Freeman, Ruth

Professor

  • United Kingdom

  • 3017 Citations
  • 31 h-Index
1985 …2020

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2020

Association of depression and anxiety with different aspects of dental anxiety in pregnant mothers and their partners

Lahti, S., Tolvanen, M., Humphris, G., Freeman, R., Rantavuori, K., Karlsson, L. & Karlsson, H., Apr 2020, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 48, 2, p. 137-142 6 p.

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Best-practice prevention alone or with conventional or biological caries management for 3- to 7-year-olds: the FiCTION three-arm RCT

Maguire, A., Clarkson, J. E., Douglas, G. V., Ryan, V., Homer, T., Marshman, Z., McColl, E., Wilson, N., Vale, L., Robertson, M., Abouhajar, A., Holmes, R. D., Freeman, R., Chadwick, B., Deery, C., Wong, F. & Innes, N. P. T., 1 Jan 2020, In : Health Technology Assessment. 24, 1, p. 1-174 174 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Child Caries management: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Dental Practice

Innes, N. P., Clarkson, J. E., Douglas, G. V. A., Ryan, V., Wilson, N., Homer, T., Marshman, Z., McColl, E., Vale, L., Robertson, M., Abouhajar, A., Holmes, R. D., Freeman, R., Chadwick, B., Deery, C., Wong, F. & Maguire, A., Jan 2020, In : Journal of Dental Research. 99, 1, p. 36-43 8 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Children and parents’ perspectives on the acceptability of three management strategies for dental caries in primary teeth within the ‘Filling Children’s Teeth: Indicated or Not’ (FiCTION) randomised controlled trial – a qualitative study

El-Yousfi, S., Innes, N. P. T., Holmes, R. D., Freeman, R., Cunningham, K. B., McColl, E., Maguire, A., Douglas, G. V. A., Clarkson, J. E. & Marshman, Z., 12 Mar 2020, In : BMC Oral Health. 20, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 69.

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Community-based oral health interventions for people experiencing homelessness: a scoping review

Beaton, L., Rodriguez, A., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R., Jun 2020, In : Community Dental Health. 37, 2, p. 150-160 11 p.

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Dental professionals’ experiences of managing children with carious lesions in their primary teeth – a qualitative study within the FiCTION randomised controlled trial

Marshman, Z., Kettle, J. E., Holmes, R. D., Cunningham, K. B., Freeman, R., Gibson, B. J., McColl, E., Maguire, A., Douglas, G. V. A., Clarkson, J. E. & Innes, N. P. T., 4 Mar 2020, In : BMC Oral Health. 20, p. 1-16 16 p., 64.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
24 Downloads (Pure)

Depression, drugs and dental anxiety in prisons: A mediation model explaining dental decay experience

Arora, G., Humphris, G., Lahti, S., Richards, D. & Freeman, R., Jun 2020, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 48, 3, p. 248-255 8 p.

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The FiCTION trial: Child oral health-related quality of life and dental anxiety across three treatment strategies for managing caries in young children

Freeman, R., Maguire, A., Ryan, V., Wilson, N., Innes, N. P. T., Clarkson, J. E., McColl, E., Marshman, Z., Robertson, M., Abouhajar, A., Chadwick, B., Deery, C., Wong, F. & Douglas, G. V. A., 27 Apr 2020, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 23 p.

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Virtual Reality Relaxation to Decrease Dental Anxiety: Immediate Effect Randomized Clinical Trial

Lahti, S., Suominen, A., Freeman, R., Lahteenoja, T. & Humphris, G., 21 Jan 2020, In : JDR Clinical & Translational Research . 7 p.

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2019

Dental Anxiety, Communication and the Dental Team: Responses to Fearful Patients

Freeman, R. & Humphris, G., Aug 2019, In : Journal of the California Dental Association. 47, 8, p. 495-500 6 p.

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Dental students’ and patients’ perceived importance and knowledge of dental anxiety

Korpela, I., Vaununmaa, K., Tolvanen, M., Suominen, A., Freeman, R. & Lahti, S., 1 Nov 2019, In : European Journal of Dental Education. 23, 4, p. 515-521 7 p.

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Factors Associated with Accessing Prison Dental Services in Scotland: A Cross-Sectional Study

Freeman, R. & Richards, D., Mar 2019, In : Dentistry Journal. 7, 1, p. 1-12 12 p., 12.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
113 Downloads (Pure)

Maternal and Child Oral Health Interventions in Middle East and North Africa Regions: a rapid review

Abuhaloob, L., MacGillivray, S., Mossey, P. & Freeman, R., Dec 2019, In : International Dental Journal. 69, 6, p. 409-418 10 p.

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Promoção de saúde, saúde oral e bem estar psicossocial para a população homeless na Escócia: a experiência de implementação do programa Smile4life associado às politicas de habitação e de integração dos serviços

Translated title of the contribution: Health promotion, oral health and psychosocial well-being for the homeless population in Scotland: the experience of implementing the Smile4life program associated with housing policies and services integrationRodriguez, A., Beaton, L. & Freeman, R., May 2019, In : O Social em Questao. 21, 44, p. 139-170 32 p.

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Recording communication in primary dental practice: an exploratory study of interactions between dental health professionals, children and parents

Yuan, S., Humphris, G., Ross, A., MacPherson, L. & Freeman, R., 22 Nov 2019, In : British Dental Journal. 227, 10, p. 887-892 6 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
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3 Citations (Scopus)
121 Downloads (Pure)

The psychometric properties of the CFSS-DS for schoolchildren in Saudi Arabia: a confirmatory factor analytic approach

Alharbi, A., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R., Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 29, 4, p. 489-495 7 p.

