Mark D Macek

Summary

Affiliation: University of Maryland
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Exploring the association between overweight and dental caries among US children
    Mark D Macek
    Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:375-80. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Using toluidine blue as an adjunct to oral visual cancer screening among high-risk individuals may lead to increased detection of oral submucous fibrosis
    Mark D Macek
    Program in Health Services Research, Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1586, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 11:200-2. 2011
  3. pmc Blood lead concentrations in children and method of water fluoridation in the United States, 1988-1994
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1586, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:130-4. 2006
  4. pmc Measuring conceptual health knowledge in the context of oral health literacy: preliminary results
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:197-204. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Dental care visits among dentate adults with diabetes and periodontitis
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, 650 West Baltimore Street, Room 2207, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 69:284-9. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Dental care visits among dentate adults with diabetes, United States, 2003
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Public Health Dent 68:102-10. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of patient visits to emergency departments, physician offices, and dental offices for dental problems and injuries
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 71:13-22. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Toothache pain: a comparison of visits to physicians, emergency departments and dentists
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1205-16. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Toothache pain: behavioral impact and self-care strategies
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Maryland, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 29:85-95. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and socioeconomic correlates of dental problem experience and patterns of health care-seeking
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, 650 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:137-49. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Health Literacy and Oral Health Knowledge
    MARK MACEK; Fiscal Year: 2007

