SCARBECZ, MARK Ph.D., M.A.
Professor and Assistant Dean for Institutional Affairs (CoD)
Department of Bioscience Research
College of Dentistry
C513 Dunn Dental Building
- Ph.D., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Sociology
- M.A., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, Sociology
- B.A., State University of NY at Buffalo, Statistics
SOTL (Scholarship of Teaching and Learning)
Demographic Trends in the Dental Profession
Oral Health Related Quality of Life
Area of teaching/subject
Biostatistics, Research Design, Survey Research, Evidence Based Dentistry, Dentist-Patient Relations
- Saghiri, MA, Asatourian, A, Haraji, A, Ramezani, GH, Garcia-Godoy, F, Scarbecz, M, Sheibani, N. The Influence of Endodontic Broken Stainless Steel Instruments on the Urinary Levels of Iron. Biol Trace Elem Res, 2014.
- Wasson, W, Scarbecz, M, Lewis, MW, Ross, J, Himel, V. &quot;I can't understand your information sheet, doc!&quot; Readability of limited-reach media materials for the lay population. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 93 (2), 32-40; quiz 41-2, 2014.
- Tanner, S, Wells, M, Scarbecz, M, McCann, BW. Parents' understanding of and accuracy in using measuring devices to administer liquid oral pain medication. J Am Dent Assoc, 145 (2), 141-9, 2014.
- Saghiri, MA, Sheibani, N, Garcia-Godoy, F, Asatourian, A, Mehriar, P, Scarbecz, M. Correlation between endodontic broken instrument and nickel level in urine. Biol Trace Elem Res, 155 (1), 114-8, 2013.
- Seeberg, MS, Scarbecz, M, Hottel, TL. An innovative behavioral science curriculum at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 93 (1), 31-7; quiz 38-9, 2013.
- Antonelli, JR, Hottel, TL, Brandt, R, Scarbecz, M, Patel, T. The role of occlusal loading in the pathogenesis of non-carious cervical lesions. Am J Dent, 26 (2), 86-92, 2013.
- Shiloah, J, Bland, PS, Scarbecz, M, Patters, MR, Stein, SH, Tipton, DA. The effect of long-term aspirin intake on the outcome of non-surgical periodontal therapy in smokers: a double-blind, randomized pilot study. J Periodontal Res, 2013.
- Shintaku WH, Scarbecz M, Venturin JS.. Evaluation of interproximal caries using the IPad 2 and a liquid crystal display monitor.. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol, 11 (5), e40-4, 2012.
- Ahuja S, Cagna D, Wicks R, Brandt R, Scarbecz M.. Immediate effect of occlusal errors on masticatory muscle activity in denture wearers: A pilot study.. Intl. J. of Experimental Dental Science., 1 (1), 1-7, 2012.
- Lewis, MW, Wasson, W, Scarbecz, M, Aubertin, MA, Woods, M, Himel, VT. Tennessee smiles: the UT grassroots oral health outreach initiative. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 91 (4), 20-9; quiz 30-1, 2012.
- Scarbecz M. Nudging your patients towards oral health. J Am Dent Assoc, 143 (8), 2012.
- Scarbecz, M, Russell, CK, Shreve, RG, Robinson, MM, Scheid, CR. Faculty development to improve teaching at a health sciences center: a needs assessment. J Dent Educ, 75 (2), 145-59, 2011.
- Scarbecz M, Redmond DC. (BOOK REVIEW) Dental Practice: Get in the Game.. J Dent Educ, 75 (11), 1516-17, 2011.
- Angel, JS, Mincer, HH, Chaudhry, J, Scarbecz, M. Cone-beam Computed Tomography for Analyzing Variations in Inferior Alveolar Canal Location in Adults in Relation to Age and Sex. J Forensic Sci, 2010.
- Russell CK, Shreve R, Hofmann P, Scarbecz M, Scheid C, Brescia W, Schwab C, Robinson MM. Assessing the Scholarship of Teaching on an Academic Health Science Center Campus. Transformative Dialogues: teaching and learning eJournal, 3 (3), 2010.
- Scarbecz M, Redmond DC. (BOOK REVIEW) Dental Practice Transition: A Practical Guide to Management.. J Dent Educ, 73 (12), 1423-4, 2009.
