National Dental Inspection Program (NDIP) 2019 Report

The latest findings of the Detailed Inspection programme of P7 children in school year 2018/19  have now been released by the Information Services Division (ISD). The National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP) is carried out annually under the auspices of the Scottish Dental Epidemiology Co-ordinating Committee on behalf of NHS Boards. Main points Children’s dental health is continuing…

National Dental Inspection Program (NDIP) 2018 Report

The latest  findings of the Detailed Inspection programme of P1 children in school year 2017/18  have now been released by the Information Services Division (ISD). The National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP) is carried out annually under the auspices of the Scottish Dental Epidemiology Co-ordinating Committee on behalf of NHS Boards. Main points • More than 70…

National Dental Inspection Program (NDIP) 2017 Report

The National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP) is carried out annually with the support and approval of the Scottish Dental Epidemiology Co-ordinating Committee. Two school year groups are involved: i) at entry into Local Authority schools in primary one (P1) and ii) in primary seven (P7) before the move to secondary education. The Inspection Programme has…

National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP)

The National Dental Inspection Programme was set up in 2002 following a review of existing schemes. Its aims  are:- to gather appropriate information in order to inform children (and parents) of their dental/oral health status. through appropriately anonymised, combined data, advise the Scottish Govenment, Health Boards and other organisations concerned with children’s health of the…

Latest results from National Dental Inspection Programme

Today has seen the publication  of the latest results from the National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP) . This years report focuses on Primary 7 (P7) pupils. The report shows that 75% of P7 pupils have no obvious experience of  tooth decay in 2015. This is a large improvement since 2005 when just 53%  had no obvious decay.  Across…

Oral health improves in Primary 1 pupils

The latest data from the National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP) is released today.  It shows a  slight improvement in the oral health of primary 1 (P1) children in Scotland since 2012. with 68% having no obvious decay experience in 2014. This has improved from 45%  when the NDIP programme started in 2003. Children from most…