John Wallace Collection
Group of dentists from the Community Dental Service
An interview with a group of retired dentists with experience of the Community Dental Service took place on 4th
October 2011. The group are part of the ‘John Wallace’ Collection, a
group of retired dentists from the Home Counties who regularly meet
The interview covered memories of
dentistry pre-1948, the significant impacts on their professional lives,
the changes in dentistry witnessed in their careers, the changing roles
of dental care professionals, dental health education, management of
services, dental education and the 1974 reorganisation of public
services which led to the Local Authority School Dental Services
developing into the Community Dental Services.
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