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Sir John Walsh Research Institute researcher profile

Professor Murray Thomson

PositionProfessor of Dental Epidemiology and Public Health
DepartmentDepartment of Oral Sciences
QualificationsBSc BDS MComDent(Otago) MA(Leeds) PhD(Adel)
Research summaryDental epidemiology, dental public health, and health services research
TeachingCoordinator of the MComDent programme and DENT 363
Memberships
  • International Association for Dental Research (including the Geriatric Oral Research Group, the Behavioural, Epidemiology and Health Services Research Group, and the Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network)
  • New Zealand Association of Gerontology
  • New Zealand Society for Hospital and Community Dentistry
  • Health Coalition Aotearoa
  • New Zealand Dental Association
  • Royal Society of New Zealand
  • Fellow of the International College of Dentists
  • Fellow of the Academy of Dentistry International
ClinicalDry mouth, self-reported oral health and quality of life

Research

Professor Murray Thomson is an experienced dental researcher and specialist in dental public health. His research falls into the four categories of:

  1. Life-course epidemiology and longitudinal research
  2. Periodontal epidemiology and risk factors
  3. Gerodontological research
  4. Dental public health and health services research

To date, he has published 375 research papers and five book chapters in the scientific literature. His Scopus h index is 50. He is Editor-in-Chief of Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, and Associate Editor for the European Journal of Oral Sciences.

Additional details

Professor Thomson has an extensive international research collaboration network.

Publications

Ha, D. H., Spencer, A. J., Moynihan, P., Thomson, W. M., & Do, L. G. (2021). Excess risk of dental caries from higher free sugars intake combined with low exposure to water fluoridation. Journal of Dental Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00220345211007747

Boyd, D. H., Thomson, W. M., Leon de la Barra, S., Fuge, K. N., van den Heever, R., Butler, B. M., … Foster Page, L. A. (2021). A primary care randomized controlled trial of Hall and conventional restorative techniques. JDR Clinical & Translational Research, 6(2), 205-212. doi: 10.1177/2380084420933154

Ni Riordain, R., Glick, M., Mashhadani, S. S. A. A., Aravamudhan, K., Barrow, J., Cole, D., … Thomson, W. M., … Williams, D. M. (2021). Developing a standard set of patient-centred outcomes for adult oral health: An international, cross-disciplinary consensus. International Dental Journal, 71(1), 40-52. doi: 10.1111/idj.12604

Won, J., Guan, G., Mei, L., Ma, T., Lai, Y., Zafar, S., Mei, M. L., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). A multicenter study of dental curricula in Asia/Pacific nations: The views and experiences of final-year dental students. Journal of Dental Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/jdd.12515

Bidinotto, A. B., Martinez-Steele, E., Cunha-Cruz, J., Thomson, W. M., Hugo, F. N., & Hilgert, J. B. (2021). Food processing and its association with dental caries: Data from NHANES 2011-2014. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12628

Authored Book - Other

Thomson, W. M., Drummond, B. K., Holborow, D. W., Cautley, A. J. J., Ferguson, M. M., & Kruger, E. (1997). Preventive Dental Strategies for Older Populations: A Report to the National Health Committee. Wellington: National Advisory Committee on Health & Disability, 30p.

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Chapter in Book - Research

Thomson, W. M. (2015). Subjective aspects of dry mouth. In G. Carpenter (Ed.), Dry mouth: A clinical guide on causes, effects and treatments. (pp. 103-115). Berlin, Germany: Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-642-55154-3_7

Thomson, W. M., Ikebe, K., Tordoff, J. M., & Campbell, A. J. (2011). Dry mouth and medications. In M. I. MacEntee (Ed.), Oral healthcare and the frail elderly: A clinical perspective. (pp. 51-72). Ames, IA: Blackwell.

Payne, A. G. T., Tawse-Smith, A. A., Thomson, W. M., & Duncan, W. J. (2003). Loading strategies for mandibular implant overdentures. In J. S. Feine & G. E. Carlsson (Eds.), Implant overdentures: The standard of care for edentulous patients. (pp. 111-128). Chicago: Quintessence Publishing Co, Inc.

