Official Statistics

Dental health of 5-year-old children in Bedford Borough Council

Provisional dental health survey data from the school academic years 2007 to 2008 and 2014 to 2015 (including a boosted sample funded by the local authority).



This data has been compared to assess the impact of water fluoridation on the dental health of 5-year-old children in Bedford Borough Council.

A report on this issue has also been published by Public Health England based on provisional 2014 to 2015 data.

The latest published data for all local authorities relates to 2011 to 2012. Data relating to 2014 to 2015 will be published as official statistics in March 2016.

This is provisional data prior to data cleansing of the national dataset and subject to revision when the full dataset is published in March 2016.