London's Pulse: Medical Officer of Health reports 1848-1972

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Acton 1936

[Report of the Medical Officer of Health for Acton]

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Table V.—Dental Inspection and Treatment.

(1) Number of Children who were:—(4) Attendances made by children for treatment4150
(a) Inspected by the Dentist:(5) Half-days devoted to:—
Routine Age Groups5—696Total514
7—603(6) Fillings:-
8—632Permanent teeth2108
9—751Temporary teeth95
12—653(7) Extractions:-
13—610Permanent teeth869
14—156Temporary teeth3857
Total 6142Total4726
Specials 418(8) Administrations of general anaesthetics for extractions2021
Grand Total 6560(9) Other operations:-
(2) Found to require treatment 4484Permanent teeth271
Temporary teeth56
(3) Actually treated 2829Total327

Table VI.—Uncleanliness and Verminous Conditions.

Average number of visits per school made during the year by the School Nurses14
Total number of examinations of children in the Schools by School Nurses2295
Number of individual children found unclean:—
Vermin and Nits92
Slightly infested569
Number of children cleansed under arrangements made by the Local Education Authority7
Number of cases in which legal proceedings were taken:—
(a) Under the Education Act, 1921
(6) Under School Attendance Byelaws