Professor Anthony Blinkhorn

Professor, Head of Discipline of Population Oral Health

C24 - Westmead Hospital
The University of Sydney

Telephone +61 2 88214361
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Biographical details

Professor Blinkhorn has held senior academic and clinical positions at the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow and Manchester. He was an adviser to the English Department of Health. Currently in addition to his University of Sydney role, he is Editor of the Health Education Journal, Director of the Australian Beacon Centre for the Global Child Dental taskforce and Honorary Professor at the University of NSW. He was given the prestigious Trendley Dean Distinguished Scientist award by the IADR in 2006 and the Queen presented him an OBE in 2005 for his services to children with special needs.

Research interests

The Department of Population Oral Health has a number of research themes. One focus of research is on improving the Oral Health of Aboriginal children and utilizing the services of Aboriginal Health Workers. The research is supported by Grants received from NHMRC, OATSIH, Dental Council of New South Wales, Centre for Aboriginal Health and the Centre for Oral Health Strategy. In addition, Professor Blinkhorn is the Director of Beacon Centre for the Global Child Dental Health Taskforce. Other research includes a water fluoridation surveillance program, an evaluation of rural placements for dental students and investigating the feeding patterns of toddlers living in deprived areas of Sydney.

Selected grants

2013

  • Provision of training to Aboriginal Health Workers in oral health and conduct associated evaluation research; Walker D, Blinkhorn A; National Rural Health Alliance Inc/Rural Health Continuing Education Stream Two (RHCE2).

2012

  • Aboriginal Health Worker led prevention of early childhood caries in Aboriginal children; Blinkhorn A, Blinkhorn F, Brown N; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.

2011

  • The development and evaluation of an aboriginal health worker oral health training program; Walker D, Blinkhorn A; Department of Health and Ageing (Federal)/Targeted Prevention Programs.
  • Improving the Oral Health of Young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Children through a Community Led Health Promotion Intervention; Blinkhorn A, Brown N, Walker D; Dental Board of NSW/Research Support.
  • A longitudinal cohort study to assess the role of feeding practices on dental caries in preschool children living in disadvantaged areas of New South Wales; Arora A, Blinkhorn A, Scott J; Australian Dental Research Foundation/Research Support.

2010

  • Implementation and sustainability of non-surgical intervention for dental caries in general dental practice; Evans W, Blinkhorn A, Carter S; National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC)/Project Grants.
  • Process analysis of the Monitor Practice Program Implementation; Sbaraini A, Evans W, Blinkhorn A, Carter S; Australian Dental Research Foundation/Research Support.
  • Baseline Survey on the Oral Health of Children on IV Bisphosphonates.; Bhatt R, Blinkhorn A, Hibbert S, Munns C; Australian Dental Research Foundation/Research Support.

2009

  • Mandibular Implant Overdentures- A Clinical Pilot Study; Scholz S, Klineberg I, Blinkhorn A; Dental Board of NSW/Research Support.
  • An assessment of the oral health of group of factory workers; Solomon R, Blinkhorn A, Arora M; Australian Dental Research Foundation/Research Support.

2008

  • Assessing the effectiveness of water fluoridation to improve dental health and reduce inequalities; Blinkhorn A, Arora M; New South Wales Department of Health/Research Support.
  • Assessing the effectiveness of water fluoridation to improve dental health and reduce inequalities; Blinkhorn A; Centre for Oral Health Strategy (NSW)/Research Support.

Selected publications

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Book Chapters

  • Blinkhorn, A., Mekertichian, K. (2013). Fluoride and dental health. In Angus C Cameron ; Richard P Widmer (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry Fourth Edition, (pp. 63-78). Britain: Mosby Elsevier.
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Introduction to the dental surgery. In Welbury, Duggal and Hosey (Eds.), Paediatric Dentistry, (pp. 17-33). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.

