Publications are ordered alphabetically and by publication year.

Publications 2012:

Meetings Abstracts 2012:

Publications 2011:

Meetings Abstracts 2011:

Publications 2010

Recent Book Chapters

  • Pediatric Primary Care, Fifth Edition. Elsevier: St. Louis, MO. Edited by Burns, Dunn, Brady, Starr, Blosser. Chapter "Dental and Oral Disorders" by Peter Milgrom, Donald L. Chi, Ohnmar Tut.
  • Food constituents and oral health: current status and future prospects. Edited by Michael Wilson. Woodhead Publishing, June 2009. Chapter 8. "Sugar alcohols and oral health" by Kiet A. Ly & Peter Milgrom.

Publications 2005-2009:


Chi DL, Momany ET, Kuthy RA, Chalmers JM, Damiano PC. Preventive dental utilization for Medicaid-enrolled children in Iowa identified with intellectual and/or developmental disability. J Public Health Dent 2009;70(1):35-44.

Chi D, Milgrom P. Preventive dental service utilization for Medicaid-enrolled children in New Hampshire: a comparison of care provided by pediatric dentists and general dentists. J Health Care Poor Underserved 2009;20(2):458-72.

Conrad D, Lee R, Milgrom P, Huebner C. Determinants of general dentists' decisions to accept capitation payment: a conceptual model and empirical estimates. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2009;37(3):189-98.

Coolidge T, Heima M, Johnson EK, Weinstein P. The Dental Neglect Scale in adolescents. BMC Oral Health 2009;9:2.

Huebner CE, Milgrom P, Conrad D, Lee RS. Providing dental care to pregnant patients: a survey of Oregon general dentists. J Am Dent Assoc 2009;140(2):211-22.

Kotsanos N, Coolidge T, Velonis D, Arapostathis KN. A form of 'parental presence/absence' (PPA) technique for the child patient with dental behaviour management problems. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 2009;10(2):90-2.

Le M, Riedy C, Weinstein P, Milgrom P. Barriers to utilization of dental services during pregnancy: a qualitative analysis. J Dent Child (Chic) 2009;76(1):46-52.

Milgrom PM, Huebner CE, Ly KA. Fluoridated toothpaste and the prevention of early childhood caries: a failure to meet the needs of our young. J Am Dent Assoc 2009;140(6):628, 630-1.

Milgrom P, Ly KA, Rothen M. Xylitol and its vehicles for public health needs. Adv Dent Res 2009;21(1):44-7.

Milgrom P, Ly KA, Tut OK, Mancl L, Roberts MC, Briand K, et al. Xylitol pediatric topical oral syrup to prevent dental caries: a double-blind randomized clinical trial of efficacy. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2009;163(7):601-7.

Mobley C, Marshall TA, Milgrom P, Coldwell SE. The contribution of dietary factors to dental caries and disparities in caries. Acad Pediatr 2009;9(6):410-4.

Pickrell JE, Hosaka K, Jackson DL, Heima M, Kharasch E, Milgrom PM. Expanded studies of the pharmacokinetics and clinical effects of multidose sublingual triazolam in healthy volunteers. J Clin Psychopharmacol 2009;29(5):426-31.

Weinstein P, Coolidge T, Raff CA, Riedy CA. Recruiting rural dentally-avoidant adolescents into an intervention study. Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 2009;10(4):233-6.

Weinstein P, Spiekerman C, Milgrom P. Randomized equivalence trial of intensive and semiannual applications of fluoride varnish in the primary dentition. Caries Res 2009;43(6):484-90.


Arapostathis KN, Coolidge T, Emmanouil D, Kotsanos N. Reliability and validity of the Greek version of the Children's Fear Survey Schedule-Dental Subscale. Int J Paediatr Dent 2008;18(5):374-9.

Chi D, Milgrom P. The oral health of homeless adolescents and young adults and determinants of oral health: preliminary findings. Spec Care Dentist 2008;28(6):237-42.

Coolidge T, Chambers MA, Garcia LJ, Heaton LJ, Coldwell SE. Psychometric properties of Spanish-language adult dental fear measures. BMC Oral Health 2008;8:15.

Coolidge T, Arapostathis KN, Emmanouil D, Dabarakis N, Patrikiou A, Economides N, et al. Psychometric properties of Greek versions of the Modified Corah Dental Anxiety Scale (MDAS) and the Dental Fear Survey (DFS). BMC Oral Health 2008;8:29.

Ly KA, Riedy CA, Milgrom P, Rothen M, Roberts MC, Zhou L. Xylitol gummy bear snacks: a school-based randomized clinical trial. BMC Oral Health 2008;8:20.

Ly KA, Milgrom P, Rothen M. The potential of dental-protective chewing gum in oral health interventions. J Am Dent Assoc 2008;139(5):553-63.

