GREGG GILBERT

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Purpose, structure, and function of the United States National Dental Practice-Based Research Network
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Clinical and Community Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States Electronic address
    J Dent 41:1051-9. 2013
  2. pmc Cluster-randomized trial of a web-assisted tobacco quality improvement intervention of subsequent patient tobacco product use: a National Dental PBRN study
    Thomas K Houston
    VA Bedford Medical Center, Bedford, MA, USA
    BMC Oral Health 13:13. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Rubber dam use during routine operative dentistry procedures: findings from the dental PBRN
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of General Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Tex Dent J 130:337-47. 2013
  4. pmc Caries treatment in a dental practice-based research network: movement toward stated evidence-based treatment
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Clinical and Community Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:143-53. 2013
  5. pmc Pay for performance: will dentistry follow?
    ANDREEA VOINEA-GRIFFIN
    Department of General Dental Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    BMC Oral Health 10:9. 2010
  6. pmc Design of the xylitol for adult caries trial (X-ACT)
    James D Bader
    Dept of Operative Dentistry CB 7450, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC 27599 7450, USA
    BMC Oral Health 10:22. 2010
  7. pmc Practices participating in a dental PBRN have substantial and advantageous diversity even though as a group they have much in common with dentists at large
    Sonia K Makhija
    Department of General Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Oral Health 9:26. 2009
  8. pmc Does delayed measurement affect patient reports of provider performance? Implications for performance measurement of medical assistance with tobacco cessation: a Dental PBRN study
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness Research, a VA HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:100. 2008
  9. pmc Institutional review board and regulatory solutions in the dental PBRN
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:19-27. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics associated with receipt of dental radiographic procedures during a 48-month population-based study of dentate adults
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 97:642-51. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT): UAB Clinical Center
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. Dental PBRN Network Chair
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2006
  3. UAB Oral Health Research Innovation
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
  4. Alabama Dental Practice Research Network Development
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. Mid-Career Investigator Award-Patient-Oriented Research
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
  6. Oral Health/OHRQOL among low-SES rural adults
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2004
  7. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
  8. UAB Oral Health Research Infrastructure Improvement
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
  9. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2002

Detail Information

Publications72

  1. pmc Purpose, structure, and function of the United States National Dental Practice-Based Research Network
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Clinical and Community Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, United States Electronic address
    J Dent 41:1051-9. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Cluster-randomized trial of a web-assisted tobacco quality improvement intervention of subsequent patient tobacco product use: a National Dental PBRN study
    Thomas K Houston
    VA Bedford Medical Center, Bedford, MA, USA
    BMC Oral Health 13:13. 2013
    ..Brief clinician delivered advice helps in tobacco cessation efforts. This study assessed the impact of our intervention on instances of advice given to dental patients during visits on tobacco use quit rates 6 months after the intervention...
  3. ncbi request reprint Rubber dam use during routine operative dentistry procedures: findings from the dental PBRN
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of General Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Tex Dent J 130:337-47. 2013
    ..Usage varied with certain dentist, restoration, and patient level characteristics...
  4. pmc Caries treatment in a dental practice-based research network: movement toward stated evidence-based treatment
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Clinical and Community Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:143-53. 2013
    ..Practice-based research networks (PBRNs) provide a venue to foster evidence-based care. We tested the hypothesis that a higher level of participation in a dental PBRN is associated with greater stated change toward evidence-based practice...
  5. pmc Pay for performance: will dentistry follow?
    ANDREEA VOINEA-GRIFFIN
    Department of General Dental Sciences, University of Alabama, Birmingham, USA
    BMC Oral Health 10:9. 2010
    ..Therefore, we adopted a quality-oriented approach in reviewing those factors which could influence whether it will be embraced by the dental profession...
  6. pmc Design of the xylitol for adult caries trial (X-ACT)
    James D Bader
    Dept of Operative Dentistry CB 7450, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill NC 27599 7450, USA
    BMC Oral Health 10:22. 2010
    ..Xylitol, an over-the-counter sweetener, has shown some potential as a caries preventive agent, but the evidence for its effectiveness is not yet conclusive and is based largely on studies in child populations...
