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Dr. Ali Bolouri

Ali Bolouri, DMD, DDS

Department of Restorative Sciences

3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: 214-828-8478
Email: abolouri@bcd.tamhsc.edu

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • 1974-1976:    University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee, DDS
  • 1970-1972:    Emory University, Atlanta, GA. Certificate in Removable Prosthodontics
  • 1963-1968:    Tehran University, Tehran, Iran, DMD

Teaching Interests

  • 1985 – current, Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistr
  • 1980-1985, Associate Professor, Department of Removable Prosthodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry  
  • 1976-1980, Assistant Professor with Tenure, Baylor College of Dentistry
  • 1974-1976, Instructor, Department of Removable Prosthodontics and Occlusion,  University of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee

Research Interests

Areas of research and scholarship (provide a lay summary of your research/scholarship that describes the general area of interest, that highlights of your accomplishments in this area, and that discusses the overall significance of your work.)
  • Fixed and removable prosthodontics, geriatric dentistry, bone resorption and dental implants.


Invited Presentations (List invited [where you actually gave the talk] and not voluntary talks, i.e., where you voluntarily submitted an abstract to a national meeting and then presented the work.  These voluntarily submitted abstracts/presentations should be placed in section I.d.  If the same talk was given by you more than once, simply list subsequent dates and places it was given.  Place Continuing Education Courses given under E.6. above)

  • Invitation from Iranian Dental Association to lecture for annual meetings in Tehran, Iran in 1985, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1993, 2004, 2006.
  • Invited to lecture in the third Pakistan International Dental Conference in Karachi, Pakistan, November 26-29, 1987.
  • Invitation to lecture in Mexico in November 1990 and June 1992.
  • Invitation to lecture in Intercontinental University, Mexico City, November 1992.
  • Invitation to lecture in Costa Rica with Baylor group, March 1992.
  • Invitation to lecture and assist in a Bosker Transmandibular Implant course at the University of Pennsylvania, May 1991.
  • Invitation to lecture in the Sixth Pakistan International Dental Conference in Karachi, Pakistan, November 25-29, 1999.
  • Invitation to lecture in the First International Dental Symposium, Sardar Begum Dental College, Peshawar, Pakistan, November 29-30, 1999.

Selected Publications



  • Puttaih, R., Berg, E., Jones, D., Lin, M., Griggs, J., Bolouri, A.  “Effects of
  • Microwave Decontamination on Dental Stone”, Presented at the IADR Scientific
  • Session, Poster Presentation, Brisbane, Australia 2007, Abstract #1369.
  • Bolouri, A., Crouch, E., Ford, P.  “Effect of Retentive Grooves on Bond Strength Between Artificial Teeth and Denture Acrylic Resin,”, 2003.
  • Bolouri, A., Marker, V.  “Variation of Film thickness of Cement Under Full Crown with Different Technique of Cementation.”  Presented to the IADR 62nd Annual Session, Dallas, March 1984.  Abstract #1033, Journal of Dental Research, 63, Special Issue 285, March 1984.
  • Bolouri, A., Bass, K., Cosentino, D., Chiles, D.  “The Success Rate of Vital Root Banking Under Complete Dentures.”  Presented at the IADR 63rd Annual Session, Las Vegas, NV, March 1985.  Abstract #417, Journal of Dental Research, 64, Special Issue 221, March 1985.
  • Bolouri A., Chiles, D., Baylor College of Dentistry, “Comparison of Dense Hydroxyapatite and Natural Tooth Root Banking.”  Presented to IADR Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C., March 1986.  Abstract #724, Journal of Dental Research, 65, Special Issue 250, March 1986.
  • Bolouri, A., Frederiksen, N.  Baylor College of Dentistry, "Clinical and Radiographic Correlation of Horizontal Condylar Inclination. “  Presented to IADR Annual Session in Washington, D.C., March 1986.  Abstract #1062, Journal of Dental Research, 287, Special Issue March 1986.
  • Bolouri, A., Marker, V. and Sarampote, R.  “Marginal Adaptation of Cast Restoration Cemented by Different Techniques,” Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 67, Special Issue.  Abstract #1497 Oral Presentation to the IADR 66th Session, March 1988, Montreal, Canada.
  • Bolouri, A., Marker, V. and Sarampote, R.  “Comparison of a Visible Light Curing a Chemically Activating Repair Resin.”  Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 68, Special Session Abstract #1240.  Oral Presentation AADR 18th Annual Session, March 15-19, 1989, San Francisco, California.
  • Bolouri, A., Dahl, E. and Sarampote, R.  “Comparison of Retention of Three Attachment System for the Osseointegrated Implant Prosthesis.”  Journal of Dental Research. Vol. 69 Special Issue Abstract #193.  Poster Presentation IADR 68th General Session, March 7-11, 1990, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Bolouri, A., Nakajima, H.J. and Sarampote, R., “Comparison of Strength of Acrylic Resin Relined with Visible Light and Chemically-Activated Resin.”  Journal of Dental Research, Vol. 70, Special Issue, Abstract #147 Oral Presentation IADR 69th General Session, April 17-21, 1991, Acapulco, Mexico.
n format - List full citations in each category.  Any standard, but complete journal citation format is acceptable (e.g., journal citations must include all authors in order of appearance on publication, year of publication, title, journal name, volume, inclusive page numbers); items should be numbered within categories.  If you were the primary author, but are not listed in the first author position please underline your name and if you presented the abstract (i.e., I.d.) add an asterisk (*) to your name. 

