S M Levy

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Pit-and-fissure sealants are more effective than fluoride varnish in caries prevention on occlusal surfaces
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 12:74-6. 2012
  2. pmc Tracking of TV and video gaming during childhood: Iowa Bone Development Study
    Shelby L Francis
    Department of Health and Human Physiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:100. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Dental visits and professional fluoride applications for children ages 3 to 6 in Iowa
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore, USA
    Pediatr Dent 25:565-71. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting dentifrice use and ingestion among a sample of U.S. preschoolers
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 22:389-94. 2000
  5. ncbi request reprint An update on fluorides and fluorosis
    Steven M Levy
    College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Preventive and Community Dentistry, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 69:286-91. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between dental fluorosis of the permanent and primary dentitions
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, 328 Dental Science Building, North Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:180-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of fluoride intake from birth to 36 months
    S M Levy
    N330 DSB, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 61:70-7. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Follow-up study of dental students' esthetic perceptions of mild dental fluorosis
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:24-8. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations of pacifier use, digit sucking, and child care attendance with cessation of breastfeeding
    Steven M Levy
    Universit of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:465. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Fluoride, beverages and dental caries in the primary dentition
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Caries Res 37:157-65. 2003

Detail Information

Publications95

  1. ncbi request reprint Pit-and-fissure sealants are more effective than fluoride varnish in caries prevention on occlusal surfaces
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 12:74-6. 2012
  2. pmc Tracking of TV and video gaming during childhood: Iowa Bone Development Study
    Shelby L Francis
    Department of Health and Human Physiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:100. 2011
    ..This study examined tracking of TV viewing (TV) and video game use (VG) from middle childhood through early adolescence after adjusting for moderate and vigorous physical activity (MVPA), percentage of body fat (% BF), and maturity...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dental visits and professional fluoride applications for children ages 3 to 6 in Iowa
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Ore, USA
    Pediatr Dent 25:565-71. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to report the occurrence of having a dental visit and/or a topical fluoride treatment from age 36 months to 72 months among a cohort of children followed longitudinally since birth...
  4. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting dentifrice use and ingestion among a sample of U.S. preschoolers
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 22:389-94. 2000
    ..This study was performed to assess the actual amount of dentifrice used and ingested and factors associated with use/ingestion among 28 U.S. preschoolers aged 40 to 48 months...
  5. ncbi request reprint An update on fluorides and fluorosis
    Steven M Levy
    College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Preventive and Community Dentistry, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 69:286-91. 2003
    ..quot; Water fluoridation and use of fluoride dentifrice are the most efficient and cost-effective ways to prevent dental caries; other modalities should be targeted toward high-risk individuals...
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between dental fluorosis of the permanent and primary dentitions
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, 328 Dental Science Building, North Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:180-5. 2006
    ..Relatively little is known about associations between primary and permanent tooth fluorosis. In this study, associations between dental fluorosis of the permanent and primary dentitions were assessed...
  7. ncbi request reprint Patterns of fluoride intake from birth to 36 months
    S M Levy
    N330 DSB, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 61:70-7. 2001
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  8. ncbi request reprint Follow-up study of dental students' esthetic perceptions of mild dental fluorosis
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:24-8. 2002
    ..Few studies have assessed dental students' perceptions and none has done so over time. The purpose of this paper is to report on changes in dental students' esthetic perceptions of dental fluorosis and other conditions...
  9. ncbi request reprint Associations of pacifier use, digit sucking, and child care attendance with cessation of breastfeeding
    Steven M Levy
    Universit of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Fam Pract 51:465. 2002
    ..This study assessed the associations between pacifier use, digit sucking, childcare attendance, and breastfeeding cessation among 1387 infants in the Iowa Fluoride Study...
  10. ncbi request reprint Fluoride, beverages and dental caries in the primary dentition
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Caries Res 37:157-65. 2003
    ..Although fluoride exposure is important, sugared beverages contribute substantially to caries risk, while water and milk consumption and frequent toothbrushing early can have protective effects...
