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Dr. Dean Kolbinson Professor

Dr. Dean Kolbinson received his DMD degree from the College of Dentistry, University of Saskatchewan and his Master of Science in Dentistry degree and Certificate in Oral Medicine from the University of Washington. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in Oral Medicine. He is a full-time Professor, with a part-time oral medicine clinical practice, at the College of Dentistry.

Address
Room 127 - 105 Wiggins Road, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5E4

Research Interests

Temporomandibular disorders and orofacial pain (including post-traumatic TMDs)
Systemic sclerosis – oral manifestations
Thermal sensitivity pulp testing
Composite restoration detection methods
Diagnostic methods (e.g., eye gaze tracking during pantomograph viewing)
Topical anesthetic use to decrease local anesthetic administration pain
Post head and neck radiation oral complications

Funding Success

$12,300 (2009-2010).  Canadian Institutes of Health Research.  The impact of orofacial manifestations of systemic sclerosis on health-related quality of life.  (Sub-Investigator with Dr. Maria Copete).  (Principal Investigators:  Dr. Mervyn Gornitsky, Dr. Murray Baron; Dr. Janet Markland).

Publications

  1. Baron M, Hudson M, Dagenais M, MacDonald D, Gyger G, El Sayegh T, Pope J, Fontaine A, Masetto A, Matthews D, Sutton E, Thie N, Jones N, Copete M, Kolbinson D, et al. 2016. Relationship between disease characteristics and oral radiologic findings in systemic sclerosis: results from a Canadian oral health study. Arthritis Care & Research, 68(5):673-680.
  2. Baron M, Hudson M, Tatibouet S, Steele R, Lo E, Gravel S, Gyger G, El Sayegh T, Pope J, Fontaine A, Masetto A, Matthews D, Sutton E, Thie N, Jones N, Copete M, Kolbinson D, et al. 2015. Relationship between disease characteristics and orofacial manifestations in systemic sclerosis: Canadian systemic sclerosis oral health study III. Arthritis Care & Research. 67(5): 681-690.
  3. Baron M, Hudson M, Tatibouet S, Steele R, Lo E, Gravel S, Gyger G, El Sayegh T, Pope J, Fontaine A, Masetto A, Matthews D, Sutton E, Thie N, Jones N, Copete M, Kolbinson D, et al. 2015. The Canadian systemic sclerosis oral health study II: the relationship between oral and global health-related quality of life in systemic sclerosis. Rheumatology (Oxford). 54(4): 692-696.
  4. Dagenais M, MacDonald D, Baron M, Hudson M, Tatibouet S, Steele R, Gravel S, Mohit S, El Sayegh T, Pope J, Fontaine A, Masseto A, Matthews D, Sutton E, Thie N, Jones N, Copete M, Kolbinson D, et al. 2015. The Canadian systemic sclerosis oral health study IV: oral radiographic manifestations in systemic sclerosis compared with the general population. Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology. 120(2):104-111.
  5. Baron M, Hudson M, Tatibouet S, Steele R, Lo E, Gravel S, Gyger G, El Sayegh T, Pope J, Fontaine A, Masseto A, Matthews D, Sutton E, Thie N, Jones N, Copete M, Kolbinson D, et al. 2014. The Canadian systemic sclerosis oral health study: Orofacial manifestations and oral health-related quality of life in systemic sclerosis compared with the general population. Rheumatology (Oxford). 53(8): 1386-1394.
  6. Epstein J, Klasser G, Kolbinson D, Mehta S. 2010. Orofacial injuries due to trauma following motor vehicle collisions: Part 2: Temporomandibular disorders. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association. 76: a172.
  7. Epstein J, Klasser G, Kolbinson D, Mehta S, Johnson B. 2010. Orofacial injuries due to trauma following motor vehicle collisions: Part 1: Traumatic dental injuries. Journal of the Canadian Dental Association. 76: a171.
  8. Epstein, J.B., Emerton, S., Kolbinson, D.A., Le, N.D., Phillips, N., Stevenson-Moore, P., Osoba, D.  1999.  Quality of life and oral function following radiotherapy for head and neck cancer.  Head and Neck, 21:1-11.
  9. Kolbinson, D.A., Epstein, J.B., Senthilselvan, A., Burgess, J.A.  1997.  Effect of impact and injury characteristics on post-motor vehicle accident temporomandibular disorders.  Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, Endodontics, 85(6):665-673.
  10. Kolbinson, D.A., Epstein, J.B., Senthilselvan, A., Burgess, J.A.  1997.  A comparison of TMD patients with or without prior motor vehicle accident involvement:  treatment and outcomes.  Journal of Orofacial Pain, 11:337-345.
  11. Kolbinson, D.A., Epstein, J.B., Senthilselvan, A., Burgess, J.A.  1997.  A comparison of TMD patients with or without prior motor vehicle accident involvement:  initial signs, symptoms, and diagnostic characteristics.  Journal of Orofacial Pain, 11:206-214.
  12. Kolbinson, D.A., Epstein, J.B., Burgess, J.A., Senthilselvan, A. 1997.  Temporomandibular disorders, headaches, and neck pain after motor vehicle accidents:  a pilot investigation of persistence and litigation effects.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 77(1):46-53.
  13. Burgess, J.A., Kolbinson, D.A., Lee, P.T., Epstein, J.B.  1996.  Motor vehicle accidents and TMDs:  assessing the relationship.  Journal of the American Dental Association, 127:1767-1772.
  14. Kolbinson, D.A., Epstein, J.B., Burgess, J.A.  1996.  Temporomandibular disorders, headaches and neck pain following motor vehicle accidents and the effect of litigation:  review of the literature.  Journal of Orofacial Pain, 10:101-125.
  15. Kolbinson, D.A., Schubert, M.M., Flournoy, N., Truelove, E.L.  1988.  Early oral changes following bone marrow transplantation.  Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, 66(1):130-138.
  16. Kolbinson, D.A., Teplitsky, P.E.  1988.  Electric pulp testing with examination gloves.  Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, 65(1):122-126.

Textbook Chapter

Kolbinson, D.A. and Hohn, F.I.  2006.  Traumatic injuries.  Chapter 18, pages 271-289.  In Temporomandibular Disorders:  an evidence-based approach to diagnosis and treatment.  Laskin, D.M., Greene, C.S. and Hylander, W.L. (editors).  Quintessence Publishing Co. Inc., Chicago.