Bales GC, Curtan S, Agarwal N, Ronis SD, Nelson S. Adoption of new oral health interventions in primary care: Qualitative findings. AJPM Focus. Published online February 2024:100214. doi:10.1016/j.focus.2024.100214

Nelson S, Kim EGR, Kaelber DC. Integrating Oral Health into Primary Care: Perspectives for Older Adults. J Dent Res. 2023;102(8):849-853. doi:10.1177/00220345231165011

Ronis SD, Selvaraj D, Albert JM, Koroukian SM, Nelson S. Dental caries in Medicaid-insured preschool children with or without special health care needs in Northeast Ohio. JAMA Network Open. 2023;6(2):e230999. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2023.0999

Ramoz-Gomez F, Martin M, Nelson S, Borrelli B, Henshaw M, Curtan S, Lindau H, Rueras N, Sandoval A, Gansky S. COVID-19 impact on community-based participatory randomized clinical trials –lessons from the Oral Health Disparities in Children Consortium. Frontiers in Dental Medicine, section Pediatric Dentistry July 2021, Vol 2, Article 671911.

Vernon LT, Teng KA, Kaelber DC, Heintschel GP, Nelson S. Time to integrate oral health screening into medicine? A survey of primary care providers of older adults and an evidence-based rationale for integration. Gerodontology. 2022;39(3):231-240. doi:10.1111/ger.12561

Nelson S, Albert JA, Milgrom P. Comparative Effectiveness of Two Non-Surgical Treatments to Reduce Oral Health Disparities from Untreated Tooth Decay in Older Adults: Protocol for a Cluster Randomized Trial. JMIR Research Protocols 2020;9(9):e17840 doi:10.2196/17840

Curtan S, Copeland T, McNamee E, Debelnogich J, Kula T, Selvaraj D, Albert J, Hertz A, Nelson S. Recruitment Strategies for a Pragmatic Cluster Randomized Oral Health Trial in Primary Care Settings. Contemporary Clinical Trials Communication 21(2021) 100748

Selvaraj D, Curtan S, Copeland T, McNamee E, Debelnogich J, Kula T, Momotaz H, Nelson S. Caries disparities among Medicaid-enrolled young children from pediatric primary care settings. J Public Health Dent. 2021 Jun;81(2):131-142. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12423. Epub 2020 Nov 2.

Nelson S, Slusar MB, Curtan S, Spates K, Selvaraj D, Hertz A. Formative and Pilot Study for an Effectiveness-Implementation Hybrid Cluster Randomized Trial to Incorporate Oral Health Activities into Pediatric Well-Child Visits. Dentistry Journal 2020, 8, 101: doi:10.3390/dj8030101

Nelson S, Ejaz F. Examining the Link between Oral Health and Common Medical Conditions in Older Adults Living in Senior Housing: Recommendations to Improve Overall Quality of Life. Senior Housing & Care Journal 2019;27(1):63-76

Nelson S, Albert JM, Liu Y, Selvaraj D, Curtan S, Ryan K, Pinto A, Ejaz F, Milgrom P, Riedy C. The Psychometric properties of a new oral health illness perception measure for adults aged 62 years and older. PLoS One 2019;14(4):e0214082.

Nelson S, Milgrom P, Albert JM, et al. Randomized Trial Based on the Common-Sense Model of Self-regulation to Increase Child Dental Visits. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2019;4(4):323-332. doi:10.1177/2380084419830662

Albert JM, Cho JI, Liu Y, Nelson S. Generalized causal mediation and path analysis: Extensions and practical considerations. Stat Methods Med Res. 2019;28(6):1793-1807. doi:10.1177/0962280218776483

Nelson S, Slusar MB, Albert JM, Riedy CA. Do baby teeth really matter? Changing parental perception and increasing dental care utilization for young children. Contemp Clin Trials 2017;59:13-21.

Slusar MB, Nelson S. Caregiver illness perception of their child’s early childhood caries. Pediatric Dentistry 2016;5:217-223.

