Jessica Y Lee

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Affiliation: University of North Carolina
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Access to dental health care for children in North Carolina
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    N C Med J 73:115-6. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint US pediatric dentists' counseling practices in addressing childhood obesity
    Jessica Y Lee
    Health Policy and Management and Pediatric Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 34:245-50. 2012
  3. pmc The relationship of oral health literacy and self-efficacy with oral health status and dental neglect
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:923-9. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of a word recognition instrument to test health literacy in dentistry: the REALD-30--a brief communication
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, CB 7450 Brauer Hall, Carolina Campus, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:94-8. 2007
  5. pmc Oral health literacy levels among a low-income WIC population
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Public Health Dent 71:152-60. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint Dentists' attitudes about their role in addressing obesity in patients: a national survey
    Alice E Curran
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:1307-16. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint State Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment guidelines: adherence to professionally recommended best oral health practices
    Jacqueline M Hom
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:297-305. 2013
  8. pmc Oral health literacy and knowledge among patients who are pregnant for the first time
    Jacqueline M Hom
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:972-80. 2012
  9. pmc Examining the accuracy of caregivers' assessments of young children's oral health status
    Kimon Divaris
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 228 Brauer Hall, CB 7450, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:1237-47. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of the Test of Functional Health Literacy in Dentistry (TOFHLiD)
    Debra A Gong
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry CB 7450, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:105-12. 2007

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Access to dental health care for children in North Carolina
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    N C Med J 73:115-6. 2012
    ..This article examines trends in oral health care access in the nation, as well as potential barriers, and finally, methods to increase access in North Carolina...
  2. ncbi request reprint US pediatric dentists' counseling practices in addressing childhood obesity
    Jessica Y Lee
    Health Policy and Management and Pediatric Dentistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 34:245-50. 2012
    ..This study's purpose was to explore the practices and attitudes of pediatric dentists regarding weight-and caries-related counseling...
  3. pmc The relationship of oral health literacy and self-efficacy with oral health status and dental neglect
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Public Health 102:923-9. 2012
    ..We examined the associations of oral health literacy (OHL) with oral health status (OHS) and dental neglect (DN), and we explored whether self-efficacy mediated or modified these associations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Development of a word recognition instrument to test health literacy in dentistry: the REALD-30--a brief communication
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, CB 7450 Brauer Hall, Carolina Campus, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:94-8. 2007
    ..This study aims to develop and pilot test a dental word recognition instrument...
  5. pmc Oral health literacy levels among a low-income WIC population
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Public Health Dent 71:152-60. 2011
    ..To determine oral health literacy (OHL) levels and explore potential racial differences in a low-income population...
  6. ncbi request reprint Dentists' attitudes about their role in addressing obesity in patients: a national survey
    Alice E Curran
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:1307-16. 2010
    ..The authors conducted a study to assess dentists' interest in and barriers to providing obesity counseling to patients...
  7. ncbi request reprint State Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment guidelines: adherence to professionally recommended best oral health practices
    Jacqueline M Hom
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 144:297-305. 2013
    ..The authors evaluated the adherence of state Medicaid Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) guidelines to recommended best oral health practices for infants and toddlers...
  8. pmc Oral health literacy and knowledge among patients who are pregnant for the first time
    Jacqueline M Hom
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:972-80. 2012
    ..The authors conducted an observational cohort study to determine the levels of and examine the associations of oral health literacy (OHL) and oral health knowledge in low-income patients who were pregnant for the first time...
  9. pmc Examining the accuracy of caregivers' assessments of young children's oral health status
    Kimon Divaris
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 228 Brauer Hall, CB 7450, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:1237-47. 2012
    ..Our aims were to quantify the correlation between caregivers' assessments and their children's clinically determined restorative treatment needs, while investigating factors related to this association...
  10. ncbi request reprint Development and testing of the Test of Functional Health Literacy in Dentistry (TOFHLiD)
    Debra A Gong
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry CB 7450, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:105-12. 2007
    ..This study aims to evaluate the reliability and validity of the Test of Functional Health Literacy in Dentistry (TOFHLiD), a new instrument to measure functional oral health literacy...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of a word recognition instrument to test health literacy in dentistry: the REALD-99
    Julia A Richman
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry CB 7450, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:99-104. 2007
    ..This study aims to evaluate a dental health literacy word recognition instrument...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effects of general anesthesia legislation on operating room visits by preschool children undergoing dental treatment
    Halley R White
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:70-5. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of state-level general anesthesia (GA) legislation on operating room visits for the treatment of dental caries on preschool-aged children...
  13. pmc A cross sectional study examining social desirability bias in caregiver reporting of children's oral health behaviors
    Lauren A Sanzone
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, 228 Brauer Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    BMC Oral Health 13:24. 2013
    ..Our objectives were to compare caregivers' responses to traditional OHB items and newer SDB-modulating items, and to examine the association of caregiver literacy with OHBs...
