Our faculty have produced a significant body of research. This page lists articles by researchers affiliated with the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry which have recently been published in scientific journals, as well as recent book titles.

Updated April  19, 2017

Yao, S., Li, C., Beckley, M., Liu, D.
Expression of odontogenic ameloblast-associated protein in the dental follicle and its role in osteogenic differentiation of dental follicle stem cells
(2017) Archives of Oral Biology, 78, pp. 6-12.

Zheng, M., Bender, D., Nadershahi, N.
Faculty professional development in emergent pedagogies for instructional innovation in dental education
(2017) European Journal of Dental Education, 21 (2), pp. 67-78.

Wu, T.-R., Huang, T.-T., Martel, J., Liau, J.-C., Chiu, C.-Y., Leu, Y.-L., Jian, W.-T., Chang, I.-T., Lu, C.-C., Ojcius, D.M., Ko, Y.-F., Lai, H.-C., Young, J.D.
Pinicolol B from Antrodia cinnamomea induces apoptosis of nasopharyngeal carcinoma cells
(2017) Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 201, pp. 117-122.

Arias, A., de Vasconcelos, R.A., Hernández, A., Peters, O.A.
Torsional Performance of ProTaper Gold Rotary Instruments during Shaping of Small Root Canals after 2 Different Glide Path Preparations
(2017) Journal of Endodontics, 43 (3), pp. 447-451.

Martel, J., Ojcius, D.M., Chang, C.-J., Lin, C.-S., Lu, C.-C., Ko, Y.-F., Tseng, S.-F., Lai, H.-C., Young, J.D.
Anti-obesogenic and antidiabetic effects of plants and mushrooms
(2017) Nature Reviews Endocrinology, 13 (3), pp. 149-160.

Afrand, M., Oh, H., Flores-Mir, C., Lagravère-Vich, M.O.
Growth changes in the anterior and middle cranial bases assessed with cone-beam computed tomography in adolescents
(2017) American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 151 (2), pp. 342-350.e2.

Oh, H., Baumrind, S., Korn, E.L., Dugoni, S., Boero, R., Aubert, M., Boyd, R.
A retrospective study of Class II mixed-dentition treatment
(2017) Angle Orthodontist, 87 (1), pp. 56-67.

Gabriele, L.G., Morandini, A.C., Dionísio, T.J., Santos, C.F.
Angiotensin II type 1 receptor knockdown impairs interleukin-1β-induced cytokines in human periodontal fibroblasts
(2017) Journal of Periodontology, 88 (1), pp. e1-e11.

Piskorz, J., Lijewski, S., Gierszewski, M., Gorniak, K., Sobotta, L., Wicher, B., Tykarska, E., Düzgüneş, N., Konopka, K., Sikorski, M., Gdaniec, M., Mielcarek, J., Goslinski, T.
Sulfanyl porphyrazines: Molecular barrel-like self-assembly in crystals, optical properties and in vitro photodynamic activity towards cancer cells
(2017) Dyes and Pigments, 136, pp. 898-908.

Noma, N., Shimizu, K., Watanabe, K., Young, A., Imamura, Y., Khan, J.
Cracked tooth syndrome mimicking trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia: A report of four cases
(2017) Quintessence International, 48 (4), pp. 329-337.

Peters, O.A., de Azevedo Bahia, M.G., Pereira, E.S.J.
Contemporary Root Canal Preparation: Innovations in Biomechanics
(2017) Dental Clinics of North America, 61 (1), pp. 37-58.

Yeruva, L., Pouncey, D.L., Eledge, M.R., Bhattacharya, S., Luo, C., Weatherford, E.W., Ojcius, D.M., Rank, R.G.
MicroRNAs modulate pathogenesis resulting from chlamydial infection in mice
(2017) Infection and Immunity, 85 (1), art. no. e00768-16, .

Bonessio, N., Arias, A., Lomiento, G., Peters, O.A.
Effect of root canal treatment procedures with a novel rotary nickel titanium instrument (TRUShape) on stress in mandibular molars: a comparative finite element analysis
(2017) Odontology, 105 (1), pp. 54-61.

