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Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics

Romesh Nalliah, DDS, MCHM

Romesh Nalliah photographClinical Associate Professor and Director of Pre-Doctoral Clinical Education

Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics
School of Dentistry, Room 1309
University of Michigan
1011 N University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
TEL = 734-615-8057
FAX = 734-936-1597
EMAIL = romeshn@umich.edu
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Publications:

Peer Reviewed Publications in Scientific Journals

  1. Allareddy V, Prakasam S, Rampa S, Stein K, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V, Rengasamy Venugopalan S. Impact of Periapical Abscess on Infectious Complications in Patients Undergoing Extracorporeal Circulation Auxiliary to Open-Heart Surgical Procedures. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2017 Mar;17(1):13-22.
  2. Prakasam S, Brady P, Allareddy V, Rampa S, Shin K, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. Cross-sectional analysis of National Dental Residency Match data. J Dent Educ. 2017 Mar;81(3):278-286
  3. Kirwin J, Greenwood KC, Rico J, Nalliah RP, DiVall M. Interprofessional curbside consults to develop team communication and improve student achievement of learning outcomes. American J of Pharmaceutical Education 2017;81(1) Article 15.
  4. Simon LE, Hum L, Nalliah RP. Training to Care for Limited English Proficient Patients and Provision of Interpreter Services at US Dental School Clinics. J Dent Educ 2017 81:169-177.
  5. Nalliah RP. Trends in US malpractice payments in dentistry compared to other health professions – dentistry payments increase, others fall. Br Dent J. 2017 Jan13;222(1):36-40.

* http://www.nature.com/bdj/journal/v222/n1/full/sj.bdj.2017.28.html
** http://www.pharmacytimes.com/news/pharmacy-malpractice-suits-fall-over-10year-span

  1. Allareddy V, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Nalliah RP. Tuberculosismanagement continues to utilize a large amount of hospital resources in the United States. Clin Respir J. 2017 Jan;11(1):21-27.
  2. Nalliah RP. Clinical decision making – choosing between intuition, experience and evidence. Br Dent J. 2016 Dec16;221(12):752-754
  3. Nalliah RP, Thompson LA, Wellman LA, Swann BJ. The Role of Academic Institutions in Fostering Interprofessional Educational Models. Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. Nov/Dec 2016. Vol 37, Issue 11.
  4. Nalliah RP. Taking Emergency Departments out of Oral Health Care. Journal of Multidisciplinary Care - Decisions in Dentistry. November 2016;2(11):32-35
  5. Nalliah RP. One Dentist’s experience working with Dental Therapists. Nov 2016 issue. Journal of the Michigan Dental Association.
  6. Allareddy V, Rampa S, Anamali S, Lee MK, Allareddy V, Nalliah RP. Obesity and its association with comorbidities and hospital charges among patients hospitalized for dental conditions. J Investig Clin Dent. 2016 Aug;7(3):314-21.
  7. Nalliah RP. Can Dentists have their cake and eat it too? July 2016 issue. Journal of the Michigan Dental Association
  8. Allareddy V, Rampa S, Martinez-Schlurmann N, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. Regionalization of stem cell transplant procedures into teaching hospitals in United States: are we ready? Bone Marrow Transplantation (July 2016) 51(7), 1004-1006.
  9. Prakasam S, Stein K, Lee MK, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V, Allareddy V. Prevalence and predictors of complications following facial reconstruction procedures. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Jun;45(6):735-42. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2015.12.020. Epub 2016 Jan 24.
  10. Allareddy V, Martinez-Schlurmann N, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Lidsky K, Allareddy V, Rotta AT. Epidemiology of Hospital Based Emergency Department Visits Attributed to Injuries Due to Legal Interventions in Children in the United States: An Important Public Health Issue! Pediatrics 137(Supplement 3):36A-36A · February 2016. DOI: 10.1542/peds.137.Supplement_3.36A
    * http://www.news-medical.net/news/20151023/Study-analyzes-pediatric-ED-visits-attributed-to-injuries-due-to-legal-interventions.aspx
    ** http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/10/151023084136.htm
  11. Simon LE, Eve EJ, Nalliah RP. Urgent Dental Needs at a Local Health Center. J Mass Dent Soc. 2016 Spring;65(1):12-5.
  12. Nalliah RP, Forman MS, Chavis SE, Timothe P. Variability between credit units dedicated to dental and clinical sciences in dental schools across the USA. J Investig Clin Dent. 2016 Aug 4. doi: 10.1111/jicd.12229.
