We held a launch conference in London at the Royal College of General Practitioners in partnership with Public Health England.



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Professor Richard G Watt
University College London
Opening Remarks
Professor Sir Michael Marmot
University College London
Keynote: Tackling Health Inequalities
Professor James Nazroo
 University of Manchester

Keynote: Health & Social inequalities in an ageing population 

Session 1: Nature and Impact of Oral Health Inequalities

Professor Jimmy Steele
University of Newcastle
Patterns and treads in oral health inequalities in high income countries
Dr Manu Mathur
Public Health Foundation of India
Oral health inequalities in middle and low income countries
Dr Stefan Listl
University of Heidelberg
Economic impact of oral health inequalities

Session 2: Determinants of Oral Health Inequalities

Dr Anja Heilman
University College London
Life course perspectives on oral health inequalities
Professor Marco Peres
University of Adelaide
Pyschosocial determinants of oral health inequalities 

Session 3 Implications - Policy, Research & Training

Dr Sebastian Ziller
German Dental Association
Policy implications for tackling oral health inequalities 
Professor Harold Sgan-Cohen
Hebrew University Hadassah
Future research agenda on oral health inequalities 
Professor Lone Schou
University of Copenhagen
Training next generation of dental professionals on oral health equity 

ICOHIRP Launch Conference

Royal College of General Practitioners, 30 Euston Square, NW1 2FB, London, UK
​Conference Documents:

List of Posters: 


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Psychosocial Work Environment and Oral Health in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing (ELSA).
 Aldalooj E, Tsakos G, Demakakos P, and Watt R.
Differences in third molar mineralization according to socioeconomic status
Carneiro JL, Caldas IM, Pereira ML, Pérez-Mongiovi D, Afonso A, and Cardoso HFV.
Mouth Matters: Oral Health Coaching for People in Prison in Scotland.
Cinar AB, Freeman R, White P, Jones C, Everington T, Richards D, and Fernandes F.
Smile healthy to your diabetes: Oral health focused health coaching intervention for diabetes management. 
Cinar AB, and Schou L.
Hypodontia and the socioeconomic status: is there a relationship?
Dinis R, Caldas IM, Pereira ML, and Pérez-Mongiovi D.
The oral health status of Irish Traveller Children in East London.
Doughty J, Simons D, and Pearson N.
Measuring the magnitude of oral health related inequalities in Canada and the United States from 1970-2009. 
Farmer J, McLeod L, Ravaghi V, Siddiqi A, and Quiñonez C.
The Convergent Roles of Socioeconomic Position, Psychosocial Stress and Innate Immunity in Oral Disease.
Gomaa N, Tenenbaum H, Siddiqi A, Glogauer M, and Quiñonez C.
Is state level social capital related to oral health in the US?
Heilmann A, Sabbah W, Newton T, Chandola T, Aida J, Sheiham A, Marmot M, Kawachi I, Tsakos G, and Watt R.
Can Deprivation and Dependency Predict Syrian Institutionalized Elders’ Oral Health Needs?
Joury, E.
Socioeconomic and sociodemographic factors associated with self-perceived orthodontic treatment need and oral health-related quality of life.
Kragt L, Raat H, Jaddoe VW, Wolvius EB, and Ongkosuwito EM.
Head injuries in early childhood in the UK: is there a social gradient?
Letelier AL, Heilmann A, and Watt R.
“Plaque OFF Fluoride ON”- Oral Health Improvement Initiatives for vulnerable adults and older people to reduce oral health inequalities- Local Implementations-Camden and Islington.
Masood, A.
Oral health as a tool of social inclusion in Portugal – Oral Health Support Center (CASO).
Pavão JM, and Simões AR.
School- based programs: an opportunity to detect children oral health inequalities.
Pereira ML, Caldas IM, Ribeiro D and Pires I.
The Children’s Dental Health Survey 2013: Oral health inequalities.
Porter J, Vernazza C, Rolland S, Ravaghi V and Holmes R.
Income-related inequality in perceived oral health among adult Finns before and after major dental subsidization reform.
Raittio E, Aromaa A, Kiiskinen U, Helminen S, and Suominen AL.
Oral Health Promotion of Elderly Population: A systematic review of the global status.
Rajeev BR and Ogawa H.

Photographs courtesy of
Dr Antiopi Ntouva