  7. pmc Practices participating in a dental PBRN have substantial and advantageous diversity even though as a group they have much in common with dentists at large
    Sonia K Makhija
    Department of General Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama, Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Oral Health 9:26. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine whether we met a key objective for The Dental Practice-Based Research Network (DPBRN): to recruit a diverse range of practitioner-investigators interested in doing DPBRN studies...
  8. pmc Does delayed measurement affect patient reports of provider performance? Implications for performance measurement of medical assistance with tobacco cessation: a Dental PBRN study
    Thomas K Houston
    Deep South Center on Effectiveness Research, a VA HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:100. 2008
    ..Current standards, e.g. HEDIS, use delayed patient measures that may over or under-estimate overall performance...
  9. pmc Institutional review board and regulatory solutions in the dental PBRN
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:19-27. 2010
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics associated with receipt of dental radiographic procedures during a 48-month population-based study of dentate adults
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 97:642-51. 2004
    ..The objective was to test hypotheses that patient characteristics are associated with receipt of specific types of radiographic procedures...
  11. ncbi request reprint Incidence of tooth loss and prosthodontic dental care: effect on chewing difficulty onset, a component of oral health-related quality of life
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:880-5. 2004
    ..To quantify incidence of tooth loss, prosthodontic dental restoration, and chewing difficulty onset and the effect of tooth loss and prosthodontic restoration on chewing difficulty onset...
  12. ncbi request reprint Forty-eight-month periodontal attachment loss incidence in a population-based cohort study: role of baseline status, incident tooth loss, and specific behavioral factors
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    J Periodontol 76:1161-70. 2005
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Racial and socioeconomic disparities in health from population-based research to practice-based research: the example of oral health
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, SDB Room 109, 1530 3 Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Dent Educ 69:1003-14. 2005
    ..Findings suggested that although dental care was effective at treating and preventing certain oral conditions, social differences in treatment effectiveness were evident...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of dental practice characteristics on racial disparities in patient-specific tooth loss
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, UAB School of Dentistry, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Med Care 44:414-20. 2006
    ..The objective of this study was to test the hypothesis that dental practice characteristics are associated with tooth loss incidence with both tooth-specific and patient-specific characteristics already taken into account...
  15. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-reported periodontal status in the Florida dental care study
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Periodontol 78:1429-38. 2007
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Differences in quality between dental practices associated with race and income mix of patients
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, UAB School of Dentistry, SDB Room 109, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:847-67. 2007
    ..Systematic differences in the dental practices attended were evident, as a function of the person's race and income, differences that are associated with social disparities in oral health...
  17. ncbi request reprint The creation and development of the dental practice-based research network
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Science, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:74-81. 2008
    ..They have become more common and include dental PBRNs. Few reports in the literature, however, have addressed the structure and function of dental PBRNs...
  18. doi request reprint Patient-level and practice-level characteristics associated with receipt of preventive dental services: 48-month incidence
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, UAB School of Dentistry, SDB Room 109, 1530 3rd Avenue, South Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Public Health Dent 68:209-17. 2008
    ....
  19. pmc Lessons learned during the conduct of clinical studies in the dental PBRN
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Birmingham, SDB Room 109, 1530 3 Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Dent Educ 75:453-65. 2011
    ..Although time-intensive and complex, these solutions improved acceptability of practice-based research to patients, practitioners, and university researchers...
  20. pmc Rubber dam use during routine operative dentistry procedures: findings from the Dental PBRN
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of General Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Oper Dent 35:491-9. 2010
    ..Usage varied with certain dentist, restoration and patient-level characteristics...
  21. ncbi request reprint Incidence of dental radiographic procedures during a 48-month population-based study of dentate adults
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 96:243-9. 2003
    ..The purpose of this population-based study was to quantify the incidence of radiographic procedures and the intervals between radiographic exposures...
  22. ncbi request reprint On adding a dental practice component to an ongoing longitudinal population-based study of oral health
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, SDB Room 109, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:32-7. 2002
    ..To determine the feasibility and effectiveness of adding a dental practice component to the Florida Dental Care Study (FDCS)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two methods of estimating 48-month tooth loss incidence
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Alabama, School of Dentistry, SDB Room 109, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:163-9. 2002
    ..This paper quantifies validity of self-reported tooth loss, compares incidence using two methods (semiannual self-report, biannual clinical examination), and compares conclusions about risk factors for tooth loss using these two methods...