- Thomas R, Chaudhry J, Scarbecz M, Chaudhry S.. Efficacy of High-Resolution Digital Bitewings in Diagnosing Incipient Proximal Caries.. J Dent Res, 88 (A), 3346, 2009.
- Scarbecz M. (BOOK REVIEW) Critical Thinking. Understanding and Evaluating Dental Research. 2nd. Ed. Brunette, Donald Maxwell. J Dent Educ, 72 (10), 1209-10, 2008.
- Welk A, Maggio MP, Simon JF, Scarbecz M, Harrison JA, Wicks RA, Gilpatrick RO. Computer-assisted learning and simulation lab with 40 DentSim units.. Int J Comput Dent., 11 (1), 17-40, 2008.
- Scarbecz M. Evidence-based dentistry resources for dental practitioners.. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 88 (2), 9-13, 2008.
- Scarbecz, M, Ross, JA. The relationship between gender and postgraduate aspirations among first- and fourth-year students at public dental schools: a longitudinal analysis. J Dent Educ, 71 (6), 797-809, 2007.
- Scarbecz, M. Using the DISC system to motivate dental patients. J Am Dent Assoc, 138 (3), 381-5, 2007.
- Unkel JH, Brickhouse TH, Sweatman TW, Scarbecz M, Tompkins WP, Eslinger CS. A comparison of 3 routes of flumazenil administration to reverse benzodiazepine-induced desaturation in an animal model.. Pediatr Dent., 28 (Jul-Aug), 357-62, 2006.
- Stein SH, Wendell KJ, Pabst M, Scarbecz M.. Profiling gingival crevicular fluid from smoking and non-smoking chronic periodontitis patients. J Tenn Dent Assoc, 86 (2), 20-24, 2006.
- Patters, MR, Bland, PS, Shiloah, J, Blankenship, JA, Scarbecz, M. Comparison of the Hydrabrush powered toothbrush with two commercially-available powered toothbrushes. J Int Acad Periodontol, 7 (3), 80-9, 2005.
- Scarbecz M, Ross JA. Women in Dentistry. Current trends in practice and dental education.. Woman Dentist J., 3 (3), 18,20,22,2, 2005.
- Stein, SH, Green, BE, Scarbecz, M. Augmented transforming growth factor-beta1 in gingival crevicular fluid of smokers with chronic periodontitis. J Periodontol, 75 (12), 1619-26, 2004.
- Scarbecz, M. Enhancing relationships among dental team members: the application of research on marital interaction. J Am Dent Assoc, 135 (11), 1591-6, 2004.
- Tran, NH, Scarbecz, M, Gary, JJ. In vitro evaluation of color change in maxillofacial elastomer through the use of an ultraviolet light absorber and a hindered amine light stabilizer. J Prosthet Dent, 91 (5), 483-90, 2004.
- Lewis, MW, Holder-Ballard, C, Selders, RJ, Scarbecz, M, Johnson, HG, Turner, EW. Comparison of the use of a toothpick holder to dental floss in improvement of gingival health in humans. J Periodontol, 75 (4), 551-6, 2004.
- P.S. BLAND, J.A. BLANKENSHIP, J. SHILOAH, M. SCARBECZ, and M.R. PATTERS. Comparison of the Hydrabrush® Powered Toothbrush with Sonicare® and Oral-B®. J Dent Res (83 (A)), 2429, 2004.
- Shook, LW, Turner, EW, Ross, J, Scarbecz, M. Effect of surface roughness of cavity preparations on the microleakage of Class V resin composite restorations. Oper Dent, 28 (6), 779-85, 2003.
- Wu, JC, Latta, GH, Wicks, RA, Swords, RL, Scarbecz, M. In vitro deformation of acetyl resin and metal alloy removable partial denture direct retainers. J Prosthet Dent, 90 (6), 586-90, 2003.
- Scarbecz, M, Ross, JA. Gender differences in first-year dental students' motivation to attend dental school. J Dent Educ, 66 (8), 952-61, 2002.
- Wiltfang GL, Scarbecz M.. Social Class and Adolescents' Self-Esteem: Another Look.. Soc Psych Q, 53 (2), 174-83, 1990.