Prof Richard Watt

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Name: Richard Watt Email: r.watt@ucl.ac.uk
Title: Prof Tel: 020 7679 1699
Department: Epidemiology & Public Health Fax: 020 7813 0280
Position: Chair of Dental Public Health Address: 1-19 Torrington Place, London, London, WC1E 7HB
Research Domain: Populations & Lifelong Health Web Page: Personal Web Page

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Research Description

Oral health inequalities remain a significant public health problem in the UK. My research focuses upon exploring the social determinants of these inequalities and in developing and evaluating effective oral health improvement interventions.

Research Activities

Dental Public Health

Determinants of oral diseases

Impact of oral health on general health & wellbeing, evidence-based healthcare and research synthesi

Understanding the causes and consequences of health inequalities.

Education Description

I am currently MSc Course Director for the MSc in Dental Public Health. I am also co Departmental Graduate Tutor in the Department of Epidemiology and Public Health

UCL Collaborators

Prof Mel Bartley; Prof Ian Needleman; Prof Susan Cunningham; Dr Anja Heilmann; Prof Aubrey Sheiham; Prof Nikolaos Donos; Dr Georgios Tsakos

External Collaborators

Publications

    2014

    • Guarnizo-Herreño CC, Watt RG, Fuller E, Steele JG, Shen J, Morris S, Wildman J, Tsakos G (2014). Socioeconomic position and subjective oral health: findings for the adult population in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.. BMC Public Health, 14, 827 - . doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-827
    • Guarnizo-Herreño CC, Watt RG, Pikhart H, Sheiham A, Tsakos G (2014). Inequalities in oral impacts and welfare regimes: Analysis of 21 European countries. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, , - . doi:10.1111/cdoe.12119
    • Watt RG, Heilmann A, Sheiham A, Marmot M, Tsakos G, Sabbah W, Newton T, Chandola T, Aida J, Kawachi I (2014). Social relationships and health related behaviors among older US adults. BMC Public Health, 14(1), - . doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-533
    • Watt RG, Heilmann A, Sabbah W, Newton T, Chandola T, Aida J, Sheiham A, Marmot M, Kawachi I, Tsakos G (2014). Social relationships and health related behaviors among older US adults. BMC Public Health, 14, 533 - . doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-533
    • Matsuyama Y, Aida J, Takeuchi K, Osaka K, Tsakos G, Watt RG, Kondo K (2014). Inequalities of dental prosthesis use under universal healthcare insurance. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 42(2), 122 - 128. doi:10.1111/cdoe.12074
    • Gibbs L, Waters E, De Silva A, Riggs E, Johnson B, Young D, Christian B, Truong M, Calache H, Moore L, Armit C, Tadic M, Pradel V, Morris M, Gussy M, Gondal I, Watt R, Gold L (2014). An exploratory trial implementing a community-based child oral health promotion intervention for Australian families from refugee and migrant backgrounds: A protocol paper for Teeth Tales. BMJ Open, 4(3), - . doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2013-004260
    • Alkarimi HA, Watt RG, Pikhart H, Sheiham A, Tsakos G (2014). Dental Caries and Growth in School-Age Children.. Pediatrics, , - . doi:10.1542/peds.2013-0846
    • Listl S, Watt RG, Tsakos G (2014). Early Life Conditions, Adverse Life Events, and Chewing Ability at Middle and Later Adulthood.. Am J Public Health, , - . doi:10.2105/AJPH.2014.301918
    • Riggs E, Gibbs L, Waters E, Gussy M, Van Gemert C, Priest N, Watt R, Renzaho AMN, Kilpatrick N (2014). Assessing the cultural competence of oral health research conducted with migrant children. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 42(1), 43 - 52. doi:10.1111/cdoe.12058
    • Watt RG, Williams DM, Sheiham A (2014). The role of the dental team in promoting health equity.. Br Dent J, 216(1), 11 - 14. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.1234
    • Watt RG, Pikhart H, Hayter AKM, Draper AK, Ohly HR, Rees G, Mcglone P, Cooke L, Moore L, Crawley H, Pettinger C (2014). Methodological development of an exploratory randomised controlled trial of an early years' nutrition intervention: The CHERRY programme (Choosing Healthy Eating when Really Young). Maternal and Child Nutrition, 10(2), 280 - 294. doi:10.1111/mcn.12061

