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Mr Stephen Davies (BDS, DGDP, MDSc) - publications

List of publications


  • Davies, S., & Needham, R. D. S. J. (2013). Use of Grindcare Device in the Management of Nocturnal Bruxism: a pilot study. Brit Dent J, 215. . Publication link: c430a3b6-dc5b-4014-8616-fe71d04a4df8


  • Davies, S. J. (2010). Occlusal considerations in implantology: good occlusal practice in implantology.Dental Update, 37(9), 610-620. . Publication link: d42eadf8-2f2b-4f4a-9b55-ac04185f200d
  • de Casso, C., Kwhaja, S., Davies, S., Al-Ani, Z., Saeed, S. R., & Homer, J. J. (2010). Effect of temporal bone resection on temporomandibular joint function: A quality of life study. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, 142(1), 85-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.otohns.2009.09.029. Publication link: f4681e73-476d-44bf-9a76-08fa42c67712


  • Al-Ani, Z., Davies, S., Sloan, P., & Gray, R. (2008). Change in the number of occlusal contacts following splint therapy in patients with a temporomandibular disorder (TMD).The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry, 16(3), 98-103. . Publication link: ff9ca54e-13ce-405f-9121-526548766c6e
  • Davies, S. (2008). EACD GDP guidelines.Dental Update, 35(3), 210-211. . Publication link: 4fbb41ae-4f11-4382-ad82-ced05e615822


  • Smith, P., Mosscrop, D., Davies, S., Sloan, P., & Al-Ani, Z. (2007). The efficacy of acupuncture in the treatment of temporomandibular joint myofascial pain: A randomised controlled trial. Journal of Dentistry, 35(3), 259-267. . Publication link: c888feff-cd9b-4d94-8f57-427c186348cd
  • Shargill, I., Davies, S. J., & Al-Ani, M. (2007). Treatment of a Temporomandibular Disorder in a Viola Player. Deantal Update, 34. . Publication link: de9cac78-a4fd-4cbc-827a-53d6af3c1e95
  • Davies, S. J. (2007). Malocclusion - A term in need of dropping or redefinition?British Dental Journal, 202(9), 519-520. DOI: 10.1038/bdj.2007.372. Publication link: eae8b35e-a2d0-4039-85d5-66ce6c3f65d4


  • Al-Ani, M., Davies, S. J., & Smith, P. W. (2006). Osteoarthrosis: A review article. J Oral Biosciences & Medicine. . Publication link: 66b49cd1-82f0-4d66-8b15-8d026a603341
  • Davies, S. J., & Young, P. (2006). The occlusal sketch technique: its importance in implant treatment. Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry, 8. . Publication link: 6d8253e7-6060-49f8-85c3-c21de745c56c
  • Al-Ani, M., Worthington, H. V., Gray, R., Sloan, P., & Davies, S. J. (2006). Anterior repositioning splint therapy for Disk Displacement with reduction, A Cochrane systematic review. Cochrane Library. . Publication link: 9f7bec16-0a4a-4fd7-bf1e-0176a868ab97


  • Al-Ani, M., Gray, R., Horner, K., Davies, S. J., Smith, P. W., & Sloan, P. (2005). IN PRESS: TMJ osteoarthrosis: A review Part I Molecular pathology of osteoarthrosis of the temporomandibular joint.Journal of Oral Biosciences and Medicine. . Publication link: e47dda66-08b1-4b7a-8b9b-62cc66b9541a
  • Al-Ani, Z., Gray, R. J., Davies, S. J., Sloan, P., & Glenny, A. M. (2005). Stabilization splint therapy for the treatment of temporomandibular myofascial pain: a systematic review.Journal of dental education, 69(11), 1242-1250. . Publication link: e8c9b702-3f58-42d8-add2-5d7b72d9f568
  • Al-Ani, M., Davies, S., Al-Ani, Z., Jeremiah, H., Winston, D., & Smith, P. (2005). Reliability of recording static and dynamic occlusal contact marks using transparent acetate sheet. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, 94(5), 458-461. DOI: 10.1016/j.prosdent.2005.08.020. Publication link: 44a55187-25e5-49cf-9421-a1fdfffed3cc
  • Threlfall, A. G., Kanaa, M. D., Davies, S. J., & Tickle, M. (2005). Possible link between extraction of wisdom teeth and temporomandibular disc displacement with reduction: Matched case control study. British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 43(1), 13-16. DOI: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2004.10.001. Publication link: 3b147ce9-3a46-4941-a037-50d7096a531f
  • Davies, S. J., Al-Ani, Z., Richmond, R., Worthington, H. V., & Smith, P. W. (2005). 'Occlusal sketch'; a reliable technique for technicians to check that the occlusion of models is correct?The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry, 13(2), 65-68. . Publication link: 57ad1b59-bbe3-421f-8318-3502e1a66d77