  14. pmc Impact of caregiver literacy on children's oral health outcomes
    Elizabeth Miller
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 126:107-14. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship of primary caregivers' literacy with children's oral health outcomes...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effects of the Women, Infants, and Children's Supplemental Food Program on dentally related Medicaid expenditures
    Jessica Y Lee
    University of North Carolina, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, CB 7450, Brauer Hall, Carolina Campus, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:76-81. 2004
    ..This study estimates the effects of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) on dentally related Medicaid expenditures for young children...
  16. ncbi request reprint Dental care for pregnant women: an assessment of North Carolina general dentists
    Elizabeth Prada Da Costa
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:986-94. 2010
    ..The authors conducted a study to examine factors associated with general dentists' provision of care for pregnant women and the extent to which they provide comprehensive dental care...
  17. doi request reprint Children's school performance: impact of general and oral health
    Stephanie L Blumenshine
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Public Health Dent 68:82-7. 2008
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  18. pmc Impact of poor oral health on children's school attendance and performance
    Stephanie L Jackson
    School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA
    Am J Public Health 101:1900-6. 2011
    ..We examined school days missed for routine dental care versus dental pain or infection to determine the relationship between children's oral health status and school attendance and performance...
  19. pmc The relationship of oral health literacy with oral health-related quality of life in a multi-racial sample of low-income female caregivers
    Kimon Divaris
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, 228 Brauer Hall, CB 7450, UNC School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 9:108. 2011
    ..To investigate the association between oral health literacy (OHL) and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) and explore the racial differences therein among a low-income community-based group of female WIC participants...
  20. ncbi request reprint Early preventive dental visits: effects on subsequent utilization and costs
    Matthew F Savage
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599, USA
    Pediatrics 114:e418-23. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of early preventive dental visits on subsequent utilization and costs of dental services among preschool-aged children...
  21. ncbi request reprint Nutritional counseling practices: how do North Carolina pediatric dentists weigh in?
    Antonio S Braithwaite
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 30:488-95. 2008
    ..Because pediatric dentists see children with regular frequency, they are uniquely positioned to help provide such counseling...
  22. pmc Effect of early preventive dental visits on subsequent dental treatment and expenditures
    HEATHER BEIL
    School of Nursing, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7590, USA
    Med Care 50:749-56. 2012
    ..This study compared dental treatment and expenditures for Medicaid children who have a preventive visit before the age of 18 months with those who have a visit at age 18-42 months...
  23. doi request reprint Elementary school staff knowledge about dental injuries
    Judy D McIntyre
    Department of Endodontics, UNC School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Dent Traumatol 24:289-98. 2008
    ..However, staff reported a keen interest in receiving more TDI information and training. TDI education and management are needed among all elementary school staff members to improve the prognosis of these accidents when they occur...
  24. pmc Development of the two-stage rapid estimate of adult literacy in dentistry
    Brian D Stucky
    L L Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory, Department of Psychology, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 39:474-80. 2011
    ..This work proposes a revision of the 30 item Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Dentistry (REALD-30), into a more efficient and easier-to-use two-stage scale...
  25. ncbi request reprint Permanent tooth replantation following avulsion: using a decision tree to achieve the best outcome
    Judy D McIntyre
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 31:137-44. 2009
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  26. doi request reprint Effectiveness of dental trauma education for elementary school staff
    Judy D McIntyre
    Department of Endodontics, UNC School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    Dent Traumatol 24:146-50. 2008
    ..These interventions have the potential to improve TDI management by elementary school staff when faced with such injuries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Examining the cost-effectiveness of early dental visits
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:102-5; discussion 192-8. 2006
    ..These finding have significant policy implications, and more research is needed to examine this effect in a low-risk population...
  28. ncbi request reprint Oral health literacy among adult patients seeking dental care
    Micheala Jones
    Department of Health Policy and Administration, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:1199-208; quiz 1266-7. 2007
    ..This study examined the association of knowledge, dental care visits and oral health status with oral health literacy in dental patients...
  29. pmc Effects of WIC participation on children's use of oral health services
    Jessica Y Lee
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Public Health, University of North Carolina, CB 7450 Brauer Hall, Carolina Campus, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:772-7. 2004
    ..We estimated the effects of the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) on dental services use by Medicaid children in North Carolina...
  30. ncbi request reprint A cross-sectional study of medication-related factors and caries experience in asthmatic children
    Michael Milano
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:415-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between the specific types of medication, length of use, frequency of use, and dosing time of day on the dental caries of children diagnosed with asthma...
  31. ncbi request reprint Determinants of dental referral practices among WIC nutritionists in North Carolina
    Elizabeth A Shick
    University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry CB 7450, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:196-202. 2005
    ..To examine the effects of knowledge and confidence on dental referral practices among WIC nutritionists in North Carolina...
