M S Willis
Affiliation: University of Nebraska
- Social perceptions of individuals missing upper front teethMary 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...
- Anterior dental extractions among Dinka and Nuer refugees in the United States: a case seriesMary 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...
- A historical perspective on the University of Nebraska Medical Center's College of Dentistry Class of 1961Mary 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...
- From Sudan to nebraska: Dinka and Nuer refugee diet dilemmasMary 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...
- On traditional dental extraction: case reports from Dinka and Nuer en route to restorationM 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...
- Health and related factors for Sudanese refugees in NebraskaMary 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...