Jocelyne Feine

Jocelyne Feine
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Email address: 
jocelyne.feine [at]

*Professor Feine is no longer supervising new graduate trainees.

Professor Feine is a recognized world leader in the assessment of therapies for chronic orofacial conditions, particularly pain and tooth loss. Her national and international studies emphasize the quality of life and patient-based outcomes most relevant for palliative therapeutic goals. From randomized clinical trials to technology assessment, knowledge transfer and health care management, her work covers the continuum of discovery to action.

A proponent of interdisciplinary research, Professor Feine works with expert teams of local and international collaborators in relevant fields.

Areas of expertise: 
  • Randomized clinical trials
  • Patient-based outcomes
  • Quality of life
  • Dental implants
Research areas: 
Population Oral Health
Selected publications: 

Emami E, Nguyen PT, Almeida FR, Feine JS, Karp I, Lavigne G, Huynh N. The effect of nocturnal wear of complete dentures on sleep and oral health related quality of life: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2014 Sep 13;15:358.

Emami E, Michaud PL, Sallaleh I, Feine JS. Implant-assisted complete prostheses. Periodontol 2000. 2014 Oct;66(1):119-31.

Emami E, de Souza RF, Bernier J, Rompré P, Feine JS. Patient perceptions of the mandibular three-implant overdenture: a practice-based study. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2014

Tikhonova SM, Feine JS, Pustavoitava NN, Allison PJ. Reproducibility and diagnostic outcomes of two visual-tactile criteria used by dentists to assess caries lesion activity: a cross-over study. Caries Res. 2014;48(2):126-36.

Emami E, Kabawat M, Rompre PH, Feine JS. Linking evidence to treatment for denture stomatitis: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. J Dent. 2014 Feb;42(2):99-106.

Hamdan NM, Gray-Donald K, Awad MA, Johnson-Down L, Wollin S, Feine JS. Do implant overdentures improve dietary intake? A randomized clinical trial. J Dent Res. 2013 Dec;92(12 Suppl):146S-53S. 

Srivastava A, Feine JS, Esfandiari S. Are people who still have their natural teeth willing to pay for mandibular two-implant overdentures? J Investig Clin Dent. 2014 May;5(2):117-24.

Emami E, Salah MH, Rompré P, Huynh N, Beauchamp A, Feine JS. The nocturnal use of complete dentures and sleep stability in edentulous elders. J Dent. 2013 Aug;41(8):703-9.

Emami E, de Souza RF, Kabawat M, Feine JS. The impact of edentulism on oral and general health. Int J Dent. 2013;2013:498305. 

Awad MA, Rashid F, Feine JS; Overdenture Effectiveness Study Team Consortium. The effect of mandibular 2-implant overdentures on oral health-related quality of life: an international multicentre study. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2014 Jan;25(1):46-51.

Michaud PL, de Grandmont P, Feine JS, Emami E. Measuring patient-based outcomes: is treatment satisfaction associated with oral health-related quality of life? J Dent. 2012 Aug;40(8):624-31.

Jabbour Z, Emami E, de Grandmont P, Rompré PH, Feine JS. Is oral health-related quality of life stable following rehabilitation with mandibular two-implant overdentures? Clin Oral Implants Res. 2012 Oct;23(10):1205-9.

Awad MA, Morais JA, Wollin S, Khalil A, Gray-Donald K, Feine JS. Implant overdentures and nutrition: a randomized controlled trial. J Dent Res. 2012 Jan;91(1):39-46.

Emami E, Lavigne G, de Grandmont P, Rompré PH, Feine JS. Perceived sleep quality among edentulous elders. Gerodontology. 2012 Jun;29(2):e128-34. 

Kawai Y, Murakami H, Takanashi Y, Lund JP, Feine JS. Efficient resource use in simplified complete denture fabrication. J Prosthodont. 2010 Oct;19(7):512-6.

Pan S, Dagenais M, Thomason JM, Awad M, Emami E, Kimoto S, Wollin SD, Feine JS. Does mandibular edentulous bone height affect prosthetic treatment success? J Dent. 2010 Nov;38(11):899-907.

Rashid F, Awad MA, Thomason JM, Piovano A, Spielberg GP, Scilingo E, Mojon P, Müller F, Spielberg M, Heydecke G, Stoker G, Wismeijer D, Allen F, Feine JS. The effectiveness of 2-implant overdentures - a pragmatic international multicentre study. J Oral Rehabil. 2011 Mar;38(3):176-84. 

Emami E, Feine JS. Resin-bonded cantilever partial dentures are effective in terms of patient satisfaction in the restoration of the mandibular shortened dental arch. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2010 Mar;10(1):64-6. 

Emami E, Allison PJ, de Grandmont P, Rompré PH, Feine JS. Better oral health related quality of life: type of prosthesis or psychological robustness? J Dent. 2010 Mar;38(3):232-6. 

Kimoto S, Pan S, Drolet N, Feine JS. Rotational movements of mandibular two-implant overdentures. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2009 Aug;20(8):838-43. 

Emami E, Heydecke G, Rompré PH, de Grandmont P, Feine JS. Impact of implant support for mandibular dentures on satisfaction, oral and general health-related quality of life: a meta-analysis of randomized-controlled trials. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2009 Jun;20(6):533-44. 

Khosravi R, Tran SD, Lambert M, O'Loughlin J, Kâ K, Feine JS, Caron C, Tremblay A, Nicolau B. Adiposity and gingival crevicular fluid tumour necrosis factor-alpha levels in children. J Clin Periodontol. 2009 Apr;36(4):301-7.

Pan SX, Feine JS, Feng HL. [Evaluation of clinical application of ACP classification for edentulous patients]. Beijing Da Xue Xue Bao. 2009 Feb 18;41(1):86-9. Chinese.

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