By Douglas Hackleman - June 6, 2017

As primary authors of implant dentistry articles, Charles Goodacre, DDS’71, MSD, distinguished professor, Advanced Specialty Education Program in Prosthodontics, and Joseph Kan, DDS’90, MS’99, professor, Advanced Education Program in Implant Dentistry, each have two articles among the 100 most often cited.

Dr. Charles Goodacre Dr. Joseph Kan
Dr. Charles Goodacre
Dr. Joseph Kan

Dr. Goodacre’s publications, “Clinical complications with implants and implant prostheses,” J Prosthet Dent 2003;90:121–132, and “Clinical complications of osseointegrated implants,” J Prosthet Dent 1999;81:537–552, ranked numbers 50 and 57 with 278 and 256 citations respectively.

Dr. Kan’s publications, “Immediate placement and provisionalization of maxillary anterior single implants: 1-year prospective study,” Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2003;18:31–39, and “Dimensions of periimplant mucosa: An evaluation of maxillary anterior single implants in humans,” J Periodontol 2003;74:557–562, ranked numbers 69 and 82 with 233 and 216 citations respectively.

With four article citations on the list, LLUSD was tied for third place—behind the University of Göteborg and the University of Bern—among institutions from which top 100 Implant Dentistry articles originated.

Of the top 100 identified, the majority were published between 1981 and 2009 in four major journals: Clinical Oral Implants Research, International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, and Journal of Periodontology.

This bibliometric analysis of the top-cited articles pertaining to implant dentistry from articles published in “Dentistry, Oral Surgery, and Medicine” journals appeared in the third (2017) issue of The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants (Volume 32) pp. 555-564 by Anastasia Fardi, DDS, PhD; Konstantinos Kodonas, DDS, PhD; Theodoros Lillis, DDS, MSc; and Alexander Veis, DDS, PhD.