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Lilliam M. Pinzon

Lilliam M. Pinzon, DDS, MS, MPH

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Academic Office Information

Research Interests

  • Dental Materials
  • Public Health Dentistry
  • Health Policy
  • Cost Effectiveness Analysis
  • Global Health

Education History

Graduate Training University of California, Berkeley
University of California, San Francisco
Graduate Certificate
Postdoctoral Fellowship University of California, San Francisco
Postdoctoral Clinical Research Fellow
University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry
Professional Dental University of Antioquia School of Dentistry
Escuela Normal Antioqueña de Señoritas

Selected Publications

Journal Article

  1. Pinzon LM, Velazquez A, Rutkoski H, Tay DL, Martel L, Drury C, Ayres S, Dixon B, Winkler JR, Kepka D (2022). Cross-cultural adaptation of a Spanish version of a previously validated HPV survey that evaluates dental students' knowledge, perception and clinical practices in Latin America. BMC Oral Health, 22(1), 72.
  2. Harris KL, Tay D, Kaiser D, Praag A, Rutkoski H, Dixon BL, Pinzon LM, Winkler JR, Kepka D (2019). The perspectives, barriers, and willingness of Utah dentists to engage in human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine practices. Hum Vaccin Immunother, 16(2), 1-9.
  3. Kepka D, Rutkoski H, Pappas L, Tay DL, Winkler JR, Dixon B, Velazquez A, Pinzon LM (2019). US oral health students' willingness to train and administer the HPV vaccine in dental practices. Prev Med Rep, 15, 100957.
  4. Hanson GR, McMillan S, Mower K, Bruett CT, Duarte L, Koduri S, Pinzon L, Warthen M, Smith K, Meeks H, Trump B (2019). Comprehensive oral care improves treatment outcomes in male and female patients with high-severity and chronic substance use disorders. J Am Dent Assoc, 150(7), 591-601.
  5. Rutkoski H, Tay DL, Dixon BL, Pinzon LM, Mooney R, Winkler JR, Kepka D (2019). A Multi-state Evaluation of Oral Health Students' Knowledge of Human Papillomavirus-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer and HPV Vaccination. J Cancer Educ, 35(5), 1017-1025.
  6. Ahn Y, Lamy R, Darling CL, Stewart JM, Pinzon LM (2018). Photochemical crosslinking of caries-affected dentin combined with total- or self-etch systems. Am J Transl Res, 10(9), 2990-2995.
  7. Rutkoski H, Fowler B, Mooney R, Pappas L, Dixon BL, Pinzon LM, Winkler J, Kepka D (2017). Pilot Test of Survey to Assess Dental and Dental Hygiene Student Human Papillomavirus-Related Oropharyngeal Cancer Knowledge, Perceptions, and Clinical Practices. J Cancer Educ, 33(4), 907-914.
  8. Arrive E, Meless D, Anaya-Saavedra G, Gallottini M, Pinzon LM, Ramirez-Amador V (2016). The global burden of oral diseases in pediatric HIV-infected populations: a workshop report. Oral Dis, 22 Suppl 1, 149-57.
  9. Pinzon LM, Watanabe LG, Reis AF, Powers JM, Marshall SJ, Marshall GW (2013). Analysis of interfacial structure and bond strength of self-etch adhesives. Am J Dent, 26(6), 335-40.
  10. Samolski I, Rincon AM, Pinzon LM, Viterbo A, Monte E (2012). The qid74 gene from Trichoderma harzianum has a role in root architecture and plant biofertilization. Microbiology (Reading), 158(Pt 1), 129-38.
  11. Pinzon LM, Powers JM, OKeefe KL, Dusevish V, Spencer P, Marshall GW (2011). Effect of mucoprotein on the bond strength of resin composite to human dentin. Odontology, 99(2), 119-28.
  12. Pinzon LM, Oguri M, OKeefe K, Dusevish V, Spencer P, Powers JM, Marshall GW (2010). Bond strength of adhesives to dentin contaminated with smoker's saliva. Odontology, 98(1), 37-43.
  13. Pinzon LM, Frey GN, Winkler MM, Tate WH, Burgess JO, Powers JM (2009). Retention of gold alloy crowns cemented with traditional and resin cements. Int J Prosthodont, 22(4), 351-3.


  1. Torres PJ, Phan HT, Bojorquez AK, Garcia-Godoy F, Pinzon LM (2021). Minimally Invasive Techniques Used for Caries Management in Dentistry. A Review. [Review]. J Clin Pediatr Dent, 45(4), 224-232.

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