with a loose retainer
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California San Francisco, School of Dentistry, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 96:245-51. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of dental implants to improve quality of life for edentulous patients
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, 94143, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 36:275-80. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of casting procedures on rotational misfit in castable abutments
    Stefania C Kano
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:575-9. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Deep and superficial masseter muscle blood flow in women
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Prosthodont 21:472-7. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of casting procedures on screw loosening in UCLA-type abutments
    Stefania C Kano
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, USA
    J Prosthodont 15:77-81. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. doi request reprint Does student confidence on multiple-choice question assessments provide useful information?
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0758, USA
    Med Educ 47:578-84. 2013
    ..Our purpose was to evaluate student confidence in incorrect responses and to establish how confidence was influenced by the potential clinical impact of answers, question type and gender...
  2. ncbi request reprint Identifying student misconceptions in biomedical course assessments in dental education
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, 707 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Dent Educ 76:1183-94. 2012
    ..05). This study found that scaling student confidence and clinical impact of incorrect answers provided helpful insights into student thinking in multiple-choice assessment...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dental students' self-assessment of preclinical examinations
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, D 3212, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Dent Educ 72:265-77. 2008
    ..3 percent of the variation in examination scores. In essence, improvement in student self-assessment predicted improvement in examination scores among dental students completing a preclinical dental procedure...
  4. ncbi request reprint Correlation of admissions criteria with academic performance in dental students
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, 707 Parnassus Avenue, D 3212, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Dent Educ 71:1314-21. 2007
    ..Students who completed the first year of dental school having a low GPA tended to graduate with a low GPA. Therefore, remediation and monitoring would be important during the dental school experience for these students...
  5. ncbi request reprint The correlation of student performance in preclinical and clinical prosthodontic assessments
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, D 3212, School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Dent Educ 71:365-72. 2007
    ..Results also indicate virtually no correlation between a typodont preparation examination designed to provide a measure of students' clinical skill and a clinical competency exam involving the preparation of a full crown...
  6. ncbi request reprint Complications associated with fixed partial dentures with a loose retainer
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California San Francisco, School of Dentistry, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 96:245-51. 2006
    ..Excessive force during attempted FPD removal may irreversibly damage dentition...
  7. ncbi request reprint The use of dental implants to improve quality of life for edentulous patients
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, 94143, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 36:275-80. 2008
    ..The authors' purpose is to sensitize the reader to the functional deficit in the completely edentulous patient and how restorative approaches with implants can improve patient reports of function and quality of life...
  8. ncbi request reprint The effect of casting procedures on rotational misfit in castable abutments
    Stefania C Kano
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:575-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this in vitro study was to evaluate the effect of casting procedures on rotational misfit of cast abutments when compared to machined titanium abutments...
  9. doi request reprint Deep and superficial masseter muscle blood flow in women
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, UCSF, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Prosthodont 21:472-7. 2012
    ..This study investigated blood flow in deep and superficial sites of six healthy female participants at baseline and during intermittent and continuous biting exercises and recovery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of casting procedures on screw loosening in UCLA-type abutments
    Stefania C Kano
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, USA
    J Prosthodont 15:77-81. 2006
    ..Screw joints are subjected to a loss of initially applied torque because of friction and component misfit. It has been suggested that the loss of applied torque is less in machined metal abutments than in cast plastic abutments...
  11. ncbi request reprint Transitioning patients: teeth to implants
    Arun B Sharma
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, 94143, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 36:269-73. 2008
    ..The authors' purpose is to outline options and provide clinical examples when transitioning patients from natural dentition to an implant-supported prosthesis...
  12. doi request reprint Caries risk assessment and management for the prosthodontic patient
    John D B Featherstone
    School of Dentistry, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    J Prosthodont 20:2-9. 2011
    ..Our purpose is to outline caries risk assessment and management for the prosthodontic patient...
  13. ncbi request reprint Managing dental erosion
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, San Francisco, Calif 94143 0758, USA
    Todays FDA 24:44-5, 47-9, 51-3 passim. 2012
    ..The authors have included illustrations they hope will be used to improve patient understanding and motivation in the early management of dental erosion...
  14. ncbi request reprint Treatment planning in the 21st century: what's new?
    Donald A Curtis
    Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California at San Francisco School of Dentistry, 94143 0758, USA
    J Calif Dent Assoc 30:503-10. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper is to outline how treatment planning has changed in dentistry with the goal of providing the general dentist updated information to develop a cohesive treatment plan...
  15. ncbi request reprint A classification system to measure the implant-abutment microgap
    Stefania C Kano
    Department of Preventative and Restorative Dental Sciences, University of California at San Francisco, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 22:879-85. 2007
    ..The purposes of this investigation were (1) to propose a classification system based on the horizontal and vertical microgap of the implant-abutment interface and (2) to compare the implant-abutment interface in 4 groups of abutments...
  16. ncbi request reprint Alignment with basic sciences beneficial
    Donald A Curtis
    J Prosthodont 11:2-3. 2002