Iain A Pretty

Summary

Affiliation: University of Manchester
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint The caries continuum: opportunities to detect, treat and monitor the re-mineralization of early caries lesions
    I A Pretty
    University of Manchester Dental School and Hospital, Manchester, UK
    J Dent 41:S12-21. 2013
  2. ncbi request reprint Quantification of dental plaque in the research environment
    I A Pretty
    The University of Manchester, Turner Dental School, Unit of Prosthodontics, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    J Dent 33:193-207. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of paired visual assessment and software analyses of changes in caries status over 6 months from fluorescence images
    I A Pretty
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Dental School, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Caries Res 41:115-20. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantification of dental fluorosis using fluorescence imaging
    I A Pretty
    Dental Health Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Caries Res 40:426-34. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Caries detection and diagnosis: novel technologies
    Iain A Pretty
    Dental Health Unit, 3A Skelton House, Lloyd Street North, Manchester Science Park, Manchester, UK
    J Dent 34:727-39. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint 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
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of bleaching on enamel susceptibility to acid erosion and demineralisation
    I A Pretty
    University of Manchester
    Br Dent J 198:285-90; discussion 280. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint A study to assess the efficacy of a new detergent free, whitening dentifrice in vivo using QLF planimetric analysis
    I A Pretty
    Unit of Prosthodontics, Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester
    Br Dent J 197:561-6; discussion 551. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint A closer look at diagnosis in clinical dental practice: part 6. Emerging technologies for detection and diagnosis of noncaries dental problems
    Iain A Pretty
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:621-6. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-extraction of teeth involving gamma-hydroxybutyric acid
    Iain A Pretty
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Turner Dental School, Manchester, England
    J Forensic Sci 49:1069-72. 2004

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. doi request reprint The caries continuum: opportunities to detect, treat and monitor the re-mineralization of early caries lesions
    I A Pretty
    University of Manchester Dental School and Hospital, Manchester, UK
    J Dent 41:S12-21. 2013
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Quantification of dental plaque in the research environment
    I A Pretty
    The University of Manchester, Turner Dental School, Unit of Prosthodontics, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    J Dent 33:193-207. 2005
    ..To review the established and novel methods of plaque quantification employed in dental research, including a discussion of their merits and to present a new method of planimetrically measuring plaque using light induced fluorescence...
  3. ncbi request reprint Comparison of paired visual assessment and software analyses of changes in caries status over 6 months from fluorescence images
    I A Pretty
    Dental Health Unit, Manchester Dental School, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Caries Res 41:115-20. 2007
    ..A clearer understanding of lesion characteristics that are indicative of positive and negative changes may be required before this technology can be exploited to its full potential...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantification of dental fluorosis using fluorescence imaging
    I A Pretty
    Dental Health Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Caries Res 40:426-34. 2006
    ..862). The fluorescence imaging method shows promise as an objective, potentially blinded system for the longitudinal assessment of enamel fluorosis in vivo...
  5. ncbi request reprint Caries detection and diagnosis: novel technologies
    Iain A Pretty
    Dental Health Unit, 3A Skelton House, Lloyd Street North, Manchester Science Park, Manchester, UK
    J Dent 34:727-39. 2006
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint 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...
  7. ncbi request reprint The effect of bleaching on enamel susceptibility to acid erosion and demineralisation
    I A Pretty
    University of Manchester
    Br Dent J 198:285-90; discussion 280. 2005
    ..The purpose of this in vitro study was to determine if enamel that had been bleached by carbamide (urea) peroxide gel (CPG) was at increased risk of either acid erosion or demineralisation (early caries) than un-bleached enamel...
  8. ncbi request reprint A study to assess the efficacy of a new detergent free, whitening dentifrice in vivo using QLF planimetric analysis
    I A Pretty
    Unit of Prosthodontics, Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester
    Br Dent J 197:561-6; discussion 551. 2004
    ..To determine the effects of a detergent-free, whitening dentifrice using an in vivo plaque regrowth model with the novel application of QLF as a planimetric analysis tool...
  9. ncbi request reprint A closer look at diagnosis in clinical dental practice: part 6. Emerging technologies for detection and diagnosis of noncaries dental problems
    Iain A Pretty
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:621-6. 2004
    ..The final article of this series examines some recent innovations in diagnostic procedures for noncaries dental problems and assesses the potential for new endodontic and periodontal methods to become everyday tools of the dental clinician...
