Guidance

Oral health survey of adults: fieldwork protocol

These documents outline the methods fieldworkers should follow to collect oral health information for the survey of adults in the academic year 2017 to 2018.

Documents

Oral health survey of adults attending general dental practices 2018 - protocol

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Details

The population group for study is adults attending general dental practices for the academic year 2017 to 2018.

The survey will produce oral health information at local authority level and allow comparison at a regional and national level. Comparison will also be made with the findings of the adult dental health survey 2009.

Results of the survey in 2019 will provide new insight into adult oral health and highlight inequalities for local authorities, the NHS and other partners.

Published 30 January 2019