Journals

  • George, A., Duff, M., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S. (2014). Piloting of an oral health education programme and knowledge test for midwives. Contemporary Nurse, 46(2), 180-186. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Commentary on Summary of: Cultural differences in clinical leadership: a qualitative study comparing the attitudes of general dental practitioners from Greater Manchester and Tokyo. British Dental Journal, 215(10), 515-515. [More Information]
  • Skinner, J., Johnson, G., Phelan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Dental caries in 14- and 15-year-olds in New South Wales, Australia. BMC Public Health, 13(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Johnson, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Faculty staff and rural placement supervisors pre- and post-placement perceptions of a clinical rural placement programme in NSW Australia. European Journal of Dental Education, 17(1), e100-e108. [More Information]
  • Sbaraini, A., Carter, S., Evans, W., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). How do dentists and their teams incorporate evidence about preventive care? An empirical study. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 41(5), 401-414. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Yeung, C., Jamous, I., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Interventions for the restorative care of amelogenesis imperfecta in children and adolescents (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (6), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Noller, J., Skinner, J., Blinkhorn, A., Dawson, G. (2013). Oral health promotion in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 24(3), 125-127. [More Information]
  • Davies, R., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Preventing Dental Caries: Part 1 The Scientific Rationale for Preventive Advice. Dental Update, 40(9), 719-726. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A., Davies, R. (2013). Preventing Dental Caries: Part 2. Case Studies in Prevention. Dental Update, 40(10), 814-819.
  • Wallace, J., Blinkhorn, A., Blinkhorn, F. (2013). Reflective folios for dental hygiene students: what do they tell us about residential aged care student placement experience? European Journal of Dental Education, 17(4), 236-240. [More Information]
  • Mullen, L., Higgins, O., Redmayne, B., Keegan, L., Blinkhorn, A., Blinkhorn, F. (2013). The impact of dental disease on a sample Aboriginal adults living in the Central Coast region of New South Wales Australia. Social Science and Dentistry, 2(2), 73-79.
  • Johnson, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). The influence of a clinical rural placement programme on the work location of new dental graduates from the University of Sydney, NSW, Australia. European Journal of Dental Education, 17(4), 229-235. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Blinkhorn, A., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Yeo, A., Ellis, S. (2013). The oral health status, practices and knowledge of pregnant women in south-western Sydney. Australian Dental Journal, 58(1), 26-33. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Blinkhorn, A., Ajwani, S., Ellis, S., Bhole, S. (2013). Views of pregnant women in South Western Sydney towards dental care and an oral-health program initiated by midwives. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 24(3), 178-184. [More Information]
  • Fukai, K., Ohno, H., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). A cross-sectional survey investigating care of the primary dentition by paediatric dental specialists in Japan and the UK. International Dental Journal, 62(4), 203-207. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, F., Brown, N., Freeman, R., Humphris, G., Martin, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). A phase II clinical trial of a dental health education program delivered by aboriginal health workers to prevent early childhood caries. BMC Public Health, 12, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Christian, B., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). A review of dental caries in Australian Aboriginal children: the health inequalities perspective. Rural and Remote Health, 12(4), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Johnson, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Assessment of a dental rural teaching program. European Journal of Dentistry, 6(3), 235-243. [More Information]
  • Arora, A., Bedros, D., Bhole, S., Do, L., Scott, J., Blinkhorn, A., Schwarz, E. (2012). Child and family health nurses' experiences of oral health of preschool children: a qualitative approach. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 72(2), 149-155. [More Information]
  • Laurence, A., Lewis, P., Dixon, A., Redmayne, B., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Dental caries and dental fluorosis in children on the NSW Central Coast: a cross-sectional study of fluoridated and non-fluoridated areas. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 36(3), 297-298. [More Information]
  • Sbaraini, A., Carter, S., Evans, W., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Experiences of dental care: what do patients value? BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • McGrath, C., Lawrence, H., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Guest Editorial on the Festschrift "Challenges in population oral health for the 21st Century". Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 40(Suppl 2), 1-4.
  • Arora, A., McNab, M., Lewis, M., Hilton, G., Blinkhorn, A., Schwarz, E. (2012). I can't relate it to teeth: a qualitative approach to evaluate oral health education materials for preschool children in New South Wales, Australia. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 22(4), 302-309. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Duff, M., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S. (2012). Midwives and oral health care during pregnancy: perceptions of pregnant women in south-western Sydney, Australia. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(7-8), 1087-1096. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). The dental health of 5 year-old children living in Damascus Syria. Community Dental Health, 29(3), 209-213. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Walsh, T., Worthington, H., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Whitehead, H., Tickle, M. (2011). A Cluster-randomized Controlled Trial: Fluoride Varnish in School Children. Journal of Dental Research, 90(11), 1306-1311. [More Information]
  • Lalloo, R., Johnson, N., Blinkhorn, A., Ichim, P. (2011). Australian dental students views on a compulsory internship scheme. Health Education Journal, 70(4), 468-474. [More Information]
  • Arora, A., Scott, J., Bhole, S., Do, L., Schwarz, E., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Early childhood feeding practices and dental caries in preschool children: a multi-centre birth cohort study. BMC Public Health, 11(28), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Bazrafshani, M., Poulton, K., Jaber, S., Naeem, E., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Enamelin/ameloblastin gene polymorphisms in autosomal amelogenesis imperfecta among Syrian families. Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry, 2(1), 16-22. [More Information]
  • Sbaraini, A., Carter, S., Evans, W., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). How to do a grounded theory study: a worked example of a study of dental practices. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11(128), 1-10. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Duff, M., Blinkhorn, A., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Ellis, S. (2011). Maintaining oral health during pregnancy: Perceptions of midwives in Southwest Sydney. Collegian, 18(2), 71-79. [More Information]
  • George, A., Shamim, S., Johnson, M., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S., Andrews, K. (2011). Periodontal treatment during pregnancy and birth outcomes: a meta-analysis of randomised trials. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare (online), 9(2), 122-147. [More Information]
  • Cashmore, A., Noller, J., Ritchie, J., Johnson, B., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Reorienting a paediatric oral health service towards prevention: lessons from a qualitative study of dental professionals. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 22(1), 17-21. [More Information]
  • Arora, A., Schwarz, E., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Risk factors for early childhood caries in disadvantaged populations. Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry, 2, 223-228.
  • Johnson, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Student opinions on a rural placement program in New South Wales, Australia. Rural and Remote Health, 11(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Summary of: Modelling the impact of process variables in community fluoridated milk schemes on a population of UK schoolchildren. British Dental Journal, 210(10), 472-473. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Summary of: What motivates dentists to work in prisons? A qualitative exploration. British Dental Journal, 11(4), 177-177. [More Information]
  • Cashmore, A., Noller, J., Johnson, B., Ritchie, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Taking the pain out of waiting: The oral health counselling experiences of parents of children with extensive dental caries. Health Education Journal, 70(4), 407-419.
  • Lalloo, R., Johnson, N., Blinkhorn, A., Ichim, P. (2010). Australian dental students views on a compulsory internship scheme. Health Education Journal, , 1-7. [More Information]
  • Cashmore, A., Phelan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Dental caries in children. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 21, 184-185. [More Information]
