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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%…

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…