Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2009 A preliminary survey of impression trays used in the fabrication of fixed indirect restorations 2009
2006 Hardness and wear resistance of two resin composites cured with equivalent radiant exposure from a low irradiance LED and QTH light-curing unitsAmerican Journal of Dentistry.  19:31-36. 2006
2003 Flexural modulus of commercially available flowable composite resin materials. 2003
2002 Comparison of four luting agents used with an implant system. 2002
2000 Cost-effectiveness or clinical speech recognition software: A parametric analysis. 2000
2000 Degree of conversion of indirect resin composite by varying methods of cure. 2000
2000 Tensile strength of elastomeric separators after cold sterilization. 2000
2000 Wear of enamel opposing three esthetic materials and one alloy. 2000
1999 Tensile bond strengths of provisional luting agents used with an implant system.Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  81:510-514. 1999
1999 Vertical height loss: An investigation of four restorative materials opposing enamel 1999
1998 Tooth structure loss apical to preparations for fixed partial dentures when using self-limiting bursJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  79:491-494. 1998
1998 Comparison of provisional luting agents used with an implant system. 1998
1998 In vitro mechanical property comparison of four resins used for fabrication of provisional fixed restorations.Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  80:158-162. 1998
1997 Evaluation of wear: Enamel opposing three ceramic materials and a gold alloyJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  77:523-530. 1997
1997 Vortical height loss: An investigation of four restorative materials opposing enamel. 1997
1996 Enamel wear when opposing three ceramics and a gold alloy. 1996
1994 Comparison of shear bond strengths of two resin luting systems for a base and a high noble metal alloy bonded to enamelJournal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  72:457-461. 1994

Teaching Activities

  • DENT1137 - Operative Dentistry (Fall Term 2007)
  • DENT1157 - Preclinical Operative Dent (Fall Term 2007)
  • DENT1160 - PCD: Dent Anat & Operative D1a (Fall Term 2018)
  • DENT1160 - PCD: Dent Anat & Operative D1a (Fall Term 2019)
  • DENT1160 - PCD: Dent Anat & Operative D1a (Fall Term 2020)
  • DENT1160 - PCD: Dent Anat & Operative D1a (Fall Term 2021)
  • DENT1160 - PCD: Dental Anatomy (Fall Term 2011)
  • DENT1160 - PCD: Dental Anatomy (Fall Term 2012)
  • DENT1160 - Preclinical Dentistry D1a (Fall Term 2013)
  • DENT1160 - Preclinical Dentistry D1a (Fall Term 2014)
  • DENT1160 - Preclinical Dentistry D1a (Fall Term 2015)
  • DENT1160 - Preclinical Dentistry D1a (Fall Term 2016)
  • DENT1160 - Preclinical Dentistry D1a (Fall Term 2017)
  • DENT1237 - Operative Dentistry (Winter Term 2008)
  • DENT1247 - Intro to Comprehensive Care (Winter Term 2008)
  • DENT1257 - Preclinical Operative Dent (Winter Term 2008)
  • DENT1265 - PCD: Operative (Fall Term 2011)
  • DENT1265 - PCD: Operative (Fall Term 2012)
  • DENT1265 - PCD: Operative (Spring Term 2012)
  • DENT1265 - PCD: Operative (Spring Term 2013)
  • DENT1265 - Preclinical Dentistry D1b (Spring Term 2014)
  • DENT1265 - Preclinical Dentistry D1b (Spring Term 2015)
  • DENT1265 - Preclinical Dentistry D1b (Spring Term 2016)
  • DENT1265 - Preclinical Dentistry D1b (Spring Term 2017)
  • DENT1265 - Preclinical Dentistry D1b (Spring Term 2018)
  • DENT1265 - Preclinical Dentistry D1b (Spring Term 2019)
  • DENT1265 - Preclinical Dentistry D1b (Spring Term 2020)
  • DENT1265 - Preclinical Dentistry D1b (Spring Term 2021)
  • DENT1265R - Remediation Preclinic Dent D1b (Fall Term 2014)
  • DENT1314 - Intro to Comp Care (Spring Term 2008)
  • DENT1335 - Operative Dentistry (Spring Term 2008)
  • DENT1357 - Preclinical Operative Dent (Fall Term 2010)
  • DENT1357 - Preclinical Operative Dent (Spring Term 2008)
  • DENT1357 - Preclinical Operative Dent (Spring Term 2009)
  • DENT1357 - Preclinical Operative Dent (Spring Term 2010)
  • DENT1357 - Preclinical Operative Dent (Spring Term 2011)
  • Education And Training

  • Master of Science in Dental Materials, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1996
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine in Dentistry, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1990
  • Full Name

  • Merrie Ramp