Publications from the faculty of the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Individuals with asymptomatic, non-impacted wisdom teeth should see an oral and maxillofacial surgeon every 2-5 years for evaluation.

Outcomes, Infections, and Pain Management

Scrivani SJ, Chandwani B, Keith DA, Kahn M, Heilman C. Woman with severe facial pain.  Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2009 Feb:107(2):151-6.


Scrivani SJ, Keith DA, Kaban LB.  Temporomandibular Disorders.  N Engl J Med 2008:359:2693-705.


Human ET, Juvet LM, Nastri A, Denman WT, Kaban LB, Dodson TB.  Changing patterns of hospital length of stay following orthognathic surgery.  J Oral Maxillofac Surg 666:492-7, 2008.


Halpern LR, Dodson TB. Does prophylactic administration of systemic antibiotics prevent postoperative inflammatory complications after third molar surgery? J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2007;65:175-85.


Flynn TR, Shanti RM, Levi MH, Adamo AK, Kraut RA, Trieger N.  Severe Odontogenic Infections, Part 1: Prospective Report, J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64: 1093-1101, 2006.  Awarded the 2007 Daniel M. Laskin Award.


Flynn TR, Shanti RM, Hayes C.  Severe Odontogenic Infections, Part 2: Prospective Outcomes Study.  J Oral Maxillofac Surg 64: 1104-1113, 2006.


Halmos DR. Ellis E 3rd. Dodson TB. Mandibular third molars and angle fractures. J Oral Maxillofac2004;62(9):1076-81.


Perrott DH, Yuen J, Andresen R, Dodson TB. Office-based Ambulatory Anesthesia: An overview of the clinical practice of oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the United States. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2003;61:983-95. Awarded the 2004 Daniel M. Laskin Award.


Keith DA, Shaefer J. Facial Pain. Enc Neurolog Sciences:2: May, 2003.


Keith DA.  Complications of temporomandibular joint surgery.  Oral Maxillofac Clin N Amer, 15:187-194, 2003.


Scrivani SJ, Keith DA, Mathews E, Kaban LB.  Stereotactic percutaneous radiofrequency thermal rhizotomy for the treatment of trigeminal neuralgia.  J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57:104-111, 1999.


Goldbert RT, Pachas WN, Keith DA.  Relationship between traumatic events in childhood and chronic pain.  Disability and Rehabilitation 21(1): 23-30, 1999.


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