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

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Snapshot on 22 May 2014


This quarterly report brings together information on NHS dental activity in England up to quarter 3 2013-14 and information on the number of patients seen by an NHS dentist, up to Q4 of 2013-14.

Key Facts

  • A total of 29.9 million patients were seen in the 24 month period ending 31 March 2014, 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.

  • The number of children seen by an NHS dentist is 1.2 per cent above the March 2006 baseline of 7.8 million although the percentage of children seen (69.1 per cent) is below the baseline (70.2 per cent).

  • There were an estimated 9.8 million Courses of Treatment (CoT) in quarter 3 2013-14, an increase of 138,079 (1.4 per cent) on quarter 3 2012-13.

  • During quarter 3 2013-14 paying adults accounted for the largest percentage of patients receiving treatment in each treatment band, with the exception of band 3 treatments, where non-paying adults received 52.5 per cent of these treatments.


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