  11. ncbi request reprint Use of the fluorosis risk index in a cohort study: the Iowa fluoride study
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:92-6. 2006
    ..Several studies have used the Fluorosis Risk Index (FRI) to assess risk factors for dental fluorosis. This study reports fluorosis prevalence estimates in a birth cohort using the FRI in different ways...
  12. ncbi request reprint Total fluoride intake and implications for dietary fluoride supplementation
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 59:211-23. 1999
    ..The variation and complexity of fluoride ingestion from all sources should be considered in the evaluation of recommendations for use of dietary fluoride supplements...
  13. ncbi request reprint Associations between fluorosis of permanent incisors and fluoride intake from infant formula, other dietary sources and dentifrice during early childhood
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 141:1190-201. 2010
    ..The authors describe associations between dental fluorosis and fluoride intakes, with an emphasis on intake from fluoride in infant formula...
  14. ncbi request reprint Patterns of fluoride intake from 36 to 72 months of age
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, N330 DSB, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:211-20. 2003
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  15. pmc Associations of fluoride intake with children's bone measures at age 11
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 37:416-26. 2009
    ..Relationships between fluoride intake and bone health continue to be of interest, as previous studies show conflicting results...
  16. ncbi request reprint Primary tooth fluorosis and fluoride intake during the first year of life
    Steven M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 30:286-95. 2002
    ..The purpose of this paper is to report on analyses relating estimated prenatal fluoride intake and fluoride intake during different parts of the first year of life to primary tooth fluorosis...
  17. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of periodontal disease measures in elderly adults, aged 79 and older
    Steven M Levy
    The Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 23:50-7. 2003
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  18. ncbi request reprint Patterns of dietary fluoride supplement use during infancy
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 58:228-33. 1998
    ..This paper reports on patterns of dietary fluoride supplement use during infancy...
  19. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with parents' esthetic perceptions of children's mixed dentition fluorosis and demarcated opacities
    Steven M Levy
    University of Iowa College of Public Health, Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:486-92. 2005
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  20. ncbi request reprint Tooth-surface progression and reversal changes in fluoridated and no-longer-fluoridated communities over a 3-year period
    G Maupome
    Center for Health Research, Portland, OR 97227 1110, USA
    Caries Res 35:95-105. 2001
    ..To compare permanent tooth surface-specific progression/reversal changes between fluoridation-ended (F-E) and still-fluoridated (S-F) communities in British Columbia, Canada, over a 3-year period...
  21. ncbi request reprint Medically administered antibiotics, dietary habits, fluoride intake and dental caries experience in the primary dentition
    Boipelo P Mariri
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, 200 Hawkins Drive 01105 PFP, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 31:40-51. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess factors related to extensive caries experience among children aged 4-7 years, including antibiotic use, dietary patterns, fluoride intakes, and tooth brushing habits...
  22. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of dental fluorosis in the primary dentition
    J J Warren
    N 337 Dental Science Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 61:87-91. 2001
    ..This paper presents data on the prevalence of primary tooth fluorosis among children residing in Iowa, and the relationships between fluorosis prevalence and selected measures of fluoride exposures...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of enamel hypoplasia and isolated opacities in the primary dentition
    R L Slayton
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa, College of Dentistry, USA
    Pediatr Dent 23:32-6. 2001
    ..The purpose of this paper is to report the prevalence of enamel hypoplasia and isolated enamel opacities in a cohort of healthy, well-nourished children in Iowa...
  24. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and bone measures in young children: the Iowa bone development study
    K F Janz
    Department of Health, Leisure, and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Pediatrics 107:1387-93. 2001
    ..In this cross-sectional study, we examined associations between physical activity and bone measures in 368 preschool children (mean age: 5.2 years, range: 4-6 years)...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fluoride dentifrice ingestion and fluorosis of the permanent incisors
    Michael R Franzman
    Department of Periodontics, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 137:645-52. 2006
    ..Fluoride dentifrice is a primary means of preventing childhood caries, but it is also an important risk factor for fluorosis. The authors examine the influence of fluoride dentifrice ingestion on fluorosis of the permanent incisors...