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Journal - Research Article

Ha, D. H., Spencer, A. J., Moynihan, P., Thomson, W. M., & Do, L. G. (2021). Excess risk of dental caries from higher free sugars intake combined with low exposure to water fluoridation. Journal of Dental Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/00220345211007747

Bidinotto, A. B., Martinez-Steele, E., Cunha-Cruz, J., Thomson, W. M., Hugo, F. N., & Hilgert, J. B. (2021). Food processing and its association with dental caries: Data from NHANES 2011-2014. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12628

Won, J., Guan, G., Mei, L., Ma, T., Lai, Y., Zafar, S., Mei, M. L., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). A multicenter study of dental curricula in Asia/Pacific nations: The views and experiences of final-year dental students. Journal of Dental Education. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1002/jdd.12515

Ni Riordain, R., Glick, M., Mashhadani, S. S. A. A., Aravamudhan, K., Barrow, J., Cole, D., … Thomson, W. M., … Williams, D. M. (2021). Developing a standard set of patient-centred outcomes for adult oral health: An international, cross-disciplinary consensus. International Dental Journal, 71(1), 40-52. doi: 10.1111/idj.12604

Boyd, D. H., Thomson, W. M., Leon de la Barra, S., Fuge, K. N., van den Heever, R., Butler, B. M., … Foster Page, L. A. (2021). A primary care randomized controlled trial of Hall and conventional restorative techniques. JDR Clinical & Translational Research, 6(2), 205-212. doi: 10.1177/2380084420933154

Smith, L., Smith, M., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). Recommendations for improving dental care for dentate home-based older people: A qualitative New Zealand study. Gerodontology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ger.12553

Hasheminejad, N., Hajizamani, H., Malek, M. T., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). Personality characteristics and oral health-related quality of life in an Iranian adult population. International Journal of Dentistry, 2021, 6619123. doi: 10.1155/2021/6619123

Jamieson, L., Kearns, C., Ankeny, R., Hedges, J., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). Neoliberalism and Indigenous oral health inequalities: a global perspective. Community Dental Health. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1922/CDH_00159Jamieson04

Boyd, D. H., Zhang, Y., Smith, L., Adam, L., Foster Page, L., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). Caregivers' understanding of informed consent in a randomized control trial. Journal of Bioethical Inquiry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s11673-020-10085-w

Cheng, M. S., Hsu, K.-H., Thomson, W. M., & Ekambaram, M. (2021). General dental practitioners’ opinions on universal publicly-funded dental care in New Zealand. New Zealand Dental Journal, 117(1), 35-39.

Dixon, H. G., Thomson, W. M., & Ting, G. S. (2021). Dentists’ knowledge and experiences of treating patients with head and neck cancer. New Zealand Dental Journal, 117(1), 15-21.

Hyland, N. F., Smith, M. B., & Thomson, M. W. (2021). The residual dentition among home-based older New Zealanders receiving living support. Gerodontology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ger.12558

Elliott, M. L., Caspi, A., Houts, R. M., Ambler, A., Broadbent, J. M., Hancox, R. J., … Hogan, S., Keenan, R., … Melzer, T. R., … Ramrakha, S., … Righarts, A., … Thomson, W. M., Thorne, P. R., … Wilson, G., … Poulton, R., & Moffitt, T. E. (2021). Disparities in the pace of biological aging among midlife adults of the same chronological age have implications for future frailty risk and policy. Nature Aging, 1(3), 295-308. doi: 10.1038/s43587-021-00044-4

Mansur, E. K. M., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). Evaluation of the Arabic short-form version of the Family Impact Scale (FIS-8). International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ipd.12798

Acharya, S., Acharya, S., Pentapati, K. C., & Thomson, W. M. (2021). Nicotine dependence and its association with health utility ratings among a sample of Indian dental patients. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12629

Hong, C. L., Broadbent, J. M., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Long-term survival of enamel-defect-affected teeth. Caries Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1159/000510304

Horne, P. E., Foster Page, L. A., Leichter, J. W., Knight, E. T., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Psychosocial aspects of periodontal disease diagnosis and treatment: A qualitative study. Journal of Clinical Periodontology, 47, 941-951. doi: 10.1111/jcpe.13309

van Kuijk, M., Smith, M. B., Ferguson, C. A., Kerse, N. M., Teh, R., Gribben, B., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Dentition and nutritional status of aged New Zealanders living in aged residential care. Oral Diseases. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/odi.13536

