Arden G. Christen, D.D.S., M.S.D., M.A.

Arden G. Christen, D.D.S., M.S.D., M.A.
Arden G. Christen, D.D.S., M.S.D., M.A.

Emeritus Professor of Oral Biology
Department of Oral Biology

Contact Info

Phone:   (317) 278-1355
Fax:        (317) 278-1411

Office Address

Indiana University School of Dentistry
Department of Oral Biology
1121 West Michigan Street, Room B26
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202-5186


Papers Published in Refereed Journals

Christen, A.G., Christen, J.A.  2003.  The 1850 Webster/Parkman Trial: Dr. Keep's Forensic Evidence.  J. Hist. Dent. 51(1): 5-12.
Christen, A.G., Christen, J.A.  2003.  The Triumph an Tragedy of James Baxter Bean, M.D., D.D.S.  (1834-1870). J.  Hist. Dent. 51(1): 19-25.
Christen, A.G., Christen J.A.  2003 LesHorvath: Dental Student Heisman Trophy Winner.  J. Hist. Dent. 51(3): 107-114.
Christen, A.G., Christen, J.A. 2003.  Harry Sicher, M.D., DSc., Pioneer Dental Anatomist. J. Hist. Dent. 51(3): 93-100.
Christen, A.G., Christen, J.A.  2003.  The Female Smoker: From Addiction to Recovery.  Am. J. Med. Sci., 326(4): 231-234.
Christen, A.G., Jay, S.J., Christen, J.A.  2003.  Tobacco Cessation and Nicotine Replacement Therapy for Dental Practice.  Gen. Dent. 51(6): 525-532.
Christen, A.G., Christen, J.A.  2002  Dental Education in the Prevention and Treatment of Substance Use Disorders.  Substance Abuse 23(3):185-206.
Christen, A.G., Katz, C.A.  1999.  Understanding human motivation.  In:  Primary Preventive Dentistry, 5th edition, Harris and Garcia-Godoy, eds.   Appleton and Lange, Stamford CT,  Ch. 16:397-422.
Christen, A.G.  1998.  Helping patients quick smoking: Lessons learned in the trenches.  Quintessence International, 29:253-259.
Christen, A.G.  1997.  Tobacco and your oral health.  Quintessence International, Carol 
Streaqm, IL.  1-35.

Research Interest

Tobacco-related research (conducted since 1981) specifically dealing with the use of NRT (nicotine replacement therapy) products; clinical effects of NRT on oral tissues; physician/dentist interventions to help patients quit using tobacco products; tobacco education programs and symposiums for health care providers; efficacy and safety of Zyban (buproprion HCL sustained release tablets) and other therapeutic substances as aids to smoking cessation in treatment.