Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Faculty

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




















Selected Publications (More articles at PubMed)

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.

Liu Y, Zhiwu L, Walker MP. Social disparities in dentition status among American adults. Int Dent J 2014; 64: 52–7.

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.

Godfrey M, Kulild JC, Walker MP. A comparison of the dentin cutting efficiency of four pointed ultrasonic tips. J Endod 2013; 39: 897-900.

Petrie CS, Walker MP. Effect of airborne-particle abrasion and aqueous storage on flexural properties of fiber-reinforced posts. J Prosthodont 2012; 21: 296-303.

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

Petrie CS, Walker MP. Effect of airborne-particle abrasion and aqueous storage on flexural properties of fiber-reinforced posts. J Prosthodont 2012; 21: 296-303.

Williams KB, Glaros A, Walker MP, Cobb C. Randomized clinical trials: Is periodontal research good for patients? Periodontol 2000; 2012; 59: 32-40.

Melander J, Dunn WP, Link MP, Wang Y, Xu C, Walker MP. Comparison of flexural properties and surface roughness of nanohybrid and microhybrid composites. Gen Dent 2011; 59: 342-7.

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)

Cloutier DL, Kulild JC, Walker MP. A novel methodology to evaluate the use of an ultrasonic tip. J Endod 2011; 37: 1264-7.

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.

Ward AS, Cobb CM, Kelly PM, Walker MP, Williams KB. Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior to Nurse Practitioners’ Understanding of the Periodontal Disease-Systemic Link. J Perio 2010; 81: 1805-13.

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.

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.

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.

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

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