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Barking 1926

[Report of the School Medical Officer for Barking

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The dental treatment of mothers, and children under school
age, continues satisfactorily. The number of children under age,
who have attended for treatment at the clinic, has doubled in the
year as has the number of mothers supplied with dentures subsequent
to extraction of teeth.

Particulars of this work may be found in the subjoined table.

Number of children treated under school age80
Number of mothers who accepted treatment:—
(a) New cases119
(b) Old cases556
Total number of Fillings36
ditto Scalings23
ditto Dressings86
ditto Extractions867
ditto Administrations of Anaesthetics:—
(a) General138
(b) Local28
Number of dentures supplied51
Number of sessions devoted to mothers, and children under 5 years44
W. W. F. DAWE, L.D.S., R.C.S. (Eng.),
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