Olliver, S. J., Broadbent, J. M., Thomson, W. M., & Farella, M. (2020). Occlusal features and TMJ clicking: A 30-Year evaluation from a cohort study. Journal of Dental Research, 99(11), 1245-1251. doi: 10.1177/0022034520936235

Agnew, C. M., Foster Page, L. A., Hibbert, S., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Family impact of child oro-facial cleft. Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal, 57(11), 1291-1297. doi: 10.1177/1055665620936442

Monk, J., Fowler, P., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Oral Health Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) outcomes at the time of orthodontic appliance removal and three months into retention. Australasian Orthodontic Journal, 36(1).

Broadbent, J. M., Murray, C. M., Schwass, D. R., Brosnan, M., Brunton, P. A., Lyons, K. M., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). The dental amalgam phasedown in New Zealand: A 20-year trend. Operative Dentistry, 45(3), 255-264. doi: 10.2341/19-024-c

Broughton, J. R., Lawrence, M. G., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Providing comprehensive dental care improves oral-health-related quality of life of tāngata whaiora (Māori mental health patients). Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 50(1), 108-114. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2020.1726416

Scott, N., Thomson, W. M., & Cathro, P. R. (2020). Traumatic dental injuries among New Zealanders: Findings from a national oral health survey. Dental Traumatology, 36, 25-32. doi: 10.1111/edt.12505

Wimardhani, Y. S., Rahmayanti, F., Maharani, D. A., Mayanti, W., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). The validity and reliability of the Indonesian version of the Summated Xerostomia Inventory. Gerodontology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ger.12494

Hariyani, N., Do, L. G., Spencer, A. J., Thomson, W. M., Scott, J. A., & Ha, D. H. (2020). Maternal caries experience influences offspring's early childhood caries: A birth cohort study. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12568

Bahho, L. A., Thomson, W. M., Foster Page, L. A., & Drummond, B. K. (2020). Dental trauma experience and oral-health-related quality of life among university students. Australian Dental Journal, 65, 220-224. doi: 10.1111/adj.12774

Holden, A. C. L., Adam, L., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). The relationship between professional and commercial obligations in dentistry: A scoping review. British Dental Journal, 228(2), 117-122. doi: 10.1038/s41415-020-1195-5

da Mata, A. D. S. P., Amaral, J. P. d. A. R., Thomson, W. M., Barcelos, F., Patto, J. V., Pereira, R. M. N., … da Silva Marques, D. N. (2020). Patient related outcomes in Sjögren syndrome treated with stimulants of salivary secretion: Randomized clinical trial. Oral Diseases, 26(2), 313-324. doi: 10.1111/odi.13251

Smith, L. A., Smith, M., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Barriers and enablers for dental care among dentate home-based older New Zealanders who receive living support. Gerodontology, 37, 244-252. doi: 10.1111/ger.12464

Ferguson, C. A., Thomson, W. M., Smith, M. B., Kerse, N., Peri, K., & Gribben, B. (2020). Medication taking in a national sample of dependent older people. Research in Social & Administrative Pharmacy, 16, 299-307. doi: 10.1016/j.sapharm.2019.05.010

Bridgman, J. B., Fulton, G., Lou, S. M.-Y., Thomson, W. M., & Goss, A. N. (2020). The New Zealand oral and maxillofacial surgeon workforce in 2017-18: Characteristics, practice and prospects. New Zealand Medical Journal, 133(1513), 11-22. Retrieved from https://www.nzma.org.nz/journal

Devenish, G., Mukhtar, A., Begley, A., Spencer, A. J., Thomson, W. M., Ha, D., … Scott, J. A. (2020). Early childhood feeding practices and dental caries among Australian preschoolers. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 111, 821-828. doi: 10.1093/ajcn/nqaa012

Hong, C. L., Broadbent, J. M., Thomson, W. M., & Poulton, R. (2020). The Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study: Oral health findings and their implications. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 50(1), 35-46. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2020.1716816

Holden, A. C. L., Adam, L., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Dentists' perspectives on commercial practices in private dentistry. JDR Clinical & Translational Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/2380084420975700

