R M Davies

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi The clinical efficacy of triclosan/copolymer and other common therapeutic approaches to periodontal health
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:25-9. 2007
  2. ncbi The rational use of fluoride toothpaste
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester, UK
    Int J Dent Hyg 1:3-8. 2003
  3. ncbi The effectiveness of a toothpaste containing triclosan and polyvinyl-methyl ether maleic acid copolymer in improving plaque control and gingival health: a systematic review
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:1029-33. 2004
  4. ncbi The rational use of oral care products in the elderly
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, M15 6SH, Manchester, UK
    Clin Oral Investig 8:2-5. 2004
  5. ncbi Prevention. Part 4: Toothbrushing: what advice should be given to patients?
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    Br Dent J 195:135-41. 2003
  6. ncbi Relationship between area deprivation and the anticaries benefit of an oral health programme providing free fluoride toothpaste to young children
    R P Ellwood
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:159-65. 2004
  7. ncbi The prevalence and severity of fluorosis in children who received toothpaste containing either 440 or 1,450 ppm F from the age of 12 months in deprived and less deprived communities
    J A Tavener
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, UK
    Caries Res 40:66-72. 2006
  8. ncbi The prevalence and severity of fluorosis and other developmental defects of enamel in children who received free fluoride toothpaste containing either 440 or 1450 ppm F from the age of 12 months
    J A Tavener
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester, UK
    Community Dent Health 21:217-23. 2004
  9. ncbi A staged intervention dental health promotion programme to reduce early childhood caries
    G M Davies
    Central Manchester Primary Care Trust, Manchester, UK
    Community Dent Health 22:118-22. 2005
  10. ncbi A cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of fluoride varnish as a public health measure to reduce caries in children
    M C Hardman
    Manchester Primary Care Trust Dental Service, Manchester, UK
    Caries Res 41:371-6. 2007

