Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Evaluation of Training Gaps among Public Health Practitioners in Washington StateJournal of Public Health Management and Practice.  27:473-483. 2021
2021 Is dietary pattern a mediator of the relationship between socioeconomic status and dental caries?Clinical Oral Investigations.  25:5441-5447. 2021
2021 Association between motor proficiency and oral health in people with intellectual disabilitiesJournal of Intellectual Disability Research.  65:489-499. 2021
2021 Professionally and Self-Applied Fluorides are Effective in Preventing Dental Root CariesJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  21. 2021
2021 Food processing and its association with dental caries: Data from NHANES 2011-2014Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology2021
2021 Medical–Dental Integration in a Rural Community Health Center: A Qualitative Program EvaluationHealth Promotion Practice2021
2020 Organizational Readiness to Implement System Changes in an Alaskan Tribal Dental Care OrganizationJDR Clinical and Translational Research.  5:156-165. 2020
2020 Parents' satisfaction with silver diamine fluoride treatment of carious lesions in childrenJournal of Dentistry for Children.  87:4-11. 2020
2019 Caregiver satisfaction with interim silver diamine fluoride applications for their children with caries prior to operating room treatment or sedationJournal of Public Health Dentistry.  79:286-291. 2019
2019 Limited Evidence Suggests That Many Types of Desensitizing Toothpaste May Reduce Dentin Hypersensitivity, but Not the Ones With Strontium or Amorphous Calcium PhosphateJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  19. 2019
2019 A survey of caregiver acculturation and acceptance of silver diamine fluoride treatment for childhood cariesBMC Oral Health.  19. 2019
2019 Randomized Trial Based on the Common-Sense Model of Self-regulation to Increase Child Dental VisitsJDR Clinical and Translational Research.  4:323-332. 2019
2019 Fluoride Varnish and Dental Caries in Preschoolers: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisCaries Research.  53:502-513. 2019
2019 Prevalence of dentin hypersensitivity: Systematic review and meta-analysisJournal of Dentistry.  81:1-6. 2019
2018 Controlling caries in exposed root surfaces with silver diamine fluoride: A systematic review with meta-analysisJournal of the American Dental Association.  149:671-679.e1. 2018
2018 Dental health aides in Alaska: A qualitative assessment to improve paediatric oral health in remote rural villagesCommunity Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.  46:416-424. 2018
2018 Added Sugar Consumption and Chronic Oral Disease Burden among Adolescents in BrazilJournal of Dental Research.  97:508-514. 2018
2018 Pay-for-performance incentive program in a large dental group practiceJournal of the American Dental Association.  149:348-352. 2018
2017 Care delivery and compensation system changes: A case study of organizational readiness within a large dental care practice organization in the United StatesBMC Oral Health.  17. 2017
2017 Everybody brush! Consumer satisfaction with a tooth decay prevention programFrontiers in Public Health.  5. 2017
2017 Are tooth decay prevention visits in primary care before age 2 years effective?JAMA Pediatrics.  171:321-322. 2017
2015 Family Access to a Dentist Study (FADS): A multi-center randomized controlled trialContemporary Clinical Trials.  45:177-183. 2015
2015 Population-centered Risk- and Evidence-based Dental Interprofessional Care Team (PREDICT): Study protocol for a randomized controlled trialTrials.  16. 2015
2015 "Everybody brush!": protocol for a parallel-group randomized controlled trial of a family-focused primary prevention program with distribution of oral hygiene products and education to increase frequency of toothbrushing.JMIR Research Protocols.  4:e58. 2015
2015 Practicing evidence-based orthodontics: How to critically appraise a randomized controlled trial 2015
2015 Prevalence of pain in the orofacial regions in patients visiting general dentists in the Northwest Practice-based REsearch Collaborative in Evidence-based DENTistry research networkJournal of the American Dental Association.  146:721-728.e3. 2015
2015 Tooth wear and the role of salivary measures in general practice patientsClinical Oral Investigations.  19:85-95. 2015
2014 Oral hygiene behaviors and caries experience in Northwest PRECEDENT patientsCommunity Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.  42:526-535. 2014
2014 A prospective study of clinical outcomes related to third molar removal or retentionAmerican Journal of Public Health.  104:728-734. 2014
2014 Pediatric dentists' willingness to participate in practice-based research networksPediatric Dentistry.  36:39-45. 2014
2014 Recommendations for third molar removal: A practice-based cohort studyAmerican Journal of Public Health.  104:735-743. 2014
2013 Dental risk factors for osteonecrosis of the jaws: A CONDOR case-control studyClinical Oral Investigations.  17:1839-1845. 2013
2013 Salivary characteristics and dental caries: Evidence from general dental practicesJournal of the American Dental Association.  144:e31-e40. 2013
2013 Risk factors for osteonecrosis of the jaws: a case-control study from the CONDOR Dental PBRN.Texas Dental Journal.  130:299-307. 2013
2013 Specific infections as the etiology of destructive periodontal disease: A systematic reviewEuropean Journal of Oral Sciences.  121:2-6. 2013
2013 The feasibility of a clinical trial of pain related to temporomandibular muscle and joint disorders: The results of a survey from the Collaboration on Networked Dental and Oral Research dental practice-based research networksJournal of the American Dental Association.  144:e01-e10. 2013
2013 The prevalence of dentin hypersensitivity in general dental practices in the northwest United StatesJournal of the American Dental Association.  144:288-296. 2013
2012 Osteonecrosis of the jaw and oral hygiene: a case-control study from Condor Dental PBRN.Journal of Dental Hygiene.  86:32-33. 2012