    2013

    • Watt RG, Hayter A, Ohly H, Pikhart H, Draper A, Crawley H, McGlone P, Cooke L, Moore L, Pettinger C, Rees G (2013). An exploratory randomised controlled trial of a public health nutrition intervention delivered in children's centres in Islington and Cornwall.
    • Hayter AK, Draper AK, Ohly HR, Rees GA, Pettinger C, McGlone P, Watt RG (2013). A qualitative study exploring parental accounts of feeding pre-school children in two low-income populations in the UK.. Matern Child Nutr, , - . doi:10.1111/mcn.12017
    • Matsuyama Y, Aida J, Takeuchi K, Tsakos G, Watt RG, Kondo K, Osaka K (2013). Inequalities of dental prosthesis use under universal healthcare insurance.. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, , - . doi:10.1111/cdoe.12074
    • Singh A, Rouxel P, Watt RG, Tsakos G (2013). Social inequalities in clustering of oral health related behaviors in a national sample of British adults. Preventive Medicine, 57(2), 102 - 106. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.04.018
    • Ntouva A, Tsakos G, Watt RG (2013). Summary of: Sugars consumption in a low-income sample of British young people and adults. British Dental Journal, 215(1), 26 - 27. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.656
    • Riggs E, Gibbs L, Waters E, Gussy M, Van Gemert C, Priest N, Watt R, Renzaho AMN, Kilpatrick N (2013). Assessing the cultural competence of oral health research conducted with migrant children. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, , - . doi:10.1111/cdoe.12058
    • Ntouva A, Tsakos G, Watt RG (2013). Sugars consumption in a low-income sample of British young people and adults.. Br Dent J, 215(1), E2 - . doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.655
    • Guarnizo-Herreño CC, Watt RG, Pikhart H, Sheiham A, Tsakos G (2013). Socioeconomic inequalities in oral health in different European welfare state regimes.. J Epidemiol Community Health, , - . doi:10.1136/jech-2013-202714
    • Murphy M, Porter J, Yusuf H, Ntouva A, Newton T, Kolliakou A, Crawley H, Tsakos G, Pikhart H, Watt RG (2013). Considerations and lessons learned from designing a motivational interviewing obesity intervention for young people attending dental practices: A study protocol paper.. Contemp Clin Trials, , - . doi:10.1016/j.cct.2013.06.016
    • Rouxel P, Duijster D, Tsakos G, Watt RG (2013). Oral health of female prisoners in HMP Holloway: implications for oral health promotion in UK prisons.. Br Dent J, 214(12), 627 - 632. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.581
    • Watt RG, Draper AK, Ohly HR, Rees G, Pikhart H, Cooke L, Moore L, Crawley H, Pettinger C, McGlone P, Hayter AK (2013). Methodological development of an exploratory randomised controlled trial of an early years' nutrition intervention: the CHERRY programme (Choosing Healthy Eating when Really Young).. Matern Child Nutr, , - . doi:10.1111/mcn.12061
    • Ohly H, Pealing J, Hayter AK, Pettinger C, Pikhart H, Watt RG, Rees G (2013). Parental food involvement predicts parent and child intakes of fruits and vegetables.. Appetite, , - . doi:10.1016/j.appet.2013.05.003
    • Williams DM, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2013). Oral health professionals and social determinants.. Br Dent J, 214(9), 427 - . doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.436
    • Guarnizo-Herreño CC, Tsakos G, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2013). Oral health and welfare state regimes: A cross-national analysis of European countries. European Journal of Oral Sciences, 121(3 PART1), 169 - 175.
    • Guarnizo-Herreño CC, Tsakos G, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2013). Oral health and welfare state regimes: a cross-national analysis of European countries.. Eur J Oral Sci, 121(3 Pt 1), 169 - 175. doi:10.1111/eos.12049
    • Singh A, Rouxel P, Watt RG, Tsakos G (2013). Social inequalities in clustering of oral health related behaviors in a national sample of British adults.. Prev Med, 57(2), 102 - 106. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2013.04.018
    • Tsakos G, Sabbah W, Aida J, Sheiham A, Marmot MG, Watt RG, Chandola T, Newton T, Kawachi I (2013). Social relationships and oral health among adults aged 60 years or older. Psychosomatic Medicine, 75(2), 178 - 186. doi:10.1097/PSY.0b013e31827d221b
    • Tsakos G, Sabbah W, Chandola T, Newton T, Kawachi I, Aida J, Sheiham A, Marmot MG, Watt RG (2013). Social relationships and oral health among adults aged 60 years or older.. Psychosom Med, 75(2), 178 - 186. doi:10.1097/PSY.0b013e31827d221b
    • Aida J, Osaka K, Sheiham A, Tsakos G, Watt RG, Kondo K, Ichida Y, Hirai H, Kawachi I, Subramanian SV, Kondo N (2013). Does social capital affect the incidence of functional disability in older Japanese? A prospective population-based cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67(1), 42 - 47. doi:10.1136/jech-2011-200307
    • Watt RG, Steele JG, Treasure ET, White DA, Pitts NB, Murray JJ (2013). Adult Dental Health Survey 2009: implications of findings for clinical practice and oral health policy.. Br Dent J, 214(2), 71 - 75. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2013.50
    • Guarnizo-Herreño CC, Watt RG, Pikhart H, Sheiham A, Tsakos G (2013). Socioeconomic inequalities in oral health in different European welfare state regimes. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 67(9), 728 - 735. doi:10.1136/jech-2013-202714