Do, L. G., Ha, D. H., Bell, L. K., Devenish, G., Golley, R. K., Leary, S. D., … Thomson, W. M., … Spencer, A. J. (2020). Study of Mothers' and Infants' Life Events affecting oral health (SMILE) birth cohort study: Cohort profile. BMJ Open, 10(10), e041185. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041185

MacEntee, M. I., Brondani, M., Avivi-Arber, L., Bartlett, D., Donnelly, L., Duyck, J., … Thomson, W. M., … Wyatt, C. (2020). Clinical Oral Disorders in Adults Screening Protocol (CODA-SP) from the 2019 Vancouver IADR Consensus Symposium. Gerodontology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ger.12496

Jamieson, L. M., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Xerostomia: Its prevalence and associations in the adult Australian population. Australian Dental Journal, 65(Suppl. 1), S67-S70. doi: 10.1111/adj.12767

Lundbeck, H. J., Smith, M. B., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Clinical validity of self-rated oral health among New Zealand nursing home residents. Gerodontology, 37, 253-257. doi: 10.1111/ger.12458

Stamm, T. A., Omara, M., Bakerc, S. R., Foster Page, L., Thomson, W. M., Benson, P. E., … Bekes, K. (2020). Rasch model of the child perceptions questionnaire in multi-country data. Journal of Dentistry, 93, 103267. doi: 10.1016/j.jdent.2019.103267

Abd Aziz, S., Kuan, S., Jin, E., Loch, C., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Do as I say and not as I do? New Zealand dentists’ oral health practices and advice to patients. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand, 50(1), 178-188. doi: 10.1080/03036758.2019.1656649

Thomson, W. M., & Barak, Y. (2020). Tooth loss and dementia: A critical examination. Journal of Dental Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/0022034520957233

Al-Ani, A. H., Antoun, J. S., Thomson, W. M., Merriman, T. R., & Farella, M. (2020). Common variants of EDA are associated with non-syndromic hypodontia. Orthodontics & Craniofacial Research. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/ocr.12419

Holden, A. C. L., Adam, L., & Thomson, W. M. (2020). Overtreatment as an ethical dilemma in Australian private dentistry: A qualitative exploration. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12592

Sugden, K., Hannon, E. J., Arseneault, L., Belsky, D. W., Broadbent, J. M., Corcoran, D. L., Hancox, R. J., … Poulton, R., … Thomson, W. M., … Caspi, A. (2019). Establishing a generalized polyepigenetic biomarker for tobacco smoking. Translational Psychiatry, 9, 92. doi: 10.1038/s41398-019-0430-9

Rasmussen, L. J. H., Caspi, A., Ambler, A., Broadbent, J. M., Cohen, H. J., d'Arbeloff, T., … Hancox, R. J., … Hogan, S., … Ireland, D., Knodt, A. R., Meredith-Jones, K., … Morrison, L., Poulton, R., Ramrakha, S., … Sneddon, K., Thomson, W. M., … Moffitt, T. E. (2019). Association of neurocognitive and physical function with gait speed in midlife. JAMA Network Open, 2(10), e1913123. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2019.13123

Acharya, S., Acharya, S., Pentapati, K. C., & Thomson, W. M. (2019). Dental health state utilities among dental patients. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 79, 147-153. doi: 10.1111/jphd.12306

Thomson, W. M., He, S. L., & Elani, H. W. (2019). Self-report oral health and disease experience among adults in China and NZ. Clinical Oral Investigations, 23, 2123-2128. doi: 10.1007/s00784-018-2652-2

Fan, W.-Y., Tiang, N., Broadbent, J. M., & Thomson, M. (2019). Occurrence, associations, and impacts of nocturnal parafunction, daytime parafunction, and temporomandibular symptoms in 38-year-old individuals. Journal of Oral & Facial Pain & Headache, 33(3), 254-259. doi: 10.11607/ofph.2221

Bateson, M., Aviv, A., Bendix, L., Benetos, A., Ben-Shlomo, Y., Bojesen, S. E., … Thomson, W. M., … Nettle, D. (2019). Smoking does not accelerate leucocyte telomere attrition: A meta-analysis of 18 longitudinal cohorts. Royal Society Open Science, 6(6), 190420. doi: 10.1098/rsos.190420

Lamb, A. W., Hong, C. L., De Silva, H. L., Thomson, W. M., & Broadbent, J. M. (2019). New Zealand oral health practitioners' cross-infection control practices. New Zealand Dental Journal, 115(1), 5-10.

