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NHS Dental Statistics for England - 2013-14, Second quarterly report

Publication date: 09:30 February 12, 2014


This quarterly report brings together information on NHS dental activity in England up to Q2 2013-14 and information on the number of patients seen by an NHS dentist, up to Q3 of 2013-14.

Key Facts

  • A total of 29.9 million patients were seen in the 24 month period ending 31 December 2013, an increase of 1.8 million on the March 2006 baseline. This represents 55.9 per cent of the population compared with the March 2006 baseline of 55.6 per cent.
  • There were an estimated 9.9 million CoT in Q2 2013-14, an increase of approximately 29,000 (0.3 per cent) on Q2 2012-13. CoT increased for each treatment band in Q2 of 2013-14, except Other which saw a decrease of approximately 174,000 (78.7 per cent) when compared with the corresponding quarter in 2012-13.
  • During Q2 2013-14 paying adults account for the largest percentage of patients receiving treatment in each band, with the exception of band 3 treatments, where non-paying adults received 53.2 per cent of these treatments.


Date Range: 12 February 2014 to 12 February 2014
Geographical coverage: England
Geographical granularity: Local Authorities, Regions, Clinical Commissioning Groups

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