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Elaine L. Davis, PhD

Professor, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences

Office Address

355 Squire Hall

Buffalo, NY 14214

(716) 829-3726


Faculty Profile

I teach courses related to evidence-based dentistry to dental students and a graduate course in statistics. My research has focused on access to care and dental student attitudes and behaviors.

Research Profile

My current research focuses on access to care, dental student attitudes, and attitudes and behaviors related to oral health.

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Representative publications

  • Anders PL, Davis EL, McCall WD(2014). Dental student attitudes toward diabetes counseling, monitoring and screening. J Dent Educ, 78 (5), 763-9.
  • 7Anders PL, Davis EL, McCall WD (2014). Dental students’ glucometer experience and attitudes toward diabetes counseling, monitoring and screening: a comparative study. J Dent Educ, 78 (9), 1263-7.
  • Waldrop D, Nochajski T, Davis EL, Fabiano J, Goldberg L (2014, Dec 13; Epub ahead of print). Empathy in dentistry: how attitudes and interactions with older adults make a difference. Gerontol and Geriatric Educ. 
  • DeLucia LM & Davis EL (2009).Dental students’ attitudes toward the care of individuals with intellectual disabilities: Relationship between instruction and experience. Journal of Dental Education,73,443-51.
  • Davis EL, Stewart DCL, Guelmann M, Wee AG, Beach JL, Crews KM & Callan RS.(2007). Serving the public good: challenges of dental education in the 21st century. Journal of Dental Education,71, 1009-19.

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