Dental Informatics and Dental Research   Conference, June 12-13, 2003: Making the Connection
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Conference Attendee - Details

Howard L. Bailit, DMD, PhD

Professor Emeritus and Director
Health Policy Center
University of Connecticut Health Center


Research Interests:
  • Health Policy
  • Dental Education
  • Dental Care/Oral Health
  • Dental Finance
Current Projects:

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - .

Connecticut Health Foundation - Dental Care for Low-Income Children: Feasibility Study.

The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation - SOS: Screening, Outreach, and Safety for Abused Prenatal Patients.

The Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation - Vital Signs.

Selected Publications:

Beazoglou, T., Heffley, D., Brown, L.J., and Bailit, H. 2002. The importance of productivity in estimating need for dentists.J. Amer. Dent. Assoc. 133: 1399-1404.

Beazoglou, T., Bailit, H. and Heffley, D. 2002. The dental workforce in Wisconsin. J. Amer. Dent. Assoc. 133:1097-1104.

Bailit, H. and Beazoglou, T. 2002. The U.S. Dental Care Delivery System and Managed Care: An Overview. In Gluck, G. and Morganstern, W. (eds.) Community Dental Health. Pps. 73-90. Mosby, St. Louis, MO.

Bailit, H.L., B.H. Edelstein, N. Tinanoff. 1999. Public financing of dental care: Impact and policy implications. In “Community-Based Dental Education Programs.” H.L. Bailit (ed.); J. Dent. Educ. 63(12): 867-989. 882-889.

Bailit, H.L. (ed.) 1999. Community-Based Dental Education Programs. J. Dent. Educ. 63(12): 867-989.

Bailit, H.L. 1999. Dental insurance, managed care and traditional practice. J. Amer. Dent. Assoc. 130:1721-1727.

Bailit, H. L. and Sennett, C. 1992. Utilization management as a cost containment strategy. Hlth. Care Financ. Rev./1991. Annual Supplement:87-93.

Manning, W.G., H.L. Bailit, B. Bernadett, and J.P. Newhouse. 1985. The demand for dental care: Evidence from a randomized trial in health insurance. J. Amer. Dent. Assoc. 110:895-902.

Bailit, H.L., J.P. Newhouse, R. Brooks, N. Duan, G. Goldberg, J. Hanley, C. Kamberg, V. Spolsky, A. Black, K. Lohr. 1985. Does more generous dental insurance coverage improve oral health: A study of patient cost sharing. J. Amer. Dent. Assoc. 110:701-707.

Bailit, H.L. and J. Clive. 1981. The development of dental practice profiles. Med. Care 19 (1) :30-46.