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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…

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Primary Care Dentistry in Scotland 2014-5

This new report  from the Information Services Division, published on behalf of the Scottish Dental Practice Board (SDPB), provides an annual update on how primary care dental services are managed and provided in Scotland, how well these services are operating, and financial payments made to dentists.  In 2014/15, the total cost of General Dental Services and…

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Dental health of P1 children – latest data from National Dental Inspection Programme

Today sees the publication by  Information Services Division of the latest National Dental Inspection Programme (NDIP) data from Primary 1 children in Scotland. The data shows that while oral health in P1 pupils is continuing to improve, the rate of improvement is slowing.   The proportion of P1 children with no obvious decay now stands at 69%…