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Richard Price

Professor, Department of Dental Clinical Sciences, School of Biomedical Engineering

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Richard Price, BDS, DDS, MS, FDS RCS, FRCD(C), PhD
Email: richard.price@dal.ca
Phone: 902-494-1226
Fax: 902-494-2527
Web: http://xdent2.dentistry.dal.ca/faculty/Faculty_Staff_profile3R.php?id=127&section=research

Our Group

My laboratory is currently investigating the longevity of posterior resin composite restorations, the light output from dental curing lights in dental offices, the existence of any 'blue-light' hazard, and the benefits of fast vs. slow curing of dental restorations.


Population Based Comparison of the Long-Term Survival and Costs of Posterior Amalgam and Resin Composite Restorations
Developing a New Standard for Reporting the Light Output from Dental Curing Lights
Defining the Requirements for a Commercial Device for Assessing the Adequacy of the Polymerisation of Light Cured Polymeric Resin Materials
An Evaluation of Six Light-Emitting Diode Curing Lights to Cure Two Composites


Recent Publications

RB Price, AC Shortall, and WM Palin. Contemporary Issues in Light Curing. Operative Dentistry (2014) Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 4-14.
RB Price, HE Strassler, HL Price, S Seth, CJ Lee. The effectiveness of using a patient simulator to teach light-curing skills. Journal of the American Dental Association (2014) 145(1):32-43.
P-L Michaud, RB Price, D Labrie, FA Rueggeberg, B Sullivan. Localised irradiance distribution found in dental light curing units. Journal of Dentistry (2013).
Price RB. Effective Use of Dental Curing Lights: A Guide for the Dental Practitioner: MARC and the four CORE variables. ADA Professional Product Review (2013) 8(2):2-12.
Federlin M, Price R. Improving light-curing instruction in dental school. J. Dent. Educ. (2013) 77(6):764-772.
JL Ferracane, DC Watts, N Barghi, C-P Ernst, FA Rueggeberg, A Shortall, R Price, H Strassler. Effective Use of Dental Curing Lights: A Guide for the Dental Practitioner. ADA Professional Product Review (2013) 8(2):2-12.
MQ AlQahtani, MM AlShaafi, RB Price. Effects of single-peak vs polywave light-emitting diode curing lights on the polymerization of resin cement. J. Adhes. Dent. (2013) 15:5.