The latest NDIP report which focuses on the detailed survey of P7 children has been published today.
- The report shows that the proportion of P7 children with no obvious decay has increase from 75% in 2015 to 77% in 2017.
- The average number of P7 children’s teeth affected by obvious decay experience in 2017 is 0.49 . This is less than half of the average number of teeth affected in 2005 ( 1.29 ).
Only 65.6% of P7 children had no obvious decay experience in the most deprived areas compared with 86 .55 % in the least deprived areas.