2012 Historical perspectives on theories of periodontal disease etiologyPeriodontology 2000.  58:153-160. 2012
2011 Laser therapy for dentine hypersensitivityEvidence-Based Dentistry.  12:74-75. 2011
2011 Inter-examiner reliability of salivary diagnostic tests in a practice-based research network.Journal of Dental Hygiene.  85:143-150. 2011
2011 Risk factors for osteonecrosis of the jaws: A case-control study from the CONDOR dental PBRNJournal of Dental Research.  90:439-444. 2011
2011 Dentin hypersensitivity and oxalates: A systematic reviewJournal of Dental Research.  90:304-310. 2011
2011 Rinsing with fluoride toothpaste slurry may prevent dental caries in orthodontic patientsJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  11:145-146. 2011
2010 Disparity between dental needs and dental treatment providedJournal of Dental Research.  89:975-979. 2010
2010 Tooth wear: Prevalence and associated factors in general practice patientsCommunity Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.  38:228-234. 2010
2010 The conduct of practice-based research in community clinics compared to private practices: similarities, differences, and challenges. 2010
2010 Treating dentin hypersensitivity: Therapeutic choices made by dentists of the northwest PRECEDENT networkJournal of the American Dental Association.  141:1097-1105. 2010
2010 What's in a dental practice-based research network? characteristics of Northwest PRECEDENT dentists, their patients and office visitsJournal of the American Dental Association.  141:889-899. 2010
2009 The relative contribution of income inequality and imprisonment to the variation in homicide rates among Developed (OECD), South and Central American countriesSocial Science and Medicine.  69:1343-1350. 2009
2009 Effect of air pollution on lung function in schoolchildren in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 2009
2009 Infant formula and enamel fluorosis A systematic reviewJournal of the American Dental Association.  140:841-854. 2009
2009 Intrauterine Growth Restriction and Preterm Birth Were not Associated with Primary Teeth CariesJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  9:38-39. 2009
2008 Systemic antibiotics and tooth loss in Periodontal diseaseJournal of Dental Research.  87:871-876. 2008
2008 Long-term use of medications and destructive periodontal diseaseJournal of Periodontology.  79:1330-1338. 2008
2008 Pain and Discomfort are the Main Symptoms Affecting the Quality of Life in Periodontal DiseaseJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  8:101-102. 2008
2008 The effects of orthodontic therapy on periodontal health : A systematic review of controlled evidenceJournal of the American Dental Association.  139:413-422. 2008
2007 Secular trends in preadult orthodontic care in the United States: 1942-2002American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.  132:579-585. 2007
2007 Oral health-related quality of life of periodontal patientsJournal of Periodontal Research.  42:169-176. 2007
2007 Are statins associated with decreased tooth loss in chronic periodontitis?Journal of Clinical Periodontology.  34:214-219. 2007
2007 Secular trends in socio-economic disparities in edentulism: USA, 1972-2001Journal of Dental Research.  86:131-136. 2007
2007 Edentulous Motherhood Is Associated with Child CariesJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  7:27-28. 2007
2007 Edentulous Motherhood is Associated with Child CariesJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  7:178-179. 2007
2007 Orthodontic Treatment Needs may be Associated with Unfavorable Socioeconomic ConditionsJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  7:141-143. 2007
2006 Spurious associations in oral epidemiological research: The case of dental flossing and obesityJournal of Clinical Periodontology.  33:520-523. 2006
2006 Thyroid shields and neck exposures in cephalometric radiography 2006
2006 Low birth weight babies are not at increased risk of primary tooth cariesJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  6:195-196. 2006
2006 One in 3 removable denture users in the United States has denture stomatitisJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  6:197-198. 2006
2006 Statin use and tooth loss in chronic periodontitis patientsJournal of Periodontology.  77:1061-1066. 2006
2006 Dental flossing and interproximal caries: A systematic reviewJournal of Dental Research.  85:298-305. 2006
2006 Compliance with periodontal maintenance may be associated with increased tooth lossJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  6:262-264. 2006
2005 Abnormal pocket depth and gingival recession as distinct phenotypesPeriodontology 2000.  39:22-29. 2005
2005 Personal oral hygiene and chronic periodontitis: A systematic reviewPeriodontology 2000.  37:29-34. 2005
2005 Dental fluorosis increases caries riskJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  5:170-171. 2005
2005 Human leukocyte antigen combinations may be risk factors for periodontal diseaseJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  5:43-44. 2005
2005 Teacher-supervised toothbrushing with fluoride has little effect on dental caries preventionJournal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  5:202-204. 2005
2004 Routine dental visits are associated with tooth retention in Brazilian adults: The pró-saúde studyJournal of Public Health Dentistry.  64:216-222. 2004
2003 Does periodontal disease cause cardiovascular disease? Analysis of epidemiological evidencesCadernos de Saúde Pública.  19:357-368. 2003


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2014 The burden of dentine hypersensitivity.  34-44. 2014

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Public Health in Epidemiology, University of the State of Rio de Janeiro 2007
  • Doctor of Dental Science in Dentistry, University of Pernambuco 2006
  • Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, University of the State of Rio de Janeiro 2002
  • Full Name

  • Joana Silva