Ali BolouriProfessor

3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: 214-828-8478
Email: abolouri@tamhsc.edu 

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • 1974-1976: University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, DDS
  • 1970-1972: Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Certificate in Removable Prosthodontics
  • 1963-1968: Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, DMD

Teaching Interests

  • 1985 – Current, Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences, College of Dentistry
  • 1980-1985, Associate Professor, Department of Removable Prosthodontics, College of Dentistry
  • 1976-1980, Assistant Professor with Tenure, College of Dentistry
  • 1974-1976, Instructor, Department of Removable Prosthodontics and Occlusion, University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee

Research Interests

Areas of research and scholarship: Fixed and removable prosthodontics, geriatric dentistry, bone resorption and dental implants.

Invited Presentations

  • Invitation from Iranian Dental Association to lecture for annual meetings in Tehran, Iran in 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2004, 2006.
  • Invited to lecture in the third Pakistan International Dental Conference in Karachi, Pakistan, November 26-29, 1987.
  • Invitation to lecture in Mexico in November 1990 and June 1992.
  • Invitation to lecture in Intercontinental University, Mexico City, November 1992.
  • Invitation to lecture in Costa Rica with the College of Dentistry group, March 1992.
  • Invitation to lecture and assist in a Bosker Transmandibular Implant course at the University of Pennsylvania, May 1991.
  • Invitation to lecture in the Sixth Pakistan International Dental Conference in Karachi, Pakistan, November 25-29, 1999.
  • Invitation to lecture in the First International Dental Symposium, Sardar Begum Dental College, Peshawar, Pakistan, November 29-30, 1999.

