Ronald J. Billings, D.D.S.

Ronald J. Billings, D.D.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 683
Rochester, NY 14642

Journal Articles

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2011 Nov
Morou-Bermudez E, Elias-Boneta A, Billings RJ, Burne RA, Garcia-Rivas V, Brignoni-Nazario V, Suarez-Perez E. "Urease activity in dental plaque and saliva of children during a three-year study period and its relationship with other caries risk factors." Archives of oral biology. 2011 Nov; 56(11):1282-9. Epub 2011 May 26.
2011 Sep
Rethman MP, Beltrán-Aguilar ED, Billings RJ, Hujoel PP, Katz BP, Milgrom P, Sohn W, Stamm JW, Watson G, Wolff M, Wright JT, Zero D, Aravamudhan K, Frantsve-Hawley J, Meyer DM, . "Nonfluoride caries-preventive agents: executive summary of evidence-based clinical recommendations." The Journal of the American Dental Association. 2011 Sep; 142(9):1065-1071.
2011 Jun
Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Billings RJ. "Prevalence of dental caries and dental care utilisation in preschool urban children enrolled in a comparative-effectiveness study." European archives of paediatric dentistry : official journal of the European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry. 2011 Jun; 12(3):133-8.
2011
Morou-Bermudez E, Elias-Boneta A, Billings RJ, Burne RA, Garcia-Rivas V, Brignoni-Nazario V, Suárez-Pérez E. "Urease activity as a risk factor for caries development in children during a three-year study period: a survival analysis approach." Archives of oral biology. 2011 56(12):1560-8. Epub 2011 Jul 23.
2011
Morou-Bermúdez E, Billings RJ, Burne RA, Elías-Boneta A. "Caries risk pyramid: a practical biological approach to caries management by risk assessment." Puerto Rico health sciences journal. 2011 30(4):165-6.
2010
Pardi V, Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Billings RJ, Pereira SM, de Meneghim M, Pereira AC. "Assessment of caries experience in 12-year-old adolescents in Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil." Oral health & preventive dentistry. 2010 8(4):361-7.
2009 Jun
Petrosky M, Colaruotolo LA, Billings RJ, Meyerowitz C. "The integration of social work into a postgraduate dental training program: a fifteen-year perspective." Journal of dental education. 2009 Jun; 73(6):656-64.
2009
Iida H, Kumar JV, Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Billings RJ. "Effect of tobacco smoke on the oral health of U.S. women of childbearing age." Journal of public health dentistry. 2009 69(4):231-41.
2009
Berkowitz RJ, Koo H, McDermott MP, Whelehan MT, Ragusa P, Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Karp JM, Billings R. "Adjunctive chemotherapeutic suppression of mutans streptococci in the setting of severe early childhood caries: an exploratory study." Journal of public health dentistry. 2009 69(3):163-7.
2008 Apr
Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Auinger P, Billings RJ, Weitzman M. "Caries status and overweight in 2- to 18-year-old US children: findings from national surveys." Community dentistry and oral epidemiology. 2008 Apr; 36(2):157-67.
2008
Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Bell CH, Billings RJ. "Prevalence of dental caries in Early Head Start children as diagnosed using teledentistry." Pediatric dentistry. 2008 30(4):329-33.
2007
Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Billings RJ, McConnochie KM. "Dental screening of preschool children using teledentistry: a feasibility study." Pediatric dentistry. 2007 29(3):209-13.
2006 Apr
Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Billings RJ. "Application of nonhomogenous Markov models for analyzing longitudinal caries risk." Community dentistry and oral epidemiology. 2006 Apr; 34(2):123-9.
2006
Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Billings RJ. "Teledentistry in inner-city child-care centres." Journal of telemedicine and telecare. 2006 12(4):176-81.
2005 Mar
Kopycka-Kedzierawski D, Billings RJ. "Healthful eating practices may lower caries prevalence in the primary dentition in children aged 2 to 5 years." The journal of evidence-based dental practice. 2005 Mar; 5(1):35-6.
2004 Sep
Chase I, Berkowitz RJ, Mundorff-Shrestha SA, Proskin HM, Weinstein P, Billings R. "Clinical outcomes for Early Childhood Caries (ECC): the influence of salivary mutans streptococci levels." European journal of paediatric dentistry : official journal of European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry. 2004 Sep; 5(3):143-6.
2004 Jun
Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Billings RJ. "A longitudinal study of caries onset in initially caries-free children and baseline salivary mutans streptococci levels: a Kaplan-Meier survival analysis." Community dentistry and oral epidemiology. 2004 Jun; 32(3):201-9.
2004 Jun
Chase I, Berkowitz RJ, Proskin HM, Weinstein P, Billings R. "Clinical outcomes for Early Childhood Caries (ECC): the influence of health locus of control." European journal of paediatric dentistry : official journal of European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry. 2004 Jun; 5(2):76-80.
2004 Apr
Billings RJ, Berkowitz RJ, Watson G. "Teeth." Pediatrics. 2004 Apr; 113(4 Suppl):1120-7.
2004
Graves CE, Berkowitz RJ, Proskin HM, Chase I, Weinstein P, Billings R. "Clinical outcomes for early childhood caries: influence of aggressive dental surgery." Journal of dentistry for children (Chicago, Ill.). 2004 71(2):114-7.
2000 Apr
Ayad M, Van Wuyckhuyse BC, Minaguchi K, Raubertas RF, Bedi GS, Billings RJ, Bowen WH, Tabak LA. "The association of basic proline-rich peptides from human parotid gland secretions with caries experience." Journal of dental research. 2000 Apr; 79(4):976-82.
1998
Billings RJ, Adair SM, Shields CP, Moss ME. "Clinical evaluation of new designs for intraoral fluoride-releasing systems." Pediatric dentistry. 1998 20(1):17-24.
1997
Berkowitz RJ, Moss M, Billings RJ, Weinstein P. "Clinical outcomes for nursing caries treated using general anesthesia." ASDC journal of dentistry for children. 1997 64(3):210-1, 228.
1996 Oct
Billings RJ, Proskin HM, Moss ME. "Xerostomia and associated factors in a community-dwelling adult population." Community dentistry and oral epidemiology. 1996 Oct; 24(5):312-6.
1995 Feb
Van Wuyckhuyse BC, Perinpanayagam HE, Bevacqua D, Raubertas RF, Billings RJ, Bowen WH, Tabak LA. "Association of free arginine and lysine concentrations in human parotid saliva with caries experience." Journal of dental research. 1995 Feb; 74(2):686-90.
1993 Sep 20
Mundorff SA, Billings RJ, Leverett DH, Featherstone JD, Gwinner LM, Shields CP, Proskin HM, Shaffer CL. "Saliva and dental caries risk assessment." Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1993 Sep 20; 694:302-4.
1993 Feb
Leverett DH, Proskin HM, Featherstone JD, Adair SM, Eisenberg AD, Mundorff-Shrestha SA, Shields CP, Shaffer CL, Billings RJ. "Caries risk assessment in a longitudinal discrimination study." Journal of dental research. 1993 Feb; 72(2):538-43.
1993 Feb
Leverett DH, Featherstone JD, Proskin HM, Adair SM, Eisenberg AD, Mundorff-Shrestha SA, Shields CP, Shaffer CL, Billings RJ. "Caries risk assessment by a cross-sectional discrimination model." Journal of dental research. 1993 Feb; 72(2):529-37.
1993
Billings RJ, Banting DW. "Future directions for root caries research." Gerodontology. 1993 10(2):114-9.
1993
Billings RJ. "An epidemiologic perspective of saliva flow rates as indicators of susceptibility to oral disease." Critical reviews in oral biology and medicine : an official publication of the American Association of Oral Biologists. 1993 4(3-4):351-6.
1991 Jun
Eisenberg AD, Mundorff SA, Featherstone JD, Leverett DH, Adair SM, Billings RJ, Proskin HM. "Associations of microbiological factors and plaque index with caries prevalence and water fluoridation status." Oral microbiology and immunology. 1991 Jun; 6(3):139-45.
1991 May
Meyerowitz C, Featherstone JD, Billings RJ, Eisenberg AD, Fu J, Shariati M, Zero DT. "Use of an intra-oral model to evaluate 0.05% sodium fluoride mouthrinse in radiation-induced hyposalivation." Journal of dental research. 1991 May; 70(5):894-8.
1990
Jensen OE, Billings RJ, Featherstone JD. "Clinical evaluation of Fluroshield pit and fissure sealant." Clinical preventive dentistry. 1990 12(4):24-7.
1989 Feb
Billings RJ. "The origin of the initial negative component of the averaged lambda potential recorded from midline electrodes." Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology. 1989 Feb; 72(2):114-7.
1989 Feb
Billings RJ. "The origin of the occipital lambda wave in man." Electroencephalography and clinical neurophysiology. 1989 Feb; 72(2):95-113.
1989 Feb
Espeland MA, Murphy WC, Cox C, Billings RJ, Bouwsma OJ. "Rerandomization tests for analyzing correlated data from dental studies." Computers and biomedical research, an international journal. 1989 Feb; 22(1):1-10.
1988
Billings RJ, Meyerowitz C, Featherstone JD, Espeland MA, Fu J, Cooper LF, Proskin HM. "Retention of topical fluoride in the mouths of xerostomic subjects." Caries research. 1988 22(5):306-10.
1986 Mar
Brown LR, Billings RJ, Kaster AG. "Quantitative comparisons of potentially cariogenic microorganisms cultured from noncarious and carious root and coronal tooth surfaces." Infection and immunity. 1986 Mar; 51(3):765-70.
1986
Billings RJ. "Restoration of carious lesions of the root." Gerodontology. 1986 5(1):43-9.
1985 Feb
Billings RJ, Brown LR, Kaster AG. "Contemporary treatment strategies for root surface dental caries." Gerodontics. 1985 Feb; 1(1):20-7.
1981 Sep
Billings RJ, Simmons FF. "A survey of gold foil use among Texas dentists." Texas dental journal. 1981 Sep; 99(9):25-8.
1980 Aug
Beiswanger BB, Mercer VH, Billings RJ, Stookey GK. "A clinical caries evaluation of a stannous fluoride prophylactic paste and topical solution." Journal of dental research. 1980 Aug; 59(8):1386-91.
1978
Beiswanger BB, Billings RJ, Sturzenberger OP, Bollmer BW. "Effect of an SnF2-Ca2P2O7 dentifrice and APF topical applications." ASDC journal of dentistry for children. 1978 45(2):137-41.
1978
Schachtele CF, Harlander SK, Bracke JW, Ostrum LC, Maltais JA, Billings RJ. "Streptococcus mutans dextransucrase: stimulation by phospholipids from human sera and oral fluids." Infection and immunity. 1978 22(3):714-20.