Center for Dental Informatics: Publications

Interested in articles and publications from the Center for Dental Informatics? Please access the articles that interest you from the list below. For articles which are not electronically available, we can mail a hard copy of each article to you at your request. Please contact our office administrator Linda Mattiko at the email address provided with the name of each article you would like to receive along with your full mailing address. We will ship articles to you first class upon receiving your request.

Journal Articles (71) 


Schleyer T, Song M, Gilbert GH, Rindal DB, Fellows JL, Gordon VV, Funkhouser E, The DPBRN Collaborative Group. Electronic dental record use and clinical information management patterns among practitioner-investigators in The Dental Practice-Based Research Network. J Am Dent Assoc. Forthcoming 2012.

Lee DH, Schleyer TK. Social tagging is no substitute for controlled indexing: a comparison of medical subject headings and Citeulike tags assigned to 231,388 papers. J Am Soc Inf Sci Tec. Forthcoming 2012.

Schleyer T, Butler BS, Song M, Spallek H. Conceptualizing and advancing research networking systems. ACM T Comput-Hum Int. 2012 Mar;19(1):2. DIO:10.1145/2147783.2147785

Oakley M, Spallek H. Social media in dental education: a call for research in action. J Dent Educ. 2012 Mar;76(3):279-87. PM:22383595.

Schleyer TK, Thyvalikakath TP, Spallek H, Dziabiak MP, Johnson, LA. From information technology to informatics: the information revolution in dental education. J Dent Educ. 2012 Jan;76(1):134-45. PM:22262557


Schleyer T, Thyvalikakath TP, Smailagic A. Informatics innovation in clinical care: a visionary scenario for dentistry. electronic Journal of Health Informatics. 2011;6(4):e36.

Irwin JY, Thyvalikakath T, Spallek H, Wali T, Kerr AR, Schleyer T. English and Spanish oral cancer information on the Internet: a pilot surface quality and content evaluation of oral cancer web sites. J Public Health Dent. 2011 Spring;71(2):106-16. PM:21774133

Brodie AJ, Crow HC, Eber RM, Handysides R, Holexa R, Kiat-Amnuay S, Spallek H. Evaluating postdoctoral dental candidates: assessing the need and recommendations for a national qualifying examination1. J Dent Educ. 2011 Jun;75(6):719-25. PM:21642516

Schleyer T, Mattsson U, Ni RR, Brailo V, Glick M, Zain RB, Jontell M. Advancing oral medicine through informatics and information technology: a proposed framework and strategy. Oral Dis. 2011 Apr;17 Suppl 1:85-94. PM:21382141

Letters to the Editor (3)

Schleyer T, Castine M, Torres-Urquidy MH. Ontology and research. J Am Dent Assoc 2011 Mar;142(3):250-1. PM:21357858

Schleyer T. A salient problem in informatics? J Am Med Inform Assoc 2008 Sep;15(5):707. PM:18436894

Schleyer T. Digital radiographs. J Am Dent Assoc 1999 Dec;130(12):1693-4. ISI:000084002800004

Software Reviews (3)

Mowery D, Clayton M, Hu J, Schleyer TKL. Tooth Atlas 3D, version 6.3.0. J Dent Educ 2010;74(11):1261-4.

Acharya A, Wali T, Rauch J. GURU: patient education software. J Dent Educ 2009;73(1):137-9.

Torres-Urquidy MH, Collins BM. VisualDx clinical decision support software. J Dent Educ 2006;70(8):892-4.

Books (3)

Powell V, Din FM, Acharya A, Torres-Urquidy MH. Integration of medical and dental care and patient data. New York: Springer; 2012. (Hannah KJ, Ball MJ, editors. Health informatics; vol. 3).

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Spallek G. The global village of dentistry: Internet, intranet, online services for dental professionals. Chicago: Quintessence; 1998.

Eisner J, Chasteen J, Schleyer T, Feldman CA, Abbey LM, Crall J, et al. The computer based oral health record: a new foundation for oral health information systems. Chicago: American Fund for Dental Health; 1993.

Book Chapter

Teasley SD, Schleyer T, Hemphill L, Cook E. Three distributed biomedical research centers. In: Olson GM, Zimmerman A, Bos N, editors. Scientific collaboration on the internet. Cambridge, ME: MIT Press; 2008. p. 233-50. (Nardi, B., Kaptelinin, V., and Foot, K., editors. (Acting with Technology.).

Conference Papers (17) 

Lee DH, Brusilovsky, Schleyer T. Recommending collaborators using social features and MeSH terms. Proc Am Soc Info Sci Tech. 2011;1-10. DOI: 10.1002/meet.2011.14504801025

Lee DH, Schleyer T. MeSH term explosion and author rank improve expert recommendations. AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2010 Nov 13;2010:412-6. PM:21347011

Schleyer T, Thyvalikakath TP, Smailagic A. Informatics innovation in clinical care: a visionary scenario for dentistry. Presented at: Advances in Health Informatics Conference (AHIC 2010); 2010 Apr 28-30; Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

Acharya A, Wali T, Thyvalikakath TP, Schleyer TK. Evaluation of dental patient record's content: preliminary results. Presented at: Advances in Health Informatics Conference (AHIC 2010); 2010 Apr 28-30; Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.

Lee DH, Schleyer TK. A comparison of MeSH terms and CiteULike social tags as metadata for the same items. Veinot T, editor. Proceedings of the 1st ACM International Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2010); 2010 Nov 11- 12; Arlington, VA. New York, NY: ACM; 2010 p. 445-8.

Published Abstracts (13) 

Clayton M, Ko D, Schleyer T, Thyvalikakath. Time-motion study of patient care activities in dental offices.J Dent Res 90(Spec Iss A):2074, 2011.

Thyvalikakath T, Song M, Thoele MJ, Schleyer T. Risk-assessment for periodontal disease: knowledge and opinions of dental providers.J Dent Res 90(Spec Iss A):1230, 2011.

Acharya A. Hernandez PL, Thyvalikakath T, Schleyer T. Evaluation of a clinical information model for general dentistry.J Dent Res 90(Spec Iss A):2070, 2011.

Poster Presentations (3)

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Song M, Butler B, Dziabiak M, Shirey W, Milnes J. CV management in Digital Vita: a formative evaluation. Poster presented at: 2010 CTSA Informatics Key Function Committee All-Hands Meeting; 2010 Oct 13-15; Bethesda, MD.

Schleyer T, Shirey W, Borromeo C. Comparison of Digital Vita and VIVO data models. Poster presented at: VIVO National Conference; 2010 Aug 12-13; New York, NY.

Schleyer T, Spallek H, Butler B, Schmandt L. Digital Vita: Facebook for scientists. Poster presented at: 2009 CTSA Informatics Key Functions Committee All-Hands Meeting; 2009 Oct 28-29; Bethesda, MD.

Other Publications (4)

Bekhuis T, Dziabiak MP. Google Translate: a useful tool for librarians and systematic reviewers. MLA News; 2011 Nov/Dec.

Schleyer T. Electronic dental records. 2nd ed. MedLife Quality Resource Guide; 2011 Jul.

Schleyer T, Thyvalikakath TP. Transitioning from paper to electronic records: a process guide. MedLife Quality Resource Guide; 2011 May.

Schleyer T. Computer based patient records in general dentistry. MedLife Quality Resource Guide; 2008 Mar.

Last updated: April 2012