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2018
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2 Citations (Scopus)
155 Downloads (Pure)

A new complementary approach for oral health and diabetes management: health coaching

Cinar, A. B., Freeman, R. & Schou, L., 24 Jan 2018, In : International Dental Journal. 68, 1, p. 54-64 11 p.

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Community-based nutrition intervention to promote oral health and restore healthy body weight in refugee children: a scoping review

Abuhaloob, L., Carson, S., Richards, D. & Freeman, R., 30 May 2018, In : Community Dental Health. 35, 2, p. 81-88 8 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Homeless in Scotland: An Oral Health and Psychosocial Needs Assessment

Beaton, L., Coles, E. & Freeman, R., 1 Dec 2018, In : Dentistry Journal. 6, 4, p. 1-13 13 p., 67.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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Implementing an Oral Health Intervention for People Experiencing Homelessness in Scotland: A Participant Observation Study

Beaton, L., Anderson, I., Humphris, G. M., Rodriguez, A. & Freeman, R., 1 Dec 2018, In : Dentistry Journal. 6, 4, p. 1-14 14 p., 68.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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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.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
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2017
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PeP-SCOT a health coaching intervention for people in prisons: the development of the intervention protocol

Cinar, A. B., Jones, C., Richards, D., Fernandes, F., White, P. & Freeman, R., 1 Jun 2017, In : Community Dental Health. 34, 2, p. 97-101 5 p.

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The importance of acknowledgement of emotions in routine patient psychological assessment: The example of the dental setting

Hally, J., Freeman, R., Yuan, S. & Humphris, G., Nov 2017, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 100, 11, p. 2102-2105 4 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
190 Downloads (Pure)

The relationship between childhood body weight and dental caries experience: an umbrella systematic review protocol

Carson, S., Abuhaloob, L., Richards, D., Hector, M. & Freeman, R., 25 Oct 2017, In : Systematic Reviews. 6, 2046-4053, p. 1-5 5 p., 216.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
187 Downloads (Pure)

The social gradient in oral health: Is there a role for dental anxiety?

Bernabe, E., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R., 5 Jul 2017, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 45, 4, p. 348-355 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)
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Using the simplified case mix tool (sCMT) to identify cost in special care dental services to support commissioning

Duane, B. G., Freeman, R., Richards, D., Crosbie, S., Patel, D., White, S. & Humphris, G., 1 Mar 2017, In : Community Dental Health. 34, 1, p. 56-59 4 p.

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2016

Alternatives to imprisonment in Scotland: policy, strategy and practice

Freeman, R. & Lloyd, G., 19 Dec 2016, In : Criminology, Victimology and Security Review. 10, 3, p. 60-72

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Exploring the benefits of Smile4life training: findings from a pilot study

Beaton, L., Coles, E., Rodriguez, A. & Freeman, R., 3 Oct 2016, In : Community Practitioner. 89, 10, p. 40-45, 47

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Exploring the oral health experiences of homeless people: a deconstruction-reconstruction formulation

Coles, E. & Freeman, R., Feb 2016, In : Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology. 44, 1, p. 53-63 11 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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5 Citations (Scopus)
163 Downloads (Pure)

School-based health education programmes, health-learning capacity and child oral health-related quality of life

Freeman, R., Gibson, B., Humphris, G., Leonard, H., Yuan, S. & Whelton, H., 1 Oct 2016, In : Health Education Journal. 75, 6, p. 698-711 14 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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The Video Interaction Guidance approach applied to teaching communication skills in dentistry

Quinn, S., Herron, D., Menzies, R., Scott, L., Black, R., Zhou, Y., Waller, A., Humphris, G. & Freeman, R., May 2016, In : European Journal of Dental Education. 20, 2, p. 94-101 8 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Assessing sedation need and managing referred dentally anxious patients: is there a role for the Index of Sedation Need?

Yuan, S., Carson, S. J., Rooksby, M., McKerrow, J., Lush, C. & Freeman, R., 18 Dec 2015, In : British Dental Journal. 219, 12, p. 571-576 6 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
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Internet-assisted delivery of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) for childhood anxiety: systematic review and meta-analysis

Rooksby, M., Elouafkaoui, P., Humphris, G., Clarkson, J. & Freeman, R., Jan 2015, In : Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 29, 1, p. 83-92 10 p.

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52 Citations (Scopus)
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8 Citations (Scopus)
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Training and fairer payments would increase caries prevention in practice

Carson, S. J. & Freeman, R., 28 Mar 2015, In : Evidence-Based Dentistry. 16, 1, p. 6-7 2 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2014
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7 Citations (Scopus)
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A theory led narrative review of one-to-one health interventions: the influence of attachment style and client-provider relationship on client adherence

Nanjappa, S., Chambers, S., Marcenes, W., Richards, D. & Freeman, R., Oct 2014, In : Health Education Research. 29, 5, p. 740-754 15 p.

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7 Citations (Scopus)
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Fact or fiction: does a relationship exist between free sugars, dental caries and body weight?

Carson, S. & Freeman, R., Dec 2014, In : Dental Update. 41, 10, p. 862-866 5 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Moderate evidence support a relationship between sugar intake and dental caries

Freeman, R., Dec 2014, In : Evidence-Based Dentistry. 15, 4, p. 98-99 2 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Summary of: school bullying and traumatic dental injuries in East London adolescents

Freeman, R., Dec 2014, In : British Dental Journal. 217, 12, p. 688-689 2 p.

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