Positions

Selected Publications

Academic Article

Year Title Altmetric
2019 Survival analysis of caries incidence in African-American school-aged children 2019
2019 Average area under the curve: An alternative method for quantifying the dental caries experience in longitudinal studies 2019
2019 First Year in Review, a Great One but Not Without Challenges 2019
2019 Streptococcus mutans serotypes and collagen-binding proteins Cnm/Cbm in children with caries analysed by PCR 2019
2019 Reporting stAndards for research in PedIatric Dentistry (RAPID): A development protocol 2019
2018 Transmission patterns of Streptococcus mutans demonstrated by a combined rep-PCR and MLST approach 2018
2018 Surgical management and evaluation of the craniofacial growth and morphology in cleidocranial dysplasia 2018
2018 Mutans Streptococci and Dental Caries: A New Statistical Modeling Approach 2018
2017 Potential risk for localized aggressive periodontitis in African American preadolescent children 2017
2017 Association between early childhood caries and colonization with streptococcus mutans genotypes from mothers 2017
2016 Genetic Diversity and Evidence for Transmission of Streptococcus mutans by DiversiLab rep-PCR 2016
2016 Dental caries in high-risk, school-age African American children in Alabama: A six-year prospective 2016
2015 Assessment of two multilocus sequence typing (MLST) schemes available for Streptococcus mutans 2015
2015 Factors associated with early childhood caries incidence among high caries-risk children 2015
2015 Factors associated with early childhood caries incidence among high caries-risk children 2015
2015 Assessment of clonality and serotypes of Streptococcus mutans among children by multilocus sequence typing 2015
2015 Evaluation of ciprofloxacin and metronidazole encapsulated biomimetic nanomatrix gel on Enterococcus faecalis and Treponema denticola 2015
2015 Prevalence and incidence of early childhood caries among African-American children in Alabama 2015
2014 Mutans streptococci enumeration and genotype selection using different bacitracin-containing media 2014
2014 Pediatric psychopharmacology and local anesthesia: Potential adverse drug reactions with vasoconstrictor use in dental practice 2014
2013 Characteristics of Streptococcus mutans genotypes and dental caries in children 2013
2013 Comparative genotyping of Streptococcus mutans by repetitive extragenic palindromic polymerase chain reaction and multilocus sequence typing 2013
2011 Differentiation of banding patterns between streptococcus mutans and Streptococcus sobrinus isolates in rep-PCR using ERIC primer 2011
2011 Real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction for enumeration of Streptococcus mutans from oral samples 2011
2011 Genetic diversity of plaque mutans streptococci with rep-PCR 2011
2010 Variability of two plaque sampling methods in quantitation of streptococcus mutans 2010
2010 Repetitive extragenic palindromic PCR for study of Streptococcus mutans diversity and transmission in human populations 2010
2009 Maternal transmission of mutans streptococci in severe-early childhood caries 2009
2007 A new threat to adolescent oral health: The grill 2007
2007 Challenges faced by minority children in obtaining dental care 2007
2006 Immune response in humans to a nasal boost with Streptococcus mutans antigens 2006
2006 Evaluation of initial caries score and caries incidence in a public health sealant program: A retrospective study 2006
2005 Assessment of retention rates and clinical benefits of a community sealant program 2005
2005 Comparative analysis of the antibacterial effects of combined mouthrinses on Streptococcus mutans 2005
2004 A caries vaccine? The state of the science of immunization against dental caries 2004
2003 Restorative cost savings related to dental sealants in Alabama Medicaid children 2003
2003 Effect of age on immunoglobulin: A subclass distribution in human parotid saliva 2003
2003 Intranasal immunization of humans with Streptococcus mutans antigens 2003
2002 Microbial/host interactions: Mechanisms involved in host responses to microbial antigens 2002
2002 Disparities in dental service utilization among Alabama Medicaid children 2002
2002 Humans immunized with Streptococcus mutans antigens by mucosal routes 2002
2001 Human salivary immunoglobulin and antigen-specific antibody activity after tonsillectomy 2001
2001 A vaccine against dental caries: An overview 2001
2001 Utilization of dental sealants by Alabama Medicaid children: barriers in meeting the year 2010 objectives. 2001
2000 Adjuvant activity of monophosphoryl lipid A for nasal and oral immunization with soluble or liposome-associated antigen. 2000
2000 Breast-feeding and infant oral health [1] (multiple letters) 2000
2000 Adjuvant activity of monophosphoryl lipid A for nasal and oral immunization with soluble or liposome-associated antigen 2000
2000 Anticipatory guidance in infant oral health: Rationale and recommendations 2000
2000 Anticipatory guidance in infant oral health: rationale and recommendations. 2000
1999 A controlled clinical study of the effect of nasal immunization with a Streptococcus mutans antigen alone or incorporated into liposomes on induction of immune responses 1999
1999 Secretory Immunity in Defense against Cariogenic Mutans Streptococci 1999
1997 An alternative restorative method for regional odontodysplasia: case report. 1997
1997 Physicians' views on pediatric preventive dental care. 1997
1997 Nasal immunization of humans with dehydrated liposomes containing Streptococcus mutans antigen 1997
1997 Passive Immunization against Dental Plaque Formation in Humans: Effect of a Mouth Rinse Containing Egg Yolk Antibodies (IgY) Specific to Streptococcus mutans 1997
1996 Properties of practical oral liposome-Streptococcus mutans glucosyltransferase vaccines for effective induction of caries protection 1996
1995 Conjugation of cholera toxin or its B subunit to liposomes for targeted delivery of antigens 1995
1995 Clinical aid in placing brass wires to treat ectopically erupting permanent first molars. 1995
1994 Oral immunization of humans with dehydrated liposomes containing Streptococcus mutans glucosyltransferase induces salivary immunoglobulin A2 antibody responses 1994
1993 Oral complications in children with cancer 1993
1992 Liposomes and conjugate vaccines for antigen delivery and induction of mucosal immune responses 1992
1992 The detection of oral Candida in pediatric leukemia patients. 1992
1991 Salivary function of persons with hereditary epidermolysis bullosa 1991
1990 Mucosal and systemic responses to an oral liposome-Streptococcus mutans carbohydrate vaccine in humans 1990
1990 Ultrastructural study of liposome uptake by M cells of rat Peyer's patch: An oral vaccine system for delivery of purified antigen 1990
1990 Development and outlook for a caries vaccine 1990
1990 INVITRO SUSCEPTIBILITY OF MUTANS STREPTOCOCCI TO ANTIMICROBIAL SUBSTANCES AS DETERMINED BY A MEMBRANE TRANSFER ASSAY 1990
1990 In vitro susceptibility of mutans streptococci to antimicrobial substances as determined by a membrane transfer assay. 1990
1990 Liposomes containing anti-idiotypic antibodies: An oral vaccine to induce protective secretory immune response specific for pathogens of mucosal surfaces 1990
1989 Characterization of liposome suspensions by flow cytometry 1989
1989 Liposomes as oral adjuvants. 1989
1989 Molecular mechanisms of immunoglobulin A defense 1989
1987 Characterization of liposomes for oral vaccines. 1987
1987 In vitro susceptibilities of suspected periodontopathic anaerobes as determined by membrane transfer assay 1987
1987 Oral vaccines and the secretory immune system 1987
1986 Management of avulsed permanent tooth. 1986
1986 Dental and craniofacial anomalies of Axenfeld‐Rieger syndrome 1986
1985 Distinct bacteriocin groups correlate with different groups of Streptococcus mutans plasmids 1985

