Primary 1 children

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…

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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%…