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NHS Dental Statistics for England, 2014-15, First quarterly report

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Local Authorities, Clinical Commissioning Groups
Date Range:
01 Apr 2014 to 30 Sep 2014


This quarterly report brings together information on NHS dental activity in England up to quarter 1 2014-15 and information on the number of patients seen by an NHS dentist, up to quarter 2 of 2014-15.

Key Facts

  • A total of 29.9 million patients were seen in the 24 month period ending 30 September 2014, an increase of 1.8 million on the March 2006 baseline. This represents 56.0 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 1.7 per cent above the March 2006 baseline of 7.8 million although the percentage of children seen (69.4 per cent) is below the baseline (70.2 per cent). 
  • There were an estimated 9.8 million Courses of Treatment (CoT) in quarter 1 2014-15, a decrease of 161,042 (-1.6 per cent) on quarter 1 2013-14. CoT increased for band 1 treatment in quarter 1 of 2014-15 and decreased for band 2, band 3, 'urgent' and 'other'.


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