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Periodontics and Oral Medicine

Sharon L. Brooks, DDS, MS


Professor Emeritus

Division of Oral Pathology/Medicine/Radiology
Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine
slbrooks@umich.edu
 
Recent Publications


Education
1962-1964 - Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, Chemistry, Russian
1965 - BA Ed, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Elementary Education
1973 - DDS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Dentistry
1976 - MS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Oral Diagnosis/Radiology
1984 - MS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Environmental and Industrial Health (Radiological Health)
1989 - MS, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, Clinical Research Design and Statistical Analysis
1991 - University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, TMJ Imaging

Scientific Activities
1985 - Editorial Board, Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology and Oral Medicine Sections
1996 - Editor, Oral Radiology Section, Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod
1983-93, 1995 - Sponsored summer dental student researchers under NIDR training grants

Memberships and Offices in Professional Societies
• Omicron Kappa Upsilon
• American Dental Association
• Michigan Dental Association
• Washtenaw District Dental Society (President, 1990-91)
• American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
• Organization of Teachers of Oral Diagnosis (President, 1988-89)
• American Association of Dental Schools (Chair, Oral Diagnosis/Oral Medicine, 1991-92)
• International Association of Dental Maxillofacial Radiology
• Health Physics Society
• International Association of Dental Research
• American Board of Oral Medicine

Academic Appointments and Professional Experience
1992 - Associate Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Michigan School of Medicine
1986 - Professor of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1991 - Visiting Professor, Department of Radiology, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry
1980-86 - Associate Professor of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1976-80 - Assistant Professor of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1976-77 - Assistant Research Scientist, Dental Research Institute, University of Michigan
1973-76 - Clinical Instructor of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology, University of Michigan School of Dentistry

Recent Publications

Amer ME, Heo MS, Brooks SL, Benavides E. Anatomical variations of trabecular bone structure in intraoral radiographs using fractal and particles count analyses. Imaging Sci Dent. 2012 Mar;42(1):5-12. Epub 2012 Mar 22. PubMed PMID: 22474642.

Ahmed F, Brooks SL, Kapila SD. Efficacy of identifying maxillofacial lesions in cone-beam computed tomographs by orthodontists and orthodontic residents with third-party software. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2012 Apr;141(4):451-9. PubMed PMID: 22464527.

Chan HL, Brooks SL, Fu JH, Yeh CY, Rudek I, Wang HL. Cross-sectional analysis of the mandibular lingual concavity using cone beam computed tomography. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2011 Feb;22(2):201-6. Epub 2010 Oct 6. PubMed PMID: 21044167.

Brooks SL. CBCT dosimetry: orthodontic considerations. Semin Orthod 2009; 14:14-18.

Brooks SL. Radiation doses of common dental radiographic examinations: a review. Acta Stomatolog Croat 2008; 42: 202-217.

Brooks SL, McMinn WE, Benavides E. A clinical trial of the Nomad portable X-ray unit. J Mich Dent Assoc. 2009 Feb;91(2):54-8. PubMed PMID: 19288662.

Smith MH, Brooks SL, Eldevik OP, Helman JI. Anterior mandibular lingual salivary gland defect: a report of a case diagnosed with cone-beam computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2007 May;103(5):e71-8. Epub 2007 Feb 27. PubMed PMID: 17331754.

Widmalm SE, Brooks SL, Sano T, Upton LG, McKay DC. Limitation of the diagnostic value of MR images for diagnosing temporomandibular joint disorders. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2006 Sep;35(5):334-8. PubMed PMID: 16940481.

Ludlow JB, Davies-Ludlow LE, Brooks SL, Howerton WB. Dosimetry of 3 CBCT devices for oral and maxillofacial radiology: CB Mercuray, NewTom 3G and i-CAT. Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2006 Jul;35(4):219-26. Erratum in: Dentomaxillofac Radiol. 2006 Sep;35(5):392. PubMed PMID: 16798915.

Almog DM, Benson BW, Wolfgang L, Frederiksen NL, Brooks SL. Computerized tomography-based imaging and surgical guidance in oral implantology. J Oral Implantol. 2006;32(1):14-8. Review. PubMed PMID: 16526577.

Gungor K, Ozturk M, Semiz M, Brooks SL. A radiographic study of location of mental foramen in a selected Turkish population on panoramic radiograph. Coll Antropol. 2006 Dec;30(4):801-5. PubMed PMID: 17243553.

Perez LA, Brooks SL, Wang HL, Eber RM. Comparison of linear tomography and direct ridge mapping for the determination of edentulous ridge dimensions in human cadavers. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2005 Jun;99(6):748-54. PubMed PMID: 15897863.

Almog DM, Illig KA, Carter LC, Friedlander AH, Brooks SL, Grimes RM. Diagnosis of non-dental conditions. Carotid artery calcifications on panoramic radiographs identify patients at risk for stroke. N Y State Dent J. 2004 Nov;70(8):20-5. Review. PubMed PMID: 15615333.