Table 6.18 : DENTAL CARE SERVICES BY THE DENTAL CLINIC, 2003-2007
Dental Care Services 2001 1_/ 2002 1_/ 2003 1_/ 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008
Total Number of Patients Consulted 14,723 16,388 13,859 14,615 15,911 15,292 15,651 15,499
Total Services of Dental Surgery 16,586 17,834 14,365 16,891 20,401 18,754 18,125 18,425
        Extractions 4,517 4,553 3,515 4,362 4,252 4,034 3,722 3,268
        Operations 303 510 146 158 255 159 188 153
        Root Canal Treatments 41 83 110 186 243 148 226 469
        Fillings 2,859 2,824 2,693 3,288 3,493 2,924 3,403 3,387
        Radio Graphs 1,652 2,200 1,737 2,808 3,490 3,176 2,498 3,029
        Scaling/Polishing 1,410 1,824 1,419 1,846 2,728 2,056 2,121 2,167
        Fixed Appliances - - - 57 202 150 108 123
        Crowns/Bridges 30 35 11 15 25 20 19 0
        Others 5,774 5,805 4,734 4,171 5,713 6,087 5,840 5,829
Total Services of Dental Lab 2,027 2,417 2,129 2,554 2,563 2,495 1,583 1,647
        Making Full Dentures 64 86 58 80 92 64 34 55
        Making Separate Dentures 28 21 17 29 21 16 14 24
        Partial Dentures (Teeth Total) 641 963 915 1,051 1,014 982 516 708
        Repairing Dentures  71 64 62 71 65 98 65 50
        Relining (Re-Basing) Dentures 17 25 10 15 21 13 6 2
        Making Ortho Appliances 46 38 21 36 73 108 110 136
        Crown/Bridges 5 17 7 42 34 36 26 2
        Others 1,155 1,203 1,039 1,230 1,243 1,178 812 670
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Source: Indira Gandhi Memorial Hospital