This annual report includes information on all patients that received NHS dental care in England for the 12-month period to 31 March 2015. Subjects covered include: dental activity, clinical treatment and dental workforce.
Information on the number of patients seen by an NHS dentist for the 24-month period to 30 June 2015 is also included.
This information is used by the Department of Health to inform government policy on NHS dentistry and by local NHS managers in the planning and delivery of local dental services.
3rd November 2015. The errors identified in map figures 1f, 2e and 4c on the 20th August 2015 have been corrected and the maps added back into the publication.
There was an error in labelling in the NHS Dental Statistics for England - 2014-15: Annex 4 (Activity) CSV file with paying patients recorded as non-paying patients and vice versa. The affected CSV file has been corrected and republished on 23rd October 2020 with the suffix _v2. Other files, including the summary tables in Annex 1, are unaffected.