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Dental Therapists

Volume 12: debated on Wednesday 11 November 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Scotland how many dental therapists are employed in Scotland; and what evaluation has been made of the work of dental therapists' experience with children in promoting dental care in those inner city areas and elsewhere with an insufficient number of dental practitioners readily available.

[pursuant to his reply 10 November 1981, c. 72]: At 31 March 1981,40 whole-time equivalent dental therapists were employed in Scotland. No special survey has been made of the kind suggested by the hon. Member.