R L Ettinger

Summary

Affiliation: University of Iowa
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of attachment loss of canines in an overdenture population
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, College of Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Electronic address
    J Prosthet Dent 112:1356-63. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Iowa dentists' involvement in care for patients who are homebound
    Catherine Watkins
    Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 32:251-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint A 30-year review of a geriatric dentistry teaching programme
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gerodontology 29:e1252-60. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Rational dental care: part 1. Has the concept changed in 20 years?
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, 409 Dental Science Building N, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:441-5. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Postprocedural problems in an overdenture population: a longitudinal study
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Endod 30:310-4. 2004
  6. 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
  7. ncbi request reprint Abutment tooth loss in patients with overdentures
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics, Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:739-46; quiz 795-6. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Dentistry for persons with special needs: how should it be recognized?
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Dent Educ 68:803-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral health and the aging population
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics, Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:5S-6S. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Rational dental care: part 2. A case history
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, 409 Dental Science Building N, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:447-52. 2006

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. ncbi request reprint Incidence of attachment loss of canines in an overdenture population
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Professor, Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, College of Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Electronic address
    J Prosthet Dent 112:1356-63. 2014
    ..Caries and periodontal disease are the most common cause of tooth loss in overdenture populations. Longitudinal data on attachment loss in this population have not been well reported...
  2. ncbi request reprint Iowa dentists' involvement in care for patients who are homebound
    Catherine Watkins
    Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 32:251-8. 2012
    ..These results suggest an increased sense of professional or community responsibility among these older Iowa dentists. Education efforts may increase homebound care and more involvement of younger dentists...
  3. ncbi request reprint A 30-year review of a geriatric dentistry teaching programme
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Gerodontology 29:e1252-60. 2012
    ..To review the development of the Geriatric Dental and Special Needs Education programme at the University of Iowa over the last 30 years...
  4. ncbi request reprint Rational dental care: part 1. Has the concept changed in 20 years?
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, 409 Dental Science Building N, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:441-5. 2006
    ..This first in a series of 2 articles reviews the reasons for developing the concept...
  5. ncbi request reprint Postprocedural problems in an overdenture population: a longitudinal study
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Endod 30:310-4. 2004
    ..Vertical root fractures were statistically associated with abutments in the maxilla and opposed by natural teeth; protection of these abutments with thimble crowns could prevent fractures...
  6. 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint Abutment tooth loss in patients with overdentures
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics, Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242 1010, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 135:739-46; quiz 795-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to identify the incidence and causes of tooth loss in a prospective cohort study of subjects wearing overdentures...
  8. ncbi request reprint Dentistry for persons with special needs: how should it be recognized?
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Dent Educ 68:803-6. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Oral health and the aging population
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics, Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:5S-6S. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Rational dental care: part 2. A case history
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa College of Dentistry, 409 Dental Science Building N, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 72:447-52. 2006
    ..This second in a series of 2 articles presents a case history of a frail, older adult to illustrate some of the social, medical and community problems that are involved in caring for elderly persons...
  11. ncbi request reprint Evaluation and characteristics of "dropouts" in a longitudinal clinical study
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Clin Oral Investig 8:18-24. 2004
    ..Health behaviors such as brushing overdenture abutments or fluoride use may be more predictable but are harder to assess until persons have been study participants for some time...
  12. ncbi request reprint Meeting oral health needs to promote the well-being of the geriatric population: educational research issues
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    J Dent Educ 74:29-35. 2010
    ..These problems are discussed, and some models of care are described...
  13. ncbi request reprint The development of geriatric dental education programs in Canada: an update
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 76:a1. 2010
    ..If geriatric or special needs dentistry were to be accepted as a specialty program, it might become more attractive as a career path for dentists...
  14. ncbi request reprint Management of a failed mandibular staple implant: a clinical report
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa 52242, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 104:359-63. 2010
    ..This article describes the treatment for this patient, who has been wearing the new dentures successfully for the past 4 years...
  15. ncbi request reprint A comparison of patient satisfaction and dentist evaluation of overdenture therapy
    R L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Iowa, USA
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 25:223-7. 1997
    ..In the maxilla the patient's ability to chew and the dentist's evaluation of occlusion were also significant predictors. In the mandible the only other factors apart from retention and appearance were patient comfort and age...
  16. ncbi request reprint Public health issues in geriatric dentistry in the United States
    J M Chalmers
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, College of Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Dent Clin North Am 52:423-46, vii-viii. 2008
    ..Stakeholders, including dental professionals and the dental benefits industry, need to work together to develop innovative dental financing programs that will increase older Americans access to dental care...
  17. ncbi request reprint Caries: a problem in an overdenture population
    R L Ettinger
    Department of Removable Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 18:42-5. 1990
    ..However, discriminant function analysis showed that although specificity was very high (98.5%), sensitivity was very low (7.9%). Therefore, this model was unable to predict persons who would be at high risk for caries...
  18. ncbi request reprint Reflections on changes in geriatric dentistry
    R L Ettinger
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Dent Educ 64:715-22. 2000