Nelson S, Slusar MB, Albert JM, Liu Y, Riedy CA. Psychometric properties of a caregiver illness perception measure for caries in children under 6 years old. Journal of Psychosomatic Research 2016;81:46-53. PMCID: PMC4724635

Nelson S, Riedy C, Albert JM, Lee W, Slusar MB, Curtan S, Ferretti G, Cunha-Cruz J, Milgrom P. Family Access to a Dentist Study (FADS): A multi-center randomized controlled trial. Contemp Clin Trials. 2015 Oct 20;PubMed PMID: 26500170.

Merheb R, Arumugam C, Lee W, Collin M, Nguyen C, Groh-Wargo S, Nelson S. Neonatal Serum Phosphorus Levels and Enamel Defects in Very-Low-Birth-Weight Infants. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2015 Mar 2;PubMed PMID: 25733338.

Heima M, Lee W, Milgrom P, Nelson S. Caregiver’s education level and child’s dental caries in African Americans: A path analytic study. Caries Res 2015;49:177-183

Lee W, Spiekerman C, Heima M, Eggertsson H, Ferretti G, Milgrom P, Nelson S. The effectiveness of xylitol in a school-based cluster-randomized clinical trial. Caries Res. 2015;49(1):41-9. doi: 10.1159/000360869. Epub 2014 Nov 21. PMID: 25428785.

Nelson S, Albert JM, Soderling E, Malik A, Curtan S, Geng C, Milgrom P. Increased number of teeth predict acquisition of Mutans Streptococci in infants. Eur J Oral Sci. 2014 Oct;122(5):346-52. doi: 10.1111/eos.12147. Epub 2014 Sep 3. PMID: 25183438

Milgrom P, Soderling E, Nelson S, Chi D, Nakai Y. Clinical evidence for polyol efficacy. Adv Dent Res. 2012 Sep;24(2):112-6. PMID:22899692

Nelson S, Eggertsson H, Powell B, Mandelaris J, Ntragatakis M, Lombardi G, Richardson T, Ferretti G. Dental Examiners Consistency in the ICDAS Criteria for a Caries Prevention Community Trial. Community Dent Health. 2011 Sep;28(3):238-42. PMID: 21916361

Nelson S, Albert JM, Geng C, et al. Increased enamel hypoplasia and very low birthweight infants. J Dent Res. 2013;92(9):788-794. doi:10.1177/0022034513497751

Lee W, Kim SJ, Albert JM, Nelson S. Community factors predicting dental care utilization among older adults. J Am Dent Assoc. 2014 Feb;145(2):150-8. PMID: 24487606

Nelson S, Lee W, Albert JM, Singer LT. Early maternal psychosocial factors are predictors for adolescent caries. J Dent Res. 2012;91(9):859-864. doi:10.1177/0022034512454434

Albert JA, Nelson S. Generalized Causal Mediation Analysis. Biometrics. 2011 Sep;67(3):1028-38.PMID:21306353

Nelson S, Albert JA, Lombardi G, Wishnek S, Asaad G, Kirchner HL, Singer LT. Dental Caries and Enamel Defects in Very Low Birth Weight adolescents. Caries Res 2010;44:509-518 PMID: 20975268.


Additional Recent Publications of Importance to the Field

Nelson S, Milgrom P. Minority participation in a school-based randomized clinical trial of tooth decay prevention in the United States. Contemp Clin Trials. 2012;33(1):60-66. doi:10.1016/j.cct.2011.09.012

Nelson S, Mandelaris J, Heima M, Ferretti G, Spiekerman C, Milgrom P. School screening and parental reminders in increasing dental care for children in need: a retrospective cohort study. J Public Health Dent. 2012 Winter; 72(1):45-52. PMID: 22316214

Chen Y, Lee W, Ferretti G, Slayton R, Nelson S. Agreement between photographic and clinical examination in detecting development defects of enamel in infants. J Public Health Dent. 2013 Apr 7. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12014. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 23560699