  • Morgan, M., Blinkhorn, A., Lalloo, R. (2010). Dental Health Must Be Included in Health Care Reforms. Health Issues, 103, 9-10.
  • Green, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). How can inequalities in the Oral Health of Australian Aboriginal people be addressed? International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 48(4), 107-110.
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Influencing patients' oral hygiene behaviour. Evidence-Based Dentistry, 11(2), 41. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Ellis, S., Dahlen, H., Blinkhorn, A., Bhole, S., Ajwani, S. (2010). New role for midwives promoting dental health. Australian Nursing Journal, 18(1), 37. [More Information]
  • Doherty, M., Blinkhorn, A., Vane, E. (2010). Oral health in the Pacific Islands. International Dental Journal, 60, 122-128. [More Information]
  • Arora, A., Evans, W., Sivaneswaran, S., Narayan Sujeer, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Parental support for water fluoridation in Lithgow, New South Wales. Australian Dental Journal, 55, 417-422. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S., Bhole, S., Ajwani, S. (2010). Promoting oral health during pregnancy: current evidence and implications for Australian midwives. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19(23-24), 3324-3333. [More Information]
  • Sivaneswaran, S., Chong, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Successful fluoride plebiscite in the township of Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 70(2), 163-166. [More Information]
  • MacFarlane, T., Blinkhorn, A., Stevenson, L., Coulthard, P. (2010). Third Molar Removal and Orofacial Pain: A Population-Based Survey. eJournal of Oral And Maxillofacial Research (JOMR), 1(3), e4-1-e4-6. [More Information]
  • Tickle, M., Jones, C., Buchanan, K., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Humphris, G. (2009). A prospective study of dental anxiety in a cohort of children followed from 5 to 9 years of age. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 19(19), 225-232. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A., Gittani, J. (2009). A Qualitative Evaluation of the Views of Community Workers on the Dental Health Education Material Available in New South Wales for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities. Health Education Journal, 68(4), 314-319. [More Information]
  • Phelan, C., Byun, R., Skinner, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2009). Child Dental Health Survey 2007: a snapshot of the oral health status of primary school-aged children in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 20(3-4), 40-45. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2009). Comparison of the dental health of adults and children living in NSW with their couterparts in the US and UK. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 20(3-4), 52-55. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Blinkhorn, F., Blinkhorn, A. (2009). IL-10 Gene Ploymorphisms, Periodontal Disease and Intrauterine Growth Restriction: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 47(3), 79-87.
  • Wright, C., Blinkhorn, A., Saberi, V. (2009). Improved oral health information for NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 20(3-4), 37-39.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Bartold, P., Cullinan, M., Madden, T., Marshall, R., Raphael, S., Seymour, G. (2009). Is there a role for triclosan/copolymer toothpaste in the management of periodontal disease? British Dental Journal, 207(3), 117-125. [More Information]
  • Nwachukwu, A., Egenege, A., Nwachukwu, P., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). A Progress report on a community based HIV/AIDS Health Education Programme in Rural Nigeria. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 46(4), 128-132.
  • Davies, G., Boothman, N., Duxbury, J., Davies, R., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). An investigation of non-participation in health promotion interventions and its impact on population level outcome. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 46(3), 107-112.
  • Downer, M., Drugan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). Correlates of dental caries in 12-year-old children in Europe: a cross-sectional analysis. Community Dental Health, 25(2), 70-78. [More Information]
  • Onohwosafe, P., Egenege, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). Drug use among secondary school children in Central Delta State, Nigeria. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 46(1), 33-34.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Lucarotti, S., Milsom, K. (2008). English general dental practitioners' views on the new contract: The problems of collecting information in a time of change. Health Education Journal, 67(3), 231-239.
  • Milsom, K., Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). Is School Dental Screening a Political or a Scientific Intervention? Journal of Dental Research, 87(10), 896-899. [More Information]
  • Gorter, R., Freeman, R., Hammen, S., Murtomaa, H., Blinkhorn, A., Humphris, G. (2008). Psychological stress and health in undergraduate dental students: fifth year outcomes compared with first year baseline results from five European dental schools. European Journal of Dental Education, 12(2), 61-68. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2008). The incidence of dental caries in the primary molar teeth of young children receiving National Health Service funded dental care in practices in the North West of England. British Dental Journal, online, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Threlfall, A., Pine, K., Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A., Kearney-Mitchell, P. (2008). The introduction of the new dental contract in England - a baseline qualitative assessment. British Dental Journal, 204(2), 59-62. [More Information]
  • Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A., Milsom, K. (2008). The Occurrence of Dental Pain and Extractions over a 3-Year Period in a Cohort of Children Aged 3-6 Years. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 68(2), 63-69. [More Information]
  • Dailey, Y., Milsom, K., Pilkington, L., Blinkhorn, A., Threlfall, A., Tickle, M. (2007). A qualitative investigation of the influence of time since graduation on English dentists' approach to the care of young children. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 17(5), 336-344. [More Information]
  • Tickle, M., Threlfall, A., Pilkington, L., Milsom, K., Duggal, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Approaches taken to the treatment of young children with carious primary teeth: a national cross-sectional survey of general dental practitioners and paediatric specialists in England. British Dental Journal, 203(2), E4-1-E4-6. [More Information]
  • Baric, L., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Consumer-driven embedded health promotion and health education. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 45(3), 87-92.
  • Threlfall, A., Hunt, C., Milsom, K., Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Exploring factors that influence general dental practitioners when providing advice to help prevent caries in children. British Dental Journal, 202(4), E10-1-E10-4. [More Information]
  • Threlfall, A., Milsom, K., Hunt, C., Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Exploring the content of the advice provided by general dental practitioners to help prevent caries in young children. British Dental Journal, 202(3), E9-1-E9-4. [More Information]
  • Threlfall, A., King, D., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2007). General dental practioners's views on dental general anaesthetic services. Community Dental Health, 24, 93-96.
  • Threlfall, A., King, D., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2007). General dental practitioners views on dental general anaesthesia services. Community Dental Health, 24(2), 93-96. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Drucker, D., Hutchinson, I., Bazrafshani, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphism and gingivitis in children. Oral Diseases, 13(3), 308-313. [More Information]
  • Lowe, C., Blinkhorn, A., Worthington, H., Craven, R. (2007). Testing the effect of including oral health in general health checks for elderly patients in medical practice - a randomized controlled trial. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 35(1), 12-17. [More Information]
  • North, S., Davidson, L., Blinkhorn, A., Mackie, I. (2007). The effects of a long wait for children's dental general anaesthesia. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print). [More Information]
  • Downer, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). The next stages in researching water fluoridation: evaluation and surveillance. Health Education Journal, 66(3), 211-220.
  • Tickle, M., Yeung, C., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). The prescription and outcomes of fissure sealants applied to a group of high caries risk children by general dental practitioners working in the North West of England. Community Dental Health, 24, 135-139. [More Information]
  • Elkind, A., Watts, C., Qualtrough, A., Blinkhorn, A., Potter, C., Duxbury, J., Blinkhorn, F., Taylor, I., Turner, R. (2007). The use of outreach clinics for teaching undergraduate restorative dentistry. British Dental Journal, 203(3), 127-132.
  • Elkind, A., Watts, C., Qualtrough, A., Blinkhorn, A., Potter, C., Duxbury, J., Blinkhorn, F., Taylor, I., Turner, R. (2007). The use of outreach clinics for teaching undergraduate restorative dentistry. British Dental Journal, 203(3), 127-132. [More Information]
  • Downer, M., Drugan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). A critique of the Brushing for Life programme. Health Education Journal, 1, 84-92.