Guivarc'h, M., Ordioni, U., Ahmed, H.M.A., Cohen, S., Catherine, J.-H., Bukiet, F.
Sodium Hypochlorite Accident: A Systematic Review
(2017) Journal of Endodontics, 43 (1), pp. 16-24.

Chen, M.-F., Weng, K.-F., Huang, S.-Y., Liu, Y.-C., Tseng, S.-N., Ojcius, D.M., Shih, S.-R.
Pretreatment with a heat-killed probiotic modulates monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 and reduces the pathogenicity of influenza and enterovirus 71 infections
(2017) Mucosal Immunology, 10 (1), pp. 215-227.

Ko, Y.-F., Liau, J.-C., Lee, C.-S., Chiu, C.-Y., Martel, J., Lin, C.-S., Tseng, S.-F., Ojcius, D.M., Lu, C.-C., Lai, H.-C., Young, J.D.
Isolation, culture and characterization of Hirsutella sinensis mycelium from caterpillar fungus fruiting body
(2017) PLoS ONE, 12 (1), art. no. 0168734, .

Young, J., Yee, M., Kim, H., Cheung, J., Chino, T., Düzgüneş, N., Konopka, K.
Phototoxicity of Liposomal Zn- and Al-phthalocyanine Against Cervical and Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma Cells In Vitro
(2016) Medical science monitor basic research, 22, pp. 156-164.

Fa, B.A., Cuny, E.
Preliminary evidence supports modification of retraction technique to prevent needlestick injuries
(2016) Anesthesia Progress, 63 (4), pp. 192-196.

Peters, O.A., Galicia, J., Arias, A., Tolar, M., Ng, E., Shin, S.J.
Effects of two calcium silicate cements on cell viability, angiogenic growth factor release and related gene expression in stem cells from the apical papilla
(2016) International Endodontic Journal, 49 (12), pp. 1132-1140.

Alzoubi, F., Bedrossian, E., Wong, A.
Oral rehabilitation of patients with Chediak-Higashi syndrome using zygoma and root form implant-supported fixed prostheses: A report of two patients
(2016) Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 116 (6), pp. 831-835.

Wang, S., Hu, J., Dong, R., Liu, D., Chen, J., Musacchia, G., Liu, B.
Voice pitch elicited frequency following response in Chinese elderlies
(2016) Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 8 (NOV), art. no. 286, .

Atanasova, K., Lee, J., Roberts, J., Lee, K., Ojcius, D.M., Yilmaz, Ö.
Nucleoside-diphosphate-kinase of P. gingivalis is secreted from epithelial cells in the absence of a leader sequence through a pannexin-1 interactome
(2016) Scientific Reports, 6, art. no. 37643, .

Lin, C.-S., Tsai, Y.-H., Chang, C.-J., Tseng, S.-F., Wu, T.-R., Lu, C.-C., Wu, T.-S., Lu, J.-J., Horng, J.-T., Martel, J., Ojcius, D.M., Lai, H.-C., Young, J.D.
An iron detection system determines bacterial swarming initiation and biofilm formation
(2016) Scientific Reports, 6, art. no. 36747, .

Radjaeipour, G., Chambers, D.W., Geissberger, M.
Can performance on summative evaluation of wax-added dental anatomy projects be better predicted from the combination of supervised and unsupervised practice than from supervised practice alone?
(2016) European Journal of Dental Education, 20 (4), pp. 237-240.

Cheung, J., Chino, T., Co, C., Konopka, K., Düzgünes, N.
A nonviral vector with transfection activity comparable with adenoviral transduction
(2016) Therapeutic Delivery, 7 (11), pp. 739-749.

Oh, H., Ma, N., Feng, P.P., Kieu, K., Boero, R., Dugoni, S., Aubert, M., Chambers, D.
Evaluation of posttreatment stability after orthodontic treatment in the mixed and permanent dentitions
(2016) Angle Orthodontist, 86 (6), pp. 1010-1018.