Refereed Papers
(List only papers where you have received final editorial acceptance and the manuscript is ‘in press’.)

  • Pace, L., Hummel, S.K., Marker, V., Bolouri, A.  “Comparison of the Flexural Strength of Five Adhesives Resin Cements,” Journal of Prosthodontics, 2007, 16 (1):18-24.
  • Bolouri, A., Zartman, R.  “Fabrication of Custom Clips for Bar and Clip Attachments for Implant Supported Overdentures,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2006, 96 (5):379-380.
  • Bolouri, A., Crouch, E., Ford, P.  “Effect of Retentive Grooves on Bond Strength Between Artificial Teeth and Denture Acrylic Resin,”,AADR, 2003.
  • Bolouri, A., McCarthy, S.  “The Use of Pre-Border Molded Custom Trays in Complete Denture Fabrication,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 2001 December 86(6):655-657.
  • Bolouri, A., Haghighat, N., Frederiksen, N.  “Evaluation of the Effect of Immediate Grafting of Mandibular Postextraction Sockets with Synthetic Bone,” Compendium of continuing education in dentistry, 2001 November 22(11):955-966. – 5 citations
  • Bolouri, A., McCarthy, S.  “Fabrication of an Acrylic Resin Base with a Gauze Matrix,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1998 79(2):236-237.
  • Bolouri, A., McCarthy, S.  “A Procedure for Relining a Complete or Removable Partial Denture Without the Use of Wax,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1998 May 79(5):604-606.
  • Bolouri, A., McCarthy, S.  “A Protective Guard for an Osseointegrated Implant Superstructure,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1994 December 72(6):671. – 1 citation
  • Bolouri, A., Dahl, E.  “Combining Vital Root Retention and Osseointegrated Implant to Support a Removable Prosthesis,” Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry Journal, 1993 April 14(4):508-512.
  • Bolouri, A.  “Maintaining a Dry Field During Cementation Procedures,” The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1992 January 67 (1):132-133.
  • Bolouri, A., Granata, Y.S.  “Refitting a Bar-Clip Removable Prosthesis Attached to Osseointegrated Implant,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1991 July 66 (5):674-677.
  • Bolouri, A., McKinney, T.  “Two Stage Impression Making for Complete Dentures Over Loose, Mobile Supporting Tissues,” Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry Journal, 1989 April 10(4):196-201.
  • Bolouri, A., McKinney, T., Navarro, C.  “Orthodontic Movement in the Preparation of Teeth for Porcelain Veneered Crowns,” Compendium of Continuing Education Dentistry Journal, 1988 July-August 9(7):564-567.
  • Bolouri, A., Marker, V., Sorompote, R.  “Technique Related Variation of Cement Film Thickness Under Full Crowns,” General Dentistry Journal, 1987 January-February 35(1)26-29.
  • Bolouri, A.  “A Silicone Rubber Spacer for Processed Resilient Liner in Removable Prosthodontics,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1987 January 57 (1):117-121.
  • Bolouri, A., McKinney, T., “Bar Supported Removable Partial Denture Concept,” The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry Journal. 1985 October 6(9):677-684. 
  • Bolouri, A., Williams, C.  “Using the Existing Complete Denture Prosthesis as a Surgical Guide,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 51:129-132.  January 1984.
  • Bolouri, A.  “Fabrication of Accurate Baseplates for Restricted Interarch Space,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1984 August 52(2):303-305.
  • Bolouri, A.  “Relining Distal Extension Removable Partial Dentures,” General Dentistry Journal, 1984 July-August 32:334-336.
  • Bolouri, A., Williams, C.  “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Complete Dentures Over the Ramus Frame Implant,” The Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry Journal, 1983 July-February 3(4):305-311.
  • Bolouri, A.  “Minor Tooth Movement With Removable Partial Denture,” General Dentistry Journal, 1983 January-February 31:52-54. – 1 citation
  • Bolouri, A.  “Fabricating an interim, removable prosthesis for immediate insertion” General Dentistry Journal, 1983 March-April 31 (2):124-127.
  • Bolouri, A.  “The Use of Pre-Border Molded Customized Trays for Complete Dentures,“ General Dentistry Journal, 1982 January-February 30 (1):58-61.
  • Bolouri, A.  “Proposed Treatment Sequence for Overdentures,” Journal Prosthetic Dentistry, 1980 September 44:247-250
  • Bolouri, A.  “Removable Partial Denture Design for a Few Remaining Natural Teeth,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1978 March 39:346-348.
  • Bolouri, A.  “The Use of Wax and Self-Curing Acrylic Resin in Border Molding,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1977 January 37:89-91.
  • Bolouri, A.  “Double-Custom Tray Procedure for Immediate Dentures,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1977 March 37:344-348.
  • Bolouri, A. and Bell, J.D.  “The Use of Intraoral Cores to Repair Complete and Partial Removable Prosthesis,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1976 October 36:472-475.
  • Bolouri, A., Hilger, T.C. and Gowrylok, M.D.  “Boxing Impressions,” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1975 June 33:692-695. – 2 citations
  • Bolouri, A., Hilger, T.C. and Gowrylok, M.D.  “Modified Flasking Technique for Removable Partial Dentures, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 1975 August 34:221-223.