  • Smith, M., Lennon, M., Brook, A., Blinkhorn, F., Blinkhorn, A., Robinson, P. (2006). A randomised controlled trial of the effect of outreach placement on treatment planning by dental students. British Dental Journal, 201(Suppl. 5), 27-31. [More Information]
  • Threlfall, A., Milsom, K., Catleugh, M., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2006). A survey of school dental screening practise in community dental services of England and Wales in 2003. Community Dental Health, 23, 236-238. [More Information]
  • Sattarzadeh, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). Dental care for the neglected mouth of an adolescent with cerebral palsy: a case report. Dental Update, 33(2), 117-122. [More Information]
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., Buchanan, K., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). Dental screening in schools: the views of parents, teachers and school nurses. British Dental Journal, 201(12), 769-773. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Drucker, D., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). Interleukin-10 Haplotype Frequencies in Children With Gingivitis. Journal Of Periodontology, 77(9), 1503-1509. [More Information]
  • Downer, M., Drugan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). Salaried services in the delivery of dental care in Western industrialised countries: implications for the National Health Service in England. International Dental Journal, 56(1), 7-16. [More Information]
  • Kearney-Mitchell, P., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2006). The development of a consensus among primary care dentists of referral criteria for school dental screening. British Dental Journal, 200(9), 509-512. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Worthington, H., Threlfall, A., Buchanan, K., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Tickle, M. (2006). The Effectiveness of School Dental Screening: a Cluster-randomized Control Trial. Journal of Dental Research, 85(10), 924-928. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Threlfall, A., Blinkhorn, A., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Buchanan, K., Tickle, M. (2006). The effectiveness of school dental screening: dental attendance and treatment of those screened positive. British Dental Journal, 200(12), 687-690. [More Information]
  • Elkind, A., Blinkhorn, F., Mackie, I., Tickle, M., Duxbury, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). The service quality implications of dental undergraduate outreach teaching for Primary Care Trusts in England, UK. Community Dental Health, 23, 75-79. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Shahid, S., Threlfall, A., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2006). The treatment of primary molar teeth presenting with two surface caries - A review of care delivered by the Personal Dental Services in Bradford. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 44, 141-144.
  • Albadri, S., Lee, S., Lee, G., Llewelyn, R., Blinkhorn, A., Mackie, I. (2006). The use of general anaesthesia for the extraction of children’s teeth. Results from two UK Dental Hospitals. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry, 7(2), 112-117. [More Information]
  • Davies, G., Duxbury, J., Boothman, N., Davies, R., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). A staged intervention dental health promotion programme to reduce early childhood caries. Community Dental Health, 22, 118-122. [More Information]
  • Shields, J., Jones, E., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). A study to assess the employment prospects for newly qualified PCDin the North West of England. Dental Health, 44, 3-6.
  • Downer, M., Drugan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). Dental caries experience of British children in an international context. Community Dental Health, 22, 86-93. [More Information]
  • Elkind, A., Blinkhorn, A., Blinkhorn, F., Duxbury, J., Hull, P., Brunton, P. (2005). Developing dental education in primary care: The student perspective. British Dental Journal, 198. [More Information]
  • Threlfall, A., Pilkington, L., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2005). General dental practitioners' views on the use of stainless steel crowns to restore primary molars. British Dental Journal, 199(7), 453-455. [More Information]
  • Elkind, A., Potter, C., Watts, C., Blinkhorn, F., Duxbury, J., Hull, P., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). Patients treated by dental students in outreach: the first year of a pilot project. European Journal of Dental Education, 9(2), 49-52. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A., Downer, M., Drugan, C. (2005). Policies for improving oral health in Europe. Health Education Journal, 64(3), 197-217.
  • Elkind, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). Report on a scoping exercise to assess support for locally based dental therapist training in the North West of England. Dental Health, 44, 3-7.
  • Dashash, M., Blinkhorn, A., Hutchinson, I., Pravica, V., Drucker, D. (2005). The Relationship Between Interleukin-10 Gene Polymorphism at Position -1082 and Susceptibility to Gingivitis in Children. Journal Of Periodontology, 76(9), 1455-1462. [More Information]
  • Williams, N., Whittle, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2004). A study to test the feasibility of distributing toothpaste and toothbrushes at school. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 42(1), 10-13.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Roberts, B. (2004). An investigation into the organisation of health promotion in English Primary Care Trusts. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 42(1), 23-26.
  • Macfarlane, T., Blinkhorn, A., Craven, R., Zakrzewska, J., Atkin, P., Escudier, M., Rooney, C., Aggarwal, V., Macfarlane, G. (2004). Can one predict the likely specific orofacial pain syndrome from a self-completed questionnaire? Pain, 111(3), 270-277.
  • Macfarlane, T., Blinkhorn, A., Davies, R., Kincey, J., Worthington, H. (2004). Predictors of Outcome for Orofacial Pain in the General Population: a Four-year Follow-up Study. Journal of Dental Research, 83(9), 712-717.
  • Ellwood, R., Davies, G., Worthington, H., Blinkhorn, A., Taylor, G., Davies, R. (2004). Relationship between area deprivation and the anticaries benefit of an oral health programme providing free fluoride toothpaste to young children. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 32(3), 159-165.
  • Attrill, D., Davies, R., King, T., Dickinson, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2004). Thermal effects of the Er:YAG laser on a simulated dental pulp: A quantitative evaluation of the effects of a water spray. Journal of Dentistry, 32(1), 35-40.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Gratrix, D., Holloway, P., Wainwright-Stringer, Y., Ward, S., Worthington, H. (2003). A cluster randomised, controlled trial of the value of dental health educators in general dental practice. British Dental Journal, 195(7), 395-400.
  • Macfarlane, T., Blinkhorn, A., Davies, R., Worthington, H. (2003). Association between local mechanical factors and orofacial pain: survey in the community. Journal of Dentistry, 31(8), 535-542.
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Worthington, H. (2003). Comparing Different Methods to Detect and Correct Nonresponse Bias in Postal Questionnaire Studies. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 63(2), 112-118.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Zadeh-Kabir, R. (2003). Dental care of a child in pain - a comparison of treatment planning options offered by GDPs in California and the North-west of England. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 13(3), 165-171.
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2003). Editor's Comment: Learning Together - Caring Together. Health Education Journal, 62(3), 197.
  • Radcliffe, C., Lamb, R., Blinkhorn, A., Drucker, D. (2003). Effect of sodium nitrite and ascorbic acid on the growth and acid production of Streptococcus mutans. Journal of Dentistry, 31(5), 367-370.
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., Humphris, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2003). Parental attitudes to the care of the carious primary dentition. British Dental Journal, 195(8), 451-455.
  • Korachi, M., Hull, P., Blinkhorn, A., Kononen, E., Bird, P., Boote,, V., Goldstein, E., Citron, D., Drucker, D. (2003). Phospholipid Analogue Profiles of Human Porphyromonas gingivalis Isolates from Different Geographical Locations. Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 15(2-3), 106-113.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Roberts, B., Duxbury, J. (2003). The ability of young children to influence adults in the choice of sugary foods and drinks. Health Education Journal, 62(3), 210-219.
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., Jenner, T., Blinkhorn, A. (2003). The Geodemographic Distribution of Caries Experience in Neighboring Fluoridated and Nonfluoridated Populations. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 63(2), 92-98.
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., King, D., Blinkhorn, A. (2003). The influences on preventive care provided to children who frequently attend the UK General Dental Service. British Dental Journal, 194(6), 329-332.
  • Roberts, B., Blinkhorn, A., Duxbury, J. (2003). The power of children over adults when obtaining sweet snacks. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 13(2), 76-84.
  • Milsom, K., Tickle, M., Humphris, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2003). The relationship between anxiety and dental treatment experience in 5-year-old children. British Dental Journal, 194(9), 503-506.
  • Love, D., Korachi, M., Goldstein,, E., Citron, D., Blinkhorn, A., Boote,, V., Drucker, D. (2001). Comparative phospholipid analogue distributions of Porphyromomas gingivalis isolated from cats in Australia and USA. Veterinary Microbiology, 81, 153-163.

