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Dr. William W. Nagy

William W. Nagy, B.S., D.D.S.

Professor
Department of Restorative Sciences & Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: (214) 828-8298
Email: wnagy@bcd.tamhsc.edu

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • Graduate: D.D.S., Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio - 1970
  • Undergraduate: B.S., University of Akron, Akron, Ohio - 1966
  • Postgraduate: Fixed Prosthodontic Residency (2 Yr.), Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas - 1978
  • Pre-Specialty General Dentistry Fellowship (1 Yr.), Ft. Hood, Texas - 1973
  • Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics - 1981; Recertification – 1999, 2010

Teaching Interests

  • Director, Graduate Prosthodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas 2004 - present
  • Adjunct Professor (Clinical), Marquette University. 2004 - present.
  • Director, Graduate Prosthodontics, Marquette University School of Dentistry, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 1993 - 2004
  • Director, Combined Prosthodontic Residency, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas 1990 - 1993
  • Asst. Director, Combined Prosthodontic Residency, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas 1989 - 90
  • Director, Fixed Prosthodontic Residency, Brooke Army Medical Center, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas 1989 - 90
  • Director, Fixed Prosthodontics, Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry (2 Yr. Program), Ft. Ord, California 1986 - 88
  • Director, Fixed Prosthodontics, Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry (1 Yr. Program), Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri 1978 - 79
  • Asst. Director, Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry (1 Yr. Program), Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri 1978 - 79
  • Assistant Professor of Health Sciences, Baylor University, U.S. Army Academy of Health Sciences, Ft. Sam Houston, Texas (1973 - 1976)

Selected Publications

Abstracts - Research (refereed)

