Accomplishments: School of Dental Medicine

April 14, 2021
Nathan Anderson, Adam Lords, Ronald Laux, and Neamat Hassan (all Dental) just published a paper, "Retrospective Anaylsis of the Risks Factors of Peri-implantitis," in The Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice. The paper evaluated the risk factors and their implication on the development of peri-implant diseases. Anderson and Lords are students.
April 12, 2021
Drs. Ji Won Yoo and David Byun (Medicine), Jay Shen (Public Health), Dr. Georgia Dounis (Dental), and Seong-min Park (Criminal Justice), along with Dr. Se Won Lee of Mountain View Hospital and past visiting scholars Sung-Youn Chun, Hee-Taik Kang, Jinwook Hwang, Young-Jae Lee, and Dong-Hun Han published a paper "Regional Variation in States' Naloxone Accessibility Laws in Association with Opioid Overdose Death Rates - Observational Study (STROBE compliant)" in the journal Medicine (Baltimore)....
March 31, 2021
Joshua Polanski, Karl Kingsley, Ah Reum Yoo, and Philip Son (all Dental) recently published the article "Dietary Habits and Anthropometric Measures of a Dental Student Population" in the European Journal of Nutrition and Food Safety. 
March 29, 2021
Dr. Hassan Ziada, Dr. Marcia Ditmyer, and Dr. Neamat Hassan (all Dental) co-authored, "Reflections of Psychomotor Skill Development in Preclinical Simulation: A Qualitative Analysis," which appeared online this month in the European Journal of Dental Education.       
March 26, 2021
Dr. Linh Nguyen and Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole (both Dental) co-authored “Biological Aging and Periodontal Disease: Analysis of NHANES (2001-2002),” which appeared online ahead of print last month in the JDR Clinical and Translational Research.
March 26, 2021
Arpita Basu (Kinesiology and Nutrition Sciences), Du Feng (Nursing), Dr. Petar Planinic, Dr. James Alexander (both Medicine), and Jeffrey Ebersole (Dental) co-authored “Dietary Blueberry and Soluble Fiber Supplementation Reduces Risk of Gestational Diabetes in Women with Obesity in a Randomized Controlled Trial,” which appeared in the Journal of Nutrition.  
March 24, 2021
Karl Kingsley, Melissa Trumbo, Namgu Kim, Beanca Samiano, Matthew Marrujo. Patrick Perkins, Kevin Foote, and Katherine M. Howard (all Dental) published the manuscript "Scardovia wiggsiae and Streptococcus sobrinus Prevalence among Orthodontic and Non-Orthodontic Patients" in the current issue of the Microbiology Research Journal International.
March 23, 2021
Katherine M. Howard, Namgu Kim, Melissa Trumbo, Patrick Perkins, Kevin Foote, Beanca Samiano, Matthew Marrujo and Karl Kingsley (all Dental) published the manuscript "Comparing the Incidence and Prevalence of Oral Microbial Pathogens Selenomonas noxia and Streptococcus mitis within the UNLV-SDM Clinical Patient Population" in the current issue of the International Journal of Research and Reports in Dentistry.
March 22, 2021
Drs. Hassan Ziada, Marcia Ditmyer and Neamat Hassan (all Dental) published a paper, "Reflections of Psychomotor Skill Development in Preclinical Simulation: A Qualitative Analysis," in the European Journal of Dental Education, that appeared online on this month. The paper investigated dental students' insight of their progression during psychomotor skill development in preclinical simulation.
March 10, 2021
Sejin Bae, Bueonguk Kang, Hyungbin Lee, Harrison Luu, and Eric Mullins, along with Karl Kingsley (all Dental) authored “Characterization of Dental Pulp Stem Cell Responses to Functional Biomaterials Including Mineralized Trioxide Aggregates,” which appeared in the Journal of Functional Biomaterials in February. All except Kingsley are students.
March 2, 2021
Dr. Jeffrey Ebersole (Dental) co-authored “Gingival Transcriptomics of Follicular T Cell Footprints in Progressing Periodontitis,” which appeared Feb. 10 online ahead of print in the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Immunology.  
March 1, 2021
Fiona Britton (Dental) co-authored “Effect of β 1/ β 2 -adrenoceptor Inhibition on β 3 -adrenoceptor Activity in the Rat Cremaster Muscle Artery,” which appeared online in January ahead of print in the British Journal of Pharmacology.