Innes, N. P. T., Chu, C. H., Fontana, M., Lo, E. C. M., Thomson, W. M., Uribe, S., … Schwendicke, F. (2019). A century of change towards prevention and minimal intervention in cariology. Journal of Dental Research, 98(6), 611-617. doi: 10.1177/0022034519837252

Thomson, W. M., Broadbent, J. M., Caspi, A., Poulton, R., & Moffitt, T. E. (2019). Childhood IQ predicts age-38 oral disease experience and service-use. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 47, 252-258. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12451

Hyland, N., Smith, M. B., Gribben, B., & Thomson, W. M. (2019). The residual dentition among New Zealanders in aged residential care. Gerodontology, 36, 216-222. doi: 10.1111/ger.12414

Bell, L. K., Schammer, C., Devenish, G., Ha, D., Thomson, M. W., Spencer, J. A., … Golley, R. K. (2019). Dietary patterns and risk of obesity and early childhood caries in Australian toddlers: Findings from an Australian cohort study. Nutrients, 11(11), 2828. doi: 10.3390/nu11112828

Polonowita, A. D., Thomson, W. M., & Thorburn, D. N. (2019). Clinical efficacy of a simplified approach to managing chronic temporomandibular disorders: Evidence from a 1-year case series. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology & Oral Radiology, 128(3), 227-234. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2019.06.008

Ling, M., Soon, S., & Thomson, W. M. (2019). New Zealanders' opinions on public funding for adult dental care. New Zealand Dental Journal, 115(4), 127-131.

Foster Page, L., Gilchrist, F., Broder, H. L., Clark, E., & Thomson, W. M. (2019). A comparison of three child OHRQoL measures. Dentistry, 7(1), 19. doi: 10.3390/dj7010019

Thomson, W. M., Ibrahim, H., Lyons, K. M., Foster Page, L. A., & Hanlin, S. M. (2019). Personality, xerostomia and OHRQoL among 35-54-year-olds. Acta Odontologica Scandinavica, 77(2), 114-118. doi: 10.1080/00016357.2018.1510138

Clark, E., Thomson, W. M., & Foster Page, L. (2018). Improving oral-health-related quality of life: Findings from an in-school toothbrushing programme. New Zealand Dental Journal, 114(3), 100-106.

Schwendicke, F., Splieth, C. H., Thomson, W. M., Reda, S., Stolpe, M., & Foster Page, L. (2018). Cost-effectiveness of caries-preventive fluoride varnish applications in clinic settings among patients of low, moderate and high risk. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 46(1), 8-16. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12320

Al Balushi, S., Thomson, W. M., & Al-Harthi, L. (2018). Dental age estimation of Omani children using Demirjian's method. Saudi Dental Journal, 30(3), 208-213. doi: 10.1016/j.sdentj.2018.04.005

Thomson, W. M., & Broder, H. L. (2018). Oral-health-related quality of life in children and adolescents. Pediatric Clinics of North America, 65(5), 1073-1084. doi: 10.1016/j.pcl.2018.05.015

Ma, R., Hwang, K.-C., Murray, C., Thomson, W. M., Farella, M., & Mei, L. (2018). Clinical dental noise and its association with the hearing thresholds of New Zealand dental students and clinical staff. New Zealand Dental Journal, 114(2), 73-78.

Stephenson, M. H. G., Sweetapple, K. M., & Thomson, W. M. (2018). Oral health knowledge and attitudes among care facility staff caring for older people. New Zealand Dental Journal, 114(1), 4-12.

