NDIP Reports

This page contains all of the reports on National Dental Inspection Programme reports on the oral health status of Primary 1 (P1) and Primary 7 (P7) children in Scotland.

Choose the report you want from the sidebar on the right.

Data from the latest P7  survey shown in the figure below demonstrates an  improvement  in dental health  from just 53% of P1 pupils being free of obvious tooth decay in 2005  to 80% in 2019.


Each  NDIP report contains basic assessments for both year groups.  Detailed assessments are provided for P1 and P7 children in alternate years.


Scottish Health Boards Epidemiological Programme (SHBDEP) Reports, 1987-93:

Summary SHBDEP data from the Scottish Health Boards Epidemiological Programme which preceded the NDIP programme is also available for: