Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Faculty

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





















Recent Publications (More articles at PubMed)

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.

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.

Lawlor K, Yelton C, Kulild JC, Walker MP. Efficiency of the Buc-1™ Ultrasonic Tip Over Time. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 2010; 109: e107-9.

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.

Yelton C, Lawlor K, Kulild JC, Walker MP. Comparison of the efficiency of four different ultrasonic tips to remove dentin over time. J Endod 2010; 36: 529-31.

Shin, TP, Yao X, Huenergardt R, Walker MP, Wang Y. Morphological and chemical characterization of bonding hydrophobic adhesive to dentin using ethanol wet bonding technique Dent Mater 2009; 25: 1050-7.

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.

Walker MP, Duley SI, Beach MM, Deem L, Pileggi R, Samet N, Segura A, Williams JN. Dental education economics: challenges and innovative strategies. J Dent Educ 2008; 72: 1440-9.

Walker MP, Williams KB, Wichman B. Post-radiation dental index: development and reliability. Support Care Cancer 2008;16:525-530, PMCID 2709672.

Walker MP, Ries D, Borello B. Implant cast accuracy as a function of impression techniques and impression material viscosity. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2008;23:669-74.

Sanchez DJ, Walker MP, Kula K, Williams KB, Eick JD. Fluoride prophylactic agents effect on ceramic bracket tie-wing fracture strength. Angle Orthod 2008; 78: 524-530.

Leu MC, Delli P, Walker MP. Digital Design and Fabrication in Dentistry. In: Bio-Materials and Prototyping Applications in Medicine. Bopaya Bidanda and Paulo Bartolo, editors. 2008, Springer Science, Inc. pp. 125-152.

Walker MP, Rondeau M, Petrie CS, Tasca A, Williams KB. Surface quality and long-term dimensional stability of current elastomeric impression materials after disinfection. J Prosthodont 2007; 16: 343-351.

Walker MP, Ries D, Kula K, Ellis M, Fricke B. Mechanical properties and surface characterization of beta titanium and stainless steel orthodontic wire following topical fluoride treatment. Angle Orthod 2007; 77: 342-8.

Wang Y, Spencer P, Walker MP. Chemical profile of adhesive/caries-affected dentin interfaces using Raman microspectroscopy. J Biomed Mat Res Part A 2007; 81: 279-86.

Walker MP, Haj-Ali R, Wang Y, Hunziker D, Williams KB. Influence of environmental conditions on dental composite flexural properties. Dent Mater 2006; 22: 1002-7.

Walker MP, Fricke B. Dentin-Enamel Junction of Human Teeth. In: Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering. Metin Akay editor. Volume 2, 2006, John Wiley & Sons, Inc, pp. 1061-4.

Akbar JH, Petrie CS, Walker MP, Williams K, Eick JD. Marginal adaptation of Cerec 3 CAD/CAM composite crowns, utilizing two different finish line preparation designs. J Prosthodont 2006; 15: 155-63.

Haj-Ali R, Walker MP, Williams K, Wang Y, Spencer P. Histomorphologic characterization of non-carious and caries affected dentin/ adhesive interfaces. J Prosthodont 2006; 15: 82-8.

Walker MP, White R, Kula K. Effect of fluoride prophylactic agents on the mechanical properties of nickel titanium based orthodontic wires. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2005; 127: 662-9.

Walker MP, Petrie CS, Haj-Ali R, Dumas C, Spencer P, Williams K. Moisture effect on polyether and polyvinylsiloxane dimensional accuracy and detail reproduction. J Prosthodont 2005; 14: 158-63.

Katz JL, Kinney JH, Spencer P, Wang Y, Fricke B, Walker MP, Friis EA. Elastic anisotropy of bone and dentitional tissues. J Mater Sci Mater Med 2005; 16:803-6

Johnson G, Walker MP, Kula K. Fracture strength of ceramic bracket tie wings subjected to tension. Angle Orthod 2005; 75: 95-100.

Haj-Ali R, Walker MP, Williams, K. Survey of general dentists regarding posterior restorations, selection criteria, and associated clinical problems. Gen Dent 2005; 53:369-76.

Walker MP, Spencer P, Eick JD. Mechanical property characterization of resin cement after aqueous aging with and without cyclic loading. Dent Mat 2003; 19: 645-52.

Petrie CS, Walker MP, O'Mahony AM, Spencer P. Dimensional accuracy and surface detail reproduction of two hydrophilic vinyl polysiloxane impression materials tested under dry, moist, and wet conditions. J Prosthet Dent 2003; 90:365-72.

Walker MP, Spencer P, Eick, JD. Effect of simulated resin-bonded fixed partial denture clinical conditions on resin cement mechanical properties. J Oral Rehabil 2003; 30: 837-46.

Walker MP, Wang Y, Spencer P. Chemical and morphologic analysis of the dentin/resin cement interface produced with a self-etching primer. J Adhes Dent 2002; 4: 181-9.

Spencer P, Wang Y, Walker MP, Swafford JR. Molecular structure of acid-etched dentin smear layers- in situ study. J Dent Res 2001; 80: 1801-7.

Walker MP, Wang Y, Swafford J, Evans A, Spencer P. Influence of additional acid etch treatment on resin cement dentin infiltration. J Prosthodont 2000; 9: 77-81.

Spencer P, Wang Y, Walker MP, Wieliczka DM, Swafford JR. Interfacial chemistry of the dentin/adhesive bond. J Dent Res 2000; 79 1458-63.

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

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