Maria Aguilar, D.D.S.

Maria L Aguilar, D.D.S., M.S.D.,

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Publications

Cues used by dentists in the early detection of oral cancer and oral potentially malignant lesions: findings from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network.
Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology
2020

Oral cancer examinations and lesion discovery as reported by U.S. general dentists: Findings from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network.
Preventive medicine
2019

The Head and Neck Cancer Patient Concern Inventory© : Patient Concerns' Prevalence, Dental Concerns' Impact, and Relationships of Concerns with Quality of Life Measures.
Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
2017

Increasing opportunistic oral cancer screening examinations: findings from focus groups with general dentists in Puerto Rico.
Journal of cancer education : the official journal of the American Association for Cancer Education
2015

Head and neck cancer radiation therapy with and without chemotherapy may result in decreased health-related quality of life followed by a return to baseline over a 1-year period.
The journal of evidence-based dental practice
2015

Evaluation of Team-Based Learning and Traditional Instruction in Teaching Removable Partial Denture Concepts.
Journal of dental education
2015

The quality of removable prostheses in dentate, community-dwelling elderly residing in Puerto Rico.
Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
2013

A preliminary study on the relationships between global health/quality of life and specific head and neck cancer quality of life domains in Puerto Rico.
Journal of prosthodontics : official journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
2012

Analysis of three-dimensional distortion of two impression materials in the transfer of dental implants.
The Journal of prosthetic dentistry
2010

Research Interests

My research interest is in Head and Neck Cancer especially Quality of Life and early detection of Oral Cancer; study funded by National Institute of Health. (NIH). I also have a professional interest in clinical Quality of Removable dentures and patient satisfaction with, Removable Dentures.

Clinically my interest is in complex oral rehabilitation and implant dentistry.