Selected Publications

  • Puttaih, R., Berg, E., Jones, D., Lin, M., Griggs, J., Bolouri, A. “Effects of Microwave Decontamination on Dental Stone”, Presented at the IADR Scientific
  • Session, Poster Presentation, Brisbane, Australia 2007, Abstract #1369.
  • Bolouri, A., Crouch, E., Ford, P. “Effect of Retentive Grooves on Bond Strength Between Artificial Teeth and Denture Acrylic Resin,”, 2003.
  • Bolouri, A., Marker, V. “Variation of Film thickness of Cement Under Full Crown with Different Technique of Cementation.” Presented to the IADR 62nd Annual Session, Dallas, March 1984. Abstract #1033, Journal of Dental Research, 63, Special Issue 285, March 1984.
  • Bolouri, A., Bass, K., Cosentino, D., Chiles, D. “The Success Rate of Vital Root Banking Under Complete Dentures.” Presented at the IADR 63rd Annual Session, Las Vegas, NV, March 1985. Abstract #417, Journal of Dental Research, 64, Special Issue 221, March 1985.
  • Bolouri A., Chiles, D., College of Dentistry, “Comparison of Dense Hydroxyapatite and Natural Tooth Root Banking.” Presented to IADR Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., March 1986. Abstract #724, Journal of Dental Research, 65, Special Issue 250, March 1986.
  • Bolouri, A., Frederiksen, N. College of Dentistry, "Clinical and Radiographic Correlation of Horizontal Condylar Inclination. “ Presented to IADR Annual Session in Washington, D.C., March 1986. Abstract #1062, Journal of Dental Research, 287, Special Issue March 1986.
  • Bolouri, A., Marker, V. and Sarampote, R. “Marginal Adaptation of Cast Restoration Cemented by Different Techniques,” Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 67, Special Issue. Abstract #1497 Oral Presentation to the IADR 66th Session, March 1988, Montreal, Canada.
  • Bolouri, A., Marker, V. and Sarampote, R. “Comparison of a Visible Light Curing a Chemically Activating Repair Resin.” Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 68, Special Session Abstract #1240. Oral Presentation AADR 18th Annual Session, March 15-19, 1989, San Francisco, California.
  • Bolouri, A., Dahl, E. and Sarampote, R. “Comparison of Retention of Three Attachment System for the Osseointegrated Implant Prosthesis.” Journal of Dental Research. Vol. 69 Special Issue Abstract #193. Poster Presentation IADR 68th General Session, March 7-11, 1990, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Bolouri, A., Nakajima, H.J. and Sarampote, R., “Comparison of Strength of Acrylic Resin Relined with Visible Light and Chemically-Activated Resin.” Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 70, Special Issue, Abstract #147 Oral Presentation IADR 69th General Session, April 17-21, 1991, Acapulco, Mexico.Refereed Papers (List only papers where you have received final editorial acceptance and the manuscript is ‘in press’.)
  • Pace, L., Hummel, S.K., Marker, V., Bolouri, A. “Comparison of the Flexural Strength of Five Adhesives Resin Cements,” Journal of Prosthodontics, 2007, 16 (1):18-24.
  • Bolouri, A., Zartman, R. “Fabrication of Custom Clips for Bar and Clip Attachments for Implant Supported Overdentures,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2006, 96 (5):379-380.
  • Bolouri, A., Crouch, E., Ford, P. “Effect of Retentive Grooves on Bond Strength Between Artificial Teeth and Denture Acrylic Resin,”,AADR, 2003.
  • Bolouri, A., McCarthy, S. “The Use of Pre-Border Molded Custom Trays in Complete Denture Fabrication,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2001 December 86(6):655-657.
  • Bolouri, A., Haghighat, N., Frederiksen, N. “Evaluation of the Effect of Immediate Grafting of Mandibular Postextraction Sockets with Synthetic Bone,” Compendium of continuing education in dentistry, 2001 November 22(11):955-966. – 5 citations
  • Bolouri, A., McCarthy, S. “Fabrication of an Acrylic Resin Base with a Gauze Matrix,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1998 79(2):236-237.
  • Bolouri, A., McCarthy, S. “A Procedure for Relining a Complete or Removable Partial Denture Without the Use of Wax,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1998 May 79(5):604-606.
  • Bolouri, A., McCarthy, S. “A Protective Guard for an Osseointegrated Implant Superstructure,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1994 December 72(6):671. – 1 citation
  • Bolouri, A., Dahl, E. “Combining Vital Root Retention and Osseointegrated Implant to Support a Removable Prosthesis,” Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry Journal, 1993 April 14(4):508-512.
  • Bolouri, A. “Maintaining a Dry Field During Cementation Procedures,” The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1992 January 67 (1):132-133.
  • Bolouri, A., Granata, Y.S. “Refitting a Bar-Clip Removable Prosthesis Attached to Osseointegrated Implant,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1991 July 66 (5):674-677.
  • Bolouri, A., McKinney, T. “Two Stage Impression Making for Complete Dentures Over Loose, Mobile Supporting Tissues,” Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry Journal, 1989 April 10(4):196-201.
  • Bolouri, A., McKinney, T., Navarro, C. “Orthodontic Movement in the Preparation of Teeth for Porcelain Veneered Crowns,” Compendium of Continuing Education Dentistry Journal, 1988 July-August 9(7):564-567.
  • Bolouri, A., Marker, V., Sorompote, R. “Technique Related Variation of Cement Film Thickness Under Full Crowns,” General Dentistry Journal, 1987 January-February 35(1)26-29.
  • Bolouri, A. “A Silicone Rubber Spacer for Processed Resilient Liner in Removable Prosthodontics,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1987 January 57 (1):117-121.
  • Bolouri, A., McKinney, T., “Bar Supported Removable Partial Denture Concept,” The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry Journal. 1985 October 6(9):677-684.
  • Bolouri, A., Williams, C. “Using the Existing Complete Denture Prosthesis as a Surgical Guide,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 51:129-132. January 1984.
  • Bolouri, A. “Fabrication of Accurate Baseplates for Restricted Interarch Space,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1984 August 52(2):303-305.
  • Bolouri, A. “Relining Distal Extension Removable Partial Dentures,” General Dentistry Journal, 1984 July-August 32:334-336.
  • Bolouri, A., Williams, C. “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Complete Dentures Over the Ramus Frame Implant,” The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry Journal, 1983 July-February 3(4):305-311.
  • Bolouri, A. “Minor Tooth Movement With Removable Partial Denture,” General Dentistry Journal, 1983 January-February 31:52-54. – 1 citation
  • Bolouri, A. “Fabricating an interim, removable prosthesis for immediate insertion” General Dentistry Journal, 1983 March-April 31 (2):124-127.
  • Bolouri, A. “The Use of Pre-Border Molded Customized Trays for Complete Dentures,“ General Dentistry Journal, 1982 January-February 30 (1):58-61.
  • Bolouri, A. “Proposed Treatment Sequence for Overdentures,” Journal Prosthetic Dentistry, 1980 September 44:247-250
  • Bolouri, A. “Removable Partial Denture Design for a Few Remaining Natural Teeth,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1978 March 39:346-348.
  • Bolouri, A. “The Use of Wax and Self-Curing Acrylic Resin in Border Molding,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1977 January 37:89-91.
  • Bolouri, A. “Double-Custom Tray Procedure for Immediate Dentures,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1977 March 37:344-348.
  • Bolouri, A. and Bell, J.D. “The Use of Intraoral Cores to Repair Complete and Partial Removable Prosthesis,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1976 October 36:472-475.
  • Bolouri, A., Hilger, T.C. and Gowrylok, M.D. “Boxing Impressions,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1975 June 33:692-695. – 2 citations
  • Bolouri, A., Hilger, T.C. and Gowrylok, M.D. “Modified Flasking Technique for Removable Partial Dentures, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1975 August 34:221-223.

National Service/Recognition -Professional and Scholarly Societies

  • American Association of Dental Schools
  • American College of Prosthodontist
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association for Dental Research
  • International Association of Dental Research
  • Dallas County Dental Society
  • Tennessee Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon
  • University of Tennessee Alumni Association
  • Academy of Osseointegration

Participation on national or regional board examination, certification, or accreditation committee

  • Consultant to the Commission on Dental Accreditation by the AADS, 1995
  • Consultant to the Commission on Dental Accreditation by the American Dental Association, 2004-2005

Professional Service

  • Education for public school students on health promotion and disease prevention
  • Career counseling and encouragement of young people to enter health professions (If this has already been listed under E10 do not list here again.)
  • Continuing education services to help professionals in the community
  • Advice to community organizations and agencies on health related matters
  • Advice and consultation to health professionals in the community on enhancement of quality, efficiency, and delivery of health services
  • Collaboration with local, regional, and state public health agencies
  • Dissemination of research information to the appropriate public sectors
  • General advice, consultation, and service to community organizations and agencies
  • Consultantship to industry related to research, health care, or product development
  • Participation in health events (health fairs, e.g.) of benefit to the community
  • Outreach programs for college students (career counseling, recruitment, mentoring)
  • Outreach programs for high school, junior high school, and elementary school students (career counseling, recruitment, mentoring)

Awards, Other Indices of Professional Service

  • Manuscript reviewer for the journal of the American Dental Association
  • ADA CODA Site Visitor Committee 2003-2007