Conferences

  • Arora, A., Schwarz, E., Bhole, S., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Australian Mothers Decisions on Introduction of Sold Foods to Infants. 89th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR, San Diego, Calif., USA.
  • Arora, A., Liu, M., Chan, R., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Exploring the Dimensions of Oral Health Literacy in Chinse Mothers. IADR ANZ DIVISION GOLDEN JUBILEE MEETING, Kiama, New South Wales.
  • Arora, A., Scott, J., Do, L., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Recording the feeding patterns of Australian infants. 88th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR, Barcelona.
  • Arora, A., Evans, W., Sivaneswaran, S., Narayan Sujeer, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2009). Is the consumption of fruit cariogenic? 9th World Congress of Preventive Dentistry, Phuket, Thailand: Sage Publications.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Arora, A. (2009). Views of community workers on dental health education material. 1st International Association of Dental Research Asia/Pacific Region, Wuhan, China.

2014

  • George, A., Duff, M., Johnson, M., Dahlen, H., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S. (2014). Piloting of an oral health education programme and knowledge test for midwives. Contemporary Nurse, 46(2), 180-186. [More Information]

2013

  • Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Commentary on Summary of: Cultural differences in clinical leadership: a qualitative study comparing the attitudes of general dental practitioners from Greater Manchester and Tokyo. British Dental Journal, 215(10), 515-515. [More Information]
  • Skinner, J., Johnson, G., Phelan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Dental caries in 14- and 15-year-olds in New South Wales, Australia. BMC Public Health, 13(1), 1-8. [More Information]
  • Johnson, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Faculty staff and rural placement supervisors pre- and post-placement perceptions of a clinical rural placement programme in NSW Australia. European Journal of Dental Education, 17(1), e100-e108. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A., Mekertichian, K. (2013). Fluoride and dental health. In Angus C Cameron ; Richard P Widmer (Eds.), Handbook of Pediatric Dentistry Fourth Edition, (pp. 63-78). Britain: Mosby Elsevier.
  • Sbaraini, A., Carter, S., Evans, W., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). How do dentists and their teams incorporate evidence about preventive care? An empirical study. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 41(5), 401-414. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Yeung, C., Jamous, I., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Interventions for the restorative care of amelogenesis imperfecta in children and adolescents (Review). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2013 (6), 1-18. [More Information]
  • Noller, J., Skinner, J., Blinkhorn, A., Dawson, G. (2013). Oral health promotion in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 24(3), 125-127. [More Information]
  • Davies, R., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). Preventing Dental Caries: Part 1 The Scientific Rationale for Preventive Advice. Dental Update, 40(9), 719-726. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A., Davies, R. (2013). Preventing Dental Caries: Part 2. Case Studies in Prevention. Dental Update, 40(10), 814-819.
  • Wallace, J., Blinkhorn, A., Blinkhorn, F. (2013). Reflective folios for dental hygiene students: what do they tell us about residential aged care student placement experience? European Journal of Dental Education, 17(4), 236-240. [More Information]
  • Mullen, L., Higgins, O., Redmayne, B., Keegan, L., Blinkhorn, A., Blinkhorn, F. (2013). The impact of dental disease on a sample Aboriginal adults living in the Central Coast region of New South Wales Australia. Social Science and Dentistry, 2(2), 73-79.
  • Johnson, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2013). The influence of a clinical rural placement programme on the work location of new dental graduates from the University of Sydney, NSW, Australia. European Journal of Dental Education, 17(4), 229-235. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Blinkhorn, A., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Yeo, A., Ellis, S. (2013). The oral health status, practices and knowledge of pregnant women in south-western Sydney. Australian Dental Journal, 58(1), 26-33. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Blinkhorn, A., Ajwani, S., Ellis, S., Bhole, S. (2013). Views of pregnant women in South Western Sydney towards dental care and an oral-health program initiated by midwives. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 24(3), 178-184. [More Information]

2012

  • Fukai, K., Ohno, H., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). A cross-sectional survey investigating care of the primary dentition by paediatric dental specialists in Japan and the UK. International Dental Journal, 62(4), 203-207. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, F., Brown, N., Freeman, R., Humphris, G., Martin, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). A phase II clinical trial of a dental health education program delivered by aboriginal health workers to prevent early childhood caries. BMC Public Health, 12, 1-8. [More Information]
  • Christian, B., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). A review of dental caries in Australian Aboriginal children: the health inequalities perspective. Rural and Remote Health, 12(4), 1-11. [More Information]
  • Johnson, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Assessment of a dental rural teaching program. European Journal of Dentistry, 6(3), 235-243. [More Information]
  • Arora, A., Bedros, D., Bhole, S., Do, L., Scott, J., Blinkhorn, A., Schwarz, E. (2012). Child and family health nurses' experiences of oral health of preschool children: a qualitative approach. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 72(2), 149-155. [More Information]
  • Laurence, A., Lewis, P., Dixon, A., Redmayne, B., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Dental caries and dental fluorosis in children on the NSW Central Coast: a cross-sectional study of fluoridated and non-fluoridated areas. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 36(3), 297-298. [More Information]
  • Sbaraini, A., Carter, S., Evans, W., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Experiences of dental care: what do patients value? BMC Health Services Research, 12(1), 1-11. [More Information]
  • McGrath, C., Lawrence, H., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Guest Editorial on the Festschrift "Challenges in population oral health for the 21st Century". Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 40(Suppl 2), 1-4.
  • Arora, A., McNab, M., Lewis, M., Hilton, G., Blinkhorn, A., Schwarz, E. (2012). I can't relate it to teeth: a qualitative approach to evaluate oral health education materials for preschool children in New South Wales, Australia. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 22(4), 302-309. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2012). Introduction to the dental surgery. In Welbury, Duggal and Hosey (Eds.), Paediatric Dentistry, (pp. 17-33). United Kingdom: Oxford University Press.
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Duff, M., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S. (2012). Midwives and oral health care during pregnancy: perceptions of pregnant women in south-western Sydney, Australia. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 21(7-8), 1087-1096. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2012). The dental health of 5 year-old children living in Damascus Syria. Community Dental Health, 29(3), 209-213. [More Information]