  10. ncbi request reprint Self-extraction of teeth involving gamma-hydroxybutyric acid
    Iain A Pretty
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Turner Dental School, Manchester, England
    J Forensic Sci 49:1069-72. 2004
    ..This case is the first to describe possible oral self-mutilation under the influence of GHB and odontologists should always consider self-injury as an explanation for intra- and perio-oral injuries of unknown origin...
  11. ncbi request reprint A closer look at diagnosis in clinical dental practice: part 5. Emerging technologies for caries detection and diagnosis
    Iain A Pretty
    Unit of Prosthodontics, Department of Restorative Dentistry, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Manchester, England
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:540, 540a-540i. 2004
    ..Each technique is illustrated, the research on its effectiveness is assessed to determine usefulness to the practitioner, and the comparative advantages of the 3 adjunct tools are discussed...
  12. ncbi request reprint The validation of quantitative light-induced fluorescence to quantify acid erosion of human enamel
    I A Pretty
    Unit of Prosthodontics, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Turner Dental School, The University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH, UK
    Arch Oral Biol 49:285-94. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate the Quantitative light-induced fluorescence (QLF) device against transverse microradiography (TMR) with regard to the quantification of enamel erosion in vitro...
  13. ncbi request reprint A closer look at diagnosis in clinical dental practice: part 3. Effectiveness of radiographic diagnostic procedures
    Iain A Pretty
    University of Manchester, Manchester, England
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:388-94. 2004
    ..This article considers diagnostic procedures in common use in North American practice, with special emphasis on radiography...
  14. ncbi request reprint A closer look at diagnosis in clinical dental practice: part 2. Using predictive values and receiver operating characteristics in assessing diagnostic accuracy
    Iain A Pretty
    University of Manchester, Manchester, England
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:313-6. 2004
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  15. ncbi request reprint A closer look at diagnosis in clinical dental practice: part 1. Reliability, validity, specificity and sensitivity of diagnostic procedures
    Iain A Pretty
    University of Manchester, Manchester, England
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:251-5. 2004
    ..Subsequent articles in the series will discuss the value of diagnostic procedures used in daily dental practice and will compare today's most innovative procedures with established methods...
  16. pmc Dental fluorosis in populations from Chiang Mai, Thailand with different fluoride exposures - paper 2: the ability of fluorescence imaging to detect differences in fluorosis prevalence and severity for different fluoride intakes from water
    Michael G McGrady
    School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, England
    BMC Oral Health 12:33. 2012
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  17. doi request reprint Quantitative stain detection in vivo using fluorescent imaging
    Andrew M Taylor
    The University of Manchester, England, United Kingdom
    J Dent 37:397-405. 2009
    ..7; p<0.001). The algorithm shows promise for examining groups of patients in an objective and reproducible way, conferring many benefits over clinical visual assessments...
  18. pmc Evaluating the use of fluorescent imaging for the quantification of dental fluorosis
    Michael G McGrady
    School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, England, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Oral Health 12:47. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the sensitivity of a digital plaque imaging system on different tooth surfaces
    Naveen Mohan
    Colgate Palmolive Dental Health Unit, Manchester, UK
    J Clin Dent 23:11-6. 2012
    ..The study aimed to test the sensitivity of digital plaque imaging in distinguishing the effectiveness of test and control mouthwashes for different groups of tooth surfaces...
  20. doi request reprint Identification of the edentulous individual: an investigation into the accuracy of radiographic identifications
    Raymond Richmond
    The School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Forensic Sci 55:984-7. 2010
    ..These data add further weight to the argument that all dental prostheses should be labeled...
  21. pmc Dental fluorosis in populations from Chiang Mai, Thailand with different fluoride exposures - paper 1: assessing fluorosis risk, predictors of fluorosis and the potential role of food preparation
    Michael G McGrady
    School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, England, UK
    BMC Oral Health 12:16. 2012
    ..To determine the severity of dental fluorosis in selected populations in Chiang Mai, Thailand with different exposures to fluoride and to explore possible risk indicators for dental fluorosis...
  22. pmc Quantitative light fluorescence (QLF) and polarized white light (PWL) assessments of dental fluorosis in an epidemiological setting
    Iain A Pretty
    Colgate Palmolive Dental Health Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Lloyd Street North, Manchester Science Park, England, M15 6SH, United Kingdom
    BMC Public Health 12:366. 2012
    ..The use of remote and objective scoring systems is of importance in fluorosis assessments due to the potential risk of examiner bias using clinical methods...
  23. ncbi request reprint Vital tooth bleaching in dental practice: 3. Biological, dental and legal issues
    Iain A Pretty
    Dental Public Health, Dental Health Unit, The University of Manchester, UK
    Dent Update 33:422-4, 427-8, 431-2. 2006
    ..The legal position in the UK renders the sale and supply of solutions containing >0.1% peroxide illegal, and practitioners must be aware of the underlying legislation and the basis upon which a prosecution may be pursued...
