Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Faculty

Mary Walker, D.D.S., Ph.D.




















Selected Publications
(Complete list of publications at  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=mary p. walker)
Simmer-Beck M, Walker MP, Gadbury-Amyot C, Liu Y, Kelly P, Branson B. Effectiveness of an alternate dental workforce model on the oral health of low income children in a school-based setting. Am J Public Health 2015;2015:1763-9.

Reed R, Xu C, Liu Y, Gorski, Wang Y, Walker MP. Radiotherapy Effect on nano-mechanical properties and chemical composition of enamel and dentin. Arch Oral Biol 2015;60:690-7.

McGuire JD, Gorski J, Dusevich V, Wang Y, Walker MP. Type IV collagen is a novel DEJ biomarker that is reduced by radiotherapy. J Dent Res 2014;93:1028-34.

McGuire JD, Walker MP, Dusevich V, Wang Y, Gorski JP. Enamel organic matrix: potential structural role in enamel and relationship to residual basement membrane constituents at the dentin enamel junction. Connect Tissue Res 2014;55:33-37.

McGuire JD, Walker MP, Mousa A, Wang Y, Gorski JP. Type VII collagen is enriched in the enamel organic matrix associated with the dentin–enamel junction of mature human teeth. Bone 2014;63:29-35. (manuscript figure selected for journal cover)

Hansen JR, Frick KJ, Walker MP. Effect of 35% sodium ascorbate treatment on microtensile bond strength after nonvital bleaching. J Endod 2014;40:1668-70.

Friesen LR, Walker MP, Kisling RE, Liu Y, Williams KB. Knowledge of risk factors and the periodontal disease-systemic link in dental students’ clinical decisions. J Dent Educ 2014;78:1244-51.

Corrigan DM, Walker MP, Liu Y, Mitchell TV. Factors influencing patients seeking oral health care in the oncology dental support clinic at an urban university dental school setting. Spec Care Dentist 2014;34:106-13.

McGuire JD, Mousa AA, Zhang BO, Todoki LS, Huffman NT, Chandrababu BB, Oradian-Oldak J, Keightley A, Wang Y, Walker MP, Gorski JP. Extracts of irradiated mature human tooth crowns contain MMP-20 protein and activity. J Dent 2014; 42: 626-35.

Petrie CS, Walker MP, Lu Y, Thiagarajan G. Three-Dimensional Finite Element Analysis on Stress/Strain Distribution in the Edentulous Mandible following Different Implant Placement Configurations. Int J Pros 2014; 27: 70-2.

Walker MP, Alderman N, Petrie C, Melander J, McGuire J. Correlation of impression removal force with elastomeric impression material rigidity and hardness. J Prosthodont 2013; 22: 362-6.

Liu R, Lei T, Dusevich V, Yao X, Liu Y, Walker MP, Wang Y, Ye L. Surface characteristics and cell adhesion: A comparative study of four commercial dental implants. J Prosthodont 2013; 22: 641-51.

Xu C, Reed R, Gorski JP, Wang Y, Walker MP. The distribution of carbonate in enamel and its correlation with structure and mechanical properties. J Mater Sci 2012; 47: 8034-43.

Dusevich V, Xu C, Wang Y, Walker MP, Gorski JP. Identification of a protein-containing enamel matrix layer which bridges with the dentine-enamel junction of adult human teeth. Arch Oral Biol 2012; 57: 1585-94. PMCID 3440526

Walker MP, Wichman B, Cheng AL, Coster J, Williams KB. Impact of radiotherapy dose on dentition breakdown in head and neck cancer patients. Pract Rad Oncol 2011; 1: 142-8. PMCID 3156461. **Featured as Journal Continuing Medical Education Course for Radiation Oncologists (1 AMA PRA Category)

Gibby SG, Wang Y, Kulild JC, Williams KB, Yao X, Walker MP. Novel methodology to evaluate the effect of residual moisture on epoxy resin sealer/dentine interface: A pilot study. Int Endod J 2011; 44: 236-44.

Walker MP, Burckhard J, Mitts DA, Williams KB. Dimensional change over time of extended-storage alginates. Angle Orthod 2010; 80: 1110-5.

Green B, Yao X, Ganguly A, Xu C, Dusevich V, Walker MP, Wang Y. Grape seed proanthocyanidins increase collagen biodegradation resistance in the dentin/adhesive interface when included in an adhesive. J Dent 2010; 38: 908-15.

Xu C, Yao X, Walker MP, Wang Y. Chemical/molecular structure of the dentin–enamel junction is dependent on the intratooth location. Calc Tiss Intl 2009; 84:221-8, PMCID 2727472.

Walker MP, Teitelbaum HK, Eick JD, Williams KB. Effects of simulated functional loading conditions on dentin, composite, and laminate structures. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2009;88B:492-501, PMCID 2627793.

Mary Walker, D.D.S., Ph.D.Professor, Associate Dean for Research - Graduate Programs

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