  • Al-Hamed, Y.A.; Dhuru, V.B.; Ziebert, G.J.; Nagy, W.W. - Physical Properties of Pressure Molded and Injection Molded Denture Base Acrylics, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 74SI, #1673, pg 221, 1995
  • Nagy, W.W.; Valauri, B.G.; Nauschuetz, W.F. - Disinfection of Dental Shade Guides, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 74SI, #1786, pg 235, 1995
  • Al-Jetaily, S.; Ziebert, G.J., Nagy, W.W., Conrardy, P. - A Comparison of Impression Techniques for Osseointegrated Implants, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 74SI, #1124, pg 152, 1995
  • Medina, J.; Nagy, W.W.; Ziebert, A.; Dhuru, V.B. - Effect of Thermocycling on Fracture Toughness of Various Core Build-up Materials, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 75SI, #2116, pg 282, 1996
  • Kanellopoulos, K., Ziebert, G., Dhuru, V., Nagy, W.W. - Effect of a Gold Coating on the Porcelain Metal Bond, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 75SI, #1174, pg 164, 1996
  • Tzenakis, G.K., Nagy, W.W., Fournelle, R.A., Conrardy, P.P., Dhuru, V.B. - The Effect of Repeated Torque on Prosthetic Retaining Screw Preload, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 76SI, #1316, pg 178, 1997
  • Tran-Wertz, K.S., Lloyd, P.M., Nagy, W.W., Polymerization Contraction in Pattern Acrylic Resins, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 76SI, #3270, pg 422, 1997
  • Morata, M., Lloyd, P.M., Nagy, W.W., Conrardy, P.P., Cutting Resistance of Five Restorative Materials and Dentin, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 76SI, #2236, pg 293, 1997
  • Delcampo, G., Dhuru, V., Murdoch, H., Nagy, W., Margin Adaptation of Idealized Ceramic Inlays, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 76SI, #1427, pg 192, 1997
  • Pechous, C.E., Nagy, W.W., Fournelle, R.A., Dhuru, V.B., The Effect of Repeated Torque on Prosthetic Retaining Screw Preload, Final Program, Academy of Osseointegration, Twelfth Annual Meeting, #PO44, pg 148-9, 1997
  • Nagy, W.W., Wirth C.G., Ziebert, G.J. Dhuru, V.B., Rotational Axis Variation in Arcon Articulators, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 77SIA, #763, pg 201, 1998
  • Nagy, W.W., Smithy, T.J., Ziebert, G.J., Dhuru, V.B., Accuracy of a Pre-Determined Transverse Horizontal Mandibular Axis Point, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 77SIA, #764, pg 201, 1998
  • Heshmati, R.H., Nagy, W.W., Dhuru, V.B. Ziebert, G.J., Delayed Linear Expansion of Improved Dental Stone, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 77SIA, #470, pg 164, 1998
  • Al Rafee, M.A., Nagy, W.W., Dhuru, V.B., Fournelle, R.A., Ziebert, G.J., Repeated Torque and Ultimate Tensile Strength of Gold Prosthetic Screws, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 77SIA, #762, pg 201, 1998
  • Vakalopoulos, G., Dhuru, V., Nagy, W., Ziebert, G., Physical Properties of Heat Cured and Light Cured Denture Relining Resins, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 77SIA, #457, pg 163, 1998
  • Nagy, W.W., Parajon, C.J., Dhuru, V.B., Ziebert G.J., Wax Pattern Luting Technique and Long Span Casting Accuracy, Journal of Dental Research, Vol 79SI, #991, pg 267, 2000
  • Phan, D.C., Nagy, W.W., Dhuru, V.B. Karzewski, M.B., Ziebert, A.J. Effect of Sterilization and Disinfection Procedures on Prefabricated Posts. Journal of Dental Research, Vol 80SI, #1259, pg 193, 2001
  • Rambhia, S.K., Nagy, W.W., Fournelle, R.A., Dhuru, V.B., Karczewski, M.B. Occurrence of Defects in Hexed Gold Prosthetic Screws. Journal of Dental Research, Vol 80SI, #1237, pg 190, 2001
  • Al Gufari, A.S., Nagy, W.W., Dhuru, V.B., Fournelle, R.A., Smithy, T.J., Ziebert, G.J. Effect of Prefabricated Post Head Design on Composite Core Retention. Journal of Dental Research, Vol 80SI, #1258, pg 193, 2001
  • Al Jabbari, Y., Nagy, W.W., Sobczak, K.P. Ziebert, G.J., Walker, J.W. Effect of Thermocycling on the Acrylic Resin/NCB Alloy Bond. AADR 2002 Journal of Dental Research, Vol 81SI, #3943, pg 482, 2002
  • Nagy, W.W., Wirth, C.G., Smithy, T.J. Earbow Facebow Transfer Reproducibility - A Pilot Study. AADR 2002 Journal of Dental Research, Vol 81SI, #1121, pg 159, 2002
  • Ajlouni, F.A., Nagy, W.W.Ajlouni, R. Comparison of the Accuracy of Direct and Indirect Facebow Mountings. AADR (accepted 2003)
  • Khankari, N., Nagy, W.W., Fournelle, R.A. Compressive Loading Properties of Goldfoil Fused to Porcelain Anterior Crowns. AADR (accepted 2003)
  • Allen, C.M., Nagy,W.W., Wirth, C.G., Buschang, P.H., Woody, R.D. Evaluation of four centric relation location techniques using ultrasonic axiography. (2007) AADR, Dallas
  • Kontogiorgos, E.D., Opperrman, L.A., Dechow, P.C., Nagy, W.W., Elsalanty, M.E. Removal torque for dental implants placed in early regenerate bone. (2007) AADR, Dallas
  • Meng, J., Nagy, W.W., Wirth, C.G., Bushang, P.H. Equilibrating Master Casts and Occlusal Harmony of Indirect Restorations. (2009) AADR Miami
  • Kumar. J, Ng, C., Griggs,J., Duan, Y., Nagy, W. Ferrule effect on preliminary cyclic fatigue of endodontically treated teeth (#129578 AADR 2010)
  • Kulkarni, PA, Gonzalez, JA, Nagy, WW, Duan, Y, Griggs, JA, Woody, R, Higgenbottom, F. Evaluation of internal vs external connection in reduced diameter implants (#137440 IADR 2010)
  • Duan, Y, Kulkarni, PA, Gonzalez, JA, Nagy, WW, Griggs, JA Fatigue lifetime prediction of dental implant using finite element analysis (Academy of Dental Materials 2010)
  • Kontogiorgos, E, Nagy WW, Dechow, PC, Elsalanty,ME, Oppermann LA Integration of dental implants in mandibular bone regenerated by bone transport distraction osteogenesis. Southern Biomedical Engineering Conference (2011)
  • Sava, K, Chronopoulos, V, Tsoutis, K, Kourtis, S, Nagy, WW, Implant supported removable partial dentures (Euorpean Academy of Osseointegration, Oct 2011, COIR 22;9:275 2011
  • Chen, K, Nagy, WW, Effect of abutment surface roughness on retention after fatigue simulation (#156477 AADR 2012
  • Maroulakos, G, Nagy, WW, Fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth restored with bonded post/cores (#156167 AADR 2012
  • Paraskevas, R, Cronopoulos, V, Nagy WW Utilization of customized pressed ceramic implant abutments for esthetically challenging restorations (#632, European Association for Osseointegration, 2012)

