Jayanth V Kumar

Summary

Affiliation: University at Albany
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Dean's fluorosis index: an assessment of examiner reliability
    J V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany 12237 0619, USA
    J Public Health Dent 60:57-9. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint Fluoride exposure and dental fluorosis in Newburgh and Kingston, New York: policy implications
    J V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany 12237 0619, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 27:171-80. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Is water fluoridation still necessary?
    J V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Room 542, Empire State Plaza Tower, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    Adv Dent Res 20:8-12. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral health care during pregnancy recommendations for oral health professionals
    Jayanth Kumar
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Dental Health, Albany, NY, USA
    N Y State Dent J 75:29-33. 2009
  5. pmc Geographic variation in medicaid claims for dental procedures in New York State: role of fluoridation under contemporary conditions
    Jayanth V Kumar
    Oral Health Surveillance and Research, Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12337, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:647-54. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Targeting dental sealants in school-based programs: evaluation of an approach
    Jayanth V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237 0619, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:210-5. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight and dental fluorosis: is there an association?
    J V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237 0619, USA
    J Public Health Dent 60:167-71. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Intra-oral distribution of dental fluorosis in Newburgh and Kingston, New York
    J Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health Corning Tower, Albany 12237 0619, USA
    J Dent Res 79:1508-13. 2000
  9. doi request reprint Fluorides in dental public health programs
    Jayanth V Kumar
    Oral Health Surveillance and Research, Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:387-401, vii. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral health during perinatal period in New York State. Evaluation of 2005 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System data
    Hiroko Iida
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, USA
    N Y State Dent J 75:43-7. 2009

