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Life-course research in oral health: the Dunedin Study

This is prospective observational research into the natural history of oral health, and disease in a representative birth cohort now in adulthood. This study is providing unprecedented information on the natural history of oral health, and disease.

Broadbent JM, Thomson WM, Ramrakha S, Moffitt TE, Zeng J, Foster Page LA, Poulton R. Community water fluoridation and intelligence. American Journal of Public Health, 105: 72-76 (2015).

Zeng J, Williams SM, Fletcher DJ, Cameron CM, Broadbent JM, Shearer DM, Thomson WM. Re-examining the periodontal effects of smoking and periodontitis in the Dunedin study with an enhanced analytical approach. Journal of Periodontology 85: 1390-1397 (2014).

Broadbent JM, Foster Page LA, Thomson WM, Poulton R. Dental caries in the permanent dentition through the first half of life. British Dental Journal 215: E12 (2013).

Thomson WM, Shearer DM, Broadbent JM, Foster Page LA, Poulton R. The natural history of periodontitis experience during the third and fourth decades of life. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 40: 672-680 (2013).

Thomson WM, JM Broadbent, LA Foster Page, R Poulton. Antecedents and associations of root surface caries experience among 38-year-olds. Caries Research 47: 128-134 (2013).

Thomson WM. Social inequality in oral health. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology 40 (Suppl. 2): 28-32 (2012).

Thomson WM, Caspi A, Poulton R, Moffitt TE, Broadbent JM. Personality and oral health. European Journal of Oral Sciences 119: 366-372 (2011).

Shearer DM, Thomson WM, Broadbent JM, Poulton R. Maternal oral health predicts their children's caries experience in adulthood. Journal of Dental Research 90: 672-677 (2011).

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