    2012

    • Watt RG, Sheiham A (2012). Integrating the common risk factor approach into a social determinants framework. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 40(4), 289 - 296. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2012.00680.x
    • Watt RG (2012). Social determinants of oral health inequalities: implications for action.. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 40 Suppl 2, 44 - 48. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2012.00719.x
    • Aida J, Sheiham A, Tsakos G, Watt RG, Osaka K, Kondo K, Hirai H, Nakade M, Yamamoto T, Hanibuchi T (2012). Association between dental status and incident disability in an older Japanese population. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 60(2), 338 - 343. doi:10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03791.x
    • Aida J, Kondo K, Kawachi I, Subramanian SV, Ichida Y, Hirai H, Kondo N, Osaka K, Sheiham A, Tsakos G, Watt R (2012). Does social capital affect the incidence of functional disability in older Japanese? A prospective population-based cohort study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, , - .
    • Vieira AR, Modesto A, Ismail A, Watt R (2012). Summary of the IADR Cariology Research Group Symposium, Barcelona, Spain, July 2010: New Directions in Cariology Research. CARIES RESEARCH, 46(4), 346 - 352. doi:10.1159/000338851
    • Aida J, Kondo K, Hirai H, Nakade M, Yamamoto T, Hanibuchi T, Osaka K, Sheiham A, Tsakos G, Watt RG (2012). Association between dental status and incident disability in an older Japanese population.. J Am Geriatr Soc, 60(2), 338 - 343. doi:10.1111/j.1532-5415.2011.03791.x
    • Bernabé E, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Suominen AL, Vehkalahti MM, Nordblad A, Uutela A, Kivimäki M, Tsakos G (2012). Childhood socioeconomic position, adult sense of coherence and tooth retention.. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 40(1), 46 - 52. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2011.00633.x
    • Tsakos G, Blair YI, Yusuf H, Wright W, Watt RG, Macpherson LM (2012). Developing a new self-reported scale of oral health outcomes for 5-year-old children (SOHO-5).. Health Qual Life Outcomes, 10, 62 - . doi:10.1186/1477-7525-10-62
    • Watt RG, Sheiham A (2012). Integrating the common risk factor approach into a social determinants framework.. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 40(4), 289 - 296. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2012.00680.x
    • Watt RG, Tsakos G, de Oliveira C, Hamer M (2012). Tooth loss and cardiovascular disease mortality risk--results from the Scottish Health Survey.. PLoS One, 7(2), e30797 - . doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0030797
    • Ohly HR, Hayter A, Pettinger C, Pikhart H, Watt RG, Rees GA (2012). Developing a nutrition intervention in children's centres: exploring views of parents in rural/urban settings in the UK. Public Health Nutr., , 1 - 6. doi:10.1017/S1368980012003977
    • Watt RG, Petersen PE (2012). Periodontal health through public health--the case for oral health promotion.. Periodontol 2000, 60(1), 147 - 155. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0757.2011.00426.x
    • Watt RG, Rouxel PL (2012). Dental caries, sugars and food policy. ARCHIVES OF DISEASE IN CHILDHOOD, 97(9), 769 - 772. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2011-301818
    • Watt RG, Rouxel PL (2012). Dental caries, sugars and food policy.. Arch Dis Child, 97(9), 769 - 772. doi:10.1136/archdischild-2012-301818
    • Alkarimi HA, Watt R, Pikhart H, Jawadi A, Sheiham A, Tsakos G (2012). Impact of treating dental caries on schoolchildren inverted question marks anthropometric, dental, satisfaction and appetite outcomes: a randomized controlled trial. BMC.Public Health, 12(1), 706 - . doi:10.1186/1471-2458-12-706

    2011

    • Watt RG (2011). Summary of: a PCT-wide collaborative clinical audit selecting recall intervals for patients according to risk.. Br Dent J, 210(6), 260 - 261. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.2011.219
    • Dorri M, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2011). The relationship among educational achievement, career aspiration, and oral hygiene behaviours in Iranian adolescents.. Eur J Oral Sci, 119(1), 48 - 54. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0722.2010.00797.x
    • Sabbah W, Tsakos G, Sheiham A, Marmot MG, Watt RG, Chandola T, Newton T, Kawachi I (2011). The relationship between social network, social support and periodontal disease among older Americans. Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 38(6), 547 - 552. doi:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2011.01713.x
    • Scheiwe A, Kelly Y, Stafford M, Watt R (2011). A GOOD PLACE FOR BRINGING UP CHILDREN? MOTHER'S NEIGHBOURHOOD PERCEPTIONS AND CHILDREN'S BEHAVIOURAL DEVELOPMENT IN THE MILLENNIUM COHORT STUDY. doi:10.1136/jech.2011.143586.14
    • Golkari A, Sabokseir A, Pakshir HR, Dean MC, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2011). A comparison of photographic, replication and direct clinical examination methods for detecting developmental defects of enamel.. BMC Oral Health, 11, 16 - . doi:10.1186/1472-6831-11-16
    • Sabbah W, Tsakos G, Chandola T, Newton T, Kawachi I, Sheiham A, Marmot MG, Watt RG (2011). The relationship between social network, social support and periodontal disease among older Americans.. J Clin Periodontol, 38(6), 547 - 552. doi:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2011.01713.x
    • Jung SH, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Ryu JI, Tsakos G (2011). Exploring pathways for socio-economic inequalities in self-reported oral symptoms among Korean adolescents.. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 39(3), 221 - 229. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2010.00595.x
    • Sheiham A, Alexander D, Cohen L, Marinho V, Moysés S, Petersen PE, Spencer J, Watt RG, Weyant R (2011). Global oral health inequalities: task group--implementation and delivery of oral health strategies.. Adv Dent Res, 23(2), 259 - 267. doi:10.1177/0022034511402084
    • Aida J, Kondo K, Kondo N, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Tsakos G (2011). Income inequality, social capital and self-rated health and dental status in older Japanese.. Soc Sci Med, 73(10), 1561 - 1568. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2011.09.005
    • Aida J, Kondo K, Yamamoto T, Hirai H, Nakade M, Osaka K, Sheiham A, Tsakos G, Watt RG (2011). Oral health and cancer, cardiovascular, and respiratory mortality of Japanese.. J Dent Res, 90(9), 1129 - 1135. doi:10.1177/0022034511414423
    • Tsakos G, Demakakos P, Breeze E, Watt RG (2011). Social gradients in oral health in older adults: findings from the English longitudinal survey of aging.. Am J Public Health, 101(10), 1892 - 1899. doi:10.2105/AJPH.2011.300215
    • Bernabé E, Suominen AL, Nordblad A, Vehkalahti MM, Hausen H, Knuuttila M, Kivimäki M, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Tsakos G (2011). Education level and oral health in Finnish adults: evidence from different lifecourse models.. J Clin Periodontol, 38(1), 25 - 32. doi:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2010.01647.x