2011

  • Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Walsh, T., Worthington, H., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Whitehead, H., Tickle, M. (2011). A Cluster-randomized Controlled Trial: Fluoride Varnish in School Children. Journal of Dental Research, 90(11), 1306-1311. [More Information]
  • Lalloo, R., Johnson, N., Blinkhorn, A., Ichim, P. (2011). Australian dental students views on a compulsory internship scheme. Health Education Journal, 70(4), 468-474. [More Information]
  • Arora, A., Schwarz, E., Bhole, S., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Australian Mothers Decisions on Introduction of Sold Foods to Infants. 89th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR, San Diego, Calif., USA.
  • Arora, A., Scott, J., Bhole, S., Do, L., Schwarz, E., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Early childhood feeding practices and dental caries in preschool children: a multi-centre birth cohort study. BMC Public Health, 11(28), 1-7. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Bazrafshani, M., Poulton, K., Jaber, S., Naeem, E., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Enamelin/ameloblastin gene polymorphisms in autosomal amelogenesis imperfecta among Syrian families. Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry, 2(1), 16-22. [More Information]
  • Sbaraini, A., Carter, S., Evans, W., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). How to do a grounded theory study: a worked example of a study of dental practices. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 11(128), 1-10. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Duff, M., Blinkhorn, A., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Ellis, S. (2011). Maintaining oral health during pregnancy: Perceptions of midwives in Southwest Sydney. Collegian, 18(2), 71-79. [More Information]
  • George, A., Shamim, S., Johnson, M., Ajwani, S., Bhole, S., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S., Andrews, K. (2011). Periodontal treatment during pregnancy and birth outcomes: a meta-analysis of randomised trials. International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare (online), 9(2), 122-147. [More Information]
  • Cashmore, A., Noller, J., Ritchie, J., Johnson, B., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Reorienting a paediatric oral health service towards prevention: lessons from a qualitative study of dental professionals. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 22(1), 17-21. [More Information]
  • Arora, A., Schwarz, E., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Risk factors for early childhood caries in disadvantaged populations. Journal of Investigative and Clinical Dentistry, 2, 223-228.
  • Johnson, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Student opinions on a rural placement program in New South Wales, Australia. Rural and Remote Health, 11(2), 1-12. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Summary of: Modelling the impact of process variables in community fluoridated milk schemes on a population of UK schoolchildren. British Dental Journal, 210(10), 472-473. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Summary of: What motivates dentists to work in prisons? A qualitative exploration. British Dental Journal, 11(4), 177-177. [More Information]
  • Cashmore, A., Noller, J., Johnson, B., Ritchie, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2011). Taking the pain out of waiting: The oral health counselling experiences of parents of children with extensive dental caries. Health Education Journal, 70(4), 407-419.

2010

  • Lalloo, R., Johnson, N., Blinkhorn, A., Ichim, P. (2010). Australian dental students views on a compulsory internship scheme. Health Education Journal, , 1-7. [More Information]
  • Cashmore, A., Phelan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Dental caries in children. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 21, 184-185. [More Information]
  • Morgan, M., Blinkhorn, A., Lalloo, R. (2010). Dental Health Must Be Included in Health Care Reforms. Health Issues, 103, 9-10.
  • Arora, A., Liu, M., Chan, R., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Exploring the Dimensions of Oral Health Literacy in Chinse Mothers. IADR ANZ DIVISION GOLDEN JUBILEE MEETING, Kiama, New South Wales.
  • Green, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). How can inequalities in the Oral Health of Australian Aboriginal people be addressed? International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 48(4), 107-110.
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Influencing patients' oral hygiene behaviour. Evidence-Based Dentistry, 11(2), 41. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Ellis, S., Dahlen, H., Blinkhorn, A., Bhole, S., Ajwani, S. (2010). New role for midwives promoting dental health. Australian Nursing Journal, 18(1), 37. [More Information]
  • Doherty, M., Blinkhorn, A., Vane, E. (2010). Oral health in the Pacific Islands. International Dental Journal, 60, 122-128. [More Information]
  • Arora, A., Evans, W., Sivaneswaran, S., Narayan Sujeer, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Parental support for water fluoridation in Lithgow, New South Wales. Australian Dental Journal, 55, 417-422. [More Information]
  • George, A., Johnson, M., Blinkhorn, A., Ellis, S., Bhole, S., Ajwani, S. (2010). Promoting oral health during pregnancy: current evidence and implications for Australian midwives. Journal of Clinical Nursing, 19(23-24), 3324-3333. [More Information]
  • Arora, A., Scott, J., Do, L., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Recording the feeding patterns of Australian infants. 88th General Session & Exhibition of the IADR, Barcelona.
  • Sivaneswaran, S., Chong, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2010). Successful fluoride plebiscite in the township of Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 70(2), 163-166. [More Information]
  • MacFarlane, T., Blinkhorn, A., Stevenson, L., Coulthard, P. (2010). Third Molar Removal and Orofacial Pain: A Population-Based Survey. eJournal of Oral And Maxillofacial Research (JOMR), 1(3), e4-1-e4-6. [More Information]

2009

  • Tickle, M., Jones, C., Buchanan, K., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Humphris, G. (2009). A prospective study of dental anxiety in a cohort of children followed from 5 to 9 years of age. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 19(19), 225-232. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A., Gittani, J. (2009). A Qualitative Evaluation of the Views of Community Workers on the Dental Health Education Material Available in New South Wales for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities. Health Education Journal, 68(4), 314-319. [More Information]
  • Phelan, C., Byun, R., Skinner, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2009). Child Dental Health Survey 2007: a snapshot of the oral health status of primary school-aged children in NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 20(3-4), 40-45. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2009). Comparison of the dental health of adults and children living in NSW with their couterparts in the US and UK. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 20(3-4), 52-55. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Blinkhorn, F., Blinkhorn, A. (2009). IL-10 Gene Ploymorphisms, Periodontal Disease and Intrauterine Growth Restriction: A Pilot Study. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 47(3), 79-87.
  • Wright, C., Blinkhorn, A., Saberi, V. (2009). Improved oral health information for NSW. NSW Public Health Bulletin, 20(3-4), 37-39.
  • Arora, A., Evans, W., Sivaneswaran, S., Narayan Sujeer, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2009). Is the consumption of fruit cariogenic? 9th World Congress of Preventive Dentistry, Phuket, Thailand: Sage Publications.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Bartold, P., Cullinan, M., Madden, T., Marshall, R., Raphael, S., Seymour, G. (2009). Is there a role for triclosan/copolymer toothpaste in the management of periodontal disease? British Dental Journal, 207(3), 117-125. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A., Arora, A. (2009). Views of community workers on dental health education material. 1st International Association of Dental Research Asia/Pacific Region, Wuhan, China.

