Maria Aguilar, D.D.S.

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

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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

The Head and Neck Cancer Patient Concern Inventory (C): Patient Concerns' Prevalence, Dental Concerns' Impact, and Relationships of Concerns With Quality of Life Measures
Journal of Prosthodontics

Increasing Opportunistic Oral Cancer Screening Examinations: Findings From Focus Groups With General Dentists in Puerto Rico


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
Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice

The Quality of Removable Prostheses in Dentate, Community-Dwelling Elderly Residing in Puerto Rico
Journal of Prosthodontics

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

Analysis of Three-Dimensional Distortion of Two Impression Materials in the Transfer of Dental Implants
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

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.