  13. Nalliah RP. Reducing the use of Hospital emergency departments for dental care. Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. Feb 2016;14(02):20,22-24
  14. Nalliah RP. Dentistry Should Adopt Strategies from Large Hospital Networks. J Mich Dent Assoc.2016 Feb;98(2):69, 90.
  15. Nalliah RP. Do Dentists make poor leaders? Br Dent J. 2016 Apr 22;220(8):389-91.
  16. Simon LE, Hum L, and Nalliah RP. Access to Interpreter Services at U.S. Dental School Clinics. J Dent Educ 2016 80:51-57
  17. Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. Recruitment and retention of junior clinical teachers. Clin Teach. 2016 Apr;13(2):150-1.
  18. Allareddy V, Allareddy V, Martinez-Schlurmann N, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Rotta AT, Elangovan S. Immediate Effects of Use of Recombinant Bone Morphogenetic Protein in Children Having Spinal Fusion and Refusion Procedures in United States. Spine (Phila Pa). 2015 Nov;40(21):1719-26.
  19. Allareddy V, Venugopalan SR, Eswaran SV, Rampa S, Anamali S, Nalliah RP, Shin K, Allareddy V, Elangovan S. Important impact of gingival and periodontal conditions on outcomes in SCT recipients. Bone Marrow Transplantation. 2015 Apr;50(4):604-6.
  20. Nalliah RP. Five practices of efficient factories applied to dental education. J Investig Clin Dent. 2015 May;6(2):81-4
  21. Simon L, Nalliah RP, Seymour B. Lack of dental insurance is correlated with edentulism. J Mass Dent Soc. 2015 Winter;63(4):28-31.
  22. Sharma K, Popat P, Lee D, Hill C, Kaplan M, Factor CE, Seibel K, Schiano F, De Leon R, Itty A, Nalliah RP. Outcomes of Oral Health Screenings at Two Different Institutions Serving Individuals with Special Health Care Needs in Massachusetts. J Mass Dent Soc. 2015 Summer;64(2):24-7.
  23. Allareddy V, Anderson I, Lee MK, Allareddy V, Rampa S, Nalliah RP. “Hospital Based Emergency Department Visits in Children with Motor Vehicle Traffic Accidents: Estimates from the Nationwide Emergency Department Sample.” World J Pediatr. 2015 Aug;11(3):261-6.
  24. Allareddy V, Allareddy V, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Elangovan S. Global Dental Research Productivity and Its Association With Human Development, Gross National Income, and Political Stability. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2015 Sep;15(3):90-6
  25. Anderson WD 3rd, Treister NS, Mayeaux EJ Jr, Nalliah RP. Oral lesions you can't afford to miss. J Fam Pract. 2015 Jul;64(7):392-9. Also available online at http://www.mdedge.com/clinicianreviews/article/102334/oral-lesions-you-cant-afford-miss
    * https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/features/a-doctor-and-dentist-walk-into-a-classroom/
  26. Nalliah RP, Rampa S, Lee MK, Allareddy V, Allareddy V. Epidemiology and Outcomes of Hospital-based Emergency Department Visits with Tooth Fractures. Pediatr Dent. 2015 Jul-Aug;37(4):348-54.
  27. Allareddy V, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Martinez-Schlurmann NI, Lidsky KB, Allareddy V, Rotta AT. Prevalence and Predictors of Gastrostomy Tube and Tracheostomy Placement in Anoxic/Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathic Survivors of In-Hospital Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation in the United States. PLoS One. 2015 Jul 21;10(7):e0132612.
  28. Allareddy V, Prakasam S, Allareddy V, Martinez-Schlurmann NI, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Eswaran SV, Elangovan S. Poor Oral Health Linked with Increased Risk of Infectious Complications in Adults with Leukemia. J Mass Dent Soc. 2015 Autumn;64(3):38-42.
  29. Allareddy V, Martinez-Schlurmann N, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Lidsky KB, Allareddy V, Rotta AT. Predictors of Complications of Tonsillectomy With or Without Adenoidectomy in Hospitalized Children and Adolescents in the United States, 2001-2010: A Population-Based Study. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2015 Nov 24. Vol 55(7).
  30. Masoud MI, Allarakia R, Alamoudi NM, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. Long-term clinical and bacterial effects of xylitol on patients with fixed orthodontic appliances. Prog Orthod. 2015;16:35
    * https://www.mdlinx.com/dentistry/medical-news-article/2015/10/29/orthodontic-appliances/6371479/
  1. Nalliah RP, Simon LE, Allareddy V, Rampa S, Allareddy V. Moving away from fee for service is a necessary step in the evolution of dental practice for patients with special healthcare needs. J Disability and Oral Health. June 2015, Vol 16, Issue 2.
  1. Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. Weakest students benefit most from a customized educational experience for Generation Y students. 2014 Dec 2;2:e682. doi: 10.7717/peerj.682.
  2. Allareddy V, Elangovan S, Nalliah RP, Chickmagalur N, Allareddy V. Pathways for foreign-trained dentists to pursue careers in the United States. J Dent Educ. 2014 Nov;78(11):1489-96.
  3. Allareddy V, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. Longitudinal discharge trends and outcomes after hospitalization for mouth cellulitis and Ludwig angina. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2014 Nov;118(5):524-31.
  4. Allareddy V, Elangovan S, Rampa S, Shin K, Nalliah RP Allareddy V. Presence of gingivitis and periodontitis significantly increases hospital charges in patients undergoing heart valve surgery. J Mass Dent Soc. 2015 Winter;63(4):10-16.
  5. Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. Students distracted by electronic devices perform at the same level as those who are focused on the lecture. PeerJ 2:e572. http://dx.doi.ord/10.77.17/peerj.572
  6. Rampa S, Allareddy V, Asad R, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V, Rotta AT. Outcomes of Invasive Mechanical Ventilation in Children and Adolescents Hospitalized due to Status Asthmaticus in United States: A Population based Study. J Asthma. 2014 Oct 8:1-27.
  7. Allareddy V, Masoud M, Allareddy V, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Lee MK. Is Hospital Procedure Volume Associated with Hospitalization Charges and Complication Rates for Cleft Lip Repairs? J Mass Dent Soc. 2014 Fall;63(3):34-7.
  8. Lee MK, Dodson TB, Nalliah RP, Karimbux NY, Allareddy V. Nine-Year Trend Analysis of Hospitalizations Attributed To Oral and Oropharyngeal Cancers in the United States. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2014 July; 118(1) Pg47-67.
  9. Allareddy V, Das A, Lee MK, Nalliah RP, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Rotta AT. Prevalence, Predictors and Outcomes of Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus Infections in Patients Undergoing Major Surgical Procedures in United States: A population based study. Am J Surg. 2015 Jan 29. pii: S0002-9610(15)00017-3.
  10. Allareddy V, Asad R, Lee MK, Nalliah RP, Rampa S, Speicher D, Rotta A, Allareddy V. Hospital Based Emergency Department Visits attributed to Child Physical Abuse in United States: Predictors of in-hospital mortality. PLoS One. 2014 Jun 11;9(2):e100110.
  11. Allareddy V, Lee MK, Da Silva JD, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Nalliah RP. Prevalence Estimates and Outcomes of Mental Health Conditions In Those Hospitalized Due to Dental Conditions. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2014 Sep;118(3):300-8. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2014.06.007. Epub 2014 Jun 27.
  12. Gajendrareddy P, Elangovan S, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Lee MK, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. An overview of characteristics of registered studies on dental implants. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2014 Sep;14(3):111-7. Epub 2014 Jun 20.
  13. Nalliah RP, Anderson IM, Lee MK, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Allareddy V. Children in the United States make close to 200,000 emergency department visits due to poisoning each year. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Jul;30(7):453-7.
  14. Allareddy V, Rampa S, Masoud M, Lee MK, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. An Overview of Registered Studies in Orthodontics: Evaluation of the Clinicaltrials.gov Registry. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop. 2014 Nov;146(5):587-93.
  15. Nalliah RP, Anderson IM, Lee MK, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Allareddy V. Epidemiology of Hospital- Based Emergency Department Visits Due to Sports Injuries. Pediatr Emerg Care. 2014 Aug;30(8):511-5.
  1. Allareddy V, Elangovan S, Fletcher SL, Subbiah V, Rampa S, Nalliah RP, Lee MK, Allareddy V. Incidence and Impact of Adverse Effects of Medical Care on Complications in Patients who underwent Excision of Cervical Lymph Nodes. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2014 Sep 14. 118(3). P271-277
  2. Allareddy V, Venugopalan S, Eswaran S, Rampa S, Anamali S, Nalliah RP, Shin K, Allaredyy V, Elangovan S. Outcomes of Stem Cell Transplant Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure requiring Mechanical Ventilation in United States. Bone Marrow Transplantation 2014 Oct. 49(10), 1278-1286.
  3. Allareddy V, Itty A, Maiorini E, Lee MK, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Nalliah RP. Emergency Department Visits with Facial Fractures among Children and Adolescents: An Analysis of Profile and Predictors of Causes of Injuries. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Sept 2014. 72(9). Pg 1756-1765.
  1. Allareddy V, Rampa S, Lee MK, Allareddy V, Nalliah RP. Hospital-based emergency department visits involving dental conditions: Profile and predictors of poor outcomes and resource utilization. J Am Dent Assoc. 2014 Apr;145(4):331-7. doi: 10.14219/jada.2014.7.
  2. Nalliah RP, Park S, Timothé, De Leon RM, Howell TH, Allareddy V. Can we recruit Underrepresented minorities into the dental profession in Massachusetts? J Mass Dent Soc. 2014 Spring;63(1):18-20
  3. Allareddy V, Nalliah RP, Haque M, Johnson H, Rampa S, Lee MK. “Hospital Based Emergency Department Visits with Dental Conditions Among Children in the United States: Nationwide Epidemiological Data.” Pediatr Dent. 2014 Sep-Oct;36(5):393-9.
  4. Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. “Dentists in the US should be integrated into the Hospital team.” Br Dent J. 2014 Apr 11;216(7):391-2.
  1. Allareddy V, Nalliah RP, Lee MK, Rampa S, Allareddy V. “Impact of Facial fractures and Intracranial injuries on hospitalization outcomes following Firearm injuries.” JAMA Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2014 Mar 6. doi: 10.1001/jamaoto.2014.61
    * http://youthproject.org/nearly-year-protests-trauma-center-u-c-answers/
    ** http://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/815052
  2. Nalliah RP, Lee MK, Da Silva JD, Allareddy V. “The Impact of a Research Requirement in a Dental School Curriculum.” J Dent Educ. 2014 Oct;78(10):1364-71.
  3. Gwozdek A, Mayberry M, Arsenault P, Nalliah RP, Solow C, Wallen J. “The Erosion of the Solo Private Practice Model: A Perspective.” J Mass Dent Soc. 2014 Fall;63(3):22-7.
  4. Allareddy V, Roy A, Lee MK, Nalliah RP, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Rotta AT. “Outcomes of Acute Chest Syndrome in Adult Patients with Sickle Cell Disease: Predictors of Mortality.” PLoS One. 2014 Apr 16;9(4):e94387.
  5. Nalliah RP, Da Silva JD, Allareddy V. Hospital emergency department utilization by Individuals with mental health conditions for dental problems. J Am Dent Assoc. 2013 Jun;144(6):617-24.
    *http://go.galegroup.com.proxy.lib.umich.edu/ps/i.do?p=HRCA&sw=w&u=lom_umichanna&v=2.1&it=r&id=GALE|A373812937&sid=summon&asid=923cb310f6730f14fa432ec12375c297
  6. Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. What is the Dental Profession’s contribution to worsening access to care problems? J Mass Dent Soc. 2013 Winter;61(4):26-9.
  7. Lee MK, Dodson TB, Karimbux NY, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. Effect of occurrence of infection- related never events on length of stay and hospital charges in patients undergoing radical neck dissection for head and neck cancer. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2013 Aug;116(2):147-58.
  8. Nalliah RP, Lee MK, Allareddy V. Hospital Based Emergency Department Visits With Dental 
Conditions Among Geriatric Patients. J Mass Dent Soc. 2013 Aug;62(2):24-28.
  1. Sulyman N, Kim MK, Rampa S, Allareddy V, Nalliah RP, Allareddy V. Self Inflicted Injuries among Children in the United States. PLoS One. 2013 Jul 18;8(7):e69874.
  2. Chu CH, Mei ML, Cheung C, Nalliah RP. Restoring proximal caries lesions conservatively with tunnel restorations. Clin Cosmet Investig Dent. 2013 Jul 30;5:43-50. eCollection 2013
  3. Nalliah RP, Allareddy V, Kim MK, Venugopalan SR, Gajendrareddy P, Allareddy V. Economics of facial fracture reductions in the United States over 12 months. Dent Traumatol. 2013 Apr;29(2):115-20.
  4. Nalliah RP, Howell TH, Allareddy V. Educational debt is having a ripple effect on access to oral healthcare in Massachusetts. J Mass Dent Soc. 2013 Fall;62(3):38-41
  5. Chu CH, Mei ML, Nalliah RP. A survey of practices of tunnel preparation among dentists who attended the 100th FDI Annual World Dental Congress. J Investig Clin Dent. 2014 Jan 11.
  6. Allareddy V, Allareddy V, Rampa V, Nalliah RP, Lee MK. Infection related never events in pediatric patients undergoing spinal fusion procedures in hospitals: prevalence and predictors. PLoS One. 2013 Nov 5;8(11):e77540.
  7. Park SE, Susarla HK, Nalliah R, Timothé P, Howell TH, Karimbux NY. Does a case completion curriculum influence dental students' clinical productivity? J Dent Educ. 2012 May;76(5):602-8.
  8. Kim MK, Nalliah RP, Lee MK, Allareddy V. Factors associated with length of stay and hospital charges for patients hospitalized with mouth cellulitis. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2012 Jan;113(1):21-8
  9. Allareddy V, Kim MK, Kim S, Allareddy V, Gajendrareddy P, Karimbux NY, Nalliah RP. Hospitalizations primarily attributed to dental conditions in the United States in 2008. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2012 Sep;114(3):333-7.
  10. Allareddy V, Nalliah RP, Rampa S, Kim MK, Allareddy V. Firearm related injuries among children: Estimates from the nationwide emergency department sample. 2012 Dec;43(12):2051-4.
  1. Kim MK, Allareddy V, Nalliah RP, Kim JE, Allareddy V. Burden of facial cellulitis: Estimates from the nationwide emergency department sample. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2012 Sep;114(3):312-7.
  2. Nalliah RP. Prevalence of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis in patients with cancer could be as high as 13.3 percent. J Am Dent Assoc. 2012 Feb;143(2):170-1.
  3. Elangovan S, Nalliah R, Allareddy V, Karimbux N, Allareddy V. Outcomes in patients visiting hospital emergency departments due to periodontal conditions in United States. J Periodontol. 2011 Jun;82(6):809-19.
  4. Nalliah RP, Allareddy V, Elangovan S, Karimbux N, Lee MK, Gajendrareddy P, Allareddy V. Hospital emergency department visits attributed to pulpal and periapical disease in the United States in 2006. Journal of Endodontics. 2011 Jan;37(1):6-9.
  1. Allareddy V, Allareddy V, Nalliah RP. Epidemiology of facial fracture injuries. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Oct;69(10):2613-8.
  2. Lee MK, Nalliah RP, Kim MK, Elangovan S, Allareddy V, Gajendrareddy P, Allareddy V. Prevalence and impact of complications on outcomes in patients hospitalized for oral and oropharyngeal cancer treatment. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod. 2011 Nov;112(5):581-91.
  3. Park SE, Timothé P, Nalliah RP, Karimbux NY, Howell TH. A case completion curriculum for clinical dental education: replacing numerical requirements with patient-based comprehensive care. Journal of Dental Education. 2011 Nov;75(11):1411-6
  4. Allareddy V, Lin CY, Shah A, Lee MK, Nalliah R, Elangovan S, Allareddy V, Karimbux NY. 
Outcomes in patients hospitalized for periapical abscess in the United States: An analysis using a nationwide inpatient sample. Journal of American Dental Association. 2010 Sep; 141(9):1107-16.
  5. Nalliah R, Allareddy V, Elangovan S, Karimbux NY, Allareddy V. Hospital based emergency department visits attributed to dental caries in the United States in year 2006. Journal of Evidence Based Dental Practice. 2010 Dec;10(4):212-22.

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