  26. ncbi request reprint Primary tooth fluorosis and amoxicillin use during infancy
    Liang Hong
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:38-44. 2004
    ..This study assessed the association between amoxicillin use during the first year of life and primary tooth fluorosis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Systemic fluoride. Sources, amounts, and effects of ingestion
    J J Warren
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, College of Dentistry, Iowa City, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 43:695-711. 1999
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  28. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of fluoride exposures in children
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242
    ASDC J Dent Child 58:467-73. 1991
    ..Patients have reported multiple water sources and fluoride levels, use of soy-based formulas, toothpaste ingestion, and dietary fluoride supplements...
  29. doi request reprint Relative esthetic importance of orthodontic and color abnormalities
    Jessica Lawson
    College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Angle Orthod 78:889-94. 2008
    ..To assess the relative importance of an orthodontic esthetic index, dental fluorosis and nonfluoride opacities, with respect to parents' satisfaction with their children's dental esthetics...
  30. ncbi request reprint Antibiotic use during the first 200 days of life
    G R Bergus
    Department of Family Practice, College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Arch Fam Med 5:523-6. 1996
    ..Infants were most frequently treated with amoxicillin, followed by cephalosporins and sulfonamides. Otitis media was the illness that most commonly prompted the use of an antibiotic...
  31. ncbi request reprint Timing of fluoride intake in relation to development of fluorosis on maxillary central incisors
    Liang Hong
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:299-309. 2006
    ..This study reports the relationships of fluoride intake during the first 48 months of life with fluorosis on early-erupting permanent teeth...
  32. ncbi request reprint Socio-demographic features and fluoride technologies contributing to higher fluorosis scores in permanent teeth of Canadian children
    G Maupome
    Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, Portland, Oreg 97227 1110, USA
    Caries Res 37:327-34. 2003
    ..To examine levels of fluorosis among children in two Canadian communities exposed to fluoride...
  33. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of antibiotic use and associated infections in young children
    G R Bergus
    Department of Family Medicine, The Colleges of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 15:61-7. 2001
    ..18) and showed a trend for more days of use (P = 0.052). There was a small but significant variation in antibiotic usage in the different recruitment communities (P = 0.02)...
  34. ncbi request reprint Factors related to decisions to extract or retain at-risk teeth
    J J Warren
    University of Iowa, College of Dentistry, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 60:39-42. 2000
    ..The aim of this study was to prospectively investigate both clinical and nonclinical factors related to decisions to extract or retain teeth in private general dental practice...
  35. ncbi request reprint Tooth-brushing and dentifrice use among children ages 6 to 60 months
    Michael R Franzman
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, The University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 26:87-92. 2004
    ..The purpose of this paper is to describe tooth-brushing and fluoride dentifrice use in a cohort of children from ages 6 to 60 months...
  36. ncbi request reprint Pacifier use and the occurrence of otitis media in the first year of life
    J J Warren
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 23:103-7. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess pacifier use as a risk factor for otitis media during the first year of life...
  37. ncbi request reprint A pilot study of esthetic perceptions of dental fluorosis vs. selected other dental conditions
    C B McKnight
    College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    ASDC J Dent Child 65:233-8, 229. 1998
    ..Results show that not only is fluorosis noticeable, but it may be more of an esthetic concern than the other conditions...
  38. ncbi request reprint Review of fluoride exposures and ingestion
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 22:173-80. 1994
    ..Appropriate consideration of these aspects is warranted in efforts to ensure a margin of safety favoring dental caries prevention while limiting objectionable fluorosis...
  39. ncbi request reprint A comparison of sealant placement techniques and 12-month retention rates
    M J Kanellis
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 60:53-6. 2000
    ..This study compared time required and 12-month retention for two methods of sealant placement: traditional acid-etch technique and air-abrasion technique without acid etch...
  40. ncbi request reprint Gene polymorphisms, bone mineral density and bone mineral content in young children: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Marcia C Willing
    Department of Pediatrics, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Osteoporos Int 14:650-8. 2003
    ..Our data suggest that genetic variation at multiple genetic loci is important in bone accrual in children. Moreover, the combination of genotypes as several loci may be as important as a single genotype for determining BMD and BMC...
  41. doi request reprint Subjective and objective measures of physical activity in relationship to bone mineral content during late childhood: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    K F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Br J Sports Med 42:658-63. 2008
    ..This study compared accelerometry to self-report for the assessment of physical activity (PA) in relation to bone mineral content (BMC). In addition, we compared the ability of these measures to assess PA in boys versus girls...