    2010

    • Jung SH, Tsakos G, Sheiham A, Ryu JI, Watt RG (2010). Socio-economic status and oral health-related behaviours in Korean adolescents. SOC SCI MED, 70(11), 1780 - 1788. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2010.02.022
    • Dorri M, Sheiham A, Watt R (2010). The influence of peer social networks on toothbrushing behaviour in Iranian adolescents in Mashhad.. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 38(6), 498 - 506. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2010.00556.x
    • Clarkson J, Watt RG, Rugg-Gunn AJ, Pitiphat W, Ettinger RL, Horowitz AM, Petersen PE, ten Cate JM, Vianna R, Ferrillo P, Gugushe TS, Siriphant P, Pine C, Buzalaf MA, Pessan JP, Levy S, Chankanka O, Maki Y, Postma TC, Villena RS, Wang WJ, MacEntee MI, Shinsho F, Cal E, Rudd RE, Schou L, Shin SC, Fox CH (2010). Proceedings: 9th World Congress on Preventive Dentistry (WCPD): "Community Participation and Global Alliances for Lifelong Oral Health for All," Phuket, Thailand, September 7-10, 2009.. Adv Dent Res, 22(1), 2 - 30. doi:10.1177/0022034510368756
    • Tsakos G, Herrick K, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2010). Edentulism and fruit and vegetable intake in low-income adults.. J Dent Res, 89(5), 462 - 467. doi:10.1177/0022034510363247
    • Tsakos G, Sabbah W, Hingorani AD, Netuveli G, Donos N, Watt RG, D'Aiuto F (2010). Is periodontal inflammation associated with raised blood pressure? Evidence from a National US survey.. J Hypertens, 28(12), 2386 - 2393. doi:10.1097/HJH.0b013e32833e0fe1
    • Dorri M, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2010). Modelling the factors influencing general and oral hygiene behaviours in adolescents.. Int J Paediatr Dent, 20(4), 261 - 269. doi:10.1111/j.1365-263X.2010.01048.x
    • Scheiwe A, Hardy R, Watt RG (2010). Four-year follow-up of a randomized controlled trial of a social support intervention on infant feeding practices. MATERN CHILD NUTR, 6(4), 328 - 337. doi:10.1111/j.1740-8709.2009.00231.x
    • Bernabé E, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Suominen-Taipale AL, Uutela A, Vehkalahti MM, Knuuttila M, Kivimäki M, Tsakos G (2010). Sense of coherence and oral health in dentate adults: findings from the Finnish Health 2000 survey.. J Clin Periodontol, 37(11), 981 - 987. doi:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2010.01604.x
    • Dorri M, Sheiham A, Hardy R, Watt R (2010). The relationship between Sense of Coherence and toothbrushing behaviours in Iranian adolescents in Mashhad.. J Clin Periodontol, 37(1), 46 - 52. doi:10.1111/j.1600-051X.2009.01497.x
    • DE OLIVEIRA C, Watt R, Hamer M (2010). Toothbrushing, inflammation, and risk of cardiovascular disease: results from Scottish Health Survey. British Medical Journal, , - . doi:10.1136/bmj.c2451
    • Tsakos G, Sabbah W, Hingorani AD, Watt RG, Netuveli G, Donos N, D'Aiuto F (2010). Is periodontal inflammation associated with raised blood pressure? Evidence from a National US survey. Journal of Hypertension, 28(12), 2386 - 2393. doi:10.1097/HJH.0b013e32833e0fe1
    • de Oliveira C, Watt R, Hamer M (2010). Toothbrushing, inflammation, and risk of cardiovascular disease: results from Scottish Health Survey.. BMJ, 340, c2451 - .
    • Watt RG (2010). Motivational interviewing may be effective in dental setting.. Evid Based Dent, 11(1), 13 - . doi:10.1038/sj.ebd.6400702

