Dental Informatics and Dental Research   Conference, June 12-13, 2003: Making the Connection
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Sheldon Baumrind, DDS, MS

Professor of Orthodontics and Director

Department of Orthodontics
University of the Pacific School of Dentistry
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark


Research Interests:
  • Analysis of Orthodontic treatment outcomes
  • Assessing and testing the appropriateness of clinician’s beliefs about treatment
  • Construction of shared electronic data and image bases for use in teaching and research
  • Distance teaching and research in Orthodontics (using shared electronic databases)
  • Integrated 3D craniofacial measurement
  • Computer-aided analysis of written treatment records
Current Projects:

Development of a shared web-accessible database of text and images for studying the outcomes of orthodontic treatment by expert clinicians.

Construction of random retrospective samples for the investigation of the outcomes of orthodontic treatment by expert clinicians.

Computer-aided analysis of physical changes associated with orthodontic treatment.

Selected Publications:

S. Baumrind: Recent progress in integrated three-dimensional craniofacial mapping at CRIL/UOP. In: Frontiers of Dental and Facial Esthetics. Univ. of Michigan Craniofacial Growth Series. Monograph #38: 253-273, 2001.

S Baumrind: Clinical research about clinical treatment: A new agenda for a new century. American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 117:548-550, 2000.

S Baumrind: Some Comments on Clinical Studies in Orthodontics and Their Applications to Orthodontic Treatment. Semin Orthod. 5:96-109, 1999.

S Baumrind: Clinical Studies in Orthodontics: An overview of NIDR-sponsored clinical orthodontic studies in the U.S. Clin. Orth. Res. 1:80-87, 1998.

S Baumrind: Unbiased Quantitative Testing of Conventional Orthodontic Beliefs. Semin Orthod. 4:3-16, 1998.

EL Korn, S Baumrind: Clinical preferences and the estimation of causal treatment differences. Statistical Science 13:209-235, 1998.

S Baumrind and EL Korn: Post-natal width changes in the internal structures of the human mandible: A longitudinal three-dimensional cephalometric study using implants. J. European Orthodontic Society. 14:417-426, 1992.

EL Korn and S Baumrind: Randomized clinical trials with clinician-preferred treatment. Lancet 337:149-152, 1991.

S Baumrind: Toward a general model for clinical craniofacial research. In: Essays in Honor of Robert E. Moyers. Eds. W.S. Hunter and D. Carlson. Univ. of Michigan Craniofacial Growth Series, Monograph #24:1-35, 1991.