Rechenberg, D.-K., Galicia, J.C., Peters, O.A.
Biological markers for pulpal inflammation: A systematic review
(2016) PLoS ONE, 11 (11), art. no. e0167289, .

Chung, I.-C., OuYang, C.-N., Yuan, S.-N., Li, H.-P., Chen, J.-T., Shieh, H.-R., Chen, Y.-J., Ojcius, D.M., Chu, C.-L., Yu, J.-S., Chang, Y.-S., Chen, L.-C.
Pyk2 activates the NLRP3 inflammasome by directly phosphorylating ASC and contributes to inflammasome-dependent peritonitis
(2016) Scientific Reports, 6, art. no. 36214, .

Glassman, P., Harrington, M., Namakian, M., Subar, P.
Interprofessional Collaboration in Improving Oral Health for Special Populations
(2016) Dental Clinics of North America, 60 (4), pp. 843-855.

Alzoubi, F., Massoomi, N., Nattestad, A.
Bone reduction to facilitate immediate implant placement and loading using CAD/CAM surgical guides for patients with terminal dentition
(2016) Journal of Oral Implantology, 42 (5), pp. 406-410.

Alzoubi, F., Massoomi, N., Nattestad, A.
Accuracy assessment of immediate and delayed implant placements using CAD/CAM surgical guides
(2016) Journal of Oral Implantology, 42 (5), pp. 391-398.

Davies, A., Gebremedhin, S., Yee, M., Padilla, R.J., Duzgunes, N., Konopka, K., Dorocka-Bobkowska, B.
Cationic porphyrin-mediated photodynamic inactivation of Candida biofilms and the effect of miconazole
(2016) Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 67 (5), pp. 777-783.

Pettengill, M.A., Abdul-Sater, A., Coutinho-Silva, R., Ojcius, D.M.
Danger signals, inflammasomes, and the intricate intracellular lives of chlamydiae
(2016) Biomedical Journal, 39 (5), pp. 306-315.

Tolstunov, L., Brickeen, M., Kamanin, V., Susarla, S.M., Selvi, F.
Is the angulation of mandibular third molars associated with the thickness of lingual bone?
(2016) British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 54 (8), pp. 914-919.

Monsarrat, P., Arcaute, B., Peters, O.A., Maury, E., Telmon, N., Georgelin-Gurgel, M., Maret, D.
Interrelationships in the variability of root canal anatomy among the permanent teeth: A full-mouth approach by cone-beam CT
(2016) PLoS ONE, 11 (10), art. no. e0165329, .

Lu, C.-C., Hsu, Y.-J., Chang, C.-J., Lin, C.-S., Martel, J., Ojcius, D.M., Ko, Y.-F., Lai, H.-C., Young, J.D.
Immunomodulatory properties of medicinal mushrooms: Differential effects of water and ethanol extracts on NK cell-mediated cytotoxicity
(2016) Innate Immunity, 22 (7), pp. 522-533.

Fa, B.A., Speaker, S.R., Budenz, A.W.
Temporary diplopia after gow-gates injection: Case report and review
(2016) Anesthesia Progress, 63 (3), pp. 139-146.

Chávez, E.M., Lederman, B.
On Lok PACE: Where oral healthcare is an integral part of healthcare
(2016) Generations, 40 (3), pp. 104-107.

Chávez, E.M., Calvo, J., Jones, J.
The Santa Fe group strategy: How Medicare can integrate health and oral care for older Americans
(2016) Generations, 40 (3), pp. 94-99.

Lyon, L.J., Hoover, T.E., Giusti, L., Booth, M.T., Mahdavi, E.
Teaching skill acquisition and development in dental education
(2016) Journal of Dental Education, 80 (8), pp. 983-993.

Moua, P.S., Gonzalez, A., Oshiro, K.T., Tam, V., Li, Z.H., Chang, J., Leung, W., Yon, A., Thor, D., Venkatram, S., Franz, A.H., Risser, D.D., Lin-Cereghino, J., Lin-Cereghino, G.P.
Differential secretion pathways of proteins fused to the Escherichia coli maltose binding protein (MBP) in Pichia pastoris
(2016) Protein Expression and Purification, 124, pp. 1-9.