    2009

    • Bernabé E, Tsakos G, Watt RG, Suominen-Taipale AL, Uutela A, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M (2009). Structure of the sense of coherence scale in a nationally representative sample: the Finnish Health 2000 survey.. Qual Life Res, 18(5), 629 - 636. doi:10.1007/s11136-009-9469-z
    • Sabbah W, Tsakos G, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2009). The effects of income and education on ethnic differences in oral health: a study in US adults.. J Epidemiol Community Health, 63(7), 516 - 520. doi:10.1136/jech.2008.082313
    • Bernabé E, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Suominen-Taipale AL, Nordblad A, Savolainen J, Kivimäki M, Tsakos G (2009). The influence of sense of coherence on the relationship between childhood socioeconomic status and adult oral health-related behaviours.. Community Dent Oral Epidemiol, 37(4), 357 - 365. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2009.00483.x
    • Bernabe E, Tsakos G, Watt RG, Suominen-Taipale AL, Uutela A, Vahtera J, Kivimaki M (2009). Structure of the sense of coherence scale in a nationally representative sample: the Finnish Health 2000 survey. Qual.Life Res., 18(5), 629 - 636.
    • Sabbah W, Tsakos G, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2009). The role of health-related behaviors in the socioeconomic disparities in oral health.. Social Science and Medicine, (68), 298 - 303.
    • Dorri M, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2009). Relationship between general hygiene behaviours and oral hygiene behaviours in Iranian adolescents.. Eur J Oral Sci, 117(4), 407 - 412. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0722.2009.00657.x
    • Bernabé E, Kivimäki M, Tsakos G, Suominen-Taipale AL, Nordblad A, Savolainen J, Uutela A, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2009). The relationship among sense of coherence, socio-economic status, and oral health-related behaviours among Finnish dentate adults.. Eur J Oral Sci, 117(4), 413 - 418. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0722.2009.00655.x
    • Sabbah W, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Tsakos G (2009). The role of cognitive ability in socio-economic inequalities in oral health.. J Dent Res, 88(4), 351 - 355. doi:10.1177/0022034509334155
    • Watt RG, Tull KI, Hardy R, Wiggins M, Kelly Y, Molloy B, Dowler E, Apps J, McGlone P (2009). Effectiveness of a social support intervention on infant feeding practices: randomised controlled trial.. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 63, 156 - 162.

    2008

    • Sabbah W, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Tsakos G (2008). Effects of allostatic load on the social gradient in ischaemic heart disease and periodontal disease: evidence from the third national health and nutrition examination survey.. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 62(5), 415 - 420.
    • Stewart R, Sabbah W, Tsakos G, D'Aiuto F, Watt RG (2008). Oral health and cognitive function in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Psychosomatic Medicine, 70(8), 936 - 941.
    • Stewart R, Sabbah W, Tsakos G, D 'Aiuto F, Watt RG (2008). Oral health and cognitive function in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES III). Psychosomatic Medicine, 70(8), 936 - 941.
    • Goes P, Watt R, Hardy R, Sheiham A (2008). Impacts of dental pain on daily activities of adolescents aged 14-15 years and their families. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, 66, 7 - 12.

    2007

    • Goes P, Watt R, Hardy R, Sheiham A (2007). The prevalance and severity of dental pain in 14-15 year old Brazilian schoolchildren.. Community Dental Health, , - .
    • Watt R (2007). From victim blaming to upstream action: Tackling the social determinants of oral health inequalities.. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, , - .
    • Sabbah W, Tsakos G, Chandola T, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2007). Social gradients in oral and general health.. Journal of Dental Research, 86(10), 992 - 996.
    • Watt R, Andrews F, Beal J, Bose A, Dyer T, Jenner T, Lowe C, McEwen A, Owen L, Read J, Slater M, Zoitopoulos L (2007). Smokefree and smiling: helping dental patients to quit tobacco.
    • Watt RG, Dowler E, Hardy R, Kelly Y, McGlone P, Molloy B, Tull KI, Wiggins M (2007). Promoting recommended infant feeding practices in a low-income-sample randomised control trial of a peer-support intervention. P NUTR SOC, 66, 23A - 23A.

    2006

    • Watt RG, McGlone P, Russell JJ, Tull KI, Dowler E (2006). The process of establishing, implementing and maintaining a social support infant feeding programme. Public Health Nutrition, 9(6), 714 - 721.
    • Watt RG (2006). Health promotion: Views of practice principals: Commentary. British Dental Journal, 201(1), 31 - 31. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.4813771
    • Netuveli G, Sheiham A, Watt RG (2006). Does the 'inverse screening law' apply to oral cancer screening and regular dental check-ups?. Journal of Medical Screening, 13(1), 47 - 50. doi:10.1258/096914106776179836
    • Watt R, Harnett R, Daly B, Fuller S, Kay E, Morgan A, Munday P, Nowjack-Raymer R, Treasure E (2006). Evaluating oral health promotion: need for quality outcome measures. Community Dentistry And Oral Epidemiology, 34(1), 11 - 17. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0528.2006.00257.x
    • Watt R (2006). Public health aspects of tobacco control: Setting the agenda for action by oral health professions across Europe.. Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry, 4(1), 19 - 26.
    • Kelly Y, Watt RG, Nazroo JY (2006). Racial/ethnic differences in breastfeeding initiation and continuation in the United Kingdom and comparison with findings in the United States. Pediatrics, 118(5), e1428 - e1435. doi:10.1542/peds.2006-0714
    • Watt R (2006). Traumatic dental injuries: a major dental public health problem in children in Thailand.. Community Dental Health, , - .
    • Watt RG (2006). Health promotion by the dental team. British Dental Journal, 200(12), 671 - 671. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.4813732
    • Ramseier CA, Mattheos N, Needleman IG, Watt R, Wickholm S, various O (2006). Consensus report: First European Workshop on Tobacco Use Prevention and Cessation for Oral Health Professionals. Oral Health & Preventive Dentistry, 4(1), 7 - 10.
    • Malikaew P, Watt RG, Sheiham A (2006). Prevalence and factors associated with traumatic dental injuries (TDI) to anterior teeth of 11-13 year old Thai children.. Community Dent Health, 23(4), 222 - 227.

