Robert Weyant

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Genome-wide association scan of dental caries in the permanent dentition
    Xiaojing Wang
    Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:57. 2012
  2. pmc Effects of smoking and genotype on the PSR index of periodontal disease in adults aged 18-49
    Deborah E Polk
    Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2839-50. 2012
  3. pmc Heritable patterns of tooth decay in the permanent dentition: principal components and factor analyses
    John R Shaffer
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:7. 2012
  4. pmc Use of 16S ribosomal RNA gene analyses to characterize the bacterial signature associated with poor oral health in West Virginia
    Joan C Olson
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    BMC Oral Health 11:7. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with parents' and adolescents' perceptions of oral health and need for dental treatment
    Robert J Weyant
    Department of Dental Public Health, Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:321-30. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease and weight loss in older adults
    Robert J Weyant
    Department of Dental Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:547-53. 2004
  7. ncbi request reprint Medical and cognitive correlates of denture wearing in older community-dwelling adults
    Robert J Weyant
    Department of Dental Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:596-600. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint No evidence to support removal of asymptomatic impacted third molars in adolescents or adults
    Robert Weyant
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 7:108-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Dental caries status and need for dental treatment of Pennsylvania public school children in grades 1, 3, 9, and 11
    Robert J Weyant
    School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:136-44. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Report of recommendations from the National Dental Public Health Workshop, February 10-12, 2002, Bethesda, MD
    Robert J Weyant
    University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:258-62. 2003