Reda, S. F., Reda, S. M., Thomson, W. M., & Schwendicke, F. (2018). Inequality in utilization of dental services: A systematic review and meta-analysis. American Journal of Public Health, 108(2), e1-e7. doi: 10.2105/ajph.2017.304180

Ballantyne, P. J., Norris, P., Parachuru, V. P., & Thomson, W. M. (2018). Becoming a ‘pharmaceutical person’: Medication use trajectories from age 26 to 38 in a representative birth cohort from Dunedin, New Zealand. SSM Population Health, 4, 37-44. doi: 10.1016/j.ssmph.2017.11.002

Shearer, D. M., Thomson, W. M., Cameron, C. M., Ramrakha, S., Wilson, G., Wong, T. Y., Williams, M. J. A., McLean, R., Theodore, R., & Poulton, R. (2018). Periodontitis and multiple markers of cardiometabolic risk in the fourth decade: A cohort study. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 46(6), 615-623. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12414

Listl, S., Broadbent, J. M., Thomson, W. M., Stock, C., Shen, J., Steele, J., … Jürges, H. (2018). Childhood socioeconomic conditions and teeth in older adulthood: Evidence from SHARE wave 5. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 46(1), 78-87. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12332

Smith, L. A., Schwendicke, F., Baker, S. R., Thomson, W. M., Fontana, M., & Foster Page, L. A. (2018). Facilitators for, and barriers to, 12 New Zealand dentists' implementation of non-invasive and micro-invasive methods of managing non-cavitated proximal lesions in their clinical practice. New Zealand Dental Journal, 114(3), 125-133.

Hunt, G. R., Foster Page, L. A., & Thomson, W. M. (2018). Dental treatment of children under general anaesthesia in District Health Boards in New Zealand. New Zealand Dental Journal, 114(4), 156-163.

Foster Page, L. A., Boyd, D., Stevenson, A., Goad, K., Sim, D., & Thomson, W. M. (2018). The effect of bitewing radiography on estimates of dental caries experience among children differs according to their disease experience. BMC Oral Health, 18, 137. doi: 10.1186/s12903-018-0596-1

Thomson, W. M., Smith, M. B., Ferguson, C. A., Kerse, N. M., Peri, K., & Gribben, B. (2018). Oral status, cognitive function and dependency among New Zealand nursing home residents. Gerodontology, 35(3), 185-191. doi: 10.1111/ger.12337

Boyd, D. H., Foster Page, L., & Thomson, W. M. (2018). The Hall Technique and conventional restorative treatment in New Zealand children's primary oral health care: Clinical outcomes at two years. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry, 28(2), 180-188. doi: 10.1111/ipd.12324

Mejia, G. C., Elani, H. W., Harper, S., Thomson, W. M., Ju, X., Kawachi, I., … Jamieson, L. M. (2018). Socioeconomic status, oral health and dental disease in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. BMC Oral Health, 18, 176. doi: 10.1186/s12903-018-0630-3

Ngo, D. Y. J., Thomson, W. M., Subramaniam, M., Abdin, E., & Ang, K.-Y. (2018). The oral health of long-term psychiatric inpatients in Singapore. Psychiatry Research, 266, 203-211. doi: 10.1016/j.psychres.2018.05.048

Vargas-Ferreira, F., Peres, M. A., Dumith, S. C., Thomson, W. M., & Demarco, F. F. (2018). Association of pre- peri- and postnatal factors with developmental defects of enamel in schoolchildren. Journal of Clinical Pediatric Dentistry, 42(2), 125-134. doi: 10.17796/1053-4628-42.2.8

Schwendicke, F., Foster Page, L. A., Smith, L. A., Fontana, M., Thomson, W. M., & Baker, S. R. (2018). To fill or not to fill: A qualitative cross-country study on dentists' decisions in managing non-cavitated proximal caries lesions. Implementation Science, 13(1), 54. doi: 10.1186/s13012-018-0744-7

Amaral, J. P. d. A. R., Marques, D. N. d. S., Thomson, W. M., Vinagre, A. R. R., & da Mata, A. D. S. P. (2018). Validity and reliability of a Portuguese version of the Summated Xerostomia Inventory-5. Gerodontology, 35(1), 33-37. doi: 10.1111/ger.12313

He, S., & Thomson, W. M. (2018). An oral epidemiological comparison of Chinese and New Zealand adults in 2 key age groups. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 46(2), 154-160. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12348

