Research and analysis

Oral health survey of 12 year old children 2009

National survey results involving dental examinations of 12 year olds who attended mainstream, state funded schools across England from 2008 to 2009.

Documents

Oral health survey of 12 year old children white marks results 2009

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Oral health survey of 12 year old children supplementary results 2009

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Oral health survey of 12 year old children report 2009

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Primary Care Trust and Strategic Health Authority results tables

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Local Authority and Government Office Region results tables

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Primary Care Trust and Strategic Health Authority Orthodontic results

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12 year olds national standard protocol

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Details

Results of this survey show:

  • 33.4% of pupils were found to have experience of caries, having one or more teeth which were decayed to dentinal level, extracted or filled because of caries
  • the remaining 66.6% were free from visually obvious dental decay
  • 19.3% of pupils wanted to have their teeth straightened, were willing to wear a brace and were eligible to receive orthodontic care on the NHS
  • 77% reported brushing twice daily or more frequently, leaving a quarter brushing less frequently than recommended to gain the maximum benefit

The tables provide details of the 12 year old population, sample size and number of children examined at a variety of geographic levels .

Published 30 January 2019