Research Grants

  1. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Dean's fluorosis index: an assessment of examiner reliability
    J V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany 12237 0619, USA
    J Public Health Dent 60:57-9. 2000
    ..This report describes the interexaminer reliability achieved using Dean's Index in a study of dental fluorosis, and shows the effect on kappa values of assigning different weights to the various components of Dean's Index...
  2. ncbi request reprint Fluoride exposure and dental fluorosis in Newburgh and Kingston, New York: policy implications
    J V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany 12237 0619, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 27:171-80. 1999
    ..This analysis was conducted to determine the changes in the effect of exposure to fluoridation and other sources of fluoride on dental fluorosis in children attending Newburgh and Kingston school districts in New York State...
  3. ncbi request reprint Is water fluoridation still necessary?
    J V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Room 542, Empire State Plaza Tower, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    Adv Dent Res 20:8-12. 2008
  4. ncbi request reprint Oral health care during pregnancy recommendations for oral health professionals
    Jayanth Kumar
    New York State Department of Health, Bureau of Dental Health, Albany, NY, USA
    N Y State Dent J 75:29-33. 2009
    ..Needed treatment can be provided throughout the remainder of the pregnancy; however, the time period between the 14th and 20th week is considered ideal...
  5. pmc Geographic variation in medicaid claims for dental procedures in New York State: role of fluoridation under contemporary conditions
    Jayanth V Kumar
    Oral Health Surveillance and Research, Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12337, USA
    Public Health Rep 125:647-54. 2010
    ..We conducted an evaluation to determine if the number of claims reimbursed for caries-related procedures for children in the New York State Medicaid program varied by county fluoridation coverage...
  6. ncbi request reprint Targeting dental sealants in school-based programs: evaluation of an approach
    Jayanth V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237 0619, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:210-5. 2002
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  7. ncbi request reprint Low birth weight and dental fluorosis: is there an association?
    J V Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237 0619, USA
    J Public Health Dent 60:167-71. 2000
    ..The association between low birth weight and dental fluorosis was explored in a cross-sectional study to explain the higher prevalence of dental fluorosis among African-American children...
  8. ncbi request reprint Intra-oral distribution of dental fluorosis in Newburgh and Kingston, New York
    J Kumar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health Corning Tower, Albany 12237 0619, USA
    J Dent Res 79:1508-13. 2000
    ..The longer maturation process of the posterior teeth and the thicker enamel appear to be the likely explanation for the higher occurrence of dental fluorosis in posterior teeth...
  9. doi request reprint Fluorides in dental public health programs
    Jayanth V Kumar
    Oral Health Surveillance and Research, Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:387-401, vii. 2008
    ..This article reviews some of the ways fluorides are used in public health programs and discusses issues related to their effectiveness, cost, and policy...
  10. ncbi request reprint Oral health during perinatal period in New York State. Evaluation of 2005 Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System data
    Hiroko Iida
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, USA
    N Y State Dent J 75:43-7. 2009
    ..We discuss the challenges, opportunities and next steps for promoting perinatal oral health programs in New York State...
  11. ncbi request reprint The association between enamel fluorosis and dental caries in U.S. schoolchildren
    Hiroko Iida
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 140:855-62. 2009
    ..The authors assessed the association between enamel fluorosis and dental caries to determine if there is any beneficial effect of enamel fluorosis in U.S. schoolchildren...
  12. ncbi request reprint Diabetes and tooth loss: an analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2003-2004
    Manthan H Patel
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237 0619, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:478-85. 2013
    ..The authors conducted an analysis of data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) to understand the association between diabetes and tooth loss in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint Early childhood caries-related visits to emergency departments and ambulatory surgery facilities and associated charges in New York state
    Sanket R Nagarkar
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, Albany, NY 12237 0619, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:59-65. 2012
    ....
  14. ncbi request reprint Early childhood caries-related visits to hospitals for ambulatory surgery in New York State
    Sangeeta Wadhawan
    New York State Dental Public Health Program, Montefiore Medical Center, NY, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:47-51. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the utilization of ambulatory surgery at hospitals for the treatment of early childhood caries in New York State...
  15. ncbi request reprint Oral health and pregnancy: a review
    Sangeeta Gajendra
    Oral Health Surveillance and Research Unit, New York State Department of Health, Albany, USA
    N Y State Dent J 70:40-4. 2004
    ..In addition, prenatal care providers should forge a link with oral health care providers to prevent adverse outcomes. This article summarizes the oral health conditions associated with pregnancy...
  16. pmc Oral cancer prevention and early detection: knowledge, practices, and opinions of oral health care providers in New York State
    Sangeeta Gajendra
    Bureau of Dental Health, New York State Department of Health, USA
    J Cancer Educ 21:157-62. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the knowledge, practices, and opinions of dentists and dental hygienists in New York State regarding oral cancer prevention and early detection...
  17. pmc The cultural and social context of oral and pharyngeal cancer risk and control among Hispanics in New York
    Gustavo D Cruz
    New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Health Care Poor Underserved 18:833-46. 2007
    ..There is a need for developing a comprehensive, culturally competent health communication program that targets all key stakeholders in the at-risk Hispanic community of NYC...
  18. ncbi request reprint Oral health disparities in New York State
    Jayanth V Kumar
    N Y State Dent J 71:43-7. 2005
    ..Many initiatives have been undertaken in New York State to address these disparities...
  19. pmc Preventing and detecting oral cancer. Oral health care providers' readiness to provide health behavior counseling and oral cancer examinations
    Gustavo D Cruz
    Public Health, New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, New York, NY 10010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:594-601; quiz 681-2. 2005
    ..The authors conducted a study to examine oral cancer prevention and early detection practice patterns in a population-based random sample of practicing oral health care professionals in New York state...
  20. ncbi request reprint The New York State Minority Health Survey: determinants of oral health care utilization
    Amit Chattopadhyay
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:158-65. 2003
    ..To determine the factors associated with visits to a dentist and more specifically the role of dental insurance coverage and to explore the reasons for not visiting a dentist among minorities in New York State...

Research Grants2

  1. New York State Oral Cancer Control Partnership
    Jayanth Kumar; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will also prepare two case studies of oral cancer patients. During the second phase of the project, NYUCD will take the lead in developing, implementing and evaluating interventions. ..