Baker, S. R., Foster Page, L., Thomson, W. M., Broomhead, T., Bekes, K., Benson, P. E., … Gibson, B. J. (2018). Structural determinants and children's oral health: A cross-national study. Journal of Dental Research, 97(10), 1129-1136. doi: 10.1177/0022034518767401

Smith, L. A., Tumilty, E., Foster Page, L., Thomson, W. M., & Gibson, B. (2018). Children’s rights in their oral health care. International Journal of Children's Rights, 26(2), 354-378. doi: 10.1163/15718182-02602010

Elani, H. W., Harper, S., Thomson, W. M., Espinoza, I. L., Mejia, G. C., Ju, X., … Kaufman, J. S. (2017). Social inequalities in tooth loss: A multinational comparison. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 45(3), 266-274. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12285

Antoun, J. S., Thomson, W. M., Merriman, T. R., Rongo, R., & Farella, M. (2017). Impact of skeletal divergence on oral health-related quality of life and self-reported jaw function. Korean Journal of Orthodontics, 47(3), 186-194. doi: 10.4041/kjod.2017.47.3.186

Ukra, A., Foster Page, L. A., Thomson, W. M., Knight, R. G., & Farella, M. (2017). Self-report of temporomandibular joint clicking and psychological factors: Is there an association? Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 44(7), 511-516. doi: 10.1111/joor.12514

Foster Page, L. A., Beckett, D., Ahmadi, R., Schwass, D. R., Leon de la Barra, S., Moffat, S. M., Meldrum, A., & Thomson, W. M. (2017). Resin infiltration of caries in primary molars in a community setting: 24-month randomized controlled trial findings. JDR Clinical & Translational Research, 2(3), 287-294. doi: 10.1177/2380084417699400

Ibrahim, H., Lyons, K. M., Armfield, J. M., & Thomson, W. M. (2017). Performance of the Index of Dental Anxiety and Fear in a population-based sample of adults. Australian Dental Journal, 62(4), 478-484. doi: 10.1111/adj.12541

Tirtawijaya, J., Thomson, W. M., Broadbent, J. M., Peake, B. M., & Brownie, P. A. (2017). Fluoride concentration in Dunedin (New Zealand) drinking water. New Zealand Dental Journal, 113(1), 11-16.

Moffat, S. M., Foster Page, L. A., & Thomson, W. M. (2017). New Zealand’s School Dental Service over the decades: Its response to social, political, and economic influences, and the effect on oral health inequalities. Frontiers in Public Health, 5, 177. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2017.00177

Boyd, D. H., Foster Page, L. A., Thomson, W. M., Innes, N. P., & Marshall, D. (2017). A feasibility study of stainless steel crowns placed with the Hall Technique for primary molar carious lesion management in New Zealand primary oral health care. New Zealand Dental Journal, 113(2), 14-21.

Al-Ani, A. H., Antoun, J. S., Thomson, W. M., Merriman, T. R., & Farella, M. (2017). Maternal smoking during pregnancy is associated with offspring hypodontia. Journal of Dental Research, 96(9), 1014-1019. doi: 10.1177/0022034517711156

Naysmith, K., & Thomson, W. M. (2017). Molar-incisor hypomineralisation: A review of its public health aspects. New Zealand Dental Journal, 113(4), 21-29.

Antoun, J. S., Thomson, W. M., Merriman, T. R., & Farella, M. (2017). Self-reported oral behaviour habits in hyperdivergent and normodivergent facial types. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 44(1), 16-21. doi: 10.1111/joor.12452

Smith, M. B., & Thomson, W. M. (2017). ‘Not on the radar’: Dentists' perspectives on the oral health care of dependent older people. Gerodontology, 34(1), 90-100. doi: 10.1111/ger.12227

Moore, D., Poynton, M., Broadbent, J. M., & Thomson, W. M. (2017). The costs and benefits of water fluoridation in NZ. BMC Oral Health, 17, 134. doi: 10.1186/s12903-017-0433-y

Schuch, H. S., Haag, D. G., Kapellas, K., Arantes, R., Peres, M. A., Thomson, W. M., & Jamieson, L. M. (2017). The magnitude of Indigenous and non-Indigenous oral health inequalities in Brazil, New Zealand and Australia. Community Dentistry & Oral Epidemiology, 45(5), 434-441. doi: 10.1111/cdoe.12307

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