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Tegwyn H. Brickhouse, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Tegwyn H. Brickhouse, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Department chair, associate professor and research director

Pediatric Dentistry
Wood Memorial Building
521 North 11th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-2362
Fax: (804) 827-0163
Email: thbrickhouse@vcu.edu


Education

  • Ph.D. in Epidemiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002
  • Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002
  • Certificate in Dental Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2002
  • D.D.S., University of Nebraska, 1996

Board certification

  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Brickhouse earned her dental degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center and received her pediatric dentistry training at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She also earned a Ph.D. in Epidemiology and completed a Dental Public Health residency at UNC. Before coming to VCU, Dr. Brickhouse was section head of pediatric dentistry in the Department of Oral Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C.

Research interests

  • Oral health disparities and health services research
  • Pediatric oral health performance measures
  • Utilization of dental services in public programs
  • Delivery of oral health services in medical settings
  • Early childhood caries prevention
  • Infant oral health

Publications

Brickhouse TH. Preformed metal crowns may be the most successful restorative treatment for primary molars. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2011;11:12-13
 
Lanning SK, Brickhouse TH, Gunsolley JC, Ranson SL, Willett RM. Communication skills instruction: An analysis of self, peer-group, student instructors and faculty assessment. Patient Educ Couns. 2011;83:145-151