    2005

    • Watt R (2005). Strategies and approaches in oral disease prevention and health promotion.. Bulletin of the World health Organisation, 83, 711 - 718.
    • Kelly Y, Watt RG (2005). Breast feeding initiation and exclusive duration at 6 months by social class - results from the Millennium Cohort Study. Public Health Nutrition, 8, 417 - 421.
    • Kelly YJ, Watt R (2005). Breast feeding inititation and exclusive duration at 6 months by social class- results from the Millennium Cohort Study. Public Health Nutrition, 8, 110 - 114.
    • Watt RG, Marinho VC (2005). Does oral health promotion improve oral hygiene and gingival health?. Periodontology 2000, 37, 35 - 47. doi:10.1111/j.1600-0757.2004.03796.x
    • Beaglehole RH, Tsakos G, Watt RG (2005). Tobacco control and the dental profession. A survey of OECD National Dental Associations. International Dental Journal, 55, 325 - 328.
    • Watt RG, Russell J, Tull K, McGlone P (2005). Infant feeding peer support intervention.
    • Beaglehole RH, Tsakos G, Watt RG (2005). Tobacco control and the dental profession. A survey of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) national dental associations.. International Dental Journal, 55(5), 325 - 328.
    • Watt RG (2005). Public health strategies for oral improvement. Euro observer, 7, 6 - 7.
    • Watt RG (2005). Evaluation of community programmes (Abstract). Community Dental Health, 22, 292 - .

    2004

    • Watt RG, McGlone P, Evans D, Boulton S, Jacobs J, Graham S, Appleton T, Perry S, Sheiham A (2004). The facilitating factors and barriers influencing change in dental practice in a sample English general dental practitioners. British Dental Journal, 197, 485 - 489.
    • Watt RG, McGlone P, Evans D, Boulton S, Jacobs J, Graham S, Appleton T, Perry S, Sheiham A (2004). The prevalence and nature of recent self-reported changes in general dental practice in a sample of English general dental practitioners. British Dental Journal, 197, 401 - 405.
    • Watt RG (2004). (Abstract) Analysis of strenghts and weaknesses in evaluation methodology.. In (Ed.), Evaluation of Community Based Oral Health Promotion and Oral Disease Prevention (pp. - ). : W.H.O..
    • Watt RG (2004). (Abstract)Oral health outcomes: meeting the future challenge. Community Dental Health, 21, 254 - .
    • Goes P, Watt RG, Sheiham A (2004). (Abstract)The impact of dental pain in the families of Brazilian schoolchildren. Community Dental Health, 21, 242 - .
    • Watt RG, Bahrami M, Deery C, Clarkson JE, Pitts NB, Johnston M, Ricketts I, MacLennan G, Nugent ZJ, Tilley C, Bonetti D, Ramsay C (2004). Effectiveness of strategies to disseminate and implement clinical guidelines for the management of impacted and unerupted third molars in primary dental care, a cluster randomised controlled trial. British Dental Journal, 197(11), 688 - 688. doi:10.1038/sj.bdj.4811863
    • Watt RG, McGlone P, Dykes J, Smith M (2004). Barriers limiting dentists' active involvement in smoking cessation.. Oral Health Prev Dent, 2(2), 95 - 102.
    • Watt RG (2004). Book review: Preventive Materials, Methods and Programs. P. Axelsson.. British Dental Journal, 197, 771 - .
    • Beaglehole RH, Watt RG (2004). Helping Smokers Stop: A Guide for the Dental Team.
    • Watt RG (2004). Introduction to health promotion. In Bonecker M, Sheiham A (Ed.), Promovendo Saude Buccal na Infancia e Adolescencia (pp. 1 - 11). : Santos Livraria.
    • Watt RG, McGlone P, Dykes J, Smith M (2004). Barriers limiting dentists' active involvement in smoking cessation. Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry, 2, 95 - 102.

