Publications and Presentations

Journal Articles

Mungia R, Mendoza MJ, de la Rosa E, Nguyen T, Reyes SC, Schramm D, Taverna M.  Development of a Mobile Application to Enhance Knowledge, Awareness, and Communication of Dry Mouth Amongst Dental Practitioners and Patients: A South Texas Oral Health Network Study. (2021) Texas Dental Journal.

Galicia JC, Mungia R, Taverna MV, Mendoza MJ, Estrela C, Gaudin A, Zhang C, Vaughn BA and Khan AA. (2021) Response by Endodontists to the SARS-CoV-2 (COVID−19) Pandemic: An International Survey. Front. Dent. Med. 1:617440. doi: 10.3389/fdmed.2020.617440

Mungia R and Valdez DN. (2020) Smoking, Vaping, and the Benefits Cessation in Times of COVID-19: A Public Health Perspective. Front. Dent. Med. 1:618364. doi: 10.3389/fdmed.2020.618364

Mungia R, Case K, Valerio MA, Mendoza MJ, Taverna M, de la Rosa EM, Nguyen T, Saenz G, Winkler P, Tsevat J. Development of an E-Cigarettes Education and Cessation Program: A South Texas Oral Health Network Study. Health Promot Pract. 2021 Jan;22(1):18-20. doi: 10.1177/1524839920914870. Epub 2020 Apr 13. PMID: 32281882.

Taverna M. Xerostomia Diagnosis and Management. The Journal of Professional Excellence: Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. 2020 Apr; 18(4):22-24,26.  (You can see this article as a slideshow using this link!: https://dimensionsofdentalhygiene.com/address-dry-mouth/)

Tooth Fairy Study- The South Texas Oral Health Collaboration (Texas Dental Journal) 2019 Nov.

Gonzales CB, Young V, Ketchum NS, Oates TW, and Mungia R. How concerns for bisphosnate-induced osteonecrosis of the jaw affect clinical practice among dentists: A study from the South Texas Oral Health Network. Gen Dent. 2015 Mar-Apr; 63(2):61-7.

Mungia R and Oates TW. Bridging community dental practitioners to research: the South Texas Oral Health Network (STOHN). Tex Dent J. 2011 Oct;128(10)1031-8. 

 
 
 

Presentations

Oniya G, Mungia R, Case K, Atique M, Jones B, Mexquitic M. Assessing the Impact of an Innovative E-Cigarette Program (R.A.K.E.) on Dental Practitioner Knowledge. Poster presented at the Robert A. Clark Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day. San Antonio, Texas. May 2021

Obaretin C, Mungia R, Taverna M. Confidence in Practitioner  Ability to Recognize and Manage Clinical Variations of Ectodermal Dysplasia. Poster presented at the Robert A. Clark Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day. San Antonio, Texas. May 2021

Singh M, Mungia R, Taverna MV, Mendoza M, de la Rosa E, Nguyen T, Reyes S, Schramm D. Dry Mouth: Awareness Among Dentists And Community Members: A South Texas Oral Heath Network Study. Poster presented at the Robert A. Clark Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day. San Antonio, Texas. May 2021

Arce A, Mungia R, Galicia JC, Vaughn BA, Mexquitic M, Taverna M, Khan A. General Dentist and Endodontic Practice Adapatations and Future Outlooks in Response to the SARs-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Pandemic. Presented at 39th Annual School of Dentistry Research and Clinical Virtual Symposium. University of Texas Health San Antonio (UTHSA). San Antonio, TX. 2021

Mexquitic M, National Dental PBRN Collaborative Group. Practitioner engagement in activities of the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (PBRN) 7-year results. Poster presentation at 39th Annual School of Dentistry Research and Clinical Virtual Symposium. University of Texas Health San Antonio (UTHSA). San Antonio, TX. 2021

Taverna M. Canadian Dental Hygiene Association Annual Session. 2020

Taverna M. International Dental Hygiene Research Symposium (Bethesda, Ottawa CA). 2020

Mendoza M, Saenz G, Taverna M, and Mungia R. Dry Mouth, A Mobile Web App. Presented at the IIMS Community Engagement Symposium. San Antonio, Texas. October 2019. 

Taverna M, Nguyen T, and Mungia R. Promoting Probiotics for Oral Health: A collaboration of practitioners and community members. Presented at the IIMS Community Engagement Symposium. San Antonio, Texas. October 2019

Mungia R, Mendoza M, Buchberg M, Thompson M, Winkler P, Wittich A, and Valerio M. E-cigarettes as a Cessation Tool? Presented at the IIMS/CTSA 10th Annual Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day. San Antonio, Texas.  May 2019

Rojas R, Taverna M, Mody P, Davis J, dela Rosa E, Castillo M, and Mungia R. Novel Use of a Mobile Website to Increase Awareness of Dry Mouth in the Community. Presented at the IIMS Community Engagement Symposium. San Antonio, Texas. September 2018. 

Mungia R, Taverna M, Davis J, de la Rosa E, Mody P. Changing Attitudes About Flossing. Presented at IIMS/CTSA 9th Annual Frontiers of Translational Science Research Day. San Antonio, Texas. May 2018.

Taverna M and Mungia R. What's the fuss about flossing? A question of critical thinking. Presented at the IIMS Community Engagement Symposium. San Antonio, Texas. October 2017.

Taverna M, Mungia R, Castillo M, Heilbrun L, and Palmer R. The South Texas Oral Health Network & The Tooth Fairy Study. Presented at the 2017 Global Dental Hygiene Conference. Ottawa, Canada. October 2017.
 
Mungia R, Taverna M, Castillo M, Heilbrun L, and Palmer R. The South Texas Oral Health Network (STOHN) & The Tooth Fairy Study. Presented at the IIMS Community Engagement Symposium. San Antonio, Texas. October 2017.
 
Taverna M, Mungia R, Castillo M, Heilbrun L, and Palmer R.  South Texas Oral Health Network & The Tooth Fairy Study. Presented at the 54th Annual Teaching Conference: Pediatrics for the Practioner. San Antonio, Texas. June 2017. 
 
Cervantes Mendez MJ, Abudawood S, Fraser L, Brazeal J, and Chun YP. Molar-Incisor hypomineralization in Texas Children. Presented at 2017 General Session and Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).  San Francisco, CA. March 2017. 
 
Dolan C and Burge S. Bridging community dental practitioners to research: The South Texas Oral Health Network (STOHN).Presented at the IIMS Community Engagement Symposium. San Antonio, Texas. May 2015. 
 
Cervantes Mendez MJ, Abudawood S, Hatch JP, and Chun YP. Prevalence of molar-incisor hypomineralization in South Texas Presented at the IIMS Community Engagement Symposium. San Antonio, Texas. May 2015. 
 
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