    ..Factors influencing the curriculum development are identified and discussed, and as no dental schools are the same, some general applications are suggested from the Iowa experience...
  19. ncbi request reprint The complexities involved with managing the care of an elderly patient
    Terry J Lindquist
    Department of Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry, The University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Am Dent Assoc 134:593-600. 2003
    ..Treatment planning for and managing the care of elderly patients can be complicated for a number of reasons. To understand the patient's needs, one must understand the environment in which the patient functions...
  20. ncbi request reprint Patient management and decision making in complete denture fabrication using a duplicate denture procedure: a clinical report
    T J Lindquist
    College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52242, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 82:499-503. 1999
    ..However, in-depth communication with the patient is necessary for successful denture therapy...
  21. ncbi request reprint Iowa intermediate care facilities: an evaluation of care providers'attitudes toward oral hygiene care
    Karla Thole
    College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, USA
    Spec Care Dentist 30:99-105. 2010
    ..0 minutes cleaning dentures. Care providers experienced significant behavioral and physical difficulties while providing OHC, but still found OHC important. Training programs for care providers are needed to address these difficulties...
  22. ncbi request reprint In vitro evaluation of fluoride varnish on overdenture abutments
    Liang Hong
    School of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City 52246, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 89:28-36. 2003
    ..No clinical study has evaluated the efficacy of fluoride varnish as a topical fluoride agent for the protection of overdenture abutments from dental caries...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prevention of demineralization by CO2 and Er,Cr:YSGG laser irradiation of overdenture abutments
    Luke A Darling
    Department of Prosthodontics and Dows Institute for Dental Research, College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242, USA
    Am J Dent 19:227-30. 2006
    ..To assess the effects of Er,Cr:YSGG and CO2 laser irradiation on the prevention of demineralization of overdenture abutments...
  24. ncbi request reprint Effect of topical fluoride and fluoride varnish on in vitro root surface lesions
    Liang Hong
    Department of Preventive and Community Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, USA
    Am J Dent 18:182-7. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effect of a fluoride varnish on demineralization and remineralization of root surfaces in vitro...
  25. ncbi request reprint A different perspective on care of the special needs patient: the UK model
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Spec Care Dentist 24:5-6. 2004
  26. ncbi request reprint Current status of predoctoral geriatric education in U.S. dental schools
    Abdel R Mohammad
    Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Section of Geriatrics, 305 West 12th Ave, 193, P O Box 182357, Columbus, OH 43218 2357, USA
    J Dent Educ 67:509-14. 2003
    ..Although didactic teaching of geriatric dentistry has increased markedly in the last two decades, clinical experience, both intramurally and extramurally, did not keep pace...
  27. ncbi request reprint Association of salivary flow rate with oral function in a sample of community-dwelling older adults in Japan
    Kazunori Ikebe
    Department of Removal Prosthodontics, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 94:184-90. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the association of stimulated salivary flow rate with perceived salivary flow and various oral symptoms among a group of independently living elderly persons...
  28. ncbi request reprint Where will the next generation of special needs dentists come from?
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Spec Care Dentist 26:5-6. 2006
  29. ncbi request reprint Utilization of dental health services by community-dwelling older adults in Japan who attended a weekly educational programme
    Kazunori Ikebe
    Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University, Suita, Japan
    Gerodontology 19:115-22. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe dental health services utilization and identify factors which influenced a group of independently living elderly persons in an urban area of Japan...
  30. ncbi request reprint Dental status and satisfaction with oral function in a sample of community-dwelling elderly people in Japan
    Kazunori Ikebe
    Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Osaka University Faculty of Dentistry, Suita, Japan
    Spec Care Dentist 22:33-40. 2002
    ..There were significant associations between the elderly subjects' dental status and oral function...
  31. ncbi request reprint "To treat or not to treat--that is an important question"
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Spec Care Dentist 27:167. 2007
  32. ncbi request reprint Application of short-form oral health impact profile on elderly Japanese
    Kazunori Ikebe
    Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Graduate School of Dentistry, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan
    Gerodontology 21:167-76. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to use the oral health impact profile (OHIP-14) to evaluate the impact of oral disease on the quality of life of a group of independently-living elderly persons in an urban area of Japan...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of dry mouth on oral symptoms and function in removable denture wearers in Japan
    Kazunori Ikebe
    Division of Oromaxillofacial Regeneration, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99:704-10. 2005
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  34. ncbi request reprint The relationship between oral function and body mass index among independently living older Japanese people
    Kazunori Ikebe
    Division of Oromaxillofacial Regeneration, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, 1 8 Yamadaoka Suita, Osaka 565 0871, Japan
    Int J Prosthodont 19:539-46. 2006
    ..The hypothesis was that oral function is more important than dental status for healthy body weight...
  35. ncbi request reprint Who is going to treat our edentulous older adults?
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Spec Care Dentist 24:281-2. 2004
  36. ncbi request reprint The influence of systemic diseases on oral health care in older adults
    Crispian Scully
    University College London Eastman Dental Institute, 256 Gray s Inn Road, London, WC1X 8LD, England
    J Am Dent Assoc 138:7S-14S. 2007
    ..The authors review some of the management issues associated with selected systemic diseases common in older adults who are functionally independent...
  37. ncbi request reprint "Implant or a bridge?" That is the question
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Spec Care Dentist 26:239-40. 2006
  38. ncbi request reprint Impact of dry mouth and hyposalivation on oral health-related quality of life of elderly Japanese
    Kazunori Ikebe
    Division of Oromaxillofacial Regeneration Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry, Suita, Osaka, Japan
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 103:216-22. 2007
    ..To determine the association of hyposalivation and the perception of dry mouth with oral health-related quality of life for independently living elderly...
  39. ncbi request reprint Rural dentistry--lessons from other countries
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Spec Care Dentist 27:219-21. 2007
    ..It is impossible to meet all of the unmet needs of this rural population. Therefore, prevention must be the focus of any program and some of these programs developed by other countries may be useful for the rural U.S...
  40. ncbi request reprint "There is nothing wrong with my teeth." What is informed consent for persons with cognitive impairment?
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Spec Care Dentist 22:172-3. 2002
  41. ncbi request reprint Food insufficiency in diabetics
    Ronald L Ettinger
    Gerontologist 46:317; author reply 317. 2006