  42. ncbi request reprint A review of fluoride intake from fluoride dentifrice
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242
    ASDC J Dent Child 60:115-24. 1993
    ..This paper reviews the literature on dentifrice use and ingestion in an attempt to emphasize to the practitioner the potential importance of this fluoride exposure in fluorosis etiology...
  43. ncbi request reprint Fourth-year dental students' perceived barriers to providing tobacco intervention services
    Bhagyashree Pendharkar
    College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, N332, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Dent Educ 74:1074-85. 2010
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  44. ncbi request reprint Incidence of periodontal attachment loss over 8 to 10 years among Iowa elders aged 71+ at baseline
    Fang Qian
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:162-70. 2007
    ..This study investigated periodontal ALOSS incidence among elderly Iowans aged 71 and older over an 8- to 10-year period...
  45. ncbi request reprint An investigation of bottled water use and caries in the mixed dentition
    Barbara Broffitt
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:151-8. 2007
    ..Because the majority of commercial bottled water is low in fluoride, there is the potential for an increase in dental caries. In these secondary data analyses, associations between bottled water use and dental caries were explored...
  46. pmc Physical activity and femoral neck bone strength during childhood: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Bone 41:216-22. 2007
    ..These results suggest that physical activity is an important contributor to bone strength prior to adolescence and that increasing levels of physical activity during childhood are likely to enhance optimal bone strength...
  47. ncbi request reprint Fluoride assay methodology for carbonated beverages
    Judith R Heilman
    Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    J Dent Child (Chic) 73:136-9. 2006
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  48. ncbi request reprint Dental caries in the primary dentition: assessing prevalence of cavitated and noncavitated lesions
    John J Warren
    N 337 Dental Science Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 62:109-14. 2002
    ..More detailed caries diagnostic criteria have been developed and used for the permanent teeth; however, such criteria have not been widely adopted for caries diagnosis in the primary dentition...
  49. ncbi request reprint Fatness, physical activity, and television viewing in children during the adiposity rebound period: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, 102 FH, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Prev Med 35:563-71. 2002
    ..Activity was measured using accelerometry and parental report of children's television (TV) viewing. Dual energy X-ray absorptiometry was used to quantify body composition...
  50. ncbi request reprint Current and future role of fluoride in nutrition
    John J Warren
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, The University of Iowa College of Dentistry, N 337 Dental Science Building, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1010, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 47:225-43. 2003
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  51. ncbi request reprint Changes in the prevalence of nonnutritive sucking patterns in the first 8 years of life
    Samir E Bishara
    College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1001, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 130:31-6. 2006
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  52. ncbi request reprint Physical activity augments bone mineral accrual in young children: The Iowa Bone Development study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Pediatr 148:793-9. 2006
    ..This 3-year follow-up study examined associations between physical activity and bone mineral content (BMC) and whether physical activity augments BMC accrual...
  53. ncbi request reprint Dental caries and childhood obesity: roles of diet and socioeconomic status
    Teresa A Marshall
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:449-58. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine (a) if caries and obesity were associated in a pediatric population and (b) if so, then to explore diet and socioeconomic status as additional risk factors...
  54. ncbi request reprint Frequency of reported dental visits and professional fluoride applications in a cohort of children followed from birth to age 3 years
    Rebecca L Slayton
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Pediatr Dent 24:64-8. 2002
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  55. pmc A hip analysis protocol for pediatric bone densitometry: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Julie M Eichenberger Gilmore
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    J Clin Densitom 13:361-9. 2010
    ..The IBDS protocol provides a reproducible method for evaluating pediatric proximal femur DXA scans during growth...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the intakes of sugars by young children with and without dental caries experience
    Teresa A Marshall
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, N 335, Dental Science Building, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242 1010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:39-46. 2007
    ..Relationships among sugars and dental caries in contemporary societies are unclear. The authors describe young children's intakes of nonmilk extrinsic (NME) and intrinsic/milk sugars and relate those intakes to dental caries...