  24. doi request reprint The teaching of denture marking methods in dental schools in the United Kingdom and the United States
    Raymond Richmond
    School of Dentistry, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Forensic Sci 54:1407-10. 2009
    ..Among those schools practicing marking, only 18% employ a technique likely to withstand common postmortem assaults; this is a concern...
  25. ncbi request reprint The effect of dehydration on quantitative light-induced fluorescence analysis of early enamel demineralization
    I A Pretty
    Unit of Prosthodontics, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Oral Rehabil 31:179-84. 2004
    ..Compressed air-drying for 15 s produces reliable results with both DH2O and saliva-hydrated lesions. Future in vivo experiments will be required to determine if the air-drying can be reduced further in a clinical situation...
  26. pmc The association between social deprivation and the prevalence and severity of dental caries and fluorosis in populations with and without water fluoridation
    Michael G McGrady
    School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:1122. 2012
    ..The study also aimed to explore the use of remote, blinded methodologies to minimize the effect of examiner bias...
  27. pmc Adolescents' perceptions of the aesthetic impact of dental fluorosis vs. other dental conditions in areas with and without water fluoridation
    Michael G McGrady
    School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    BMC Oral Health 12:4. 2012
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  28. doi request reprint An automated assessment algorithm for micro-CT images of occlusal caries
    Andrew M Taylor
    Dental Health Unit, University of Manchester, Manchester, England, UK
    Surgeon 8:334-40. 2010
    ..To produce and test an algorithm to automatically quantify natural occlusal caries lesions in micro-computed tomography (micro-CT) scans of human teeth...
  29. ncbi request reprint A clinical study to evaluate the efficacy of a novel tray based tooth whitening system
    Naveen Mohan
    Turner Dental School, University of Manchester, England, UK
    J Dent 36:21-6. 2008
    ..The study was designed to test the whitening efficacy of a new prefabricated tray based whitening system...
  30. ncbi request reprint Forensic dentistry: 1. Identification of human remains
    Iain A Pretty
    Dental School and Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Dent Update 34:621-2, 624-6, 629-30 passim. 2007
    ..CLINICAL RELEVANCE: The purpose of this review is to describe the techniques employed by forensic dentists to identify human remains and also to provide details of some of the novel developments within this area...
  31. doi request reprint Comparison of an intra-oral photographic caries assessment with an established visual caries assessment method for use in dental epidemiological studies of children
    Uriana Boye
    The Oral Health Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Manchester, UK
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 41:526-33. 2013
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  32. pmc Comparison of photographic and visual assessment of occlusal caries with histology as the reference standard
    Uriana Boye
    The Oral Health Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Manchester Academic Health Sciences Centre, Manchester, UK
    BMC Oral Health 12:10. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare diagnostic performance for the detection of caries using photographs with an established visual examination method and histological sections as the reference standard...
  33. ncbi request reprint The water fluoridation debate
    Michael G McGrady
    Dental Public Health, School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, UK
    Dent Update 38:12-4, 16-8, 20-2. 2011
    ..This article, the third and final article of three, aims to discuss the arguments surrounding water fluoridation and its continued relevance as a public health measure...
  34. ncbi request reprint Water fluoridation as a public health measure
    Michael G McGrady
    School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, UK
    Dent Update 37:658-60, 662-4. 2010
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  35. ncbi request reprint Why fluoride?
    Michael G McGrady
    School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, UK
    Dent Update 37:595-8, 601-2. 2010
    ..This, the first of three papers, will provide a summary of the history of the use of fluoride, the mode of action, benefits and different methods of delivery. It will also discuss the potential risk of dental fluorosis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Forensic dentistry: 2. Bitemarks and bite injuries
    Iain A Pretty
    Dental School and Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Dent Update 35:48-50, 53-4, 57-8 passim. 2008
    ..Despite the strengths of DNA, the physical comparison of a suspect's dentition to bitemark injuries is still commonplace. The issues within bitemark analysis are discussed and illustrated with case examples...
  37. doi request reprint A paradigm shift in the analysis of bitemarks
    Iain A Pretty
    Dental Health Unit, Skelton House, Manchester Science Park, M15 6SH, United Kingdom
    Forensic Sci Int 201:38-44. 2010
    ..Bitemarks have the ability to exonerate the innocent, protect children from harmful caregivers, and convict the guilty. However, they also may be the enemy of natural justice...
