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Dr. Brett Duane
Associate Professor in Public Dental Hea, Dental Science

Biography

Brett Duane is passionate about sustainable healthcare. He graduated from the University of Otago, New Zealand with a degree in dentistry. He has worked in Primary dental care as an Associate Dentist in England, and a self-employed dentist in Australia and New Zealand. He has a Masters in Management in Health (University of Newcastle, Australia), a Masters in Public Health (University of Glasgow) and a PHD in Dentistry (Finland). From 2001-2005 he worked as Senior Dental Officer in an Aboriginal health service. In 2006-2010 he was Senior Dental Officer then Assistant Clinical Director (Oral Health Improvement), NHS Fife. From 2014-2015 he was Consultant in Dental Public Health in Public Health England and is currently Associate Professor in Dental Public Health, at Trinity College, Dublin. His main interests and research are the delivery of environmentally sustainable healthcare, inequities in oral health, the oral health of the more vulnerable ( indigenous oral health, children's oral health and oral health in the elderly) and ensuring that the development of oral health services are sustainable.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Yates C, Duane B, Maternal xylitol and mutans streptococci transmission., Evidence-based dentistry, 16, (2), 2015, p41-2 Journal Article, 2015

Binks C, Duane B, Mother-to-child transmission of Streptococcus mutans., Evidence-based dentistry, 16, (2), 2015, p39-40 Journal Article, 2015

Duane B, Xylitol and caries prevention., Evidence-based dentistry, 16, (2), 2015, p37-8 Journal Article, 2015

Duane B, Further evidence that periodontal bone loss increases with smoking and age., Evidence-based dentistry, 15, (3), 2014, p72-3 Journal Article, 2014

Thillainathan S, Duane B, Non-conventional caries management techniques for children show promise., Evidence-based dentistry, 15, (2), 2014, p43-4 Journal Article, 2014

Duane B, Conservative periodontal surgery for treatment of intrabony defects is associated with improvements in clinical parameters., Evidence-based dentistry, 13, (4), 2012, p115-6 Journal Article, 2012

Duane B, 5,000 ppm F dentifrice for caries prevention in adolescents., Evidence-based dentistry, 13, (2), 2012, p43-4 Journal Article, 2012

Duane B, Home visits or telephone contacts may help prevent early childhood caries., Evidence-based dentistry, 13, (2), 2012, p39-40 Journal Article, 2012

Duane B, Xylitol gum, plaque pH and mutans streptococci., Evidence-based dentistry, 11, (4), 2010, p109-10 Journal Article, 2010

Duane B, Limited evidence of the effect of chlorhexidine varnish (CHX-V) on root caries., Evidence-based dentistry, 12, (2), 2011, p39-40 Journal Article, 2011

Duane BG, No evidence of caries reduction found in a school xylitol and erythritol lozenge programme., Evidence-based dentistry, 12, (4), 2011, p102-3 Journal Article, 2011

Duane BG, Weak evidence of caries reduction using xylitol-based lozenges in two of three selected studies., Evidence-based dentistry, 13, (1), 2012, p7-8 Journal Article, 2012

Allen Y, Duane B, Risk-based caries prevention may be more effective in children., Evidence-based dentistry, 15, (2), 2014, p41-2 Journal Article, 2014

Duane B, Taylor T, Stahl-Timmins W, Hyland J, Mackie P, Pollard A, Carbon mitigation, patient choice and cost reduction--triple bottom line optimisation for health care planning., Public health, 128, (10), 2014, p920-4 Journal Article, 2014

Duane BG, Humphris G, Richards D, Okeefe EJ, Gordon K, Freeman R, Weighing up the weighted case mix tool (WCMT): a psychometric investigation using confirmatory factor analysis., Community dental health, 31, (4), 2014, p200-6 Journal Article, 2014

Duane B, Hyland J, Rowan JS, Archibald B, Taking a bite out of Scotland's dental carbon emissions in the transition to a low carbon future., Public health, 126, (9), 2012, p770-7 Journal Article, 2012

Duane BG, Richards D, Young L, Archibald B, Trends and costs of high concentration fluoride toothpaste prescribing in Scotland., British dental journal, 216, (10), 2014, p589-91 Journal Article, 2014

Macpherson LM, Ball GE, Brewster L, Duane B, Hodges CL, Wright W, Gnich W, Rodgers J, McCall DR, Turner S, Conway DI, Childsmile: the national child oral health improvement programme in Scotland. Part 1: Establishment and development., British dental journal, 209, (2), 2010, p73-8 Journal Article, 2010

Duane, B., Green dentistry: Motivating change, British Dental Journal, 217, (8), 2014 Journal Article, 2014

Duane, B., Indemnity in Australia [6], British Dental Journal, 202, (4), 2007 Journal Article, 2007

FitzGerald, K., McGovern, E., Chaollai, A.N., Duane, B., Baby steps: a systematic approach to the infant oral health visit, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 62, (3), 2016, p158-160 Journal Article, 2016

Raphael, S., Blinkhorn, A., Hani, T.B., O'Connell, A.C., Duane, B., Casein phosphopeptide-amorphous calcium phosphate products in caries prevention, Evidence-Based Dentistry, 17, (2), 2016, p46-47 Journal Article, 2016

