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Steve P. Engebretson, DMD, MS, MS
Associate Professor
Chairperson

Periodontology and Implant Dentistry
Floor 3W Dental Center, 421 First Avenue
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Education:

1992 - New York University, Washington Square and University College, New York, New York - Bachelor of Arts in Biology

1995 - Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts - Doctor of Dental Medicine cum laude et thesis propria

1998 - Columbia University, New York, NY - Master of Science in Periodontics

2005 - Columbia University Medical Center, Joseph P. Mailman School of Public Health - Master of Science in Biostatistics: Patient Oriented Research Track

 

Research Interests / Professional Overview:

The aim of my current research is to conduct clinical trials aimed at improving periodontal and systemic health. I am particularly interested in the relationships between periodontal disease, diabetes, and atherosclerosis. Long-term goals are to explore the relationship between periodontal disease and systemic health, identify new periodontal treatments methods, and contribute to the education of future dentists and periodontists.

 

Current Funding:

2008 Principal Investigator: NIH/NIDCR 1RO1-DE018902-01 “Diabetes and Periodontics Trial“ (converted to U01 DE018902)

2009 Principal Investigator: 3U01 DE01890202S1 Diabetes and Peridontics Trial Administrative Center/Study Chair/ Supplement

2010 Principal Investigator: 3U01 DE018902 Diabetes and Peridontics Trial Supplement/Clinical Site Stony Brook

2011 Principal Investigator: 3U01DE018902 Diabetes and Peridontics Trial Supplement/Clinical Site UT Houston Dental Branch

 

Representative Publications:

Fiorellini, J.P., Engebretson, S.P., Donath, K., and Weber, H.P. 1998. Guided bone regeneration utilizing expanded polytetrafluoroethylene membranes in combination with submerged and nonsubmerged dental implants in beagle dogs. J Periodontol 69:528-535.

Engebretson, S.P., Lalla, E., and Lamster, I.B. 1999. Periodontitis and systemic disease. N Y State Dent J 65:30-32.

Engebretson, S.P., Lamster, I.B., Herrera-Abreu, M., Celenti, R.S., Timms, J.M., Chaudhary, A.G., di Giovine, F.S., and Kornman, K.S. 1999. The influence of interleukin gene polymorphism on expression of interleukin-1beta and tumor necrosis factor-alpha in periodontal tissue and gingival crevicular fluid. J Periodontol 70:567-573.

Papapanou, P.N., Engebretson, S.P., and Lamster, I.B. 1999. Current and future approaches for diagnosis of periodontal diseases. N Y State Dent J 65:32-37.

West, T., Langer, L., Karabin, S., Grbic, J., Budasoff, D., Gottsegen, R., Kaufman, E., Lalla, E., Lamster, I., Papapanou, P., et al. 2000. Re: A comparison of endosseous dental implant surfaces. Cochran DL (1999;70:1523-1539). J Periodontol 71:1051-1053; author reply 1055-1056.

Mitchell-Lewis, D., Engebretson, S.P., Chen, J., Lamster, I.B., and Papapanou, P.N. 2001. Periodontal infections and pre-term birth: early findings from a cohort of young minority women in New York. Eur J Oral Sci 109:34-39.

Engebretson, S.P., Grbic, J.T., Singer, R., and Lamster, I.B. 2002. GCF IL-1beta profiles in periodontal disease. J Clin Periodontol 29:48-53.

Grbic, J.T., and Engebretson, S.P. 2003. The future of periodontal diagnostic testing. Dent Today 22:103-111; quiz 111.

Zhang, F., Engebretson, S.P., Morton, R.S., Cavanaugh, P.F., Jr., Subbaramaiah, K., and Dannenberg, A.J. 2003. The overexpression of cyclo-oxygenase-2 in chronic periodontitis. J Am Dent Assoc 134:861-867.

Engebretson, S.P., Hey-Hadavi, J., Ehrhardt, F.J., Hsu, D., Celenti, R.S., Grbic, J.T., and Lamster, I.B. 2004. Gingival crevicular fluid levels of interleukin-1beta and glycemic control in patients with chronic periodontitis and type 2 diabetes. J Periodontol 75:1203-1208.

Engebretson, S.P., Lamster, I.B., Elkind, M.S., Rundek, T., Serman, N.J., Demmer, R.T., Sacco, R.L., Papapanou, P.N., and Desvarieux, M. 2005. Radiographic measures of chronic periodontitis and carotid artery plaque. Stroke 36:561-566.

Engebretson, S.P., Vossughi, F., Hey-Hadavi, J., Emingil, G., and Grbic, J.T. 2006. The influence of diabetes on gingival crevicular fluid beta-glucuronidase and interleukin-8. J Clin Periodontol 33:784-790.

Chen, C.Y., Hasselgren, G., Serman, N., Elkind, M.S., Desvarieux, M., and Engebretson, S.P. 2007. Prevalence and quality of endodontic treatment in the Northern Manhattan elderly. J Endod 33:230-234.

Engebretson, S., Chertog, R., Nichols, A., Hey-Hadavi, J., Celenti, R., and Grbic, J. 2007. Plasma levels of tumour necrosis factor-alpha in patients with chronic periodontitis and type 2 diabetes. J Clin Periodontol 34:18-24.

Engebretson S.P., Hey-Hadavi J. Sub-antimicrobial doxycycline for periodontitis reduces hemoglobin A1c in subjects with type 2 diabetes: A pilot study. Pharmacol Res (2011), doi:10.1016/j.phrs.2011.06.024

Kinane DF, Preshaw PM, Loos BG; Working Group 2 of Seventh European Workshop on Periodontology. Host-response: understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of host-microbial interactions--consensus of the Seventh European Workshop on Periodontology. J Clin Periodontol. 2011 Mar; 38 Suppl 11:44-8.

Urbankova A, Engebretson SP. Computer-assisted dental simulation as a predictor of preclinical operative dentistry performance. Journal of Dental Education 2011:75(9):1249-55.

Urbankova, A., Engebretson, S. The use of haptics to predict pre-clinic operative dentistry performance and perceptual ability J Dent Educ 2011: in press