  24. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four month coronal caries incidence: the role of dental care and race
    G H Gilbert
    School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Ala, USA
    Caries Res 34:367-79. 2000
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Dental self-care among dentate adults: contrasting problem-oriented dental attenders and regular dental attenders
    G H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, UAB School of Dentistry, SDB Room 109, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 20:155-63. 2000
    ..They also are more likely to believe that nothing can be done to prevent dental problems...
  26. pmc A prospective study of the validity of self-reported use of specific types of dental services
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Public Health Rep 118:18-26. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantify the validity of self-reported receipt of dental services in 10 categories, using information from dental charts as the "gold standard."..
  27. ncbi request reprint The paradox of dental need in a population-based study of dentate adults
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Med Care 41:119-34. 2003
    ..Studies typically find that predisposing and enabling factors strongly predict dental utilization, but that need factors do not. However, few longitudinal studies have been conducted, and few have comprehensively measured dental need...
  28. ncbi request reprint Twenty-four month incidence of root caries among a diverse group of adults
    G H Gilbert
    School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Ala 35294 0007, USA
    Caries Res 35:366-75. 2001
    ..1) Describe for a diverse sample the 24-month incidence of root caries, and (2) test its association with a broad range of clinical, behavioral, financial, and sociodemographic factors...
  29. ncbi request reprint Predicting tooth loss during a population-based study: role of attachment level in the presence of other dental conditions
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Periodontol 73:1427-36. 2002
    ..Our objectives were to quantify: 1) the association between incident tooth loss and prior periodontal attachment level; and 2) the contribution to tooth loss made by non-periodontal conditions in increasingly periodontally involved teeth...
  30. ncbi request reprint Tooth loss occurring at a place other than a health-care facility: 72-month incidence
    G H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, SDB Room 109, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Dent Res 81:860-5. 2002
    ..Attachment loss and mobility at previous examination were consistent with the occurrence of non-professional extraction. The incidence magnitude was substantive and persistent throughout follow-up...
  31. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of the validity of data on self-reported dental visits
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:352-62. 2002
    ..To measure the validity of self-reported dental visits from a diverse sample of adults...
  32. ncbi request reprint Use of specific dental treatment procedures by dentate adults during a 24-month period
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:260-76. 2002
    ..Previously, this study identified PEN factors that predicted use of any care; herein we identify whether these same factors were differentially predictive of specific service use among users of at least one service...
  33. ncbi request reprint Two-year incidence of oral disadvantage, a measure of oral health-related quality of life
    L Scott Chavers
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:21-9. 2003
    ..However, longitudinal evaluation of these associations remains rare...
  34. pmc Racial differences in baseline treatment preference as predictors of receiving a dental extraction versus root canal therapy during 48 months of follow-up
    Michael J Boykin
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Tuskegee, AL, USA
    J Public Health Dent 69:41-7. 2009
    ....
  35. pmc Racial differences in predictors of dental care use
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Alabama School of Dentistry, Birmingham 35294 0007, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:1487-507. 2002
    ..To test five hypotheses that non-Hispanic African Americans (AAs) and non-Hispanic whites (NHWs) differ in responsiveness to new dental symptoms by seeking dental care, and differ in certain predictors of dental care utilization...
  36. pmc Outcomes of root canal treatment in Dental Practice-Based Research Network practices
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of General Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Gen Dent 58:28-36. 2010
    ..This study of PBRN practices suggests a higher failure rate compared with studies that utilized highly controlled environments or populations with high levels of dental insurance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Incidence of endodontic treatment: a 48-month prospective study
    Michael J Boykin
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
    J Endod 29:806-9. 2003
    ..Dental abscesses or toothaches were the main reason(s) for endodontic treatment, but not all persons with these conditions during follow-up sought dental treatment of any variety...