National Service/Recognition

Professional and Scholarly Societies
  • American Association of Dental Schools
  • American College of Prosthodontist
  • American Dental Association
  • American Association for Dental Research
  • International Association of Dental Research
  • Dallas County Dental Society
  • Tennessee Dental Association
  • Texas Dental Association
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon
  • University of Tennessee Alumni Association
  • Academy of Osseointegration

Participation on national or regional board examination, certification, or accreditation committee

  • Consultant to the Commission on Dental Accreditation by the AADS, 1995
  • Consultant to the Commission on Dental Accreditation by the American Dental Association, 2004-2005

Professional Service
  • Education for public school students on health promotion and disease prevention
  • Career counseling and encouragement of young people to enter health professions (If this has already been listed under E10 do not list here again.)
  • Continuing education services to help professionals in the community
  • Advice to community organizations and agencies on health related matters
  • Advice and consultation to health professionals in the community on enhancement of quality, efficiency, and delivery of health services
  • Collaboration with local, regional, and state public health agencies
  • Dissemination of research information to the appropriate public sectors
  • General advice, consultation, and service to community organizations and agencies
  • Consultantship to industry related to research, health care, or product development
  • Participation in health events (health fairs, e.g.) of benefit to the community
  • Outreach programs for college students (career counseling, recruitment, mentoring)
  • Outreach programs for high school, junior high school, and elementary school students (career counseling, recruitment, mentoring)


Awards, Other Indices of Professional Service

  • Manuscript reviewer for the journal of the American Dental Association
  • ADA CODA Site Visitor Committee 2003-2007