Milgrom P, Weinstein P, Huebner C, Graves J, Tut O. Empowering Head Start to Improve Access to Good Oral Health for Children from Low Income Families. Matern Child Health J 2008.

Milgrom P, Ludwig S, Shirtcliff RM, Smolen D, Sutherland M, Gates PA, et al. Providing a dental home for pregnant women: a community program to address dental care access--a brief communication. J Public Health Dent 2008;68(3):170-3.

Riedy CA, Milgrom P, Ly KA, Rothen M, Mueller G, Hagstrom MK, et al. A surrogate method for comparison analysis of salivary concentrations of Xylitol-containing products. BMC Oral Health 2008;8:5.


Bell JF, Zimmerman FJ, Mayer JD, Almgren GR, Huebner CE. Associations between residential segregation and smoking during pregnancy among urban African-American women. J Urban Health 2007;84(3):372-88.

Coldwell SE, Wilhelm FH, Milgrom P, Prall CW, Getz T, Spadafora A, et al. Combining alprazolam with systematic desensitization therapy for dental injection phobia. J Anxiety Disord 2007;21(7):871-87.

Heaton LJ, Carlson CR, Smith TA, Baer RA, de Leeuw R. Predicting anxiety during dental treatment using patients'self-reports: less is more. J Am Dent Assoc 2007;138(2):188-95; quiz 248-9.

Heaton LJ, Garcia LJ, Gledhill LW, Beesley KA, Coldwell SE. Development and validation of the Spanish Interval Scale of Anxiety Response (ISAR). Anesth Prog 2007;54(3):100-8.

Milgrom P, Heaton LJ. Enhancing sedation treatment for the long- term: pre-treatment behavioural exposure. SAAD Dig 2007;23:29-34.

Mouradian WE, Huebner CE. Future directions in leadership training of MCH professionals: cross-cutting MCH leadership competencies. Matern Child Health J 2007;11(3):211-8.

Mouradian WE, Huebner CE, Ramos-Gomez F, Slavkin HC. Beyond access: the role of family and community in children's oral health. J Dent Educ 2007;71(5):619-31.

Pickrell JE, Heima M, Weinstein P, Coolidge T, Coldwell SE, Skaret E, et al. Using memory restructuring strategy to enhance dental behaviour. Int J Paediatr Dent 2007;17(6):439-48.

Riedy CA, Ly KA, Ybarra V, Milgrom P. An FQHC Research Network in Oral Health: enhancing the workforce and reducing disparities. Public Health Rep 2007;122(5):592-601.


Bell JF, Zimmerman FJ, Almgren GR, Mayer JD, Huebner CE. Birth outcomes among urban African-American women: a multilevel analysis of the role of racial residential segregation. Soc Sci Med 2006;63(12):3030-45.

Hendrickson RL, Huebner CE, Riedy CA. Readability of pediatric health materials for preventive dental care. BMC Oral Health 2006;6:14.
Johnston BD, Huebner CE, Anderson ML, Tyll LT, Thompson RS. Healthy steps in an integrated delivery system: child and parent outcomes at 30 months. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2006;160(8):793-800.

Ly KA, Milgrom P, Rothen M. Xylitol, sweeteners, and dental caries. Pediatr Dent 2006;28(2):154-63; discussion 192-8.

Ly KA, Milgrom P, Roberts MC, Yamaguchi DK, Rothen M, Mueller G. Linear response of mutans streptococci to increasing frequency of xylitol chewing gum use: a randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN43479664]. BMC Oral Health 2006;6:6.

Milgrom P, Ly KA, Roberts MC, Rothen M, Mueller G, Yamaguchi DK. Mutans streptococci dose response to xylitol chewing gum. J Dent Res 2006;85(2):177-81.


Castillo JL, Milgrom P, Coldwell SE, Castillo R, Lazo R. Children's acceptance of milk with xylitol or sorbitol for dental caries prevention. BMC Oral Health 2005;5:6.

Kotsanos N, Arhakis A, Coolidge T. Parental presence versus absence in the dental operatory: a technique to manage the uncooperative child dental patient. Eur J Paediatr Dent 2005;6(3):144-8.

Kobayashi M, Chi D, Coldwell SE, Domoto P, Milgrom P. The effectiveness and estimated costs of the access to baby and child dentistry program in Washington State. J Am Dent Assoc 2005;136(9):1257-63.

Lopez del Valle LM, Riedy CA, Weinstein P. Rural Puerto Rican women's views on children's oral health: a qualitative community-based study. J Dent Child (Chic) 2005;72(2):61-6.

Nakai Y, Hirakawa T, Milgrom P, Coolidge T, Heima M, Mori Y, et al. The Children's Fear Survey Schedule-Dental Subscale in Japan. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 2005;33(3):196-204.