Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 Teledentistry: An Adjunct for Delivering Dental Care in Crises and Beyond. 2022
2021 Food processing and its association with dental caries: Data from NHANES 2011-2014Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology.  49:565-573. 2021
2021 Impacts of innovation in dental care delivery and payment in Medicaid managed care for children and adolescentsBMC Health Services Research.  21. 2021
2021 Is dietary pattern a mediator of the relationship between socioeconomic status and dental caries?Clinical Oral Investigations.  25:5441-5447. 2021
2019 A survey of caregiver acculturation and acceptance of silver diamine fluoride treatment for childhood cariesBMC Oral Health.  19. 2019
2019 Fluoride Varnish and Dental Caries in Preschoolers: A Systematic Review and Meta-AnalysisCaries Research.  53:502-513. 2019
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
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
2015 Family Access to a Dentist Study (FADS): A multi-center randomized controlled trialContemporary Clinical Trials.  45:177-183. 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 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
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
2007 Secular trends in preadult orthodontic care in the United States: 1942-2002American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.  132:579-585. 2007
2006 Thyroid shields and neck exposures in cephalometric radiography 2006
2003 Does periodontal disease cause cardiovascular disease? Analysis of epidemiological evidencesCadernos de Saúde Pública.  19:357-368. 2003
Implementation of an Integrated Community-Based Dental Care System for Low Income Children: Initial Findings (Preprint)


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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 Cunha-Cruz