Health Commission of Victoria The Dental Therapy School, Sixth Graduation of Dental Therapists, 1982

Dental Therapy School, Department of Health Victoria (estab. 1976, closed 1995)
13 Dec 1982
Held at The Andrew's Theatre at The Dental Therapy School, 448 St. Kilda rd, Melbourne on Monday 13th December 1982 at 8pm.
Guest of Honour, The Hon. Tom Roper M.P. Minster for Health.

The Dental Therapy School building located at 448 St Kilda Road Melbourne was opened in 1976. Under the auspice of the Victorian Department of Health, the ground floor housed the Department of Human Services.
The building had a 60 chair dental clinic on the first floor in which dental therapy students trained. Children were brought in by bus from local schools for treatment by 2nd year students under the supervision of dentist demonstrators to ensure skills were developed in treating children, fillings and injections for LA.
Upon graduation of The Diploma of Applied Science (Dental Therapy), successful students are qualified to be a licensed school Dental Therapist employed by the Public Service of Victoria providing dental treatment for children in schools throughout the State under the supervision of Dentists.
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13 Dec 1982
21.0 x 15.0 cm
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Henry Forman Atkinson Dental Museum Category


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