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Man Wai Ng, DDS, MPH

Man Wai Ng, DDs, MPH
Dentistry Research
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Academic Title:
Lecturer in Oraland Developmental Biology
Research Focus Area:
Pediatric dentistry
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Research Overview

Man Wai Ng investigates practice patterns in pediatric dentistry with the goal of improving the delivery of pediatric dental care, particularly in a multicultural setting. She has been the recipient of a Health Resources and Services Administration grant to develop an oral health curriculum for primary care pediatricians.

About Man Wai Ng

Man Wai Ng received her DDS degree from SUNY at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine and her MPH from Harvard School of Public Health. She completed a residency in pediatric dentistry at Boston Children's Hospital.

Dr. Ng is Chair of the Council on Scientific Affairs of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.


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  1. Ng MW. Quality Improvement Efforts in Pediatric Oral Health. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2016 Apr; 44(4):223-32.
  2. Ng MW, Fida Z. Dental Hygienist-Led Chronic Disease Management System to Control Early Childhood Caries. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2016 Jun; 16 Suppl:20-33.
  3. Garcia R, Borrelli B, Dhar V, Douglass J, Gomez FR, Hieftje K, Horowitz A, Li Y, Ng MW, Twetman S, Tinanoff N. Progress in Early Childhood Caries and Opportunities in Research, Policy, and Clinical Management. Pediatr Dent. 2015 May-Jun; 37(3):294-9.
  4. Edelstein BL, Ng MW. Chronic Disease Management Strategies of Early Childhood Caries: Support from the Medical and Dental Literature. Pediatr Dent. 2015 May-Jun; 37(3):281-7.
  5. Samnaliev M, Wijeratne R, Kwon EG, Ohiomoba H, Ng MW. Cost-effectiveness of a disease management program for early childhood caries. J Public Health Dent. 2015; 75(1):24-33.
  6. Ng MW, Ramos-Gomez F, Lieberman M, Lee JY, Scoville R, Hannon C, Maramaldi P. Disease Management of Early Childhood Caries: ECC Collaborative Project. Int J Dent. 2014; 2014:327801.
  7. Ng MW, Chase I. Early childhood caries: risk-based disease prevention and management. Dent Clin North Am. 2013 Jan; 57(1):1-16.
  8. Ng MW, Torresyap G, White A, Melvin P, Graham D, Kane D, Scoville R, Ohiomoba H. Disease management of early childhood caries: results of a pilot quality improvement project. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2012 Aug; 23(3 Suppl):193-209.
  9. Ng MW, Ramos-Gomez F. Disease prevention and management of early childhood caries. J Mass Dent Soc. 2012; 61(3):28-32.
  10. Sacheti A, Ng MW, Ramos-Gomez F. Infant oral health is the current standard of care. J Mass Dent Soc. 2012; 61(3):22-7.
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  12. Ramos-Gomez F, Ng MW. Into the future: keeping healthy teeth caries free: pediatric CAMBRA protocols. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2011 Oct; 39(10):723-33.
  13. Isong IA, Luff D, Perrin JM, Winickoff JP, Ng MW. Parental perspectives of early childhood caries. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2012 Jan; 51(1):77-85.
  14. Yacovone L, Roberson D, Ng MW. Riga-Fede disease: a rare sublingual traumatic ulcerative lesion in a child. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2012 Feb; 146(2):333-4.
  15. Ng MW. Children with both poor oral health and general health may be more likely to have poor school performance. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2011 Mar; 11(1):69-70.
  16. Ramos-Gomez F, Crystal YO, Ng MW, Tinanoff N, Featherstone JD. Caries risk assessment, prevention, and management in pediatric dental care. Gen Dent. 2010 Nov-Dec; 58(6):505-17; quiz 518-9.
  17. Ramos-Gomez FJ, Crystal YO, Ng MW, Crall JJ, Featherstone JD. Pediatric dental care: prevention and management protocols based on caries risk assessment. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2010 Oct; 38(10):746-61.
  18. Webster RA, Ware J, Ng MW, Post JN, Risko W. Family perspectives on home oral health practices and interactions with pediatric providers. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2011 Feb; 50(2):162-5.
  19. Ng MW, Glassman P, Crall J. The impact of Title VII on general and pediatric dental education and training. Acad Med. 2008 Nov; 83(11):1039-48.
  20. Reggiardo PA, Feigal RJ, Cassamassimo PS, Chan SD, Ng MW, Ignelzi MA. Clinical, research, and policy implications of the symposium on the prevention of oral diseases in children and adolescents. Pediatric Dentistry. 2006; 28(2):192-198.
  21. Ng MW. Pacifier Q and A. Boston Globe. 2005.
  22. Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry (member of writing group). Preparing Primary Healthcare Providers to Meet America's Future Healthcare Needs: The Critical Role of Title VII, Section 747. 2004.
  23. Ng MW. Behavior management conference panel IV report--Educational issues. Pediatr Dent. 2004 Mar-Apr; 26(2):180-3.
  24. Ng, MW. Teething. Boston Baby Guide. 2004.
  25. Ng MW. Pediatric Dentistry Sidebar. Boston Baby Guide. 2004.
  26. Ng M. Multicultural influences on child rearing practices: Implications for today's pediatric dentist. Pediatric Dentistry. 2003; 25(1):19-22.
  27. Ng MW. Multicultural influences on child-rearing practices: implications for today's pediatric dentist. Pediatr Dent. 2003 Jan-Feb; 25(1):19-22.
  28. Acs G, Ng MW. Early childhood caries and well being. Pediatr Dent. 2002 Jul-Aug; 24(4):288.
  29. Ng, MW. Dental trauma. Bear Essentials. 2002.
  30. Ng, MW. Tap water vs. bottled water. Redbook. 2002.
  31. Acs G, Ng M, Helpin ML, Rosenberg HM. Dental Care: Promoting Health and Preventing Disease". Children with Disabilities. 2002.
  32. Ng M, Acs G. Managing dental health risk in young children with HIV infection: The rationale for early recognition and prevention by the primary care team. 2001.
  33. Ng M, Tate A, Acs G. Early childhood caries: Computer-based training module (CBT) for primary care providers. 2001.
  34. Ng, MW. Dental Trauma. Times Books. 2001.
  35. Acs G, Ng M. Dental Care for Your Child with Special Needs. When Your Child Has a Disability. 2001.
  36. Ng M, Tate A, Acs G, Needleman H. The effect of patient medical history on outcomes of restorative procedures following dental rehabilitation under general anesthesia. Procedings of the Surgeon General Conference on Oral Health. 2000.
  37. Tate A, Ng M, Acs G, Needleman H. Failure rates of restorative procedures following dental rehabilitation under general anesthesia and the effect of medical history on outcomes. Pediatric Dentistry. 2000.
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