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Volume 15 Supplement 1

Proceedings of Prevention in practice - making it happen


Edited by Iain Pretty and Angelo Mariotti

Publication charges for this supplement were funded by Colgate Palmolive. The articles have been through the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. Supplement Editor competing interests: Prof Pretty receives an unrestricted grant from Colgate Palmolive that provides salary costs via the University of Manchester. Prof Pretty has stock holdings via collective managed funds that will include key multinationals who produce and market oral health products. He received funding to attend the conference. He has no other competing interests to declare in relation to this supplement. Prof Mariotti received funding from Colgate Palmolive to attend and present at the Prevention in Practice conference. This was provided in the form of flights, hotel accomodation and subsistence. No one from the Colgate Palmolive Company was involved in the production, assessment or peer review of the manuscript nor was it submitted to them for approval prior to publication. He has no other competing interests to declare in relation to this supplement.

Prevention in practice - making it happen.

Cape Town, South Africa29 June 2014

  1. There is a need to improve access to, and the quality of, service delivery in NHS primary dental care. Building public health thinking and leadership capacity in clinicians from primary care teams was seen as ...

    Authors: Colette Bridgman and Michael G McGrady
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15(Suppl 1):S2
  2. The purpose of this manuscript is to discuss the current available methods to detect early lesions amenable to prevention. The current evidence-based caries understanding, based on biological concepts, involve...

    Authors: J Gomez
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15(Suppl 1):S3
  3. Assessment of the periodontium has relied exclusively on a variety of physical measurements (e.g., attachment level, probing depth, bone loss, mobility, recession, degree of inflammation, etc.) in relation to ...

    Authors: Angelo Mariotti and Arthur F Hefti
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15(Suppl 1):S6
  4. This paper is a summary document of the Prevention in Practice Conference and Special Supplement of BMC Oral Health. It represents the consensus view of the presenters and captures the questions, comments and ...

    Authors: Stephen Birch, Colette Bridgman, Paul Brocklehurst, Roger Ellwood, Juliana Gomez, Michael Helgeson, Amid Ismail, Richard Macey, Angelo Mariotti, Svante Twetman, Philip M Preshaw, Iain A Pretty and Helen Whelton
    Citation: BMC Oral Health 2015 15(Suppl 1):S12

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