  57. pmc Early physical activity provides sustained bone health benefits later in childhood
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1072-8. 2010
    ..This study examined the potential effect of early childhood moderate and vigorous physical activity (MVPA) on later bone health...
  58. pmc Sustained effect of early physical activity on body fat mass in older children
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 37:35-40. 2009
    ..Physical activity is assumed to reduce excessive fatness in children. This study examined whether the benefits of early childhood moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) on fatness are sustained throughout childhood...
  59. doi request reprint Considerations on optimal fluoride intake using dental fluorosis and dental caries outcomes--a longitudinal study
    John J Warren
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 69:111-5. 2009
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  60. ncbi request reprint Seasonal variation in fluoride intake: the Iowa fluoride study
    Barbara Broffitt
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:198-204. 2004
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  61. ncbi request reprint Caries prior to age 3 and breastfeeding: a survey of La Leche League members
    Karin Weber-Gasparoni
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa, IA City, Iowa, USA
    J Dent Child (Chic) 74:52-61. 2007
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  62. doi request reprint Measuring activity in children and adolescents using self-report: PAQ-C and PAQ-A
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sports Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:767-72. 2008
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  63. doi request reprint Relative validity of the Iowa Fluoride Study targeted nutrient semi-quantitative questionnaire and the block kids' food questionnaire for estimating beverage, calcium, and vitamin D intakes by children
    Teresa A Marshall
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, N335 Dental Science Bldg, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 108:465-72. 2008
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  64. ncbi request reprint Interdental spacing and caries in the primary dentition
    John J Warren
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 25:109-13. 2003
    ..This study assessed the relationship between interdental spacing patterns and caries experience in the primary dentition...
  65. ncbi request reprint Everyday activity predicts bone geometry in children: the iowa bone development study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Health and Sport Studies, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 36:1124-31. 2004
    ..2 yr). We also examined whether lean tissue mass, which is predominantly muscle, mediates the relationship between physical activity and bone structural measures...
  66. ncbi request reprint Dental caries and beverage consumption in young children
    Teresa A Marshall
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e184-91. 2003
    ..We describe associations among caries experience and intakes of dairy foods, sugared beverages, and nutrients and overall diet quality in young children...
  67. ncbi request reprint Diet quality in young children is influenced by beverage consumption
    Teresa A Marshall
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, N335 Dental Science Building, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 24:65-75. 2005
    ..Replacement of milk with sugar-containing beverages could affect calcium intake and overall diet quality...
  68. ncbi request reprint Percentile distributions of bone measurements in Iowa children: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Marcia C Willing
    Department of Pediatrics, Roy J and Lucille A Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Clin Densitom 8:39-47. 2005
    ..Gender, age, and height are useful clinical predictors of BMD and BMC in young children...
  69. ncbi request reprint Oral health: perceptions of need in a rural Iowa county
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 USA
    Spec Care Dentist 24:13-21. 2004
    ..The results suggest that this rural population is retaining more teeth and consequently may need and may seek dental services more often than previous more edentulous cohorts...
  70. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal patterns of vitamin and mineral supplement use in young white children
    Julie M Eichenberger Gilmore
    Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, N 342 DSB, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 105:763-72; quiz 773-4. 2005
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  71. ncbi request reprint Tracking of activity and sedentary behaviors in childhood: the Iowa Bone Development Study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sport Studies, University of Iowa, Iowa City, 52242, USA
    Am J Prev Med 29:171-8. 2005
    ..This study examined the tracking of activity and sedentary behavior in relation to adiposity during middle childhood...
  72. ncbi request reprint The roles of meal, snack, and daily total food and beverage exposures on caries experience in young children
    Teresa A Marshall
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:166-73. 2005
    ..This study describes associations among caries experience and meal, snack and daily total exposures to beverages and foods in children...
  73. ncbi request reprint Patterns of beverage consumption during the transition stage of infant nutrition
    Teresa A Marshall
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:1350-3. 2003
    ..25 < r < 0; P<.01). Juice and juice drinks appear to replace formula and milk intakes during the transition stage of infant nutrition...
  74. ncbi request reprint Association of amoxicillin use during early childhood with developmental tooth enamel defects
    Liang Hong
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:943-8. 2005
    ..It has been speculated that amoxicillin use could be associated with dental enamel defects...
