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Children's Teeth (Caries)

Volume 656: debated on Thursday 29 March 1962

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asked the Minister of Education what proposals he has for reducing the present high incidence of caries in school children's teeth.

My right hon. Friend and his right hon. Friend the Minister of Health have been discussing with local authority and the professional associations suggestions for improving the school dental service and promoting higher standards of dental care. We hope shortly to issue advice on these important matters.