Kelton T. Stewart, DDS, MS

Kelton T. Stewart, DDS, MS
Kelton T. Stewart, DDS, MS

Assistant Professor,
Director, Orthodontic Clinic
Department of Orthodontics


Contact Info

Phone 317-278-1087
Fax 317-278-1438

Office Address

Indiana University School of Dentistry
Department of Orthodontics and Oral Facial Genetics
1121 West Michigan Street, DS 249
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Background
Dr. Kelton Stewart is a Texas native who joined the department in November 2008. He attended Baylor University from 1998 to 2002, where he earned a B.A in Biology (2002). He continued his professional education at Baylor College of Dentistry from 2002 to 2006, where he gained his DDS (2006), certificate in Orthodontics (2008), and MS in Health Professions Education (2008).

Dr. Stewart is active in several dental professional associations, including Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society, American Association of Orthodontists, and Odontological Honor Society. His funded research includes Orthodontic Quality of Life Assessment Survey (OQoLAS11-14): Development and Validation (co-principal investigator, Baylor College of Dentistry Master’s Thesis) and Cytokine Production by Human Dendritic Cells in Culture with A.actinomycetemcomitans (co-principal investigator, NIH/NIDCR Grant for Student Research).

 

Publications

Manuscripts

Teaching

Refereed

Smith, T., Ghoneima A.; Stewart K.; Liu, S., Eckert G., Halum S.; & Kula K. Three-Dimensional Computed Tomography Analysis of Airway Volume Changes following Rapid Maxillary Expansion. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop (in press).

Smith B, Stewart KT, Liu SS, Eckert G, Kula K. Prediction of orthodontic treatment of surgically exposed unilateral maxillary impacted canine cases. Angle Orthod (in press).

Parrish L, Roberts EW, Maupome G, Stewart KT, Bandy RW, Kula KS.  The relationship between the ABO discrepancy index and treatment duration in a graduate orthodontic clinic. Angle Orthod 2011Mar; 81(2):192-7.

Non-refereed

White L, Moore C, Stewart K. Integrating mechanotherapy with a three-dimensional diagnosis and treatment plan. Orthotown 2009; 2:33-38.

RESEARCH/CREATIVE ACTIVITY

Refereed           

Larrabee T, Liu SS, Soto A, Torres-Gorena A, Eckert G, Stewart KT, The effects of varying alcohol concentrations commonly found in mouth rinses on the force decay of elastomeric chain. Angle Orthod (in press).

Parrish B, Stewart KT, Katona TR.  The effects of debonding methods and application time of a self-etching primer on bracket bond strength. Angle Orthod 2012 Jan; 82(1): 131-136.

Sauget PS, Stewart KT, Katona TR. The effect of pH levels on non-latex vs. latex interarch elastics. Angle Orthod 2011 Nov; 81(6): 1070-1074.

ABSTRACTS

TEACHING

Referred

Ely M, Stewart KT. Predictors of difficulty on national dental board exams.  ADEA Annual Session and Exhibition, Orlando Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, March 2012.

Hungate K, Kang HK, Liu SS, Kula K, Stewart KT. Inclusion of second molars and outcomes of orthodontic treatment. AADR/CADR 41st Annual Meeting and Exhibition, J Dent Res 91 (Spec Iss A):156430, 2012

Kula KS, Ahn EJ, Liu SS, Stewart K, Eckert G, Halum S, Dillehay JK, Eraso F, Ghoneima. Three-dimensional Airway Volumes and Most Constricted Areas in Children. J Dent Res 91 (Spec Iss A):157829, 2012

Li S, Stewart KT, Liu SS, Chen J. A 3D approach to mandibular superimposition and measure condylar changes. J Dent Res 90 (Spec Iss A):1571, 2011

Smith T, Ghoneima A, Stewart KT, Baldwin J, Liu S, Eckert GJ, Halum S, Kula KS. Three-dimensional CT analysis of airway volume following RME treatment. Indiana University School of Dentistry Research Day, 19th Annual proceedings: P56, April 2011

Parris V, Martinez-Mier EA, Stewart KT, Dean J, Kula K, Eckert G. Orthodontic needs and esthetic self-perception in Honduran adults.  Indiana University School of Dentistry Research Day, 18th Annual proceedings: P57, April 2010.

RESEARCH/CREATIVE ACTIVITY

Refereed

Cruz E, Liu SS, Blanchard SB, Stewart K, Soto A, Allen MR. Effects of the diameter of orthodontic mini-implants on microdamage in the dog maxilla and mandible. American Association of Orthodontics  112th annual session, Honolulu, Hawaii, 05/2012

Liu SS, Sun J, Fanning M, Martinez-Mier EA, Li S, Kula K, Stewart KT. Can fluoride prevent genetically predisposed root resorption in tooth movement? J Dent Res 91 (Spec Iss A):157514, 2012

Cruz E, Liu SS, Blanchard SB, Stewart K, Soto A, Allen MR. Effects of the diameter of orthodontic mini-implants on microdamage in the dog maxilla and mandible. World Implant Orthodontic Conference, 10/07 2011

Elsahy SS, Liu S, Sun J, Dunn-Jena P, Stewart KT. Effects of fluoride on condylar growth and density. J Dent Res 91 (Spec Iss A):156889, 2012

Liu SS, Sun J, Fanning M, Martinez-Mier EA, Li S, Kula K, Stewart KT. Can fluoride prevent genetically predisposed root resorption in tooth movement? AADR/CADR 41st Annual Meeting and Exhibition, Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Florida, March 2012.

Stewart KT, Larrabee T, Torres-Gorena AA, Soto-Rojas AE, Liu SS. Effects of alcohol on force decay of elastomeric chain. J Dent Res 91 (Spec Iss A):157663, 2012

Ponder J, Wiseman K, Allen M, Sun J, Stewart KT, Cruz E, Dunn-Jena P, Liu S.  Assessment of microdamage caused by mini-implants in mandible and maxilla. Hinman Student Research Symposium, Oct 2011

Ponder J, Wiseman K, Allen M, Sun J, Stewart KT, Cruz E, Dunn-Jena P, Liu S.  Assessment of microdamage caused by mini-implants in mandible and maxilla. Indiana University School of Dentistry Research Day, 19th Annual proceedings: P55, April 2011

Elsahy SS, Liu S, Sun J, Dunn-Jena P, Stewart KT. Effects of fluoride on condylar growth and density. Indiana University School of Dentistry Research Day, 19th Annual proceedings: P16, April 2011

Stewart KT, Larrabee T, Torres-Gorena A, Soto-Rojas AE, Platt J, Liu S. Effects of alcohol on the force degradation of elastomeric chains Indiana University School of Dentistry Research Day, 19th Annual proceedings: P57, April 2011

BOOK CHAPTERS

TEACHING

Stewart KT. Utilization of Miniscrew Implants for Effective Orthodontic Tooth Movement in Mutilated Dentitions. In: McNamara JA Jr, Hatch N, Kapila SD, eds. Effective and Efficient Orthodontic Tooth Movement. Monograph 48, Craniofacial Growth Series, Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry and Center for Human Growth and Development, The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2011;311-332.