  38. ncbi request reprint Denture marking--patient preference of various methods
    Raymond Richmond
    Forensic Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH, U K
    J Forensic Sci 52:1338-42. 2007
    ..The study demonstrates that the method of denture labeling is important to patients and to ensure that denture labeling is performed routinely esthetic preferences must be considered...
  39. doi request reprint The use of radio-frequency identification tags for labeling dentures--scanning properties
    Raymond Richmond
    School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M15 6FH, UK
    J Forensic Sci 54:664-8. 2009
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  40. doi request reprint Occlusal caries detection by using thermal imaging
    C M Zakian
    The University of Manchester, Dental Health Unit, 3A Skelton House, Lloyd Street North, Manchester Science Park, Manchester, M15 6SH, UK
    J Dent 38:788-95. 2010
    ..To explore the applicability of thermal changes associated with dehydration for the detection and quantification of early tooth decay on occlusal surfaces using infrared imaging...
  41. ncbi request reprint The microbiological origin of fluorescence observed in plaque on dentures during QLF analysis
    L Coulthwaite
    Department of Biological Sciences, Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
    Caries Res 40:112-6. 2006
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  42. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a human bitemark severity and significance scale
    Iain A Pretty
    The Dental School, Manchester M15 6SH, UK
    J Forensic Sci 52:687-91. 2007
    ..The index shows promise as a universal means of describing bite injuries between professionals concerned with their detection and analysis...
  43. ncbi request reprint Vital tooth bleaching in dental practice: 1. Professional bleaching
    Iain A Pretty
    University of Manchester, UK
    Dent Update 33:288-90, 293-6, 299-300 passim. 2006
    ..In this section, we will describe the common methods by which teeth can be bleached, either by the clinician directly, or under his/her supervision by the use of'at home' kits. Efficacy and safety issues will be described...
  44. doi request reprint The Seattle Care Pathway for securing oral health in older patients
    Iain A Pretty
    Colgate Dental Health Unit, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Gerodontology 31:77-87. 2014
    ..Research will be required to evaluate the pathways application to this important group of patients. ..
  45. pmc Investigation of the value of a photographic tool to measure self-perception of enamel opacities
    Gill M Davies
    The Dental Observatory, c o Central Lancashire PCT, Jubilee House, Centurion Way, Leyland PR26 6TR, UK
    BMC Oral Health 12:41. 2012
    ..This study reports on the testing of a novel epidemiological tool that aims to report on the prevalence and impact of self-perceived enamel opacities in a population of young adolescents...
  46. ncbi request reprint Antemortem records of forensic significance among edentulous individuals
    Raymond Richmond
    The School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Forensic Sci 52:423-7. 2007
    ..These data suggest that the process of denture marking is an essential in order to ensure that the identification of this population can be undertaken expediently by dental means...
  47. ncbi request reprint Vital tooth bleaching in dental practice: 2. Novel bleaching systems
    Paul A Brunton
    University of Leeds, UK
    Dent Update 33:357-8, 360-2. 2006
    ..CLINICAL RELEVANCE: The systems described within this paper are available for sale in Europe and over the internet. Patients may well be using, or planning to use, them and may ask for professional advice...
  48. ncbi request reprint The use of quantitative light-induced fluorescence (QLF) to identify composite restorations in forensic examinations
    Iain A Pretty
    Dept of Clinical Dental Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Liverpool, England
    J Forensic Sci 47:831-6. 2002
    ..Results indicate that forensic dentists detected a significantly higher proportion (p<0.005) of filled surfaces with QLF...
  49. ncbi request reprint A closer look at diagnosis in clinical dental practice: part 4. Effectiveness of nonradiographic diagnostic procedures and devices in dental practice
    Gerardo Maupome
    Center Health Research, Portland Oregon, USA
    J Can Dent Assoc 70:470-4. 2004
    ..However, in many instances, the dependability of the measurements remains to be established...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the ability of different colour indices to assess changes in tooth whiteness
    Wen Luo
    School of Design, Centre for Colour Design and Technology University of Leeds, United Kingdom
    J Dent 35:109-16. 2007
    ..The study investigates the suitability of different whiteness indices and colour parameters in assessing changes in tooth whiteness using a digital-colour imaging system...
  51. ncbi request reprint The reliability of digitized radiographs for dental identification: a Web-based study
    Iain A Pretty
    The University of Liverpool, Department of Clinical Dental Sciences, Liverpool, United Kingdom
    J Forensic Sci 48:1325-30. 2003
    ..The data suggest that dental identifications resulting from the comparison of postmortem and antemortem radiographs are valid, accurate, and reliable when undertaken by experienced odontologists...