2008

  • Nwachukwu, A., Egenege, A., Nwachukwu, P., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). A Progress report on a community based HIV/AIDS Health Education Programme in Rural Nigeria. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 46(4), 128-132.
  • Davies, G., Boothman, N., Duxbury, J., Davies, R., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). An investigation of non-participation in health promotion interventions and its impact on population level outcome. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 46(3), 107-112.
  • Downer, M., Drugan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). Correlates of dental caries in 12-year-old children in Europe: a cross-sectional analysis. Community Dental Health, 25(2), 70-78. [More Information]
  • Onohwosafe, P., Egenege, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). Drug use among secondary school children in Central Delta State, Nigeria. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 46(1), 33-34.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Lucarotti, S., Milsom, K. (2008). English general dental practitioners' views on the new contract: The problems of collecting information in a time of change. Health Education Journal, 67(3), 231-239.
  • Milsom, K., Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2008). Is School Dental Screening a Political or a Scientific Intervention? Journal of Dental Research, 87(10), 896-899. [More Information]
  • Gorter, R., Freeman, R., Hammen, S., Murtomaa, H., Blinkhorn, A., Humphris, G. (2008). Psychological stress and health in undergraduate dental students: fifth year outcomes compared with first year baseline results from five European dental schools. European Journal of Dental Education, 12(2), 61-68. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2008). The incidence of dental caries in the primary molar teeth of young children receiving National Health Service funded dental care in practices in the North West of England. British Dental Journal, online, 1-5. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Threlfall, A., Pine, K., Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A., Kearney-Mitchell, P. (2008). The introduction of the new dental contract in England - a baseline qualitative assessment. British Dental Journal, 204(2), 59-62. [More Information]
  • Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A., Milsom, K. (2008). The Occurrence of Dental Pain and Extractions over a 3-Year Period in a Cohort of Children Aged 3-6 Years. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 68(2), 63-69. [More Information]

2007

  • Dailey, Y., Milsom, K., Pilkington, L., Blinkhorn, A., Threlfall, A., Tickle, M. (2007). A qualitative investigation of the influence of time since graduation on English dentists' approach to the care of young children. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 17(5), 336-344. [More Information]
  • Tickle, M., Threlfall, A., Pilkington, L., Milsom, K., Duggal, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Approaches taken to the treatment of young children with carious primary teeth: a national cross-sectional survey of general dental practitioners and paediatric specialists in England. British Dental Journal, 203(2), E4-1-E4-6. [More Information]
  • Baric, L., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Consumer-driven embedded health promotion and health education. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 45(3), 87-92.
  • Threlfall, A., Hunt, C., Milsom, K., Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Exploring factors that influence general dental practitioners when providing advice to help prevent caries in children. British Dental Journal, 202(4), E10-1-E10-4. [More Information]
  • Threlfall, A., Milsom, K., Hunt, C., Tickle, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Exploring the content of the advice provided by general dental practitioners to help prevent caries in young children. British Dental Journal, 202(3), E9-1-E9-4. [More Information]
  • Threlfall, A., King, D., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2007). General dental practioners's views on dental general anaesthetic services. Community Dental Health, 24, 93-96.
  • Threlfall, A., King, D., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2007). General dental practitioners views on dental general anaesthesia services. Community Dental Health, 24(2), 93-96. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Drucker, D., Hutchinson, I., Bazrafshani, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). Interleukin-1 receptor antagonist gene polymorphism and gingivitis in children. Oral Diseases, 13(3), 308-313. [More Information]
  • Lowe, C., Blinkhorn, A., Worthington, H., Craven, R. (2007). Testing the effect of including oral health in general health checks for elderly patients in medical practice - a randomized controlled trial. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 35(1), 12-17. [More Information]
  • North, S., Davidson, L., Blinkhorn, A., Mackie, I. (2007). The effects of a long wait for children's dental general anaesthesia. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print). [More Information]
  • Downer, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). The next stages in researching water fluoridation: evaluation and surveillance. Health Education Journal, 66(3), 211-220.
  • Tickle, M., Yeung, C., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A. (2007). The prescription and outcomes of fissure sealants applied to a group of high caries risk children by general dental practitioners working in the North West of England. Community Dental Health, 24, 135-139. [More Information]
  • Elkind, A., Watts, C., Qualtrough, A., Blinkhorn, A., Potter, C., Duxbury, J., Blinkhorn, F., Taylor, I., Turner, R. (2007). The use of outreach clinics for teaching undergraduate restorative dentistry. British Dental Journal, 203(3), 127-132.
  • Elkind, A., Watts, C., Qualtrough, A., Blinkhorn, A., Potter, C., Duxbury, J., Blinkhorn, F., Taylor, I., Turner, R. (2007). The use of outreach clinics for teaching undergraduate restorative dentistry. British Dental Journal, 203(3), 127-132. [More Information]

2006

  • Downer, M., Drugan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). A critique of the Brushing for Life programme. Health Education Journal, 1, 84-92.
  • Smith, M., Lennon, M., Brook, A., Blinkhorn, F., Blinkhorn, A., Robinson, P. (2006). A randomised controlled trial of the effect of outreach placement on treatment planning by dental students. British Dental Journal, 201(Suppl. 5), 27-31. [More Information]
  • Threlfall, A., Milsom, K., Catleugh, M., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2006). A survey of school dental screening practise in community dental services of England and Wales in 2003. Community Dental Health, 23, 236-238. [More Information]
  • Sattarzadeh, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). Dental care for the neglected mouth of an adolescent with cerebral palsy: a case report. Dental Update, 33(2), 117-122. [More Information]
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., Buchanan, K., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). Dental screening in schools: the views of parents, teachers and school nurses. British Dental Journal, 201(12), 769-773. [More Information]
  • Dashash, M., Drucker, D., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). Interleukin-10 Haplotype Frequencies in Children With Gingivitis. Journal Of Periodontology, 77(9), 1503-1509. [More Information]
  • Downer, M., Drugan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). Salaried services in the delivery of dental care in Western industrialised countries: implications for the National Health Service in England. International Dental Journal, 56(1), 7-16. [More Information]
  • Kearney-Mitchell, P., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2006). The development of a consensus among primary care dentists of referral criteria for school dental screening. British Dental Journal, 200(9), 509-512. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Worthington, H., Threlfall, A., Buchanan, K., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Tickle, M. (2006). The Effectiveness of School Dental Screening: a Cluster-randomized Control Trial. Journal of Dental Research, 85(10), 924-928. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Threlfall, A., Blinkhorn, A., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Buchanan, K., Tickle, M. (2006). The effectiveness of school dental screening: dental attendance and treatment of those screened positive. British Dental Journal, 200(12), 687-690. [More Information]
  • Elkind, A., Blinkhorn, F., Mackie, I., Tickle, M., Duxbury, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2006). The service quality implications of dental undergraduate outreach teaching for Primary Care Trusts in England, UK. Community Dental Health, 23, 75-79. [More Information]
  • Milsom, K., Kearney-Mitchell, P., Shahid, S., Threlfall, A., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2006). The treatment of primary molar teeth presenting with two surface caries - A review of care delivered by the Personal Dental Services in Bradford. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 44, 141-144.
  • Albadri, S., Lee, S., Lee, G., Llewelyn, R., Blinkhorn, A., Mackie, I. (2006). The use of general anaesthesia for the extraction of children’s teeth. Results from two UK Dental Hospitals. European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry, 7(2), 112-117. [More Information]

