Howard Pollick, BDS, MPH

Title(s)Professor, Preventive & Restor Dent Sci
SchoolSchool of Dentistry
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    University of Manchester, EnglandBDS07/1967Dentistry
    UC BerkeleyMPH06/1980Public Health
    University of California, San FranciscoP.G.Cert.1982Dental Public Health
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    Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors2010Fluoridation Merit Award
    American College of Dentists, Northern California Section2011Distinguished Faculty Member Award
    UCSF Chancellor2015Public Service Award
    American Public Health Association’s Oral Health Section2017John W. Knutson Distinguished Service Award

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    Dentist, California Dental License #23263
    Diplomate, American Board of Dental Public Health.
    Director, Dental Public Health Residency, UCSF.
    Chair, California Fluoridation Advisory Council, California Dental Association Foundation.
    Expert Spokesperson on Fluoridation, American Dental Association.
    Chair, Oral Health Section, California Public Health Association - North
    Chair, Committee on Educational Policy, UCSF and School of Dentistry (2013-15)
    Chair, Admissions Committee, UCSF School of Dentistry (2015-16)

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    1. Pollick H. Children Who Live in Mainly Fluoridated us Counties Have Less Tooth Decay. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2019 Jun; 19(2):217-219. PMID: 31326062.
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    2. Pollick H. Community Water Fluoridation Benefits US Children From Poor Families More Than Those From More Affluent Families. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2019 Jun; 19(2):213-216. PMID: 31326061.
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    3. Pollick H. The Role of Fluoride in the Prevention of Tooth Decay. Pediatr Clin North Am. 2018 10; 65(5):923-940. PMID: 30213354.
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    4. Allukian M, Carter-Pokras OD, Gooch BF, Horowitz AM, Iida H, Jacob M, Kleinman DV, Kumar J, Maas WR, Pollick H, Rozier RG. Science, Politics, and Communication: The Case of Community Water Fluoridation in the US. Ann Epidemiol. 2018 06; 28(6):401-410. PMID: 28648551.
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    5. Pollick HF. Salt fluoridation: a review. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2013 Jun; 41(6):395-7, 400-4. PMID: 23875431.
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    6. Stocks M, Pollick H. The CDA Foundation model to fluoridate communities. J Calif Dent Assoc. 2012 Aug; 40(8):648-55. PMID: 22953523.
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    7. Berg J, Gerweck C, Hujoel PP, King R, Krol DM, Kumar J, Levy S, Pollick H, Whitford GM, Strock S, Aravamudhan K, Frantsve-Hawley J, Meyer DM. Evidence-based clinical recommendations regarding fluoride intake from reconstituted infant formula and enamel fluorosis: a report of the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs. J Am Dent Assoc. 2011 Jan; 142(1):79-87. PMID: 21243832.
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    8. Rozier RG, Adair S, Graham F, Iafolla T, Kingman A, Kohn W, Krol D, Levy S, Pollick H, Whitford G, Strock S, Frantsve-Hawley J, Aravamudhan K, Meyer DM. Evidence-based clinical recommendations on the prescription of dietary fluoride supplements for caries prevention: a report of the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs. J Am Dent Assoc. 2010 Dec; 141(12):1480-9. PMID: 21158195.
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    9. Scherzer T, Barker JC, Pollick H, Weintraub JA. Water consumption beliefs and practices in a rural Latino community: implications for fluoridation. J Public Health Dent. 2010; 70(4):337-43. PMID: 20735717; PMCID: PMC3536824.
    10. Pollick HF. Concerns about water fluoridation, IQ, and osteosarcoma lack credible evidence. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2006 Jan-Mar; 12(1):91-4. PMID: 16523988.
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    11. Campbell D, Pollick HF, Lituri KM, Horowitz AM, Brown J, Janssen JA, Yoder K, Garcia RI, Deinard A, Hemphill S, de la Torre MA, Shrestha B, Vargas CM. Improving the oral health of Alaska natives. Am J Public Health. 2005 Nov; 95(11):1880; author reply 1881. PMID: 16195503; PMCID: PMC1449447.
    12. Pollick HF. Scientific evidence continues to support fluoridation of public water supplies. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2005 Jul-Sep; 11(3):322-6. PMID: 16130975.
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    13. Pollick HF. Water fluoridation and the environment: current perspective in the United States. Int J Occup Environ Health. 2004 Jul-Sep; 10(3):343-50. PMID: 15473093.
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    14. Shiboski CH, Gansky SA, Ramos-Gomez F, Ngo L, Isman R, Pollick HF. The association of early childhood caries and race/ethnicity among California preschool children. J Public Health Dent. 2003; 63(1):38-46. PMID: 12597584.
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    15. Pollick HF, Pawson IG, Martorell R, Mendoza FS. The estimated cost of treating unmet dental restorative needs of Mexican-American children from Southwestern US HHANES, 1982-83. J Public Health Dent. 1991; 51(4):195-204. PMID: 1941770.
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    16. Koumjian JH, Pollick HF. Leaks in dental gloves. J Calif Dent Assoc. 1989 Apr; 17(4):55-6, 59-63. PMID: 2481015.
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    17. Pollick HF. A pre-referendum survey of fluoridation attitudes and intended vote. Community Dent Health. 1988 Mar; 5(1):49-62. PMID: 3163510.
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    18. Pollick HF, Rice AJ, Echenberg D. Dental health of recent immigrant children in the Newcomer schools, San Francisco. Am J Public Health. 1987 Jun; 77(6):731-2. PMID: 3578623; PMCID: PMC1647069.
    19. Pollick HF. Ethics and geriatrics. Spec Care Dentist. 1981 Jul-Aug; 1(4):149-55. PMID: 6943727.
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    20. Pollick HF. Transplantation experience. J Am Dent Assoc. 1978 May; 96(5):718-9. PMID: 274486.
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    21. Kennett S, Pollick H. Jaw lesions in familial hyperparathyroidism. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1971 Apr; 31(4):502-10. PMID: 5279024.
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