Inter Island Public Health Forum

Anthony Fearon

Anthony Fearon

Title of presentation: ‘Primary Dental Care-Dental Health of year 1 pupils in Gibraltar.’

The dental health of 5 yr olds is deemed an important milestone in the development of the dentition.  Data collected included dmft, previous abscesses, tooth wear, trauma and which school attended were used to compare with the UK.  The same dentist performed data collection for 5 consecutive years to aid reliability of results.