2005

  • Davies, G., Duxbury, J., Boothman, N., Davies, R., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). A staged intervention dental health promotion programme to reduce early childhood caries. Community Dental Health, 22, 118-122. [More Information]
  • Shields, J., Jones, E., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). A study to assess the employment prospects for newly qualified PCDin the North West of England. Dental Health, 44, 3-6.
  • Downer, M., Drugan, C., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). Dental caries experience of British children in an international context. Community Dental Health, 22, 86-93. [More Information]
  • Elkind, A., Blinkhorn, A., Blinkhorn, F., Duxbury, J., Hull, P., Brunton, P. (2005). Developing dental education in primary care: The student perspective. British Dental Journal, 198. [More Information]
  • Threlfall, A., Pilkington, L., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Tickle, M. (2005). General dental practitioners' views on the use of stainless steel crowns to restore primary molars. British Dental Journal, 199(7), 453-455. [More Information]
  • Elkind, A., Potter, C., Watts, C., Blinkhorn, F., Duxbury, J., Hull, P., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). Patients treated by dental students in outreach: the first year of a pilot project. European Journal of Dental Education, 9(2), 49-52. [More Information]
  • Blinkhorn, A., Downer, M., Drugan, C. (2005). Policies for improving oral health in Europe. Health Education Journal, 64(3), 197-217.
  • Elkind, A., Blinkhorn, A. (2005). Report on a scoping exercise to assess support for locally based dental therapist training in the North West of England. Dental Health, 44, 3-7.
  • Dashash, M., Blinkhorn, A., Hutchinson, I., Pravica, V., Drucker, D. (2005). The Relationship Between Interleukin-10 Gene Polymorphism at Position -1082 and Susceptibility to Gingivitis in Children. Journal Of Periodontology, 76(9), 1455-1462. [More Information]

2004

  • Williams, N., Whittle, J., Blinkhorn, A. (2004). A study to test the feasibility of distributing toothpaste and toothbrushes at school. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 42(1), 10-13.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Roberts, B. (2004). An investigation into the organisation of health promotion in English Primary Care Trusts. International Journal of Health Promotion and Education, 42(1), 23-26.
  • Macfarlane, T., Blinkhorn, A., Craven, R., Zakrzewska, J., Atkin, P., Escudier, M., Rooney, C., Aggarwal, V., Macfarlane, G. (2004). Can one predict the likely specific orofacial pain syndrome from a self-completed questionnaire? Pain, 111(3), 270-277.
  • Macfarlane, T., Blinkhorn, A., Davies, R., Kincey, J., Worthington, H. (2004). Predictors of Outcome for Orofacial Pain in the General Population: a Four-year Follow-up Study. Journal of Dental Research, 83(9), 712-717.
  • Ellwood, R., Davies, G., Worthington, H., Blinkhorn, A., Taylor, G., Davies, R. (2004). Relationship between area deprivation and the anticaries benefit of an oral health programme providing free fluoride toothpaste to young children. Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 32(3), 159-165.
  • Attrill, D., Davies, R., King, T., Dickinson, M., Blinkhorn, A. (2004). Thermal effects of the Er:YAG laser on a simulated dental pulp: A quantitative evaluation of the effects of a water spray. Journal of Dentistry, 32(1), 35-40.

2003

  • Blinkhorn, A., Gratrix, D., Holloway, P., Wainwright-Stringer, Y., Ward, S., Worthington, H. (2003). A cluster randomised, controlled trial of the value of dental health educators in general dental practice. British Dental Journal, 195(7), 395-400.
  • Macfarlane, T., Blinkhorn, A., Davies, R., Worthington, H. (2003). Association between local mechanical factors and orofacial pain: survey in the community. Journal of Dentistry, 31(8), 535-542.
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., Blinkhorn, A., Worthington, H. (2003). Comparing Different Methods to Detect and Correct Nonresponse Bias in Postal Questionnaire Studies. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 63(2), 112-118.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Zadeh-Kabir, R. (2003). Dental care of a child in pain - a comparison of treatment planning options offered by GDPs in California and the North-west of England. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 13(3), 165-171.
  • Blinkhorn, A. (2003). Editor's Comment: Learning Together - Caring Together. Health Education Journal, 62(3), 197.
  • Radcliffe, C., Lamb, R., Blinkhorn, A., Drucker, D. (2003). Effect of sodium nitrite and ascorbic acid on the growth and acid production of Streptococcus mutans. Journal of Dentistry, 31(5), 367-370.
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., Humphris, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2003). Parental attitudes to the care of the carious primary dentition. British Dental Journal, 195(8), 451-455.
  • Korachi, M., Hull, P., Blinkhorn, A., Kononen, E., Bird, P., Boote,, V., Goldstein, E., Citron, D., Drucker, D. (2003). Phospholipid Analogue Profiles of Human Porphyromonas gingivalis Isolates from Different Geographical Locations. Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease, 15(2-3), 106-113.
  • Blinkhorn, A., Roberts, B., Duxbury, J. (2003). The ability of young children to influence adults in the choice of sugary foods and drinks. Health Education Journal, 62(3), 210-219.
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., Jenner, T., Blinkhorn, A. (2003). The Geodemographic Distribution of Caries Experience in Neighboring Fluoridated and Nonfluoridated Populations. Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 63(2), 92-98.
  • Tickle, M., Milsom, K., King, D., Blinkhorn, A. (2003). The influences on preventive care provided to children who frequently attend the UK General Dental Service. British Dental Journal, 194(6), 329-332.
  • Roberts, B., Blinkhorn, A., Duxbury, J. (2003). The power of children over adults when obtaining sweet snacks. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry (Print), 13(2), 76-84.
  • Milsom, K., Tickle, M., Humphris, G., Blinkhorn, A. (2003). The relationship between anxiety and dental treatment experience in 5-year-old children. British Dental Journal, 194(9), 503-506.

2001

  • Love, D., Korachi, M., Goldstein,, E., Citron, D., Blinkhorn, A., Boote,, V., Drucker, D. (2001). Comparative phospholipid analogue distributions of Porphyromomas gingivalis isolated from cats in Australia and USA. Veterinary Microbiology, 81, 153-163.

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