  75. ncbi request reprint Validation evidence for the Netherlands physical activity questionnaire for young children: the Iowa bone development study
    Kathleen F Janz
    Department of Health and Sports Studies, The University of Iowa, IA 52242, USA
    Res Q Exerc Sport 76:363-9. 2005
  76. ncbi request reprint Associations between Intakes of fluoride from beverages during infancy and dental fluorosis of primary teeth
    Teresa A Marshall
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Coll Nutr 23:108-16. 2004
    ..We describe associations between primary tooth fluorosis status and intakes of beverages and fluoride from these beverages during infancy...
  77. ncbi request reprint Effects of nonnutritive sucking habits on occlusal characteristics in the mixed dentition
    John J Warren
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:445-50. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to report on the relationship between certain occlusal traits in the mixed dentition and longitudinal sucking behaviors...
  78. ncbi request reprint Explorer probing of root caries lesions: an in vitro study
    John J Warren
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, N 337 Dental Science Building, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 23:18-21. 2003
    ..These results suggest that probing of root surfaces may create defects that do not fully remineralize...
  79. ncbi request reprint Relative validation of a beverage frequency questionnaire in children ages 6 months through 5 years using 3-day food and beverage diaries
    Teresa A Marshall
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, N335 Dental Science Building, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Am Diet Assoc 103:714-20; discussion 720. 2003
    ..To determine the relative validity of a quantitative beverage frequency questionnaire in assessing beverage, calcium, and vitamin D intakes using 3-day food diaries for reference...
  80. ncbi request reprint Longitudinal study of non-cavitated carious lesion progression in the primary dentition
    John J Warren
    Dental Science Bldg, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 1010, USA
    J Public Health Dent 66:83-7. 2006
    ..This study reports changes in non-cavitated tooth surface diagnoses after a 4-year period...
  81. pmc Streptococcus mutans strains recovered from caries-active or caries-free individuals differ in sensitivity to host antimicrobial peptides
    E Phattarataratip
    Dows Institute for Dental Research, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Mol Oral Microbiol 26:187-99. 2011
    ..mutans strains that are more resistant to these peptides may have an ecological advantage to preferentially colonize within dental plaque and increase the risk of dental caries...
  82. ncbi request reprint The status of water fluoride assay programs and implications for prescribing of dietary fluoride supplements
    S M Levy
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242
    ASDC J Dent Child 58:23-6. 1991
    ..The status of these programs was surveyed, with collected data showing patterns among the states. Thirty-nine programs (76 percent) reported assay services available, with most of these provided by state laboratories...
  83. ncbi request reprint Dentistry and the children of poverty
    J R Pinkham
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa
    ASDC J Dent Child 55:17-24. 1988
    ....
  84. doi request reprint A literature review of aesthetic perceptions of dental fluorosis and relationships with psychosocial aspects/oral health-related quality of life
    Oitip Chankanka
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:97-109. 2010
    ..However, no comprehensive review article summarizing the studies investigating this issue has been published...
  85. ncbi request reprint Overview of the evidence for clinical interventions in pediatric dentistry
    Yogita Butani
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry University of lowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Pediatr Dent 27:6-11. 2005
    ....
  86. ncbi request reprint Perceptions of desirable tooth color among parents, dentists and children
    Jay D Shulman
    Department of Public Health Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M University Health Science Center, Dallas 75246, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:595-604; quiz 654-5. 2004
    ....
  87. ncbi request reprint The association between environmental tobacco smoke and primary tooth caries
    Jonathan D Shenkin
    Boston University School of Dental Medicine, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:184-6. 2004
    ..Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) has been associated with a number of negative health outcomes for exposed children. The goal of this study was to assess the association between ETS and dental caries in a pediatric population...
  88. ncbi request reprint Patterns of dietary fluoride supplement use in children from birth to 96 months of age
    Abed Al Hadi Hamasha
    Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, PO Box 3030, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    J Public Health Dent 65:7-13. 2005
    ..This paper reports on fluoride supplement use from birth to age 96 months...
