Family monetary incentives as a value-based care model for oral hygiene: rationale and design of the BEhavioral EConomics for Oral health iNnovation (BEECON) trial

Ramos-Gomez F, White JS, Lindau HE, Lin TK, Finlayson TL, Liu JX, Gansky SA.

J Public Health Dent. 2020 Oct 8. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12406. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33090505


Monetary incentives for improving smartphone-measured oral hygiene behaviors in young children: A randomized pilot trial

White JS, Ramos-Gomez F, Liu JX, Jue B, Finlayson TL, Garza JR, Crawford AH, Helman S, Santo W, Cheng J, Kahn JG, Gansky SA.

PLoS One. 2020 Jul 30;15(7):e0236692. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0236692. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 32730310 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.


Design and sample characteristics of COordinated Oral health Promotion (CO-OP) Chicago: A cluster-randomized controlled trial

Martin MA, Zimmerman LJ, Rosales GF, Lee HH, Songthangtham N, Pugach O, Sandoval AS, Avenetti D, Alvarez G, Gansky SA.

Contemp Clin Trials. 2020 May;92:105919. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2019.105919. Epub 2019 Dec 30.

PMID: 31899372 Free PMC article.


A qualitative study of the multi-level influences on oral hygiene practices for young children in an Early Head Start program

Finlayson TL, Cabudol M, Liu JX, Garza JR, Gansky SA, Ramos-Gomez F.

BMC Oral Health. 2019 Jul 26;19(1):166. doi: 10.1186/s12903-019-0857-7.

PMID: 31349826 Free PMC article.



Can an Instrument Validated to Assess Parent-Child Interactions in the Laboratory Setting Be Applied to Home-Based Observations?

Lee HH, Ochoa N, Moragne-O'Neal N, Rosales GF, Pugach O, Shadamoro A, Martin MA.

Front Pediatr. 2021 Jan 15;8:550922. doi: 10.3389/fped.2020.550922. eCollection 2020.

PMID: 33520881 Free PMC article.


Oral Health Behaviors in Very Young Children in Low-Income Urban Areas in Chicago, Illinois, 2018-2019

Martin M, Pugach O, Avenetti D, Lee H, Salazar S, Rosales G, Songthangtham N.

Prev Chronic Dis. 2020 Dec 3;17:E152. doi: 10.5888/pcd17.200213.

PMID: 33274700 Free PMC article.


Tooth Brushing Behaviors and Fluoridated Toothpaste Use Among Children Younger Than Three Years Old in Chicago


Avenetti D, Lee HH, Pugach O, Rosales G, Sandoval A, Martin M.

J Dent Child (Chic). 2020 Jan 15;87(1):31-38.

PMID: 32151308 Free PMC article.


What really happens in the home: a comparison of parent-reported and observed tooth brushing behaviors for young children

Martin M, Rosales G, Sandoval A, Lee H, Pugach O, Avenetti D, Alvarez G, Diaz A.

BMC Oral Health. 2019 Feb 21;19(1):35. doi: 10.1186/s12903-019-0725-5.

PMID: 30791896 Free PMC article.


Formative research implications on design of a randomized controlled trial for oral health promotion in children

Martin MA, Lee HH, Landa J, Minier M, Avenetti D, Sandoval A.

Pilot Feasibility Stud. 2018 Oct 4;4:155. doi: 10.1186/s40814-018-0344-y. eCollection 2018.

PMID: 30305918 Free PMC article.


Building a Pediatric Oral Health Training Curriculum for Community Health Workers

Martin M, Frese W, Lumsden C, Sandoval A.

J Public Health Manag Pract. 2018 May/Jun;24(3):e9-e18. doi: 10.1097/PHH.0000000000000582.

PMID: 28628586 Free PMC article.



An Interactive Parent-Targeted Text Messaging Intervention to Improve Oral Health in Children Attending Urban Pediatric Clinics: Feasibility Randomized Controlled Trial

Borrelli B, Henshaw M, Endrighi R, Adams WG, Heeren T, Rosen RK, Bock B, Werntz S.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2019 Nov 11;7(11):e14247. doi: 10.2196/14247.

PMID: 31710306 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.



Recruitment strategies for a pragmatic cluster randomized oral health trial in pediatric primary care settings 

Curtan S, Copeland T, McNamee E, Debelnogich J, Kula T, Selvaraj D, Albert J, Hertz A, Nelson S.

Contemp Clin Trials Commun. 2021 Feb 16;21:100748. doi: 10.1016/j.conctc.2021.100748. eCollection 2021 Mar.

PMID: 33665473 Free PMC article.


Caries disparities among Medicaid-enrolled young children from pediatric primary care settings

Selvaraj D, Curtan S, Copeland T, McNamee E, Debelnogich J, Kula T, Momotaz H, Nelson S.

J Public Health Dent. 2020 Nov 2. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12423. Online ahead of print.

PMID: 33135213


Formative and Pilot Study for an Effectiveness-Implementation Hybrid Cluster Randomized Trial to Incorporate Oral Health Activities into Pediatric Well-Child Visits 

Nelson S, Slusar MB, Curtan S, Selvaraj D, Hertz A.

Dent J (Basel). 2020 Sep 1;8(3):101. doi: 10.3390/dj8030101.

PMID: 32882958 Free PMC article.


Do baby teeth really matter? Changing parental perception and increasing dental care utilization for young children

Nelson S, Slusar MB, Albert JM, Riedy CA.

Contemp Clin Trials. 2017 Aug;59:13-21. doi: 10.1016/j.cct.2017.05.002. Epub 2017 May 4.

PMID: 28479221 Free PMC article. Clinical Trial.



COVID-19 Impact on Community-Based Participatory Randomized Controlled Trials – Lessons from the Oral Health Disparities in Children Consortium

Francisco Ramos-Gomez,  Molly Martin, Suchitra Nelson, Belinda Borrelli,  Michelle Henshaw,  Shelley Curtan,  Helen Lindau,  Nicolle Rueras,  Anna Sandoval and  Stuart A. Gansky

Front. Dent. Med; Provisionally accepted: Received: 24 Feb 2021; Accepted: 16 Apr 2021 doi: 10.3389/fdmed.2021.671911