We are greatly saddened to announce the death of Prof Aubrey Sheiham who passed away on the 24 November 2015. Tribute from Prof Hart & Prof Watt.

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Prof James Nazroo discusses health and social inequalities in later life at the International Centre for Oral Health Inequalities Research and Policy (ICOHIRP) Launch Conference.


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


Yusuf, H., Tsakos, G., Ntouva, A., Murphy, M., Porter, J., Newton, T., Watt, R.G. (2015). Differences by age and sex in general dental practitioners' knowledge, attitudes and behaviours in delivering prevention. BRITISH DENTAL JOURNAL, 219 (6), 264-265. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2015.725

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UCL Dental Public Health

The DPH Group is based within the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, a large, friendly and highly successful academic department comprising of over 170 academics and researchers working in a wider range of exciting public health projects. 

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On the 28th January 2016, the UCL Dental Public Health Group led by Professor Richard Watt celebrated the successful completion of a NIHR funded study - the Dental Alcohol Reduction Trial (DART). The successful study involved working with 12 dental practices across north London to assess the feasibility of GDPs providing brief alcohol advice to their patients. The Chief Dental Officer for England, Sara Hurley gave a presentation about the importance of research to NHS dentistry and two of the practitioners that took part in the DART study (Shahab Mirjafari and Clare  Grant) also shared their experiences of being involved in research. The evening closed with the presentation of research awards to each practice that took part in the DART study. More...

Published: Feb 11, 2016 2:58:07 PM

Esraa Aldalooj presents at the largest International Dental Conference in Saudi Arabia

The 27th Saudi Dental Society (SDS) and the 16th King Saud University International Dental Conference is the largest annual dental event in Saudi. This year’s conference took place 5-7 January 2016 at the Riyadh International Convention and Exhibition Centre. The varied programme was presented by researchers from different institutions and countries and it was attended by dentists, university staff and students. More...

Published: Jan 29, 2016 5:05:11 PM