The National Dental Epidemiology Programme: Reception and Year 1

Date: 5 Nov 2023

The Office for Health Improvement and Disparities (OHID) and Swindon Borough Council are undertaking the upcoming dental survey of 5 year old children in reception and year 1 classes across England. The survey is usually undertaken every 2 years provides information on the oral health of children and aims to support actions to improve oral health, reduce health inequalities and improve the provision of treatment services. Schools are selected to participate at random and selected schools will be contacted in the coming weeks by GWH Community Dental Service to ask for your support. Please keep an eye open for this letter. We thank you in advance for your continued support of this important programme.