  89. ncbi request reprint Coronal and root caries in the older Iowans: 9- to 11-year incidence
    Abed Al Hadi Hamasha
    Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid 22110, Jordan
    Spec Care Dentist 25:106-10. 2005
    ..Dental caries still constitute a significant problem since a large proportion of the elderly developed caries during this period. This suggests a need for improved preventive and treatment strategies for this aged population...
  90. ncbi request reprint Patterns of fluoride mouthrinse and gel use by children 6 to 96 months of age
    Abed A Hamasha
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    Pediatr Dent 27:217-20. 2005
    ..The purpose of this paper was to report longitudinally on parental reports of mouthrinse/gel use at home and at preschool/elementary school until age 8...
  91. ncbi request reprint Effects of toothbrush size and dentifrice type/brand on pea-sized and larger amounts of dentifrice
    Patita Bhuridej
    Department of Community Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Int Dent J 57:71-6. 2007
    ..To assess the effects of toothbrush size and dentifrice type/brand on amounts of dentifrice being placed when trying to replicate pictures with different amounts of dentifrice, including a pea-sized amount...
  92. ncbi request reprint Fluoride intake levels in relation to fluorosis development in permanent maxillary central incisors and first molars
    Liang Hong
    Department of Dental Public Health and Behavioral Science, School of Dentistry, University of Missouri Kansas City, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Caries Res 40:494-500. 2006
    ..The study suggests that fluorosis prevalence is related to elevated fluoride intake when averaged over the first 3 years of life, but is even more strongly related to fluoride intake that is elevated for all of the first 3 years of life...
  93. ncbi request reprint Oral health behaviors of children in low and high socioeconomic status families
    Abed Al Hadi Hamasha
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid
    Pediatr Dent 28:310-5. 2006
    ..This prospective longitudinal study compared the patterns of oral health behaviors between low and high socioeconomic status (SES) families participating in the Iowa Fluoride Study for a period of 9 years...
  94. ncbi request reprint Changes in dental fluorosis following the cessation of water fluoridation
    D Christopher Clark
    Department of Oral Health Sciences, Faculty of Dentistry, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 34:197-204. 2006
    ..To determine changes in the prevalence of dental fluorosis, and in perceptions of aesthetic concerns due to dental fluorosis after water fluoridation ceased...
  95. ncbi request reprint Dental visits and professional fluoride applications for children 72 to 108 months old
    Abed A Hamasha
    Department of Preventive Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, Jordan University of Science and Technology, Irbid, Jordan
    J Dent Child (Chic) 73:20-4. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to report patterns of dental visits and fluoride applications longitudinally during ages 7 to 9...

Research Grants28

  1. Fluoride & Other Factors in Childhood and Adolescent Bone Development
    Steven M Levy; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Findings will improve our understanding of the best strategies to optimize skeletal health and prevent future bone disease. ..
  2. FLUORIDE AND OTHER FACTORS IN CHILDHOOD BONE DEVELOPMENT
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2003
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  3. LONGITUDINAL STUDY OF FLUORIDE EXPOSURES & FLUORIDE
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  4. FLUORIDE AND OTHER FACTORS IN CHILDHOOD BONE DEVELOPMENT
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  5. FLUORIDE AND OTHER FACTORS IN CHILDHOOD BONE DEVELOPMENT
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. Longitudinal Study of Fluoride, Diet, Caries & Fluorosis
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..As studies involving recruitment and successful retention of a cohort from birth are extremely rare, the Iowa Fluoride Study offers a unique opportunity to study these relationships in unprecedented detail. ..
  7. Fluoride & Other Factors in Childhood and Adolescent Bone Development
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Findings will improve our understanding of the best strategies to optimize skeletal health and prevent future bone disease. ..
  8. FLUORIDE AND OTHER FACTORS IN CHILDHOOD BONE DEVELOPMENT
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  9. LONGITUDINAL STUDY--FLUORIDE EXPOSURES & FLUOROSIS
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..The ultimate goal will be to provide the scientific basis necessary to assure that fluorides can be used appropriately for maximum public health caries prevention with minimal dental fluorosis risk. ..
  10. LONGITUDINAL STUDY--FLUORIDE EXPOSURE & DENTAL FLUORIDE
    Steven Levy; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ....