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Dental Public Health.


Richards W (1993) Who are our competetors – itdepends on One’s Viewpoint BDJ 175, 233

Richards W (1993) look at if From Where I’m Sitting – I’m a Patient. The Probe 35:5.

Richards W (1993) Swansea Dentists Joins 7000 at the FDI in Sweden and Launches the 1994
Prevention in Practice Award. The Probe 35:12.

Richards W (1995) Shifting the Focus in Dental Care. In Riley et al Releasing Resources to Achieve Health Gain. Radcliffe Press Oxford & New York.

Richards W, Scourfield S (1996) Oral lll Health in a General Dental Practicein S Wales Primary Dental Care 3(1) 14-22.

Richards W (1997) When Hard Work Pays Off. The Probe – June.

Higgs G Richards W (2002) The use of Geographical Information Systems in Examining Variations in Sociodemographic Profiles of Dental Practice Catchments: A Case Study of a Swansea Practice. Primary Dental Care 9(1) 63-69.

Richards W (2002) Oral lll -health and Deprivation Among Patients of a General Dental Practice in South Wales Primary Dental Care. 9(3) 102-112.

Richards W Ameen J (2002) The impact of attendance pattern on oral health in a general dental practice. BDJ 192:697-702.

Richards W (2003) The influence of consumerism on clinical prescription. Bdj 192.

Richards W (2003) Patients’ role in treatment decision-making. BDJ 194.

Richards W (2003) Parental Responsibility. BDJ 194.

Richards W (2003) Beyond the Spin Getting the Real Oral Health CAre in Wales Inaugral Lecture University of Glamorgan.

Richards W (2003) Registration Confusion British Dental Journal. 195,422-423.

Toy A Richards W (2004) A Specialism of Primary Dental Care? Primary Dental Care 11(1) 5-7

Richards W (2004) Oral Health Care British Dental Journal 196 (5) 247-248.

Richards W (2004) Needs and Priorities in Dental Care British Journal of Health Care Management. 10(6) 178-181.

Richards W, Ameen J, Salisbury AM, Higgs G (2005) Reasons For Tooth Extraction in Four General Dental Practices in South Wales British Dental Journal. 198(5) 275-278.

Richards W (2005) Managing Change British Dental Journal 198 6 321.

Richards W (2005) A win win scenario British Dental Journal 198 12 729.

Richards W (2005) Insufficient Incentives British Dental Journal. 199, 515-51

Richards W (2005) NHS: private ratio British Dental Journal. 199, 694-694.

Richards W Ameen J Coll AM (2005) The Community General Dental Practitioner British Journal of Health Care Management (11) 308-312.

Richards W, Evans L (2006) From Rhetoric to Reality: PPI in general dental practice British Care of Health Care Management (12) 50-54.

Richards W (2006) To fill or not to fill British Dental Journal 200, 506-506.

Richards W (2006) Letter to the editor Community Dental Health 23, 124-125.

Richards W Toy A (2007) Improving oral health with the new dental contract British Dental Journal 203:453-455

Marshall K Richards W (2007) There’s no escape! Vital Winter Ed.

Richards W Gear T (2008) Changes in the Balances between Dentist, Patients and Funders in the NHS and their Consequences Primary Dental Care 15(1):145-148

Richards W Ameen J Higgs G (2008) Adapting to change: dental prescriptions British Journal of Health Care Management 14 (11) 500-504

Richards W (2008) Prevention in practice British Dental Journal 205 (3):111

Richards W Harris C Gear T (2009) Oral health-related quality of life British Journal of Health Care Management 15(4) 181-187

Richards W (2009) Moving Goal Posts British Dental Journal 206(5) 237

Richards W Keauffling J (2009) Homeless who accessed a healthy living centre in Swansea, South Wales: an assessment of oral ill-health Primary Dental Care 16(3):94-98

Richards W Razzaq K Higgs G (2009) An audit of Dental General Anaesthetic Referral from a General Dental Practice in South Wales Primary Dental Care 16(4):143-147

Richards W (2009) In search of quality Br Dent J 207(5):189

Richards W Higgs G (2010) An audit of smoking behaviours among patients attending two general dental practices in South Wales: An awareness-raising exercise for the dental team and patients Primary Dental Care 17(2):79-82

Richards W (2010) Dental Care Considerations for Homeless People Dental Nursing 6(6):314-317

Richards W (2010) Change and the Dental Profession British Journal of Health Care Management (in press)

Humphreys R E Richards W Gill P (2010) Perceptions of first year Foundation Dentists on Oral Health Education and its role in General Dental Practice Br Dent J (in press)

Richards W (2010) Commissioning on Evidence Br Dent J editorial (in press)

Richards W Higgs G (2010) letter Br Dent J (in press)




Percapital Prescription need in General Dental Practice.
Collective inquiry into GDP.
Attitude regarding role change.

Research Interests

Reducing Oral Health Inequalities in Communities.
Oral Health Related Quality of life Measurement.

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