  38. pmc Social determinants of tooth loss
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Alabama School of Dentistry, Birmingham 35294 0007, USA
    Health Serv Res 38:1843-62. 2003
    ..To quantify racial and socioeconomic status (SES) disparities in oral health, as measured by tooth loss, and to determine the role of dental care use and other factors in explaining disparities...
  39. ncbi request reprint Chronic oral disadvantage, a measure of long-term decrements in oral health-related quality of life
    L Scott Chavers
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
    Qual Life Res 13:111-23. 2004
    ..Few studies have investigated the relation between oral health-related quality of life (HRQL) and key demographic, socioeconomic, and oral health decrements...
  40. ncbi request reprint Racial and socioeconomic disparities in oral disadvantage, a measure of oral health-related quality of life: 24-month incidence
    L Scott Chavers
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Dentistry, SDB Room 115, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:140-7. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Association between aspects of oral health-related quality of life and body mass index in community-dwelling older adults
    Sonia K Makhija
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:1808-16. 2007
    ..To investigate whether underweight, normal-weight, overweight, and obese older adults differ in aspects of their oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL)...
  42. pmc Internet delivered support for tobacco control in dental practice: randomized controlled trial
    Thomas K Houston
    Surgical and Medical Acute care and Advanced illness Research and Transition sciences SMAART Center, VA HSR and D REAP, Birmingham VA Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Med Internet Res 10:e38. 2008
    ..The dental visit is a unique opportunity for tobacco control. Despite evidence of effectiveness in dental settings, brief provider-delivered cessation advice is underutilized...
  43. ncbi request reprint Root canal treatment in a population-based adult sample: status of teeth after endodontic treatment
    Ken R Tilashalski
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Endod 30:577-81. 2004
    ..It also suggests that the length of time to initial restoration of RCT-treated teeth is less than optimal. RCT was almost never performed on teeth with advanced periodontal attachment loss...
  44. ncbi request reprint Racial differences in treatment preferences: oral health as an example
    Ken R Tilashalski
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:102-8. 2007
    ..The scenario ('CHOICE') required choosing either to: (1) extract the tooth before even knowing the cost of treatments; (2) extract, but after knowing the cost of all treatments; or (3) have RCT despite knowing costs...
  45. ncbi request reprint The relationship between sociodemographic factors and oral health-related quality of life in dentate and edentulous community-dwelling older adults
    Sonia K Makhija
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 54:1701-12. 2006
    ..To quantify the associations between sociodemographic factors and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) in dentate and edentulous community-dwelling older adults...
  46. ncbi request reprint A cohort study found racial differences in dental insurance, utilization, and the effect of care on quality of life
    Monica A Fisher
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1530 3rd Avenue South, SDB 111, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 57:853-7. 2004
    ..To describe racial differences in receipt of dental services and dental insurance; and to determine the effectiveness of specific dental services in facilitating recovery in symptom-specific and race-specific subgroups...
  47. ncbi request reprint Effectiveness of dental services in facilitating recovery from oral disadvantage
    Monica A Fisher
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294 0007, USA
    Qual Life Res 14:197-206. 2005
    ....
  48. pmc Risk factors for osteonecrosis of the jaws: a case-control study from the CONDOR dental PBRN
    A Barasch
    University of Alabama School of Dentistry, SDB 111, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    J Dent Res 90:439-44. 2011
    ..Both IV and oral bisphosphonate use were strongly associated with ONJ. Duration of treatment > 2 years; suppuration and dental extractions were independent risk factors for ONJ...
  49. ncbi request reprint Root canal treatment in a population-based adult sample: differences in patient factors and types of teeth treated between endodontists and general dentists
    Ken R Tilashalski
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 35294 0007, USA
    Community Dent Health 23:21-5. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify in a population-based study the differences between general dentists and endodontists with regard to types of teeth treated, fees, and patient characteristics...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparing longitudinal binary outcomes in an observational oral health study
    Brent J Shelton
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1665 University Boulevard, RPHB 327 H, Birmingham, AL 35294 0022, U S A
    Stat Med 22:2057-70. 2003
    ..Our application of sample selection models to binary longitudinal observational outcome data should serve as impetus for increased utilization of this promising set of models to other health outcomes studies...