Journals (* are refereed)

  • *Alexander, W. N.; Nagy, W.W. - Gonococcal Arthritis of the Temporomandibular Joint, Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology 36:809:1973
  • Nagy, W.W. - The Collarless Ceramo-Metal Restoration, Methods of Fabrication, Program Thesis 1978
  • *Goerig, A.C.; Nagy, W.W. - Successful Intentional Reimplantation of Mandibular Molars, Quintessence International 19:585:1988
  • *Goerig, A.C.; Nagy, W.W. - Hemisecting and Replantation of Molars, Dental Abstracts, Pg. 620, December 1988
  • *Goerig, A.C.; Nagy, W.W. - Riuscito reimpeanto intenzional di molari inferiori, (Solicited Translation) Quintessence International Dental Digest-Edizione Italiana 12:1145:1988
  • *Zettlemoyer, T.L.; Goerig, A.C.; Nagy, W.W.; Grabow, W. - Effects of Sterilization Procedures on the
  • *Cutting Efficiency of Stainless Steel and Carbon Steel Drills, Journal of Endodontics 15:522:1989
  • *Nagy, W.W. - Making Custom Cast Protectors, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 63:111:1990
  • *Nagy, W.W.; Stankowitz, C.G. - The Versatile Air Abrasive Blaster, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 63:490:1990
  • *Netti, C.A.; Yard, R.A.; Withrow, G.; Nagy, W.W. - Saw Modification for Underside Die Cutting, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 64:621:1990
  • *Glaser, C.G.; Nagy, W.W. - Restoration of Canine Disocclusion by Using Etched Porcelain Onlays, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 65:338:1991
  • *Campbell, T.M.; Nagy, W.W. - Cyanoacrylate Accelerator for Die Preparation, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 67:427:1992
  • *Netti, C.A.; Nagy, W.W. - A Simplified Matrix for Making Direct Cores, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 67:569:1992
  • *Campbell, T.M.; Nagy, W.W. - A Vinyl Polysiloxane Die used to make Interim Restorations, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 68:201:1992
  • *Wong, M.T.; Meyer, J.B.; Hammond, T.W.; Nagy, W.W. - Fabrication of an Obstructive Sleep Apnea Prosthesis, Journal of Prosthodontics 1:69:1992
  • *Elton, W.C.; Meyer, J.B.; Nagy, W.W.; Knudson, R.C. - Commissure Burn Splints: Literature Review and Prefabrication Technique using Visible Light Cured Resin, Journal of Prosthodontics 1:124:1992
  • *Toothaker, R.W.; Nagy, W.W. - Protection of Recent Extraction Sites when Fabricating Immediate Acrylic Interim Fixed Restorations, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 69:232:1993
  • *Hammond, T.W.; Nagy, W.W.; Calverley, M.J.; Meyer, J.B. - Fabrication of a Crown to Fit an Existing Removable Partial Denture, Journal of the US Army Medical Department PB 8-93-1/2 Jan./Feb. 1993 pg 25-29
  • *Wong, M.T.; Calverley, M.J.; Nagy, W.W. - Removable Partial Denture Framework Try-in, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 69:363:1993
  • Nagy, W.W. - The Fixed Restoration - Keys to Success, Greater Milwaukee Dental Association Journal, 62:187:1995
  • *Brookshire, F.V.; Nagy, W.W.; Dhuru, V.B.; Ziebert, G.J.; Chada, S. - The Qualitative Effects of Various Types of Hygiene Instrumentation on Pure Titanium and Titanium Alloy Implants: An In-vitro and Scanning Electron Microscopy Study, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 78:286:1997
  • *Medina-Tirado, J.I., Nagy, W.W., Dhuru, V.B. Ziebert, A.J. The Effect of Thermocycling on the Fracture Toughness and Hardness of Core Build-up Materials. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 86:474:2001
  • *Rambhia, S.K.; Nagy, W.W.; Fournelle, R.A.; Dhuru, V.B. - Metallographic Analysis, Tensile Strength, and the Occurrence of Defects in Hexed Gold Prosthetic Screws. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 87:30:2002
  • *Nagy, W.W., Smithy, T., Wirth, C.G. Accuracy of a Pre-Determined Transverse Horizontal Mandibular Axis Point. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 87:387:2002
  • *Heshmati, R.H.; Nagy W.W.; Wirth, C.G; Dhuru, V.B. - Delayed Linear Expansion of Improved Dental Stone, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 88:26:2002