Almeida-da-Silva, C.L.C., Morandini, A.C., Ulrich, H., Ojcius, D.M., Coutinho-Silva, R.
Purinergic signaling during Porphyromonas gingivalis infection [figure presented]
(2016) Biomedical Journal, 39 (4), pp. 251-260.

Park, S.B., Seronello, S., Mayer, W., Ojcius, D.M.
Hepatitis C virus frameshift/alternate reading frame protein suppresses interferon responses mediated by pattern recognition receptor retinoic-acid-inducible gene-I
(2016) PLoS ONE, 11 (7), art. no. e0158419, .

Nix, N.L., Beck, L.G., Rodriguez, T.E.
The Benefits of Volunteering as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Educator
(2016) Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 74 (7), pp. 1295-1299.

Bui, F.Q., Johnson, L., Roberts, J., Hung, S.-C., Lee, J., Atanasova, K.R., Huang, P.-R., Yilmaz, Ö., Ojcius, D.M.
Fusobacterium nucleatum infection of gingival epithelial cells leads to NLRP3 inflammasome-dependent secretion of IL-1β and the danger signals ASC and HMGB1
(2016) Cellular Microbiology, 18 (7), pp. 970-981.

Galicia, J.C., Henson, B.R., Parker, J.S., Khan, A.A.
Gene expression profile of pulpitis
(2016) Genes and Immunity, 17 (4), pp. 239-243.

Mlynarczyk, D.T., Lijewski, S., Falkowski, M., Piskorz, J., Szczolko, W., Sobotta, L., Stolarska, M., Popenda, L., Jurga, S., Konopka, K., Düzgüneş, N., Mielcarek, J., Goslinski, T.
Dendrimeric Sulfanyl Porphyrazines: Synthesis, Physico-Chemical Characterization, and Biological Activity for Potential Applications in Photodynamic Therapy
(2016) ChemPlusChem, 81 (5), pp. 460-470.

Xiao, N., Le, Q.-T.
Neurotrophic Factors and Their Potential Applications in Tissue Regeneration
(2016) Archivum Immunologiae et Therapiae Experimentalis, 64 (2), pp. 89-99.

Koch, J.D., Jaramillo, D.E., DiVito, E., Peters, O.A.
Irrigant flow during photon-induced photoacoustic streaming (PIPS) using Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)
(2016) Clinical Oral Investigations, 20 (2), pp. 381-386.

Han, X., Shaligram, S., Zhang, R., Anderson, L., Rahimian, R.
Sex-specific vascular responses of the rat aorta: effects of moderate term (intermediate stage) streptozotocin-induced diabetes
(2016) Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, 94 (4), pp. 408-415.

Sadowsky, S.J., Zitzmann, N.U.
Protocols for the maxillary implant overdenture: A systematic review
(2016) International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, 31, pp. 182-191.

Lamberton, J.A., Prof., Oesterle, L.J., Shellhart, W.C., Prof., Newman, S.M., Prof., Harrell, R.E., Prof., Tilliss, T., Prof., Singh, N., Carey, C.M.
Comparison of pain perception during miniscrew placement in orthodontic patients with a visual analog scale survey between compound topical and needle-injected anesthetics: A crossover, prospective, randomized clinical trial
(2016) American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 149 (1), pp. 15-23.

Oh, H., Herchold, K., Hannon, S., Heetland, K., Ashraf, G., Nguyen, V., Cho, H.J.
Orthodontic tooth movement through the maxillary sinus in an adult with multiple missing teeth [Mouvements dentaires orthodontiques au travers du sinus maxillaire chez une patiente adulte présentant des édentements multiples]
(2015) L' Orthodontie française, 86 (4), pp. 313-326.

