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Lloyd Mancl, PhD

Lloyd Mancl

Research Associate Professor, Oral Health Sciences
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Biostatistics, (SPH)
Adjunct Research Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry



His research interests are in statistical methods for dental research, with an emphasis on longitudinal and correlated data and applied research on caries, temporomandibular disorders, and periodontal disease. For over 25 years he has served as a biostatistician on numerous and varied research projects, including basic science and experimental studies, large observational and longitudinal studies, single and multi-center randomized clinical trials, and practice-based research.

  1. Milgrom P, Horst JA, Ludwig S, Rothen M, Chaffe BW, Lyalina S, Pollard KS, DeRsis JL, Mancl L. Topical silver diamine fluoride for dental caries arrest in preschool children: A randomized controlled trial and microbiological analysis of caries associated microbes and resistance gene expression. Journal of Dentistry, 2018, 68: 72-78. PMCID: PMC5748247
  2. Rudolf G, Walsh J, Plawman A, Gianutsos P, Alto W, Mancl L, Rudolf V. A novel non-opioid protocol for medically supervised opioid withdrawal and transition to antagonist treatment. American Journal of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 2018, 44(3): 302-309. PMID 28795846.
  3. Masterson EE, Fitzpatrick AL, Enquobahrie DA, Mancl LA, Eisenberg DTA, Conde E, Hujoel PP. Dental enamel defects predict adolescent health indicators: A cohort study among the Tsimane’ of Bolivia. American Journal of Human Biology, 2018. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23107.  PMCID: PMC5980689
  4. Studebaker B, Hollender L, Mancl L, Johnson JD, Paranjpe A. The incidence of second mesiobuccal canals located in maxillary molars with the aid of cone-beam computed tomography. Journal of Endodontics, 2018, 44(4): 565-570. PMID: 29153734
  5. Chi DL, Lenaker D, Mancl L, Dunbar M, Baab M. Dental therapists linked to improved dental outcomes for Alaskan Native communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 2018, 78(2): 175-182. PMCID: PMC6019600
  6. Chi DL, Rosenfeld M, Mancl L, Chung WO, Presland RB, Sarvas E, Rothen M, Alkhateeb A, McNamara S, Genatossio A, Virella-Lowell I, Milla C, Scott J. Age-related heterogeneity in dental caries and associated risk factors in individuals with cystic fibrosis ages 6-20 years: A pilot study. Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. 2018, Nov;17(6):747-759. PMCID: PMC6589399
  7. Chi DL, Coldwell SE, Mancl L, Hopkins S, Senturia K, Randall CL, Orr E, Cruz S. Alaska native children do not prefer sugar-sweetened fruit drinks to sugar-free fruit drinks. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 2019, 119(6): 984-990. PMCID: PMC6536342
  8. Jacobson D, Jacobson J, Leong T, Lourenco S, Mancl L, Chi DL. Evaluating child toothbrushing behavior changes associated with a mobile game app: A single arm pre/post pilot study. Pediatric Dentistry. 2019, 41(4): 299-303. PMCID: PMC6709707
  9. Chi DL, Hopkins S, Zahlis E, Randall CL, Senturia K, Orr E, Mancl L, Lenaker D. Provider and community perspectives of dental therapists in Alaska’s Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta: A qualitative programme evaluation. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 2019, 47(6): 502-15. PMID: 31464356
  10. Randall CL, Hort K, Huebner CE, Mallot E, Mancl L, Milgrom P, Nelson L, Senturia K, Weiner BJ, Cunha-Cruz J. Organizational readiness to implement system changes in an Alaskan tribal dental care organization. JDR Clinical and Translational Research. 2019:  DOI:1177/2380084419871904 PMCID: PMC7079331
  11. Pett RG, Mancl L, Revere D, Stregachis A. Prescription drug monitoring program use and utility by Washington State pharmacists: A mixed-methods study. Journal of the American Pharmacists Association. 2020, 60(1) 57-65. PMCID: PMC7146701
  12. Milgrom P, Tut O, Rothen M, Mancl L, Gallen M, Tanzer JM. Addition of povidone-iodine to fluoride varnish for dental caries: A randomized clinical trial. JDR Clinical & Translational Research. 2021, 6(2) 195-204. PMCID: PMC7970344
  13. Chi DL, Mancl L, Hopkins S, Randal CL, Orr E, Zhalis E, Dunbar M, Lenaker D, Babb M. Supply of care by dental therapists and emergency dental consultations in Alaska native communities in the Yukon-Kuskokwim delta: a mixed methods evaluation. Community Dental Health. 2020, 37(3) 190-198. PMID: 32673470
  14. Banks JT, Rosenfeld M, Mancl L, Chi DL. Survey and electronic health record-based medication use agreement in children with cystic fibrosis: A retrospective cross-sectional study. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 2020, 31(2) 247-253. PMID: 32936971
  15. Mitchell C, Gross AJ, Milgrom P, Mancl L, Prince DB. Silver diamine fluoride treatment of active root caries lesions in older adults: A case series. Journal of Dentistry. 2021, 105:103561 PMID: 33347946
  16. Alkhateeb AA, Lease ED, Mancl LA, Chi DL. Untreated dental disease and lung transplant waitlist evaluation time for individuals with cystic fibrosis. Special Care Dentistry. 2021, 44(4) 489-497. PMID: 33749871
  17. Mitchell C, Zaku H, Milgrom P, Mancl L, Prince DB. The accuracy of laser fluorescence (DIAGNOdent) in assessing caries lesion activity on root surfaces, around crown margins, and in furcations in older adults. BDJ Open. 2021, 7(1) 14. PMCID: PMC7988107
  18. Van Tilburg MAL, Levy RL, Stoner S, Romano JM, Murphy TB, Abdullah B, Mancl L, Feld AD. Mediation of outcomes for cognitive behavioral therapy targeted to parents of children with Functional Abdominal Pain Disorders. Journal of Psychosomatic Research. 2021, 150: 110618. PMCID: PMC8526395
  19. Cunha-Cruz J, Ko L, Mancl L, Rothen M, Harter C, Davis S, Koday M. Home Delivery of Water for Caries Prevention in Latinx Children (“Sediento por una Sonrisa,” Thirsty for a Smile): Protocol for a Single-Arm Feasibility Study. JMIR Res Protoc 2022;11(4):e37200. URL: DOI: 10.2196/37200