Ricketts, David


  • Professor (Clinical) & Personal Chair of Cariology and Conservative Dentistry, Dentistry
  • 1770 Citations
  • 22 h-Index
1996 …2024
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  • RK Dentistry
  • Dental Caries

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Tooth Medicine & Life Sciences
Dentin Medicine & Life Sciences
Dental Caries Medicine & Life Sciences
Dentists Medicine & Life Sciences
Deciduous Tooth Medicine & Life Sciences
Tooth Preparation Medicine & Life Sciences
Crowns Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2017 2024

Research Output 1996 2019

2 Citations (Scopus)

CariesCare practice guide: consensus on evidence into practice

Martignon, S., Pitts, N. B., Goffin, G., Mazevet, M., Douglas, G. V. A., Newton, J. T., Twetman, S., Deery, C., Doméjean, S., Jablonski-Momeni, A., Banerjee, A., Kolker, J., Ricketts, D. & Santamaria, R. M., 13 Sep 2019, In : British Dental Journal. 227, 5, p. 353-362 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dental Practice Management
Preventive Medicine
45 Downloads (Pure)

Protocol for a Randomised controlled trial to Evaluate the effectiveness and cost benefit of prescribing high dose FLuoride toothpaste in preventing and treating dEntal Caries in high-risk older adulTs (reflect trial)

Tickle, M., Ricketts, D. J. N., Duncan, A., O'Malley, L., Donaldson, P. M., Clarkson, J. E., Black, M., Boyers, D., Donaldson, M., Floate, R., Forrest, M. M., Fraser, A., Glenny, A. M., Goulao, B., McDonald, A., Ramsay, C. R., Ross, C., Walsh, T., Worthington, H. V., Young, L. & 7 others, Bonetti, D. L., Gouick, J., Mitchell, F. E., Macpherson, L. E., Lin, Y. L., Pretty, I. A. & Birch, S., 24 May 2019, In : BMC Oral Health. 19, p. 1-13 13 p., 88.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dental Caries
Cost-Benefit Analysis
National Health Programs
4 Citations (Scopus)

WITHDRAWN: Operative caries management in adults and children

Ricketts, D., Lamont, T., Innes, N. P., Kidd, E. & Clarkson, J. E., 24 Jul 2019, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2019, 7, CD003808.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Deciduous Tooth
Signs and Symptoms
Odds Ratio
1 Citation (Scopus)
86 Downloads (Pure)

INTERVAL (investigation of NICE technologies for enabling risk-variable-adjusted-length) dental recalls trial: a multicentre randomised controlled trial investigating the best dental recall interval for optimum, cost-effective maintenance of oral health in dentate adults attending dental primary care

Clarkson, J. E., Pitts, N. B., Bonetti, D., Boyers, D., Braid, H., Elford, R., Fee, P. A., Floate, R., Goulão, B., Humphris, G., Needleman, I., Norrie, J. D. T., Ord, F., van der Pol, M., Ramsay, C. R., Ricketts, D. N. J., Worthington, H. V., Young, L. & Freeman, R., 7 Aug 2018, In : BMC Oral Health. 18, p. 1-10 10 p., 135.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dental Care
Oral Health
Multicenter Studies
Primary Health Care
71 Downloads (Pure)

Interventions for treating cavitated or dentine carious lesions

Schwendicke, F., Walsh, T., Fontana, M., Bjørndal, L., Clarkson, J. E., Lamont, T., Levey, C., Gostemeyer, G., Santamaria, R. M., Ricketts, D. & Innes, N. P. T., 8 Jun 2018, In : Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. 2018, 6, 15 p., CD013039.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Dental Caries
Cost-Benefit Analysis


Diabetes Mellitus and the Prevalence of Periapical Periodontitis in a Scottish Subpopulation

Author: Higgins, R. F., 2017

Supervisor: Ricketts, D. (Supervisor), Macluskey, M. (Supervisor) & Saunders, W. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's ThesisMaster of Dental Science


Diagnostic Accuracy and Reproducibility of Conventional and Novel Caries Detection Methods as Determined by Histology and Micro-CT; A Study In Vitro

Author: ALJamaan, T. S., 2016

Supervisor: Ricketts, D. (Supervisor) & Hall, A. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


Evaluating and Improving the Assessment and Consistency of Feedback within the Clinical Skills Laboratory at Dundee Dental School

Author: Mhanni, A. A., 2018

Supervisor: Hall, A. (Supervisor), Ricketts, D. (Supervisor) & Chadwick, R. G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy


The use of CAD CAM For Fixed Partial Prostheses

Author: Almustafa, N. M., 2016

Supervisor: Ricketts, D. (Supervisor) & Chadwick, R. G. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisDoctor of Philosophy