Wong, T.-Y., Peng, H.-H., Wu, C.-Y., Martel, J., Ojcius, D.M., Hsu, F.-Y., Young, J.D.
Nanoparticle conversion to biofilms: In vitro demonstration using serum-derived mineralo-organic nanoparticles
(2015) Nanomedicine, 10 (24), pp. 3519-3535.

Sajuthi, A., Carrillo-Zazueta, B., Hu, B., Wang, A., Brodnansky, L., Mayberry, J., Rivera, A.S.
Sexually dimorphic gene expression in the lateral eyes of Euphilomedes carcharodonta (Ostracoda, Pancrustacea)
(2015) EvoDevo, 6 (1), art. no. 34, .

Huang, T.-T., Lai, H.-C., Ko, Y.-F., Ojcius, D.M., Lan, Y.-W., Martel, J., Young, J.D., Chong, K.-Y.
Hirsutella sinensis mycelium attenuates bleomycin-induced pulmonary inflammation and fibrosis in vivo
(2015) Scientific Reports, 5, art. no. 15282, .

Wong, T.-Y., Wu, C.-Y., Martel, J., Lin, C.-W., Hsu, F.-Y., Ojcius, D.M., Lin, P.Y., Young, J.D.
Detection and characterization of mineralo-organic nanoparticles in human kidneys
(2015) Scientific Reports, 5, art. no. 15272, .

Cuny, E.
The use of a process challenge device in dental office gravity displacement tabletop sterilizers
(2015) American Journal of Infection Control, 43 (10), pp. 1131-1133.

Chang, C.-J., Lin, C.-S., Lu, C.-C., Martel, J., Ko, Y.-F., Ojcius, D.M., Tseng, S.-F., Wu, T.-R., Chen, Y.-Y.M., Young, J.D., Lai, H.-C.
Ganoderma lucidum reduces obesity in mice by modulating the composition of the gut microbiota
(2015) Nature Communications, 6, art. no. 7489, .

Tawil, P.Z., Duggan, D.J., Galicia, J.C.
Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA): its history, composition, and clinical applications
(2015) Compendium of continuing education in dentistry (Jamesburg, N.J. : 1995), 36 (4), pp. 247-52; quiz 254, 264.

Nam, J., Aranyarachkul, P.
Achieving the Optimal Peri-implant Soft Tissue Profile by the Selective Pressure Method via Provisional Restorations in the Esthetic Zone
(2015) Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, 27 (3), pp. 136-144.

Baumrind, S., Curry, S.
American Association of Orthodontists Foundation Craniofacial Growth Legacy Collection: Overview of a powerful tool for orthodontic research and teaching
(2015) American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 148 (2), pp. 217-225.

Lin, K.C., Wagner, S.A.
An Efficient and Cost-Effective Technique to Construct an Intraoral Central Bearing Tracing Device
(2015) Journal of Prosthodontics, 24 (6), pp. 511-514.

Park, J., Boyd, R.L., Bauter, N., Bittner Eberle, M., Lecornu, M.L., Dischinger, T.
Treatment of asymmetrical class II malocclusion in adult patients
(2015) Journal of clinical orthodontics : JCO, 49 (1), pp. 16-27.

Javid, B., Said-Al-Naief, N.
Craniofacial manifestations of β-thalassemia major
(2015) Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, 119 (1), pp. e33-e40.

Peters, O.A., Arias, A., Paqué, F.
A Micro-computed Tomographic Assessment of Root Canal Preparation with a Novel Instrument, TRUShape, in Mesial Roots of Mandibular Molars
(2015) Journal of Endodontics, 41 (9), art. no. 3177, pp. 1545-1550.

Ferreira, L., Jham, B., Assi, R., Readinger, A., Kessler, H.P.
Oral melanocytic nevi: A clinicopathologic study of 100 cases
(2015) Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology, 120 (3), pp. 358-367.

De Gregorio, C., Arias, A., Navarrete, N., Cisneros, R., Cohenca, N.
Differences in disinfection protocols for root canal treatments between general dentists and endodontists: A Web-based survey
(2015) Journal of the American Dental Association, 146 (7), pp. 536-543.

