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Dr. Henry Fields

• Professor, DDS, MS, MSD

• Division Chair

• Clinic Director

• Chief, Section of Orthodontics, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Dr. Henry W. Fields is professor of orthodontics and served as dean of The Ohio State University College of Dentistry from 1991 through 2001. He currently teaches undergraduate and graduate students in pediatric dentistry and orthodontics and maintains an intramural practice. Additionally, Dr. Fields assumed the position of Division Chair of Orthodontics on November 1, 2006. A native of Tipton, Iowa, Henry received his BA from Dartmouth in 1969, his DDS and MS in pediatric dentistry in 1973 and 1975 respectively, and his MSD in orthodontics from the University of Washington in 1977. He was engaged in teaching, research, patient care and administration at the University of North Carolina from 1977 until 1991. email


Refereed Publications:

Anderson KM, Stoner GD, Fields HW, Chacone GE, Dohar AL, Gregg BR, Mallery S.  Immunohistochemical assessment of Viadent® –associated leukoplakia. Oral Oncology 41: 200-207, 2005.

Eaton JJ, McTigue DJ, Fields HW, Beck FM.  Attitudes of Contemporary Parents Toward Behavior Management Techniques Used in Pediatric Dentistry. Ped Dent   Mar-Apr;27(2):107-13,2005.

Karp J, Rodrigo K,  Pei P, Pavlick MD, Andersen JD, McTigue DJ, Fields HW, and Mallery SR.  Sanguinarine activates polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon associated metabolic pathways in human oral keratinocytes and tissues Toxicol Letters 158: 50-60, 2005.

Jang JC, Fields HW, Vig KWL, Beck FM.  Controversies in the Timing of Orthodontic Treatment. Seminars in Orthod  11:112-118, 2005.

Kang E,  Fields HW, Cornett S, Beck FM.  An evaluation of patient education materials using contemporary health literacy measures.  Ped Dent 27: 409-13, 2005.

Knobloch L, Larsen P, Fields H. The use of complete over-dentures in the management of severe partial hypodontia for the adolescent patient. The Journal of Pediatric Dental Care 11(3):27-30. 2005

Anderson G, Fields HW,  Beck FM,  Chacon G, Vig KWL. Development of Cephalometric Norms Using a Unified Facial and Dental Approach. Angle Orthod  76: 557–563,2006.

Parekh S, Fields HW, Rosenstiel S, Beck.  Attractiveness of Variations in the Smile Arc and Buccal Corridor Space as Judged by Orthodontists and Laymen. Angle Orthod 76: 612–618, 2006.

Lin HL, Rowland ML, Fields HW. In-State Graduate Retention for US Dental Schools. J Dent Educ 70(12):1320-7, 2006.

Parekh S, Fields HW, Beck FM,  Rosenstiel S.  Acceptability of Variations in the Smile Arc and Buccal Corridor Space. Orthod Craniofac Res 10:15-21, 2007.

Fields HW, Rowland ML, Vig KWL, Huja SS. Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) use in advanced orthodontic dental education..  Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 131:656-63, 2007.

Mallery SR, Stoner GD, Larsen PE, Fields HW, Rodrigo KA, Schwartz SR, Tian Q, Dai J, Mumper RJ.  Formulation and In-Vitro and In-Vivo Evaluation of a Mucoadhesive Gel Containing Freeze Dried Black Raspberries:  Implications for Oral Cancer Chemoprevention.  Pharm Res 24:728-737, 2007.

Meng FH, Schricker SR, Brantley WA, Mendel DA, Rashid RG, Fields HW, Vig KWL, Alapati SB. Differential scanning calorimetry (DSC) and temperature-modulated DSC study of three mouthguard materials. Dent Mater 23:1492-99, 2007.

Ziuchkovski J, Fields HW, Johnston W, Lindsey D.  Assessment of Orthodontic Appliance Esthetics Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop   2008; 133: S68-78.

Shumway Brian S. Shumway BS, Laura A. Kresty LA, Larsen PE,  Zwick JC,LU B, Fields HW, Mumper RJ, Stoner GD, Mallery SR..  Effects of a topically applied bioadhesive berry gel on loss of heterozygosity indices in premalignant oral lesions.  Clin Cancer Res 2008; 14: 2421-30

Rao, J, Fields HW, Chacon GE. Autotransplantation for a missing maxillary permanent incisor: Report of a case. Ped Dent. 2008;30160-6.

Mallery SR, Zwick JC, Pei P, Tong M, Larsen PE, Shumway BS, Lu B, Fields HW, Mumper RJ, Stoner GD. Topical Application of a Bioadhesive Black Raspberry Gel Modulates Gene Expression and Reduces Cyclooxygenase 2 Protein in Human Premalignant Oral Lesions. Cancer Res 2008; 68: 4945-57.

Ker AJ, Chan R, Fields HW, Beck M, Rosenstiel S.  Esthetic and smile characteristics from the layperson’s perspective:  A computer-based survey study.  J Am Dent Assoc 2008; 139:1318-27.

Troy BA, Shanker S, Fields HW, Vig KWL, Johnston W.  A comparison of incisor inclination in patients with Class III malocclusion treated with orthognathic surgery or orthodontic camouflage Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2009;135:146.e1-146.e9

Ugalde CM, Liu Z, Ren C, Chan KK, Rodrigo KA, Ling Y, Larsen PE, Chacon GE, Stoner  GD, Mumper RJ, Fields HW, Mallery S.  Distribution of Anthocyanins Delivered from a Bioadhesive Black Raspberry Gel Following Topical Intraoral Application in Normal Healthy Volunteers.  Pharm Res 2009;26: 977-986

Rosvall MD, Fields HW, Ziuchkovski J, Rosenstiel S, Johnston W. Attractiveness, Acceptability and Value Of Orthodontic Appliances. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2009 Mar;135(3):276.e1-12; discussion 276-7.

Potts B, Shanker S, Fields HW, Vig KWL, Beck, FM.  Description of Dental and Skeletal Changes Associated with Class II Surgical-Orthodontic Treatment. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop  2009 May;135(5):566.e1-7; discussion 566-7.

Huja SS, Grubaugh EL, Rummel AM, Fields HW, Beck FM.  Comparison of Hand Traced and Computer Based Cephalometric Superimpositions. Angle Orthod.  2009;79:428–435.

Kang EY, Fields HW, Kiyak A, Beck FM, Firestone AR. Informed consent recall and comprehension in orthodontics:  traditional versus improved readability and processability methods. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2009;136:488.e1-488.e13.

Potts B, Fields HW, Shanker S, Vig KWL, Beck, FM Dental and skeletal outcomes for class II surgical-orthodontic treatment: a comparison between novice and experienced clinicians. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop (accepted)

Weltman B, Vig KWL, Fields HW, Shanker S  Kaizar EE.  Root resorption associated with orthodontic tooth movement: A systematic review. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2010; 137:462-76.


Pinkham JR, Casamassimo PS, Fields HW, McTigue DJ, Nowak AJ eds.  Pediatric Dentistry:  Infancy to Adolescence.  4th Ed.  Philadelphia:  W.B. Saunders, 2005.

Proffit WR, Fields HW, Sarver D.  Contemporary Orthodontics, 4th Ed. St. Louis:  The C.V. Mosby Co., 2007.