§ Mr. Knox
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what was the average number of teeth filled per full-time dental officer in the school dental service in the most recent year for which figures are available; and what was the comparable figure for the area covered by the Staffordshire area health authority.
§ Mr. Geoffrey Finsberg
The average numbers of teeth filled per full-time dental officer in the school dental service in England in 1980, and comparable figures for the area of the former Staffordshire area health authority, are as follows:
> Permanent teeth Deciduous teeth England 1,013 519 Staffordshire AHA 1,203 465