The latest NDIP report which focuses on the detailed survey of P7 children has been published today.
- The data show a continued improvement in children’s dental healt.
- Four out of five (80%) P7 children had no obvious decay experience in their permanent teeth in 2019.
- Since 2005 when the figure was (53%) this represents a large improvement.
- However, clear inequalities remain as seven out of 10 (69.5%) P7 children from the most deprived areas have no obvious decay experience compared with almost nine out of 10 (88.1%) from the least deprived areas.