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Publications27

  1. ncbi The clinical efficacy of triclosan/copolymer and other common therapeutic approaches to periodontal health
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 13:25-9. 2007
    ..The delivery of such benefits has positive implications for the oral health of individuals and populations...
  2. ncbi The rational use of fluoride toothpaste
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester, UK
    Int J Dent Hyg 1:3-8. 2003
    ..It is concluded that by using fluoride toothpastes appropriately, the benefits can be maximised and the risks of fluorosis minimised...
  3. ncbi The effectiveness of a toothpaste containing triclosan and polyvinyl-methyl ether maleic acid copolymer in improving plaque control and gingival health: a systematic review
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    J Clin Periodontol 31:1029-33. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness of triclosan/copolymer and fluoride dentifrices in improving plaque control and gingival health...
  4. ncbi The rational use of oral care products in the elderly
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, M15 6SH, Manchester, UK
    Clin Oral Investig 8:2-5. 2004
    ..Powered toothbrushes with an oscillation-rotation action are more effective in reducing plaque and improving gingival health than manual toothbrushes...
  5. ncbi Prevention. Part 4: Toothbrushing: what advice should be given to patients?
    R M Davies
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    Br Dent J 195:135-41. 2003
  6. ncbi Relationship between area deprivation and the anticaries benefit of an oral health programme providing free fluoride toothpaste to young children
    R P Ellwood
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 32:159-65. 2004
    ..To determine the effectiveness of providing free toothpaste containing either 1450 or 440 ppm F on caries experience in 5-year-old children living in areas with different levels of material deprivation...
  7. ncbi The prevalence and severity of fluorosis in children who received toothpaste containing either 440 or 1,450 ppm F from the age of 12 months in deprived and less deprived communities
    J A Tavener
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd Street North, UK
    Caries Res 40:66-72. 2006
    ..High fluoride (1,450 ppm F) toothpastes should not be provided on a community basis to very young children in less deprived communities...
  8. ncbi The prevalence and severity of fluorosis and other developmental defects of enamel in children who received free fluoride toothpaste containing either 440 or 1450 ppm F from the age of 12 months
    J A Tavener
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester, UK
    Community Dent Health 21:217-23. 2004
    ..To assess the impact of a programme regularly supplying free fluoride toothpaste to children on the prevalence and severity of fluorosis and other developmental defects of enamel...
  9. ncbi A staged intervention dental health promotion programme to reduce early childhood caries
    G M Davies
    Central Manchester Primary Care Trust, Manchester, UK
    Community Dent Health 22:118-22. 2005
    ..This paper reports the results of a community trial to assess the effects of a multi-stage dental health promotion programme in reducing Early Childhood Caries (ECC)...
  10. ncbi A cluster randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness of fluoride varnish as a public health measure to reduce caries in children
    M C Hardman
    Manchester Primary Care Trust Dental Service, Manchester, UK
    Caries Res 41:371-6. 2007
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  11. ncbi Agreement amongst examiners assessing dental fluorosis from digital photographs using the TF index
    J Tavener
    Dental Health Unit, Skelton House, Manchester Science Park, Lloyd St North, Manchester, England
    Community Dent Health 24:21-5. 2007
    ..To compare the scoring of dental fluorosis by experienced examiners from digital photographs using the TF index...
  12. ncbi An assessment of the cost effectiveness of a postal toothpaste programme to prevent caries among five-year-old children in the North West of England
    G M Davies
    Dental Department, Central Manchester Primary Care Trust, Manchester, UK
    Community Dent Health 20:207-10. 2003
    ..To assess the cost effectiveness of a postal toothpaste programme to prevent caries in 5-year-old children in the north west of England...
  13. ncbi The relationship between restorative treatment provided and a one year increment of the F component in the DMF index
    J E Clarkson
    Dental Health Unit, Tumer Dental School, University of Manchester, England
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 24:332-5. 1996
    ..The results showed that the epidemiological FT and FS increments under-estimated both the total restorative treatment and that provided for caries by the dentists...
  14. ncbi Association between local mechanical factors and orofacial pain: survey in the community
    T V Macfarlane
    Turner Dental School, The University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH, UK
    J Dent 31:535-42. 2003
    ..The aetiology of orofacial pain (OFP) is not well understood. We aimed to determine the relationship between OFP and local mechanical factors in an unselected general population sample...
  15. ncbi Predictors of outcome for orofacial pain in the general population: a four-year follow-up study
    T V Macfarlane
    Turner Dental School, The University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, M15 6FH, UK
    J Dent Res 83:712-7. 2004
    ..These findings may have implications for the identification and treatment of patients with orofacial pain...
  16. ncbi Factors associated with health care seeking behaviour for orofacial pain in the general population
    T V Macfarlane
    Turner Dental School, The University of Manchester, UK
    Community Dent Health 20:20-6. 2003
    ..To describe the health care seeking behaviour associated with orofacial pain (OFP) and determine factors associated with such behaviour...
  17. ncbi Thermal effects of the Er:YAG laser on a simulated dental pulp: a quantitative evaluation of the effects of a water spray
    D C Attrill
    Department of Dental Medicine and Surgery, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH, UK
    J Dent 32:35-40. 2004
    ..To quantify the temperature increments in a simulated dental pulp following irradiation with an Er:YAG laser, and to compare those increments when the laser is applied with and without water spray...
  18. ncbi Association between female hormonal factors and oro-facial pain: study in the community
    T V Macfarlane
    University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, M15 6FH, UK
    Pain 97:5-10. 2002
    ..Women who report OFP are more likely to report symptoms associated with menstruation. This may indicate either the importance of hormones per se or identify a group of women who are more likely to report symptoms in general...
  19. ncbi Occlusal caries diagnosis: an in vitro histological validation of the Electronic Caries Monitor (ECM) and other methods
    P F Ashley
    J Dent 26:83-8. 1998
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  20. ncbi The effects of illumination and focal distance on light-induced fluorescence images in vitro
    I A Pretty
    Dental Health Unit, 3A Skeleton House, Manchester Science Park, The University of Manchester, UK
    Caries Res 40:73-6. 2006
    ..The regression coefficients were significant for both DeltaQ and DeltaF but not area. Despite the significant regressions the actual effect was very small, and unlikely to confound clinical trial or practice results...
  21. ncbi Sex hormonal factors and chronic widespread pain: a population study among women
    T V Macfarlane
    University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Dental Health Unit, University of Manchester, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 41:454-7. 2002
    ..There is little available evidence from epidemiological studies on their importance or role...
  22. ncbi Challenges associated with the evaluation of a dental health promotion programme in a deprived urban area
    G M Davies
    Manchester Primary Care Trust, Manchester UK
    Community Dent Health 24:117-21. 2007
    ..It exemplifies the problems of undertaking population based interventions in deprived communities...
  23. ncbi The contribution of industry to the decline in dental caries
    R M Davies
    Mancunian Community NHS Trust, Manchester
    Dent Update 28:140-2. 2001
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  24. ncbi A new look at fluoride varnishes
    G M Davies
    Central Manchester Primary Care Trust, Manchester
    Dent Update 31:351-2, 354. 2004
    ..Under the headings of effectiveness, ease of application and safety the available evidence is digested and summarized to inform the reader about the indications, method of use and alternative options for caries control...
  25. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of providing free fluoride toothpaste from the age of 12 months on reducing caries in 5-6 year old children
    G M Davies
    Dental Department, Central Manchester Primary Care Trust, UK
    Community Dent Health 19:131-6. 2002
    ..A further aim was to compare the effectiveness of a programme using a toothpaste containing 440 ppmF (Colgate 0-6 Gel) with one containing 1,450 ppmF (Colgate Great Regular Flavour) in reducing caries...
  26. ncbi The effect of video repositioning on the reliability of light-induced fluorescence imaging: an in vivo study
    D Romane
    Faculty of Stomatology, Riga Stradins University, Riga, Latvia
    Caries Res 39:397-402. 2005
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  27. ncbi The use of fibre-optic transillumination in general dental practice
    G M Davies
    Mancunian Trust, Manchester
    Br Dent J 191:145-7. 2001
    ..All GDPs found the FOTI technique a useful adjunct. They used FOTI in different ways and found a variety of uses for it other than caries diagnosis. CONCLUSIONS: The..