  51. doi request reprint Risk factors for oral postoperative infection in patients with diabetes
    Andrei Barasch
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 28:159-66. 2008
    ..The growing number of dental patients with diabetes warrants strengthening the evidence base to guide their dental care and prevent possible morbid complications...
  52. pmc Patterns of postoperative pain medication prescribing after invasive dental procedures
    Andrei Barasch
    Department of General Dental Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 31:53-7. 2011
    ..004) were more likely to receive narcotic analgesics. Students prescribed more narcotics than residents (p = .001). No differences were found by race in prescribing analgesics...
  53. pmc Oral health-related quality of life and life-space mobility in community-dwelling older adults
    Sonia K Makhija
    Department of General Dental Sciences, School of Dentistry Center for Aging, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 59:512-8. 2011
    ..To quantify the associations between measures of oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and life-space mobility (LSM) in community-dwelling older adults...
  54. pmc Four "lessons learned" while implementing a multi-site caries prevention trial
    James D Bader
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Dentistry, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:171-5. 2010
    ..Attention to these considerations in the planning phases of a dental RCT can help ensure that the trial is clinically relevant while also maximizing the likelihood that its implementation will be successful...
  55. pmc Pay-for-performance in dentistry: what we know
    ANDREEA VOINEA-GRIFFIN
    Department of General Dental Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    J Healthc Qual 32:51-8. 2010
    ..We conclude that large-scale implementation of P4P for dentistry may not be a realistic option before significant progress is achieved in quality of dental care indicators...
  56. pmc Practice characteristics associated with patient-specific receipt of dental diagnostic radiographs
    Gregg H Gilbert
    Department of Diagnostic Sciences, UAB School of Dentistry, SDB Room 109, 1530 3rd Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35294 0007, USA
    Health Serv Res 41:1915-37. 2006
    ..To quantify the role of practice characteristics in patient-specific receipt of dental diagnostic radiographic services...
  57. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic and demographic disparities in symptoms of orofacial pain
    Joseph L Riley
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0404, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:166-73. 2003
    ..In addition, differential effects of SES on orofacial pain across levels of sex, race, and age were documented...
  58. ncbi request reprint A SAS macro for the analysis of multivariate longitudinal binary outcomes
    Brent J Shelton
    Department of Internal Medicine, UK Markey Cancer Center, Lexington, KY, USA
    Comput Methods Programs Biomed 76:163-75. 2004
    ..12, P < 0.01 and chi2 = 17.11, P < 0.01)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Smoking and smokeless tobacco: increased risk for oral pain
    Joseph L Riley
    Division of Public Health Services and Research, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0404, USA
    J Pain 5:218-25. 2004
    ..Strengths of the current study include the longitudinal methodology, assessment of different pain symptoms with potentially differing etiology, and that several markers of tobacco use were used (prevalence, consumption, and duration)...
  60. ncbi request reprint Relationship of dental status, sociodemographic status, and oral symptoms to perceived need for dental care
    Marc W Heft
    Claude D Pepper Center, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Diagnostic Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 0416, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:351-60. 2003
    ..Our objective was to quantify the relationships between normative need and self-reports to improve our understanding of the factors that contribute to perceived need for care...
  61. ncbi request reprint Oral health attitudes and communication with laypersons about orofacial pain among middle-aged and older adults
    Joseph L Riley
    Division of Public Health Services and Research, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, P O Box 100404 HSC, Gainesville, FL 32610 0404, USA
    Pain 107:116-24. 2004
    ..These findings emphasize the importance of understanding the communication between persons with pain and non-health care professionals, and how these attitudes and communication preferences relate to the management of pain...
  62. ncbi request reprint The dynamics of toothache pain and dental services utilization: 24-month incidence
    R Paul Duncan
    Department of Health Services Administration, College of Health Professions, PO Box 100195, Gainesville, FL 32610 0195, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:227-34. 2003
    ..The aims of this study were twofold: (1) to describe patterns of change in reported toothache pain, and (2) to examine the impact of toothache pain on dental care utilization and vice versa...
  63. pmc Orofacial pain: patient satisfaction and delay of urgent care
    Joseph L Riley
    Division of Public Health Services and Research, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0404, USA
    Public Health Rep 120:140-9. 2005
    ..This study examined factors associated with pain-related acute oral health care...
