An investigation into the use of a dental hygienist in school screening.

@article{Hawley1999AnII,
  title={An investigation into the use of a dental hygienist in school screening.},
  author={George Hawley and Y M Wainwright-Stringer and Rebecca Craven and Anthony Stephenson Blinkhorn},
  journal={Community dental health},
  year={1999},
  volume={16 4},
  pages={232-5}
}
OBJECTIVE A pilot study to measure the validity of using a hygienist to carry out school screening. DESIGN Following a standard training programme a dental hygienist (DH), recruited from general practice, a newly appointed dental officer (DO) and an epidemiologist (SDO), who acted as the standard, all screened the same group of school children on two occasions. SETTING An inner city school with known high levels of disease. PARTICIPANTS Ninety-eight 7- and 8-year-old children attending… CONTINUE READING

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