Chapter

Year Title Altmetric
2005 Antigen delivery systems i: Nonliving microparticles, liposomes, and immune stimulating complexes (iscoms).  987-1007. 2005

Teaching Activities

  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PG701 - Cariology Journal Club (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • DENT1145 - Oral Microbiology/Immunology (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • PG583 - Graduate Cariology (Spring Term 2019) 2018 - 2019
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2019) 2018 - 2019
  • OB600 - Graduate Cariology (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PG701 - Cariology Journal Club (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • DENT1145 - Oral Microbiology/Immunology (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2018) 2017 - 2018
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PG701 - Cariology Journal Club (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • DENT1145 - Oral Microbiology/Immunology (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • PG583 - Graduate Cariology (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PG701 - Cariology Journal Club (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • DENT1145 - Oral Microbiology/Immunology (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • DENT1145R - Remediation Oral Micro/Immuno (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PG701 - Cariology Journal Club (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • DENT1145 - Oral Microbiology/Immunology (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • OB601 - Caries Journal Club (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • PG583 - Graduate Cariology (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PG701 - Cariology Journal Club (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • DENT1145 - Oral Microbiology/Immunology (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PG701 - Cariology Journal Club (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • DENT1145 - Oral Microbiology/Immunology (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • OB600 - Graduate Cariology (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PG701 - Cariology Journal Club (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • DENT1145 - Oral Microbiology/Immunology (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • DENT1145 - Oral Microbiology/Immunology (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2011) 2011
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • DENT1100 - Dental Microbiology (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • CD725 - Dental Microbiology (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2010) 2010
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • DENT2110 - Pediatric Dentistry (Fall Term 2009) 2009
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2009) 2008 - 2009
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2008) 2008
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Spring Term 2008) 2008
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Winter Term 2008) 2008
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • PG701 - Cariology Journal Club (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • PG594 - Special Topics In Ped Dent (Fall Term 2007) 2007
  • Full Name

  • Noel Childers