  • Al-Ani, M., Davies, S. J., Gray, R., Sloan, P., & Glenny, A. (2004). Does splint therapy work for temporomandibular pain. Evidence-Based Dentistry, 5(3). . Publication link: 9c742c67-1043-47ef-aa41-26f2780bf0d9
  • Al-Ani, M. Z., Davies, S. J., Sloan, P., Rushton, V. E., Horner, K., & Gray, R. J. M. (2004). Does the procedure of arthrography affect the range of movement in patient with locking of the temporomandibular joint?British Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 42(4), 335-336. DOI: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2004.02.023. Publication link: 0305572f-0dd4-41b6-9255-09748bcb4881
  • Al-Ani, M. Z., Davies, S. J., Gray, R. J., Sloan, P., & Glenny, A. M. (2004). Stabilisation splint therapy for temporomandibular pain dysfunction syndrome.Cochrane database of systematic reviews (Online : Update Software), (1), CD002778. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD002778.pub2. Publication link: be18aa0b-f00e-4d8e-9b00-9fbac2684f80
  • Davies, S. J. (2004). Occlusion in Restorative Dentistry; Conformative, Reorganised or unorganised. Dental Update, 31. . Publication link: e6562086-88b5-4889-a39f-87ab7d51b0fb


  • Al-Ani, M., al-Ani, M. Z., Gray, R. J., Davies, S. J., & Sloan, P. (2003). A study of the relationship between lateral guidance and temporomandibular joint internal derangement.The European journal of prosthodontics and restorative dentistry, 11(2), 65-70. . Publication link: a08497cf-3358-4251-8da1-f05e35dec989
  • O'Donovan, A., Agar, P., Davies, S. J., & Smith, P. W. (2003). An appraisal of the quality of referral letters from GDPs to a temporomandibular disorder clinic. Primary Dental Care. . Publication link: 8a3deef8-364f-41f2-8335-f0f7750585e2


  • Davies, S. J., Gray, R., Al-Ani, M., Sloan, P., & Worthington, H. V. (2002). Inter- and intra-operator reliability of the recording of the occlusal contacts using 'occlusal sketch' acetate technique.British Dental Journal, 193, 397-400. DOI: 10.1038/sj.bdj.4801575. Publication link: 9fa176fb-8182-43fc-b8bd-2ea5abc21fb1
  • Davies, S. J., Gray, R. J. M., & Qualtrough, A. J. E. (2002). Management of tooth surface loss. British Dental Journal, 192(1), 11-23. DOI: 10.1038/sj.bdj.4801278. Publication link: c03f4964-e32f-4cb9-8647-969924f8ce31
  • Al-Ani, M., Gray, R., Davies, S. J., & Sloan, P. (2002). Occlusal contacts following occlusal splint therapy.European Journal of Prosthetics and Restorative Dentistry, 10. . Publication link: d050d3af-9caf-4690-b558-cf71d922d439
  • Davies, S. J., Gray, R. J. M., & Young, M. P. J. (2002). Good occlusal practice in the provision of implant borne prostheses. British Dental Journal, 192(2), 79-88. . Publication link: 2edce0f3-4e20-4648-aaac-246cf4e31de0


  • Davies, S. J. (2001). The examination and recording of the occlusion: Why and how. British Dental Journal, 191(6), 291-302. . Publication link: 0c5d5db1-afa9-4705-b64f-d1b49fe728e7
  • Davies, S. J., Gray, R. M., & Whitehead, S. A. (2001). Good occlusal practice in advanced restorative dentistry.British Dental Journal, 191(8), 421-434. . Publication link: 30c11783-747c-4f39-bd27-0d57c90026d2
  • Davies, S. (2001). What is occlusion?British Dental Journal, 191(5), 235-245. . Publication link: 302f253d-eb02-4f2a-947f-5b21b97a4889
  • Davies, S. J., & Smith, P. (2001). Good occlusal practice in simple restorative dentistry. British Dental Journal, 191(7), 365-381. . Publication link: 821ab210-a217-40a7-a9c8-c839f6c2671a
  • Davies, S. J. (2001). Good occlusal practice in removable prosthodontics. British Dental Journal, 191(9), 491-502. . Publication link: 6736eb36-8e0d-422c-8b5c-62e84e96e5a4
  • Davies, S. J., Gray, R. J. M., & Mackie, I. C. (2001). Good occlusal practice in children's dentistry. British Dental Journal. . Publication link: e6536305-4c3a-4d16-bd97-f9df7fae6c5f
  • Davies, S. J. (2001). Occlusal considerations in periodontics. British Dental Journal, 191(11), 597-604. . Publication link: a273009d-0b4c-44df-831d-6b0c50c75ac8
  • Al-Ani, M., Davies, S. J., Gray, R. J. M., Sloan, P., & Worthington, H. V. (2001). Evaluation of the "occlusal sketch" technique for the recording static occlusion. Journal of Dental Research, 80, Special issue. . Publication link: efc1b45c-ebc3-4546-b02c-110a8f19be03


  • Davies, S. J., Gray, R. J. M., Al-Ani, M., & Sloan, P. (2000). The relationship between lateral protrusive and lateral retrusive tooth contact and internal derangement in the temporomandibular joint.European Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. . Publication link: d4f3a590-30f9-4640-8e15-bd0c365bb207