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Publications24

  1. pmc Genome-wide association scan of dental caries in the permanent dentition
    Xiaojing Wang
    Center for Craniofacial and Dental Genetics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:57. 2012
    ..Therefore, we conducted the first genome-wide association study (GWAS) to identify genes affecting susceptibility to caries in adults...
  2. pmc Effects of smoking and genotype on the PSR index of periodontal disease in adults aged 18-49
    Deborah E Polk
    Department of Dental Public Health and Information Management, University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 9:2839-50. 2012
    ..Future studies should replicate these findings. These findings provide the foundation for the exploration of novel pathways by which periodontitis may occur...
  3. pmc Heritable patterns of tooth decay in the permanent dentition: principal components and factor analyses
    John R Shaffer
    Department of Human Genetics, Graduate School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    BMC Oral Health 12:7. 2012
    ..We used two methods to extract patterns of decay from surface-level caries data in order to generate novel phenotypes with which to explore the genetic regulation of caries...
  4. pmc Use of 16S ribosomal RNA gene analyses to characterize the bacterial signature associated with poor oral health in West Virginia
    Joan C Olson
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Cell Biology, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA
    BMC Oral Health 11:7. 2011
    ..This pilot study explored the etiology of this disparity using culture-independent analyses to identify bacterial species associated with oral disease...
  5. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with parents' and adolescents' perceptions of oral health and need for dental treatment
    Robert J Weyant
    Department of Dental Public Health, Center for Oral Health Research in Appalachia, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 35:321-30. 2007
    ..Additionally, the degree to which adolescent's and parent's perceptions of oral health and treatment need were related was examined...
  6. ncbi request reprint Periodontal disease and weight loss in older adults
    Robert J Weyant
    Department of Dental Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:547-53. 2004
    ..To determine the association between periodontal disease and weight loss in an elderly cohort...
  7. ncbi request reprint Medical and cognitive correlates of denture wearing in older community-dwelling adults
    Robert J Weyant
    Department of Dental Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvannia 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 52:596-600. 2004
    ..To examine the association between denture wearing and use of dental services, oral function limitations, and medical and cognitive status in a community-based cohort of rural older adults enrolled in an epidemiological study...
  8. ncbi request reprint No evidence to support removal of asymptomatic impacted third molars in adolescents or adults
    Robert Weyant
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    J Evid Based Dent Pract 7:108-9. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Dental caries status and need for dental treatment of Pennsylvania public school children in grades 1, 3, 9, and 11
    Robert J Weyant
    School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    J Public Health Dent 64:136-44. 2004
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  10. ncbi request reprint Report of recommendations from the National Dental Public Health Workshop, February 10-12, 2002, Bethesda, MD
    Robert J Weyant
    University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Public Health Dent 63:258-62. 2003
    ..The recommendations have been placed into three categories: training, financing, and workforce development. Along with background and process summaries, these recommendations are reported here...
  11. ncbi request reprint Utilizing debates as an instructional tool for dental students
    Richard W Rubin
    Department of Dental Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Dent Educ 72:282-7. 2008
    ..Students reported that the debates enhanced their ability to organize and reinforce their thoughts on issues they may confront as dental professionals...
  12. ncbi request reprint Exploring dental students' perceptions of cultural competence and social responsibility
    Richard W Rubin
    Department of Dental Public Health, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261 1933, USA
    J Dent Educ 72:1114-21. 2008
    ..Overall, this study provides support for the addition of a non-dental community service-learning program into the preclinical curriculum...
  13. doi request reprint Socioeconomic factors in adolescents' oral health: are they mediated by oral hygiene behaviors or preventive interventions?
    Deborah E Polk
    University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 38:1-9. 2010
    ..e., DMFT) in an adolescent sample from Pennsylvania and to determine whether differences in oral hygiene behaviors and preventive interventions account for this disparity...
  14. ncbi request reprint Edentulism and nutritional status in a biracial sample of well-functioning, community-dwelling elderly: the health, aging, and body composition study
    Jung Sun Lee
    Division of Geriatric Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:295-302. 2004
    ..Edentulism may affect dietary intake in older adults, but the relation between edentulism and nutritional status is not completely understood...
  15. ncbi request reprint Child neglect and oral health problems in offspring of substance-abusing fathers
    Ada C Mezzich
    Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Addict 16:397-402. 2007
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  16. ncbi request reprint Relationship of malocclusion severity and treatment fee to consumer's expectation of treatment outcome
    Joseph Petrone
    Graduate program director, Department of Orthodontics, The University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 124:41-5. 2003
    ..Orthodontists should consider that consumers seeking their services have increased expectations not related to the treatment outcomes...
  17. pmc Using biometrics for participant identification in a research study: a case report
    Patricia M Corby
    Division of Pediatric and Developmental Dental Sciences, School of Dental Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:233-5. 2006
    ..This case report provides insights that may serve as useful hints for those responsible for planning system implementation that involves participants' authentication that would require a more secure form of identification...
  18. ncbi request reprint Systemic inflammatory markers, periodontal diseases, and periodontal infections in an elderly population
    Walter A Bretz
    Division of Pediatric and Developmental Science, University of Pittsburgh, PA 15261, USA
    J Am Geriatr Soc 53:1532-7. 2005
    ..To study the levels of systemic markers for inflammation with parameters of periodontal diseases in older people...
  19. ncbi request reprint Dental abnormalities in children of fathers with substance use disorders
    Jack R Cornelius
    School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Addict Behav 29:979-82. 2004
    ..The data from this study provide evidence that paternal SUDs (HAR vs. LAR status) is associated with poor dental condition, poor oral hygiene, a greater need for dental treatment, and inadequate levels of dental treatment utilization...
  20. ncbi request reprint Oral health disparities in Appalachia: orthodontic treatment need and demand
    Chris A Martin
    Department of Othodontics, West Virginia University School of Dentistry, Morgantown
    J Am Dent Assoc 139:598-604; quiz 627. 2008
    ..Significant oral health disparities affect people in West Virginia and elsewhere in Appalachia. Although oral diseases such as caries are a major problem, little is known about the occlusal status of this under-served group...
  21. ncbi request reprint Periodontitis and airway obstruction
    James A Katancik
    Department of Periodontology, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Periodontol 76:2161-7. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the relationship between airway obstruction and periodontal disease...
  22. ncbi request reprint Improving dental public health services through advancement of a workforce agenda
    Robert J Weyant
    J Public Health Dent 66:3-4. 2006
  23. ncbi request reprint Demographic and prenatal factors of patients with cleft lip and cleft palate. A pilot study
    Shelly Abramowicz
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Florida College of Dentistry, Gainesville, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:1371-6. 2003
    ..The authors conducted this pilot study to investigate a study design that could allow for an evaluation of such etiologic factors by providing the required estimate of the projected magnitude of differences between cases and controls...
  24. ncbi request reprint AAPHD 2002 Special Merit Award: Robert J. Weyant, DMD, DrPH
    Rebecca S King
    J Public Health Dent 62:228-9. 2002