Selected Publications

Articles In Academic Journals

Year Title
2018 Visible Tattoo Policies in Entry-Level Dental Hygiene Education Programs.JDH. 30-36.
2017 Dental hygienists' perspectives on four periodontal instrument handle designsJournal of Dental Hygiene. 75-76.
2017 Effects of Instrument Handle Design on Arm Muscle Activity During Scaling by Dental Hygienists.Jouranl of Dental Hygiene. 47-54.
2017 Effects of instrument handle design on dental hygienists' forearm muscle activity during scalingJournal of Dental Hygiene. 47-54.
2017 Effects of instrument handle design on forearm muscle activity during scaling by dental hygienistsJournal of Dental Hygiene. 47-54.
2017 The Effect of Magnification Loupes On Posture During Instrumentation by Dental HygienistsJournal of Dental Hygiene. 46-52.
2017 The effect of magnification loupes on posture during exploring by dental hygienistsJournal of Dental Hygiene. 46-52.
2017 Why are health care managers biased against hiring service providers with tattoos?Services Marketing Quarterly. 88-99.
2016 Assessing dental consumers’ perceptions of dental hygienists with visible tattoosCanadian Journal of Dental Hygiene.
2016 Dental Clients’ Perceptions of Dental Hygienists with Visible Tattoos.Cand J Dent Hyg. 109-115.
2016 Reducing muscle workload: The use of cordless handpieces may help dental hygienists mitigate their risk of musculoskeletal disordersDimensions of Dental Hygiene. 24-29.
2016 The Association Between Dental Hygienists with Visible Tattoos and Professionalism in the Commonwealth of Virginia.International Journal of Evidence Based Practice for Dental Hygienists. 129-134.
2015 Fibromyalgia Syndrome: Considerations for Dental Hygienists.JDH. 76-85.
2014 Comparison of corded and cordless handpieces on forearm muscle activity, procedure time and ease of use during simulated tooth polishingJournal of Dental Hygiene. 386-393.
2014 Effects of Low Temperature Atmospheric Pressure Plasma on Tooth WhiteningInternational Journal of Dental Hygiene.
2013 Oil Pulling: An Ancient Practice for a Modern Time.J Int Oral Health. 4(3): 1-10; 2012. 1-10.
2012 Vital tooth whitening effects on oral health-related quality of life in older adultsJournal of Dental Hygiene/American Dental Hygienists' Association. 239-247.
2009 A novel approach to controlling bacterial contamination on toothbrushes: chlohexidine coatingInt. J. Dent. Hyg.. 241-245.
2007 Vital Tooth Whitening Effects on Quality of Life in Older Adults: AbstractJournal of Dental Hygiene/American Dental Hygienists' Association. 103.
2006 Comparative Effects of 0.12% Chlorhexidine and Herbal Mouthrinse on Gingivitis.Journal Dental Hygiene. 12-18.

Conference Papers

Year Title
2010 Application of Low Temperature Plasma Jets in Dental Hygiene