Table 3 Dental treatments for children provided by the dental therapist

From: Vital guide to Paediatric Dentistry

• Application of fluoride and fissure sealants
• Routine restorations in deciduous and permanent teeth
• Extraction of deciduous teeth under local anaesthetic
• Pulp therapy of deciduous teeth
• Placement of pre-formed crowns on deciduous teeth
• Treatment of patients under conscious sedation provided the dentist remains in the surgery throughout treatment