    2003

    • Goes PSA, Watt RG, Sheiham A (2003). The impact of dental pain in schoolchildren's families..
    • Moyses ST, Moyses SJ, Watt RG, Sheiham A (2003). The impact of health promoting schools policies on the oral health status of 12 year olds. Health Promotion International, 18(3), 209 - 218.
    • Watt R, Harnett R, Nowjack-Raymer RE, Treasure E, Kay EJ, Daly B, Munday P, Fuller S, Morgan A (2003). A review and assessment of oral health promotion outcome evaluation measures.. JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH, 82, B350 - B350.
    • Watt RG, Harnett R, Nowjack-Raymer R, Treasure E, Munday P, Daly B, Kay E, Morgan A, Fuller S (2003). A review and assessment of oral health promotion outcome evaluation measures (Abstract) International Association for Dental Research, Goteborg, Sweden.
    • Moyses ST, Moyses SJ, Watt RG, Sheiham A (2003). Associations between health promoting schools' policies and indicators of oral health in Brazil. HEALTH PROMOT INT, 18(3), 209 - 218. doi:10.1093/heapro/dag016
    • Watt RG, McGlone P, Kay E (2003). Prevention. Part 2: Dietary advice in the dental surgery. British Dental Journal, 195, 27 - 31.
    • Watt RG (2003). Changes in smoking cessation advice from GDPs. British Dental Journal, 195, 261 - .
    • Sheiham A, Watt RG (2003). Oral health promotion and policy. In Murray JJ, Nunn JH, Steele JG (Ed.), Prevention of oral disease (pp. 241 - 258). : Oxford University Press.
    • Watt RG (2003). New WHO diet and nutrition review: implications for dental disease prevention. Nutrition, 19, 1028 - 1030.
    • Watt RG, Daly B, Kay E (2003). Prevention. Part 1: Smoking cessation advice within the general dental practice. British Dental Journal, 194, 665 - 668.
    • Malikaew P, Watt RG, Sheiham A (2003). Associations between school environments and childhood traumatic dental injuries. Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry, 4, 255 - 266.

    2002

    • Syme L, Sheiham A, Watt R, Treasure E, Moyses S, Nowjack-Raymer R, Cohen L (2002). Reducing oral health disparities - how can social epidemiology and health promotion research move the agenda forward?.. J DENT RES, 81, A465 - A465.
    • Watt RG (2002). Emerging theories into the social determinants of health: implications for oral health promotion. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 30, 241 - 247.
    • Daly B, Watt RG, Batchelor P, Treasure E (2002). Essential Dental Public Health.
    • Nowjack-Raymer R, Watt RG, Sheiham A, Treasure E, Cohen L, Moyses S (2002). Reducing oral health disparities - how can social epidemiology and health promotion research move the agenda forward?.
    • Dykes J, Watt RG, Nazroo J (2002). Socio-economic and ethnic influences on infant feeding practices related to dental health. Community Dental Health, 19, 137 - 143.

    2001

    • Watt RG, Dykes J, Sheiham A (2001). Socio-economic determinants of selected dietary indicators in British pre-school children. Public Health Nutrition, 4, 1 - 6. doi:10.1079/PHN2001202
    • Watt RG, Dykes J, Sheiham A (2001). Socio-economic determinants of selected dietary indicators in British pre-school children. Public Health Nutrition, 4(6), 1229 - 1233. doi:10.1079/PHN2001202
    • Watt RG (2001). New directions for oral health promotion. Australian Dental Therapists Association Journal, , 6 - 7.
    • Maciel S, Marcenes W, Watt RG, Sheiham A (2001). The relationship between sweetness preference and dental caries in mother/child pairs in Maringa-PR, Brazil. International Dental Journal, 51, 83 - 88.
    • Dykes J, Watt RG, Robinson M (2001). Smoking cessation in the dental hygiene and dental therapy curriculum. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 39, 21 - 25.
    • Dykes J, Watt RG, Robinson M (2001). Smoking cessation in the dental hygiene and dental therapy curriculum. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 39(1), 21 - 25.
    • Watt RG, Fuller SS, Harnett R, Treasure ET, Stillman-low C (2001). Oral health promotion evaluation - time for development. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 29, 161 - 166.
    • Watt RG, Harnett R (2001). Methodology to review and assess the quality of oral health promotion outcome evaluation measures.
    • McGlone P, Watt RG, Sheiham A (2001). Evidence based dentistry: an overview of the challenges in changing professional practice. British Dental Journal, 190, 636 - 639.
    • Watt RG, Stillman-low C (2001). Assessing the evidence base for oral health promotion: a review. Dental Health, 40, 3 - 9.
    • Goes PSA, Sheiham A, Watt R (2001). The relationship between socio-demographic variables and oral health impact on adolescent's daily life performances.. J DENT RES, 80(4), 1151 - 1151.
    • Watt RG, Fuller SS, Stillman-low C, Munday P, Plimley W (2001). The development of a national oral health promotion programme for pre-school children in England. International Dental Journal, 51, 334 - 338.

    2000

    • Sheiham A, Watt R (2000). The common risk factor approach - a rational basis for promoting oral health. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 28, 399 - 406.
    • Watt RGD (2000). Drink consumption in British preschool children: relation to vitamin C, iron and calcium intakes. Journal of Nutrition and Dietetics, 13, 13 - 19.
    • Watt RG, Johnson NW, Warnakulasuriya KA (2000). Action on smoking - opportunities for the dental team. British Dental Journal, 189, 357 - 362.
    • Watt RG (2000). A national survey of infant feeding in Asian families: summary of findings relevant to oral health. British Dental Journal, 188(1), 16 - 20.
    • Watt RGD, Dykes J, Sheiham A (2000). Preschool children's consumption of drinks: implications for dental health. Community Dental Health, 17, 8 - 13.
    • Goes PSA, Sheiham A, Watt R (2000). An epidemiological study of dental pain in Brazilian schoolchildren.. J DENT RES, 79(5), 1198 - 1198.
    • Watt RGR (2000). WHO dietary guidelines, reductions in sugars intakes and decreased dental caries rates amongst pre-school children.