  32. doi request reprint Root fractures in children and adolescents: diagnostic considerations
    Julie R Molina
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27517, USA
    Dent Traumatol 24:503-9. 2008
    ..This study provides solid evidence to support obtaining multiple radiographic projections at different vertical angulations to rule out RFs in children and adolescents when RFs are suspected...
  33. ncbi request reprint Hidden consequences of dental trauma: the social and psychological effects
    Jessica Y Lee
    Departments of Pediatric Dentistry and Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 31:96-101. 2009
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint The childhood obesity epidemic: a role for pediatric dentists?
    William F Vann
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:271-6. 2005
    ..The authors share an array of ideas that can be incorporated by the pediatric dental team in their practice and beyond...
  35. pmc Parental evaluation of quality of life measures following pediatric dental treatment using general anesthesia
    Halley White
    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599 7450, USA
    Anesth Prog 50:105-10. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate that dental care under general anesthesia for preschool children has a high degree of acceptance by parents and is perceived to have a positive social impact on their child...
  36. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use for treating dental infections in children: a survey of dentists' prescribing practices
    William R Cherry
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 143:31-8. 2012
    ..The authors conducted a study to examine the antibiotic prescribing practices of general and pediatric dentists in the management of odontogenic infections in children...
  37. ncbi request reprint Medical diagnoses of pediatric dental patients treated under general anesthesia: a 19 year review
    Michael W Roberts
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 33:343-5. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the records of pediatric dental patients treated under general anesthesia to determine if there had been any significant change in preoperative diagnoses between 1990-99 and 2000-08...
  38. pmc Short Assessment of Health Literacy-Spanish and English: a comparable test of health literacy for Spanish and English speakers
    Shoou Yih Daniel Lee
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, 1101 McGavran Greenberg Hall, CB 7411, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7411, USA
    Health Serv Res 45:1105-20. 2010
    ..The intent of the study was to develop and validate a comparable health literacy test for Spanish-speaking and English-speaking populations...
  39. ncbi request reprint Clinical technical performance of dental therapists in Alaska
    James D Bader
    Department of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:322-6. 2011
    ..The Alaska Dental Health Aide Therapist program has matured to the point that therapists have been in practice for up to four years...
  40. ncbi request reprint Examining the association between parenting stress and the development of early childhood caries
    Clarence Tang
    School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 33:454-60. 2005
    ..This study examined the association between parenting stress and early childhood caries (ECC) in 97, 4- to 5-year-old Australian children attending preschools in the North Brisbane Health Region, Australia...
  41. ncbi request reprint The effect of North Carolina hospital payor mix on dental-related pediatric emergency room utilization
    Jacqueline M Hom
    Departments of Pediatric Dentistry and Health Policy and Management, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    J Public Health Dent 73:289-96. 2013
    ..We examined the effect of hospital payor mix on the proportion of pediatric emergency department (ED) visits that were dental related...
  42. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and practice of eating disorders among a group of adolescent dental patients
    Travis M Hicks
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, Chapel Hill, 27599 7450, USA
    J Clin Pediatr Dent 38:39-43. 2013
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  43. ncbi request reprint The safety of sedation for overweight/obese children in the dental setting
    Jina Kang
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 34:392-6. 2012
    ..The goal of this study was to examine childhood overweight/obesity as a risk factor for adverse events during sedation for dental procedures...
  44. pmc A survey of North Carolina safety-net dental clinics' methods for communicating with patients of limited english proficiency (LEP)
    Kimberly J Hammersmith
    Department of Dental Ecology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599, USA
    J Public Health Dent 69:90-4. 2009
    ..Accordingly, the purpose of the study was to examine methods of communicating with patients with LEP in North Carolina (NC) safety-net dental clinics as perceived by dental staff...
  45. ncbi request reprint A costs analysis of dental treatment for ectodermal dysplasia
    Sean Murdock
    School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill 27599 7450, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:1273-6. 2005
    ..On the basis of anecdotal and clinical reports, the authors postulate that costs of dental treatment for this condition can have a substantial financial impact on patients and their families...
  46. pmc Face symmetry assessment abilities: Clinical implications for diagnosing asymmetry
    Tate H Jackson
    Proffit fellow, Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC Electronic address
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 144:663-71. 2013
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  47. ncbi request reprint Clinical success and parental satisfaction with anterior preveneered primary stainless steel crowns
    Purvi V Shah
    University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 26:391-5. 2004
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Management of avulsed permanent incisors: a comprehensive update
    Judy D McIntyre
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Pediatr Dent 29:56-63. 2007
    ..The purpose of this article was to update the 2001 flow-charts and decision analyses with: (1) current concepts; (2) recent literature-based findings; and (3) new philosophies...