Dental epidemiology toolkit for local authorities

This toolkit provides guidance and advice for local authorities as commissioners and users of surveys to inform oral health improvement.


Commissioning high quality information to support oral health improvement

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The document contains:

  • an overview of the dental epidemiology survey process for local authorities
  • the many uses of survey data through examples
  • advice on the variations of survey sampling for local requirements
  • tools for procurement and contract management

The toolkit supports local authorities with regard to the Public Health England Dental Public Health Epidemiology programme.

Published 30 January 2019