    1999

    • Dykes J, Watt RG, Sheiham A (1999). Drinking patterns and intakes of non-milk extrinsic sugars in British pre-school children (Abstract). British Society for Dental Research, , - .
    • Watt RG, Fuller SS (1999). Oral health promotion - opportunity knocks!. British Dental Journal, 186(1), 3 - 6.
    • Warnakulasuriya KA, Harris CK, Scarrott DM, Watt R, Gelbier S, Peters TJ, Johnson NW (1999). An alarming lack of public awareness towards oral cancer. British Dental Journal, 187(6), 319 - 322.
    • Rodrigues CS, Watt RG, Sheiham A (1999). Effects of dietary guidelines on sugar intake and dental caries in 3-year olds attending nurseries in Brazil. Health Promotion International, 14, 329 - 335.
    • Sheiham A, Watt RG (1999). Inequalities in oral health. In Gordon D, Shaw M, Dorling D, Davey Smith G (Ed.), Inequalities in Health: The evicence presented to the Independent Inquiry into Inequalities in Health, Chaired by Sir Donald Acheson (pp. 240 - 249). : The Policy Press.
    • Watt R, Sheiham A (1999). Inequalities in oral health: a review of the evidence and recommendations for action. British Dental Journal, 187(1), 6 - 12.
    • Watt RG, Sheiham A (1999). Evidence of poor oral health in ethnic minorities (letter). British Dental Journal, 187, 237 - .

    1997

    • Fuller SS, Watt RG (1997). Oral health education materials; whose business is it anyway? (guest leader). Community Dental Health, 14(2), 66 - 68.
    • Edwards DM, Watt RG (1997). Oral health care in the lives of Gypsy travellers in East Hertfordshire. British Dental Journal, 183(7), 252 - 257.
    • (1997). Making oral health promotion work, oral health promotion research group workshop report.
    • Watt RG, Sheiham A (1997). Towards an understanding of young people's concepts of food. Health Education Journal, 56, 340 - 349.
    • Weeks J, Lama M, Watt RG (1997). Dietary practices in preschool children in a deprived inner city London borough.
    • Edwards DM, Watt RG (1997). Diet and hygiene in the lives of Gypsy travellers in Hertfordshire. Community Dental Health, 14(1), 41 - 46.
    • Watt RG (1997). Commentary on effectiveness of oral health promotion.
    • Watt RG (1997). Dental health education: It's time for a change. Health Education Authority, 47, 9 - .
    • Fuller SS, Watt RG (1997). A healthy smile for your child. Oral care for 0-5 year olds.
    • Watt RG (1997). Stages of change for sugar and fat reduction in an adolescent sample. Community Dental Health, 14(2), 102 - 107.
    • Jamel H, Sheiham A, Watt RG, Cowell CR (1997). Sweet preference, consumption of sweet tea and dental caries: studies in urban and rural Iraqi populations. International Dental Journal, 47, 213 - 217.
    • Morgan MJ, Watt RJ (1997). The combination of filters in early vision: a retrospective analysis of the MIRAGE model. Vision Research, 26, 1073 - 1088.
    • Watt RG, Rodrigues C, Sheiham A (1997). The effects of dietary guidelines on sugars intake in Brazilian nursery schools.
    • Watt RG, Sheiham A (1997). Towards an understanding of young people's conceptualisation of food and eating. Health Education Journal, 56(4), 340 - 349.

    1996

    • Podesta JR, Watt RG (1996). A quality assurance review of the patient referral process and user satisfaction of outpatient general anaesthesia services for dental treatment. Community Dental Health, 13(4), 228 - 231.
    • Watt RG, Sheiham A (1996). Dietary behaviour change in adolescence. J DENT RES, 75(5), 1133 - 1133.
    • Naseeb A, Croucher R, Watt RG (1996). Quality assurance practices in the community dental services within the North and South Thames Regions.. Community Dent Health, 13(3), 172 - 174.
    • Jamel HA, Sheiham A, Cowell CR, Watt RG (1996). Taste preference for sweetness in urban and rural populations in Iraq.. J Dent Res, 75(11), 1879 - 1884.
    • Blinkhorn AS, Downer MC, Fuller S, Holloway PJ, Kay EJ, Wanless M, Watt R (1996). Notes on Oral Health.
    • Watt RG, Sheiham A (1996). Dietary patterns and changes in inner city adolescents. J HUM NUTR DIET, 9(6), 451 - 461.

    1995

    • Batchelor PA, Watt RG, Plamping D (1995). The NHS reform programme: implications for dental public health and the community dental services.. Community Dent Health, 12(3), 171 - 174.

    1993

    • Watt RG (1993). The role of users in improving the quality of dental care.. Community Dent Health, 10(1), 89 - 93.

    1991

    • Watt RG, Croucher R (1991). Dentists' perceptions of HIV/AIDS as an occupational hazard: a qualitative investigation.. International dental journal, 41(5), 259 - 264.