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Table 1 Procedures performed by dentists, MLPs, or both in Baptist convention clinics, Cameroon, Africa a

From: Cameroon mid-level providers offer a promising public health dentistry model

  Dentist MLP Both Total
Extractions 154 (4.2%) 3433 (93.8%) 71 (1.9%) 3658 (99.9)
Fillings 233 (10.7%) 1906 (88.2%) 20 (0.9%) 2159 (99.8)
Root canals 63 (3.4%) 1762 (96.5%) 0 (0%) 1825 (99.9)
Minor facial injuries 84 (35.1%) 152 (63.5%) 3 (1.2%) 239 (99.8)
Major facial injuries 30 (78.9%) 6 (15.7%) 2 (5.2%) 38 (99.8)
Cleanings 10 (1.4%) 679 (97.5%) 7 (1%) 696 (99.9)
Dentures 7 (1.8%) 375 (98.1%) 0 (0%) 382 (99.9)
Sealants 8 (10.2%) 68 (87.1%) 2 (2.5%) 78 (99.8)
Total 589 (6.4) 8381 (92.3) 105 (1.1) 9075 (99.8)
  1. MLP, mid-level dental provider. aData presented as number (percentage).
  2. Source of data for Table 1: Analysis of 1500 patient visits to each of 10 Cameroonian dental clinics operated by the Baptist Convention, October 2010.