Hurstel, J., Guivarc'H, M., Pommel, L., Camps, J., Tassery, H., Cohen, S., Bukiet, F.
Do cell phones affect establishing electronic working length?
(2015) Journal of Endodontics, 41 (6), pp. 943-946.

Pereira, E.S.J., Viana, A.C.D., Buono, V.T.L., Peters, O.A., Azevedo Bahia, M.G.D.
Behavior of nickel-titanium instruments manufactured with different thermal treatments
(2015) Journal of Endodontics, 41 (1), pp. 67-71.

Ruddle, C.
Endodontic disinfection: Tsunami irrigation
(2015) Saudi Endodontic Journal, 5 (1), pp. 1-12.

Sadowsky, S.J., Fitzpatrick, B., Curtis, D.A.
Evidence-Based Criteria for Differential Treatment Planning of Implant Restorations for the Maxillary Edentulous Patient
(2015) Journal of Prosthodontics, 24 (6), pp. 433-446.

Bonessio, N., Pereira, E.S.J., Lomiento, G., Arias, A., Bahia, M.G.A., Buono, V.T.L., Peters, O.A.
Validated finite element analyses of WaveOne Endodontic Instruments: A comparison between M-Wire and NiTi alloys
(2015) International Endodontic Journal, 48 (5), pp. 441-450.

Lemagner, F., Maret, D., Peters, O.A., Arias, A., Coudrais, E., Georgelin-Gurgel, M.
Prevalence of Apical Bone Defects and Evaluation of Associated Factors Detected with Cone-beam Computed Tomographic Images
(2015) Journal of Endodontics, 41 (7), pp. 1043-1047.

Young, D.A., Nový, B.B., Zeller, G.G., Hale, R., Hart, T.C., Truelove, E.L., Ekstrand, K.R., Featherstone, J.D.B., Fontana, M., Ismail, A., Kuehne, J., Longbottom, C., Pitts, N., Sarrett, D.C., Wright, T., Mark, A.M., Beltran-Aguilar, E., Tran, C.
The american dental association caries classification system for clinical practice: A report of the american dental association council on scientific affairs
(2015) Journal of the American Dental Association, 146 (2), pp. 79-86.

Chainani-Wu, N., Madden, E., Cox, D., Sroussi, H., Epstein, J., Silverman, S., Jr.
Toluidine blue aids in detection of dysplasia and carcinoma in suspicious oral lesions
(2015) Oral Diseases, 21 (7), pp. 879-885.

Roetzer, P., Gupta, S., Schmedding, T., Sadowsky, S., Kachalia, P.
Intraoral repair of multiple substrates using silication
(2015) Dentistry Today, 34 (7), .

Ramos-Junior, E.S., Morandini, A.C., Almeida-Da-Silva, C.L.C., Franco, E.J., Potempa, J., Nguyen, K.A., Oliveira, A.C., Zamboni, D.S., Ojcius, D.M., Scharfstein, J., Coutinho-Silva, R.
A Dual Role for P2X7 Receptor during Porphyromonas gingivalis Infection
(2015) Journal of Dental Research, 94 (9), pp. 1233-1242.

Grande, N.M., Ahmed, H.M.A., Cohen, S., Bukiet, F., Plotino, G.
Current assessment of reciprocation in endodontic preparation: A comprehensive review - Part I: Historic perspectives and current applications
(2015) Journal of Endodontics, 41 (11), pp. 1778-1783.

Vera, J., Ochoa-Rivera, J., Vazquez-Carcaño, M., Romero, M., Arias, A., Sleiman, P.
Effect of intracanal cryotherapy on reducing root surface temperature
(2015) Journal of Endodontics, 41 (11), pp. 1884-1887.

van Atteveldt, N., Musacchia, G., Zion-Golumbic, E., Sehatpour, P., Javitt, D.C., Schroeder, C.
Complementary fMRI and EEG evidence for more efficient neural processing of rhythmic vs. unpredictably timed sounds
(2015) Frontiers in Psychology, 6 (OCT), art. no. 1663, .