John Lovas

Assistant Dean, Student Affairs, Faculty of Dentistry

Chair, Honorary Degrees Committee, Faculty of Dentistry, Chair, Professionalism Committee, Faculty of Dentistry, Dean Rep, Dentistry Admissions Committee, Faculty of Dentistry

Email: J.Lovas@Dal.Ca

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  • Clinical-Diagnosis of Caliber-Persistent Labial Artery of the Lower Lip 

    LOVAS, JGL, and RHB GOODDAY. 1993. "Clinical-Diagnosis of Caliber-Persistent Labial Artery of the Lower Lip." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 76(4): 480-483.
    Only 14 cases of caliber-persistent labial artery of the lower lip have been reported to date. Six of these were misdiagnosed and treated as squamous cell carcinoma, another as a mucocele. The correct diagnosis emerged ...
  • Lupus Erythematosus-Like Oral Mucosal and Skin-Lesions in a Carrier of Chronic Granulomatous-Disease - Chronic Granulomatous-Disease Carrier Genodermatosis 

    LOVAS, JGL, A. ISSEKUTZ, N. WALSH, and RAW MILLER. 1995. "Lupus Erythematosus-Like Oral Mucosal and Skin-Lesions in a Carrier of Chronic Granulomatous-Disease - Chronic Granulomatous-Disease Carrier Genodermatosis." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 80(1): 78-82.
    We present a case of a young female patient who for 8 years was believed to have discoid lupus erythematosus of the skin and oral mucosae. Only after her infant son had a near-fatal pulmonary infection was the diagnosis ...
  • Beta-carotene and lung cancer? 

    Lovas, JGL, GE Kaugars, and S. Silverman. 1996. "Beta-carotene and lung cancer?." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 82(3): 236-237.
    No abstract available.
  • Errors in the diagnosis of oral malignancies 

    Lovas, J. G., T. D. Daley, G. E. Kaugars, and J. M. Wright. 1993. "Errors in the diagnosis of oral malignancies." Journal (Canadian Dental Association) 59(11): 935-938.
    No abstract available.
  • Caliber-persistent labial artery - A common vascular anomaly 

    Lovas, JGL, B. Rodu, HL Hammond, CM Allen, et al. 1998. "Caliber-persistent labial artery - A common vascular anomaly." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 86(3): 308-312.
    Sixteen cases of caliber-persistent labial artery of the lips have been reported to date in the English literature. Six of these were clinically misdiagnosed as squamous cell carcinoma and treated with wedge resection. To ...
  • Review of linear epidermal nevus with oral mucosal involvement - series of five new cases 

    Haberland-Carrodeguas, C., C. M. Allen, J. G. L. Lovas, J. Hicks, et al. 2008. "Review of linear epidermal nevus with oral mucosal involvement - series of five new cases." Oral diseases 14(2): 131-137.
    INTRODUCTION: Linear epidermal nevi are sporadic hamartomatous alterations of the epidermis and superficial dermis that clinically appear as verrucous papules and plaques distributed in a linear pattern following Blaschko's ...
  • A Clinical-Trial of Antioxidant Supplements in the Treatment of Oral Leukoplakia 

    KAUGARS, GE, S. SILVERMAN, JGL LOVAS, RB BRANDT, et al. 1994. "A Clinical-Trial of Antioxidant Supplements in the Treatment of Oral Leukoplakia." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 78(4): 462-468.
    Seventy-nine patients with oral leukoplakia that was histologically verified as either hyperkeratosis or epithelial dysplasia with hyperkeratosis were enrolled in an antioxidant supplementation program for the treatment ...
  • Salivary gland duct involvement in oral epithelial dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma 

    Daley, TD, JGL Lovas, E. Peters, GP Wysocki, et al. 1996. "Salivary gland duct involvement in oral epithelial dysplasia and squamous cell carcinoma." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 81(2): 186-192.
    The clinical implications and prognostic significance of oral dysplastic or cancerous epithelium involving salivary gland ducts have not been previously investigated. Screened routine tissue sections of 1216 cases of oral ...
  • Mindfulness and Professionalism in Dentistry 

    Lovas, John G., David A. Lovas, and P. Michael Lovas. 2008. "Mindfulness and Professionalism in Dentistry." Journal of dental education 72(9): 998-1009.
    To improve the effectiveness of teaching professionalism, the authors propose introducing mindfulness practice into the dental curriculum. The qualities cultivated through mindfulness meditation practice closely resemble ...
  • Use of antioxidant supplements in the treatment of human oral leukoplakia - Review of the literature and current studies 

    Kaugars, GE, S. Silverman, JGL Lovas, JS Thompson, et al. 1996. "Use of antioxidant supplements in the treatment of human oral leukoplakia - Review of the literature and current studies." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 81(1): 5-14.
    No abstract available.
  • Oral pathology in Canada: a survey 

    Daley, T. D., G. P. Wysocki, J. H. Main, S. Ahing, et al. 1992. "Oral pathology in Canada: a survey." Journal (Canadian Dental Association) 58(8): 647-652.
    The Canadian Academy of Oral Pathology conducted a survey of its active members to obtain information on their demographics, professional activities and university affiliations, and to assess Canada's present and future ...
  • Rapid relaxation - Practical management of preoperative anxiety 

    Lovas, John G., and David A. Lovas. 2007. "Rapid relaxation - Practical management of preoperative anxiety." Journal of the Canadian Dental Association 73(5): 437-440.
    Rapid relaxation (RR) is a brief set of suggestions, given while applying topical anesthetic, to reduce anxiety during local anesthesia and subsequent dental treatment. RR is recommended for managing mild dental anxiety, ...
  • Cysts of the jaws: a review 

    Lovas, J. G.. 1991. "Cysts of the jaws: a review." Journal (Canadian Dental Association) 57(3): 209-212.
    No abstract available.
  • Diseases of the salivary glands: a review 

    Daley, T. D., and J. G. Lovas. 1991. "Diseases of the salivary glands: a review." Journal (Canadian Dental Association) 57(5): 411-414.
    The normal function of major salivary glands as well as thousands of minor ones is an important determinant of oral health. Many diseases of these glands are common, yet not often appreciated by the dentist or his staff. ...
  • Oral Lichenoid Dysplasia - Analysis of 3 Cases with Long-Term Follow-Up 

    LOVAS, JGL, BB HARSANYI, and AK ELGENEIDY. 1988. "Oral Lichenoid Dysplasia - Analysis of 3 Cases with Long-Term Follow-Up." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 66(5): 568-568.
    No abstract available.
  • Oral Lichenoid Dysplasia - a Clinicopathologic Analysis 

    LOVAS, JGL, BB HARSANYI, and AK ELGENEIDY. 1989. "Oral Lichenoid Dysplasia - a Clinicopathologic Analysis." Oral Surgery Oral Medicine Oral Pathology Oral Radiology and Endodontics 68(1): 57-63.
    No abstract available.