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Publication, Part of

NHS Dental Statistics for England - 2011-12, First quarterly report

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Strategic Health Authorities, Primary Care Organisations
Date Range:
01 Apr 2005 to 30 Jun 2011


This quarterly report brings together information on NHS dental activity in England up to Q1 2011/12 and information on the number of patients seen by an NHS dentist, up to the second quarter of 2011/12.

Key Facts

  • A total of 29.3 million patients were seen in the 24 month period ending September 2011, an increase of 1.1 million on the March 2006 baseline.
  • The 7.8 million child patients seen in the same period is 10 thousand (0.1 per cent) below the March 2006 baseline, this figure has increased in each quarter since June 2008.
  • There were an estimated 9.8 million Courses of Treatment (CoTs) in Q1 2011/12, an increase of 40 thousand (0.4 per cent) on Q1 2010/11. CoTs rose for each treatment band except band 2 and other treatments in Q1 of 2011/12 compared to the corresponding quarter in 2010/11.
  • The activity for Units of Dental Activity (UDAs) mirrors that of CoTs.


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