  64. ncbi request reprint Orofacial pain: racial and sex differences among older adults
    Joseph L Riley
    PO Box 100404 HSC, University of Florida, Division of Public Health Services and Research, College of Dentistry, Gainesville, FL 32610 0404, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:132-9. 2002
    ..We also tested whether sex and race interact, such that racial differences are only observed for a single sex, or whether sex differences only occur within a single racial group...
  65. ncbi request reprint Childhood dental history and adult dental attitudes and beliefs
    Joseph L Riley
    University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0404, USA
    Int Dent J 55:142-50. 2005
    ..To examine associations between childhood dental visits and attitudes and beliefs about dental care, and oral health as measured during adulthood...
  66. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnic differences in health care use for orofacial pain among older adults
    Joseph L Riley
    Division of Public Health Services and Research, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, P O Box 100404, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Pain 100:119-30. 2002
    ..This is consistent with the conclusion that individuals seek care early in the course of the symptom, i.e. an active care seeking phase, make emotional or physical adjustments, and then resign themselves to the symptoms...
  67. ncbi request reprint Research in general dental practice
    Ivar A Mjor
    College of Dentistry, University of Florida and School of Dentistry, University of Alabama 32606, USA
    Acta Odontol Scand 63:1-9. 2005
    ..Experienced clinical researchers will provide guidance and statistical support for the studies initiated by the clinicians...
  68. ncbi request reprint Satisfaction with dental appearance among diverse groups of dentate adults
    - Xiaoxian Meng
    School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 240 South 40th Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    J Aging Health 19:778-91. 2007
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  69. ncbi request reprint Orofacial pain-related communication patterns: sex and residential setting differences among community-dwelling adults
    Joseph L Riley
    Division of Public Health Services and Research, College of Dentistry, P O Box 100404 HSC, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610 0404, USA
    Pain 99:415-22. 2002
    ..Recent interest in self-care and the use of complementary and alternative approaches to treatment suggest the importance of considering influences acting within the environment of persons with pain...
  70. pmc Acculturation and orofacial pain among Hispanic adults
    Joseph L Riley
    Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Sciences, College of Dentistry, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 32610 3628, USA
    J Pain 9:750-8. 2008
    ..This study highlights the need for outreach programs targeting recent Hispanic immigrants focusing on oral health care...
  71. ncbi request reprint Dental attitudes: proximal basis for oral health disparities in adults
    Joseph L Riley
    Division of Public Health Services and Research, College of Dentistry University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:289-98. 2006
    ..To our knowledge this is the first report in the literature that examines longitudinal correlates of oral health and dental care using groups of persons holding similar attitudes and beliefs...
  72. ncbi request reprint Predictors of chewing difficulty onset among dentate adults: 24-month incidence
    Chuck W Peek
    Department of Sociology, University of Florida, PO Box 117330, Gainesville, FL 32611 7330, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:214-21. 2002
    ..This study describes longitudinal patterns of chewing difficulty and identifies predictors of chewing difficulty onset...

Research Grants16

  1. Xylitol Adult Caries Trial (X-ACT): UAB Clinical Center
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Little research has been done on methods to prevent tooth decay in adults. This study would test how well a lozenge to be taken several times a day works to prevent tooth decay in adults who are prone to tooth decay. ..
  2. Dental PBRN Network Chair
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..To our knowledge, we have more experience with dental practice-based research than any other team in the nation, which will enhance our anticipated success with the Dental PBRN. ..
  3. UAB Oral Health Research Innovation
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  4. Alabama Dental Practice Research Network Development
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
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  5. Mid-Career Investigator Award-Patient-Oriented Research
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..b>Gregg Gilbert, who has established a successful research program in oral epidemiology, dental behavioral sciences, and ..
  6. Oral Health/OHRQOL among low-SES rural adults
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  7. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  8. UAB Oral Health Research Infrastructure Improvement
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  9. LONGITUDINAL ORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES IN HIGH-RISK ADULTS
    GREGG GILBERT; Fiscal Year: 2002
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