M S Willis

Summary

Affiliation: University of Nebraska
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Social perceptions of individuals missing upper front teeth
    Mary S Willis
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Anthropology, 928 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0368, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 106:423-35. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Anterior dental extractions among Dinka and Nuer refugees in the United States: a case series
    Mary S Willis
    Department of Anthropology and Geography, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 25:193-8. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint A historical perspective on the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Dentistry Class of 1961
    Mary S Willis
    Department of Anthropology and Geography, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0368, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:667-75. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint From Sudan to nebraska: Dinka and Nuer refugee diet dilemmas
    Mary S Willis
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0368, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:273-80. 2007
  5. doi request reprint On traditional dental extraction: case reports from Dinka and Nuer en route to restoration
    M S Willis
    Department of Anthropology, 928 Oldfather Hall, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska, 68588 0368, USA
    Br Dent J 204:121-4. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Health and related factors for Sudanese refugees in Nebraska
    Mary S Willis
    IDepartment of Anthropology and Geography, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0368, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:19-33. 2006

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Publications6

  1. ncbi request reprint Social perceptions of individuals missing upper front teeth
    Mary S Willis
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Department of Anthropology, 928 Oldfather Hall, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0368, USA
    Percept Mot Skills 106:423-35. 2008
    ..These results suggest the presence of strong Western cultural values, whereby those who are missing teeth may experience significant barriers to personal and social success...
  2. ncbi request reprint Anterior dental extractions among Dinka and Nuer refugees in the United States: a case series
    Mary S Willis
    Department of Anthropology and Geography, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 25:193-8. 2005
    ..This case series offers insight into the bio-cultural importance of the anterior dentition for all populations living with a visible gap in the lower jaw...
  3. ncbi request reprint A historical perspective on the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Dentistry Class of 1961
    Mary S Willis
    Department of Anthropology and Geography, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, NE 68588 0368, USA
    J Dent Educ 70:667-75. 2006
    ..Most maintain contact with other class members, providing support to former classmates and maintaining an identity with their alma mater, the University of Nebraska...
  4. ncbi request reprint From Sudan to nebraska: Dinka and Nuer refugee diet dilemmas
    Mary S Willis
    University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0368, USA
    J Nutr Educ Behav 39:273-80. 2007
    ..Examination of current dietary patterns of Dinka and Nuer refugees from Sudan to the United States prior to dental restoration and nutrition training...
  5. doi request reprint On traditional dental extraction: case reports from Dinka and Nuer en route to restoration
    M S Willis
    Department of Anthropology, 928 Oldfather Hall, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Nebraska, 68588 0368, USA
    Br Dent J 204:121-4. 2008
    ..Among 36 Sudanese refugees, 238 individual extractions had been performed. Three retained canine/incisor root fragments; their cases are presented, including memories of the tooth-extraction ritual...
  6. ncbi request reprint Health and related factors for Sudanese refugees in Nebraska
    Mary S Willis
    IDepartment of Anthropology and Geography, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska 68588 0368, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 8:19-33. 2006
    ..Good health at the outset will allow more time and resources for education, language, and employment acquisition, all of critical importance to the Sudanese refugee community...