  • *Al Rafee, M.A., Nagy, W.W., Fournelle, R.A., Dhuru, V.B., Tzenakis, G.K., Pechous, C.E. The Effect of Repeated Preload Torque on the Ultimate Tensile Strength of Slotted Gold Prosthetic Screws. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 88:176:2002
  • *Tzenakis, G.K., Nagy, W.W., Fournelle, R.A., Dhuru, V.B. The Effect of Repeated Torque and Salivary Contamination on the Preload of the Slotted Gold Prosthetic Screw. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 88:183:2002. Also abstracted in Dental Abstracts, Vol 48, no 3 pg 140-41, 2003
  • *Al Jabbari, Y.S., Nagy, W.W., Iacopino, A.M. Implant Dentistry for Geriatric Patients: A Review of the Literature. Quintessence International Vol 34, no 4 pg 281-85, 2003
  • *Wood, K.C., Bervins, D.W., Qing Luo, Thompson, G.A., Toth, J.M., Nagy, W.W. Resistance to fracture of two all-ceramic crown materials following Endodontic access. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 95:33-41:2006. Also abstracted in Dental Abstracts Vol 51, no 5 pages 313-314, 2006.
  • Chronopoulos, V., Kourtis, S. Katsikeris, N., Nagy, W.W. Tooth and tissue supported provisional restorations for the treatment of patients with extended edentulous spans. Journal of Esthetic Restorative Dentistry, 21:7-18, 2009.
  • *Ramirez, J, Bushang,P, Carillo, R, Rossouw, Nagy, W, Opperman, L. Histological evaluation of root response to intrusion in mandibular teeth in beagle dogs. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 2011;139:60-9
  • *Kontogiogos, E, Elsalanty, M, Zapata, U, Zakhary, I, Nagy WW, Dechow, P, Oppermann, L Three dimensional evaluation of mandibular bone regenerated by bone transport distraction osteogenesis. Calcif Tissue Int 2011;89:43-52
  • *Meng, J., Nagy, W.W., Wirth, C.G., Buschang,P.H. The effect of equilibrating mounted dental stone casts on the occlusal harmony of cast metal complete crowns. J Prosthet Dent 2010;104:122-132
  • *Nagashima, L.k., Newby, M.R. Zakhary, I, Nagy, W.W. Zapata,U, Opperman, L.A., Dechow, P.C., Elesalanty, M. Bone regeneration and docking site healing after bone transport distraction osteogenesis in the canine mandible. J Oral Maxillo Surg 2012;70:429-39
  • *Cho, S H, Nagy W.W. Goodman, J.T. Solomon, E Koike, M. The effect of multiple firings on the marginal integrity of pressable ceramic single crowns. J Prosthet Dent 2012;107:17-23
  • *Kontogiorgos, E, Elsalanty, M, Nagy, W, Dechow, P, Oppermann, L. Osseointegration of dental implants placed in canine mandibular bone regenerated by bone transport distraction osteogenesis. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants (accepted Jan 2013)

Specialty Training/Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics - 1981; Recertification – 1999,2010

National Service/Recognition

  • Educator of the Year, American College of Prosthodontists, 2013
  • Garver Staffanou Program Director’s Award for Excellence, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, 2013
  • President, The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics 2003
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy, Fellowship 1996
  • American College of Dentists, Fellowship 1993
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honorary Dental Society 1970
  • Garver Staffanou Award Committee Chair, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. 2014-
  • Appeals Committee, Prosthodontics, American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation. 2014-
  • Board Preparation Mock Written Exam Committee, American College of Prosthodontists. 2012-
  • Task Force on Occlusion, American College of Prosthodontists. 2012-
  • Review Committee on Prosthodontics Education, American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation. 2000 - 2004
  • Consultant, Prosthodontics, American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation. 1994 - 2004.
  • Director, AADR Prosthodontic Research Group. 2001 - 2004.
  • American Association for Dental Research. 1994 - present.
  • International Association for Dental Research. 1994 - present.
  • American College of Prosthodontists - Fellow. 1976 - present.
  • Academy of Osseointegration. 1992 - present.
  • American Dental Education Association. 1990 - present.
  • American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, 1990 - present