Prof Richard Watt calls for action on reducing oral health inequalities at the International Association of Paediatric Dentistry (IAPD) annual conference.  


Prof Watt discusses US & English national oral health surveys on the BMJ Talk Medicine


Watt, R.G., Heilmann, A., Rouxel, P., Williams, D.M., Tsakos, G. (2016). Aubrey Sheiham: Iconoclast and Dental Public Health Pioneer.. Journal of dental research

UCL Dental Public Health

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2016 OHI (PreViser) Award

Congratulations to Georgios Tsakos and Anja Heilmann, who have won the 2016 OHI (PreViser) Award, a prestigious research grant coordinated by the Oral & Dental Research Trust (ODRT). The proposed study is titled "Developing an oral health care package for older people living in nursing homes”, and will provide the ground work for a future intervention study on the long-term effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of implementing an oral health care package in English nursing homes. More...

Published: Feb 16, 2017 1:08:51 PM

Dr Anja Heilmann speaks at the Equal Protection for Children seminar at the Scottish Parliament

Since the publication of the influential report on physical punishment (Equally Protected? – a review of the international evidence about physical punishment of children), the move towards legal reform to ban all forms of physical punishment has gathered momentum in Scotland. On 3rd November, Dr Anja Heilmann presented the findings from the report at the Equal Protection for Children event at the Scottish Parliament, urging MSP’s to take action in light of the clear evidence that physical punishment is harmful for children’s health. More...

Published: Jan 26, 2017 3:53:48 PM