Jocelyne Feine

Academic title(s): 

*Professor Feine is no longer supervising new graduate trainees.

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: 

  Herrero F, de Souza RF, Feine JS, Alexander P, Vargas Green A, Oates TW. The impact of implant-retained overdentures on type-2 diabetic and non-diabetic edentulous patients:
satisfaction and quality of life in a prospective cohort study. Journal of Dentistry. 2022 (Epub ahead of print).
  de Souza RF, Jabbar AA, Jafarpour D, Bedos S, Esfandiari S, Makhoul NM, Dagdeviren D, Abi Nader S, Feine JS. Single-implant overdentures retained by a novel attachment: a mixed-methods cross-over RCT. Journal of Dental Research - Clinical & Translational Research. 2022 (Epub ahead of print).*
  Feine JS. Oral Health Care Access, Inequity, and Inequality. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2022 Oct;7(4):332-333. doi: 10.1177/23800844221121301. PMID: 36121148; PMCID: PMC9490433.
  Niessen LC, Fontana M, Weyant RJ, Casamassimo PS, Feine J, Karimbux N. Oral health in America 2021: Making a case for curricular change. J Dent Educ. 2022 Jun;86(6):637-648. doi: 10.1002/jdd.12929. Epub 2022 May 25. PMID: 35612421.
  Inglehart MR, Albino J, Feine JS, Okunseri C. Sociodemographic Changes and Oral Health Inequities: Dental Workforce Considerations. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2022 Oct;7(1_suppl):5S-15S. doi: 10.1177/23800844221116832. PMID: 36121138.
  Emami E, Lavigne G, Feine JS, Karp I, Rompré PH, Almeida FR, Huynh NT. Effects of nocturnal wearing of dentures on the quality of sleep and oral-health-related quality in edentate elders with untreated sleep apnea: a randomized cross-over trial. Sleep. 2021 Oct 11;44(10):zsab101. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsab101. PMID: 33955479; PMCID: PMC8503827.
  Feine J, Jakubovics N. Science in the Spotlight: A Crisis of Confidence? J Dent Res. 2021 Jan;100(1):5-7. doi: 10.1177/0022034520978153. PMID: 33346720.
  Rajendran L, Khandelwal N, Feine J, Ioannidou E. Woman authorship in pre-print versus peer-reviewed oral health-related publications: A two-year observational study. PLoS One. 2021 Dec 6;16(12):e0260791. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0260791. PMID: 34871320; PMCID: PMC8648106.
  Jagde AK, Shrivastava R, Feine J, Emami E. Patients' E-Readiness to use E-Health technologies for oral health. PLoS One. 2021 Jul 12;16(7):e0253922. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0253922. PMID: 34252096.
  Alhozgi A, Feine JS, Tanwir F, Shrivastava R, Galarneau C, Emami E. Rural-urban disparities in patient satisfaction with oral health care: a provincial survey. BMC Oral Health. 2021 May 15;21(1):261. doi: 10.1186/s12903-021-01613-0. PMID: 33992110; PMCID: PMC8122552.
  Cooper LF, Reside G, DeKok I, Stanford C, Barwacz C, Feine J, Nader SA, Scheyer T, McGuire M. A 5-Year Esthetic RCT Assessment of Anterior Maxillary Single-Tooth Implants with Different Abutment Interfaces. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2021 Jan-Feb;36(1):165-176. doi: 10.11607/jomi.8333. PMID: 33600538. Winner: Academy of Osseointegration’s 2023 William R. Laney Award.
  Righolt AJ, Walji MF, Feine JS, Williams DM, Kalenderian E, Listl S. An International Working Definition for Quality of Oral Healthcare. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2020 Apr;5(2):102-106. doi: 10.1177/2380084419875442. Epub 2019 Sep 18. PMID: 31533017; PMCID: PMC7079288.
  Feine JS. Expanding Perspectives. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2020 Apr;5(2):100-101. doi: 10.1177/2380084420909134. PMID: 32175813.
  Feine JS. Resilience Will Sustain Us. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2020 Jul;5(3):200-201. doi: 10.1177/2380084420930187. PMID: 32538714.
  Ioannidou E, Feine JS. Oral Health Is About More Than Clean Teeth. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2020 Jan;5(1):4-5. doi: 10.1177/2380084419891431. PMID: 31841103.
  Ioannidou E, Feine JS. Black Lives Matter Is About More Than Police Behavior. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2020 Oct;5(4):288-289. doi: 10.1177/2380084420952788. PMID: 32930644.
  de Souza RF, Ribeiro AB, Oates TW, Feine JS. The McGill Denture Satisfaction Questionnaire revisited: Exploratory factor analysis of a binational sample. Gerodontology. 2020 Sep;37(3):233-243. doi: 10.1111/ger.12477. Epub 2020 Jun 3. PMID: 32491236.
  Srivastava A, Esfandiari S, Madathil SA, Birch S, Feine JS. Willingness to Pay for Mandibular Overdentures: A Societal Perspective. JDR Clin Trans Res. 2020 Jan;5(1):30-39. doi: 10.1177/2380084419849870. Epub 2019 May 8. PMID: 31067410.


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