Dental caries affects three quarters of five-year old children in Northern Ireland. It should be seen as a priority target for health education and health promotion initiatives, argue Grainne Quinn and Ruth Freeman. A study to investigate co-operation between health visitors and community dental officers demonstrates the importance of the frequent sharing of knowledge and expertise between the two professionals in the promotion of dental health.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - Mar 1994|