The use of dental therapists as examiners in dental epidemiological surveys

R. S. Patel, A. J. Sprod, P. Harwood, C. S. Drugan*

*Corresponding author for this work

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Practitioners in Dental Public Health often need to find more cost-efficient ways of providing services, whilst assisting with the personal and professional development of colleagues. This paper gives an example of how these competencies were deployed in relation to an epidemiology programme.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)195-U66
Number of pages4
JournalCommunity Dental Health
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - Sep 2012


  • epidemiological surveys
  • dental staff
  • therapists
  • sentinel health event
  • dental auxiliaries

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