Detail Information

Publications31

  1. ncbi request reprint Exploring the association between overweight and dental caries among US children
    Mark D Macek
    Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, USA
    Pediatr Dent 28:375-80. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between age-specific body mass index (BMI-for-age) and dental caries among US children...
  2. ncbi request reprint Using toluidine blue as an adjunct to oral visual cancer screening among high-risk individuals may lead to increased detection of oral submucous fibrosis
    Mark D Macek
    Program in Health Services Research, Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1586, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 11:200-2. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Blood lead concentrations in children and method of water fluoridation in the United States, 1988-1994
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland 21201 1586, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 114:130-4. 2006
    ..Current evidence does not provide a basis for changing water fluoridation practices, which have a clear public health benefit...
  4. pmc Measuring conceptual health knowledge in the context of oral health literacy: preliminary results
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 70:197-204. 2010
    ..This study assesses the validity and reliability of a new instrument and describes conceptual oral health knowledge among a sample of low-income adults...
  5. doi request reprint Dental care visits among dentate adults with diabetes and periodontitis
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, 650 West Baltimore Street, Room 2207, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 69:284-9. 2009
    ..This report investigates the influence of periodontitis on the association between diabetes and dental care visits. It also tests whether disparities are limited to women...
  6. doi request reprint Dental care visits among dentate adults with diabetes, United States, 2003
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    J Public Health Dent 68:102-10. 2008
    ..This analysis evaluates nationally representative data to test the relation between diabetes status and dental care visits, and to compare diabetes care, foot care, eye care, and dental care visits among dentate adults with diabetes...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of patient visits to emergency departments, physician offices, and dental offices for dental problems and injuries
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 71:13-22. 2011
    ..We undertook this study to examine whether there are differences in their use by low-income White and minority adults as compared with higher-income adults...
  8. ncbi request reprint Toothache pain: a comparison of visits to physicians, emergency departments and dentists
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:1205-16. 2008
    ..The authors conducted a study to explore their use by low-income and minority adults in comparison with the use of traditional dental services...
  9. doi request reprint Toothache pain: behavioral impact and self-care strategies
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Maryland, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 29:85-95. 2009
    ..The majority of respondents ultimately sought pain relief from a dentist. We identified a number of significant differences in the strategies used across racial/ethnic groups...
  10. ncbi request reprint Behavioral and socioeconomic correlates of dental problem experience and patterns of health care-seeking
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, 650 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 142:137-49. 2011
    ..To recognize and better understand barriers to dental care, the authors studied behavioral and socioeconomic factors specific to low-income and minority populations that contribute to patterns of professional health care-seeking...
  11. ncbi request reprint Survey of dental sealants in Maryland third graders
    Ulla Britt I Arvidson Bufano
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, USA
    Gen Dent 54:186-90. 2006
    ..2 times as likely to lack dental sealants as their peers, compared with children from families with less than 12 years of education (2.7 times as likely) and those without dental insurance (1.9 times as likely)...
  12. doi request reprint Role of pharmacists in consulting with the underserved regarding toothache pain
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 49:38-42. 2009
    ..To examine the pharmacist's role in managing toothache pain from the patient's perspective...
  13. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patient centeredness of visits to emergency departments, physicians, and dentists for dental problems and injuries
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, USA
    J Am Coll Dent 77:49-58. 2010
    ..This report compares patient assessments of patient centeredness during treatment in hospital emergency departments (EDs) and physician and dentist offices for dental problems and injuries...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dental visits and access to dental care among Maryland schoolchildren
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, 21201 1586, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 136:524-33. 2005
    ..Regular dental visits afford an opportunity for dentists to provide preventive services and to diagnose and treat disease. Not all children, however, have equal access to these services...
  15. pmc Low-income and minority patient satisfaction with visits to emergency departments and physician offices for dental problems
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, The Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore, USA
    J Am Coll Dent 76:23-31. 2009
    ....
  16. ncbi request reprint Self-reported awareness of unrestored dental caries. Survey of the Oral Health Status of Maryland Schoolchildren, 2000--2001
    Harold S Goodman
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Program in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Dent 26:369-75. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess and compare parental awareness of unrestored dental caries needs in a schoolchildren population according to socioeconomic status...
  17. ncbi request reprint Coping with toothache pain: a qualitative study of low-income persons and minorities
    Leonard A Cohen
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, 650 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    J Public Health Dent 67:28-35. 2007
    ..This study examined the behavioral impact of toothache pain as well as self-care strategies for pain relief among minority and low-income individuals...
  18. ncbi request reprint Oral cancer examinations among adults at high risk: findings from the 1998 National Health Interview Survey
    Mark D Macek
    Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, 666 West Baltimore Street, Room 3 E 02, Baltimore, MD 21201 1586, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:119-25. 2003
    ..This investigation assessed whether cigarette smoking and alcohol use were associated with receipt of an oral cancer examination...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dental visits among older U.S. adults, 1999: the roles of dentition status and cost
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, 21201 1586, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:1154-62; quiz 1165. 2004
    ..Aging populations will bring unique challenges to dentistry. Understanding dental visit patterns will help the profession become prepared...
  20. pmc Dental insurance visits and expenditures among older adults
    Richard J Manski
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, 666 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
    Am J Public Health 94:759-64. 2004
    ..We examined the effect of age, income, and coverage on dental service utilization during 1996...
  21. ncbi request reprint Survey of Oral Health Status of Maryland Schoolchildren, 2000--2001
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Pediatr Dent 26:329-36. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe dental caries experience in the primary and permanent dentitions of Maryland schoolchildren in kindergarten and third grade, with an emphasis on untreated disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Special Olympics: the oral health status of U.S. athletes compared with international athletes
    Britt C Reid
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 20201, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 23:230-3. 2003
    ..8 versus 13.5%), fluorosis (3.5 versus 8.8%), signs of gingival disease (27.8 versus 40.1%), or to be edentulous (0.1 versus 3.7%). These relationships persisted after adjustment for sex and age differences between the populations...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and predictors of untreated caries and oral pain among Special Olympic athletes
    Britt C Reid
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, 666 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 20201, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 23:139-42. 2003
    ..These findings were discouraging given that the study participants represented a generally well-supported, high-functioning stratum of persons with mental retardation in the United States...
  24. ncbi request reprint Dental pain in Maryland school children
    Clemencia M Vargas
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, University of Maryland Dental School, 666 West Baltimore Street, Room 3 E 11, Baltimore, Maryland 20201 1586, USA
    J Public Health Dent 65:3-6. 2005
    ..To describe the lifetime prevalence of dental pain among Maryland's school age children...
  25. ncbi request reprint Private dental coverage: who has it and how does it influence dental visits and expenditures?
    Richard J Manski
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, Dental School, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 133:1551-9. 2002
    ..Dental insurance coverage may influence people's decisions to use dental care. During 1996, 42.9 percent of all dental expenditures were paid by private dental insurance...
  26. ncbi request reprint Race/ethnicity and untreated dental caries: the impact of material and behavioral factors
    Britt C Reid
    Department of Health Promotion and Policy, School of Dentistry, University of Maryland, Baltimore 21201, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:329-36. 2004
    ..To use nationally representative data, group variables into categories of material and behavioral factors, and assess their relative contribution to racial/ethnic variation in untreated caries...
  27. ncbi request reprint Is 75 percent of dental caries really found in 25 percent of the population?
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, 666 West Baltimore Street, Room 3 E 02, Baltimore, MD 21201 1586, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:20-5. 2004
    ..Results provide accurate age-specific and dentition-specific X values for the general statement, "75 percent of dental caries is found in X percent of the population."..
  28. ncbi request reprint Updated comparison of the caries susceptibility of various morphological types of permanent teeth
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, 666 West Baltimore Street, Room 3 E 02, Baltimore, MD 21201 1586, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:174-82. 2003
    ..This investigation used more recent data to assess whether declines in dental caries prevalence over time have been accompanied by changes in the relative susceptibility of permanent tooth types...
  29. ncbi request reprint Dental service mix among working-age adults in the United States, 1999 and 2009
    Richard J Manski
    Dental Public Health, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Public Health Dent 74:102-9. 2014
    ..In order to establish a baseline and provide data for alternative oral health workforce models, this report describes the types of dental procedures received by US working-age adults in 2009 and looks at trends since 1999...
  30. doi request reprint Oral cancer examinations among smokers and moderate-heavy drinkers, United States, 2008
    Mark D Macek
    Division of Dental Public Health, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Public Health Dent 73:280-8. 2013
    ..This report uses national data to test whether adults with these risk factors received oral cancer examinations (OCEs) at a rate consistent with their risk...
  31. pmc Comparing oral health care utilization estimates in the United States across three nationally representative surveys
    Mark D Macek
    Department of Oral Health Care Delivery, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery Dental School, University of Maryland, 21201, USA
    Health Serv Res 37:499-521. 2002
    ..To compare estimates of dental visits among adults using three national surveys...

Research Grants1

  1. Health Literacy and Oral Health Knowledge
    MARK MACEK; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..It is anticipated that these results will ultimately improve oral health and eliminate disparities in the United States. ..