2019 NDIP Report published


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.