McLaughlin, M., Duane, B., Evidence that full-mouth scaling superior to conventional treatment approaches is unclear, Evidence-Based Dentistry, 17, (1), 2016, p23-24 Journal Article, 2016

Sequeira-Byron, P., Fedorowicz, Z., Carter, B., Nasser, M., Alrowaili, E.F., McReynolds, D., Duane, B., Insufficient evidence on whether to restore root-filled teeth with single crowns or routine fillings, Evidence-Based Dentistry, 17, (2), 2016, p50-51 Journal Article, 2016

O'Brien S, Duane B., Delivery of information to orthodontic patients using social media., Evidence-based dentistry, 18, (2), 2017, p59-60 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Duane B., Psychological approaches to behaviour for improving plaque control., Evidence-based dentistry, 18, (1), 2017, p3-4 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Duane B, Lee MB, White S, Stancliffe R, Steinbach I., An estimated carbon footprint of NHS primary dental care within England. How can dentistry be more environmentally sustainable?, British dental journal, 223, (8), 2017, p589-593 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Madeley, E., Duane, B., Coronally advanced flap combined with connective tissue graft; Treatment of choice for root coverage following recession?, Evidence-Based Dentistry, 18, (1), 2017, p6-7 Journal Article, 2017

Khraishi, H., Duane, B., Evidence for use of intraoral scanners under clinical conditions for obtaining full-arch digital impressions is insufficient, Evidence-Based Dentistry, 18, (1), 2017, p24-25 Journal Article, 2017

Duane, B.G., Freeman, R., Richards, D., Crosbie, S., Patel, P., White, S., Humphris, G., Using the simplified case mix tool (sCMT) to identify cost in special care dental services to support commissioning, Community Dental Health, 34, (1), 2017, p56-59 Journal Article, 2017

Madeley, E., Duane, B., Coronally advanced flap combined with connective tissue graft; Treatment of choice for root coverage following recession?, Evidence-Based Dentistry, 18, (1), 2017, p6-7 Journal Article, 2017

McReynolds, D., Duane, B., Review finds failure rates lower for delayed loaded submerged dental implants, Evidence-Based Dentistry, 16, (4), 2015, p112-113 Journal Article, 2015

Halley, D., Weld-Moore, R., Duane, B., No evidence for stopping long-term aspirin therapy before tooth extraction, Evidence-Based Dentistry, 16, (4), 2015, p118-119 Journal Article, 2015

, Do adjunctive statins improve periodontal treatment outcomes in patients with chronic periodontitis?, Evidence-based dentistry, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Environmental sustainability and procurement: purchasing products for the dental setting, British dental journal, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Environmental sustainability and travel within the dental practice, British dental journal, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Environmental sustainability and waste within the dental practice, British dental journal, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Environmentally sustainable dentistry: a brief introduction to sustainable concepts within the dental practice, British dental journal, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Environmentally sustainable dentistry: energy use within the dental practice, British dental journal, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, How important is sustainability to the dental profession in Ireland?, Journal of the Irish Dental Association, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Knowledge, attitudes and behaviour regarding the infant oral health visit: are dentists in Ireland aware of the recommendation for a first visit to the dentist by age 1 year?, European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Reporting of Child Abuse and Neglect by Salaried Primary Care Dentists, Irish Journal of Applied Social Studies, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Sustainability and procurement (what we buy) within the dental practice, Br Dent J, 2019 Journal Article, 2019

, Is there an association between maternal smoking and oral clefts?, Evidence-based dentistry, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, Limited evidence on best material for retrograde root fillings, Evidence-based dentistry, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, Non-pharmacological pain relief during orthodontic treatment, Evidence-based dentistry, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, Oral anticoagulant therapy and tooth extraction, does the evidence support drug holidays?, Evidence-based dentistry, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, Periodontal disease has an impact on patients' quality of life, Evidence-based dentistry, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, Sustainable healthcare: The role of dentists, ADA News Bulletin, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

McReynolds D, Duane B. , Systematic review finds that silver diamine fluoride is effective for both root caries prevention and arrest in older adults, Evidence-based dentistry, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, The prevalence of, Irish Dental Association, 2018 Journal Article, 2018

, First tooth, first visit, zero cavities: a review of the evidence as it applies to Ireland, 2017 Journal Article, 2017

, Improving oral healthcare in Scotland with special reference to sustainability and caries prevention, 2015 Journal Article, 2015

Research Expertise

Description

His main interests and research are the delivery of cost-effective high quality oral health services, inequities in oral health, the oral health of the more vulnerable ( indigenous oral health, children's oral health and oral health in the elderly) and ensuring that the development of oral health services are sustainable.

Projects

  • Title
    • Sustainability in Dentistry

Keywords

caries; Countercurrent Chromatography; Social Inequality; SUSTAINABILITY

Recognition

Representations

https://www.fluoridesandhealth.ie/about_us/membership.html Membership of the Expert Body on Fluorides and Health 2017

Member Dental Council Working group "Managing Medical Emergencies with the dental setting" 2017-2018

Member working group: Scottish Dental Clinical Effetiveness Programme Prevention and Management of Dental Caries in Children 2006-2018

Awards and Honours

NSW Aboriginal Health Award. Projects. Tiddalick Takes on Teeth 2004

Memberships

British Dental Association 2014 – 2018

British Association for the Study of Community Dentistry BASCD 2017 – 2018