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  •  This is the JSNA chapter on Oral Health. Theme chapters summarises implications for commissioning, who is at risk and why, the level of need in the population, service provision and use, unmet needs, what works in terms of evidence, community views and priorities, any related equality impact assessments, unmet service needs/gaps and recommendations for further needs assessment work. 

  • Map showing current levels of population that have not had a dental check up in the last 2 years within Bolton at MSOA (Middle Super Output Area) level. Taken from Bolton Health Survey 2010.

  • An excel spreadsheet providing results of the 2008/09 Dental Survey of 12 year olds by Local Authority.

  • Results of the Dental Survey 2007/08 in 5 year olds at Local Authority level.

  • This is the Access to Dentist JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Behaviour and Access to Services section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

    Headlines

    • A greater proportion of Bolton's adult, child, and total population have visited a dentist in the last 2 years compared to the average for England, but fewer than the North West region as a whole;
    • In Bolton a greater proportion of child have visited a dentist in the last 2 years than adults;
    • There exists a strong inequality gradient for access to a dentist in Bolton, with more than a third of the most deprived group not having visited the dentist in over 2 years;
    • BME groups are less likely to have visited a dentist in the last 2 years than the general population, as are the disabled and LGB groups in Bolton.
  • This is the Decayed, Missing and Filled Teeth JSNA Indicator Sheet from the Child and Maternal Health section. JSNA Indicator Sheets summarise the current position and recent trends for Bolton, comparators to Bolton, and inequalities across population groups and geographical areas of Bolton.

    Headlines

    • In general, children aged both 5 and 12 years old in Bolton have worse dental health than is average for England;
    • Bolton seems to perform considerably worse for 5 year olds;
    • Over 45% of 5 year olds and just under 40% of 12 year olds in Bolton have decay experience. In both cases Bolton is higher than England and higher than is average for its statistical peer group;
    • In Bolton, 2.9% of 5 year olds have evidence of sepsis, which is again higher than England and higher than is average for its peer group;
    • Bolton is one of the poorer performing districts in the Greater Manchester connurbation for the dental health of its 5 year olds.
  • This summary report and associated tables present the results of standardised dental examinations of five year old children from across England during the 2011/12 school year. The tables provide details of total five year old population, sample size, number of children examined, along with weighted values for a number of dental and oral health indicators. Data and associated confidence intervals are presented at upper and lower tier local authority level.

    The main report is attached. Please visit the website to view and download all associated tables and reports: http://www.nwph.net/dentalhealth/survey-results5.aspx?id=1

  • The report looks at indicators of health in people in fluoridated and non-fluoridated areas. The report covers a wide number of topics and health areas and provides further reassurance that water fluoridation is a safe and effective public health measure. PHE continues to keep the evidence base under review and will use this report as part of an ongoing dialogue with local authorities before publishing a further report within the next four years. The full report and executive summary are attached and they can also been downlaoded from www.gov.uk/phe

  • A report based on data from 'National Dental Epidemiology Programme for England, oral health survey of five-year-old children 2012’ that examines the oral health of children in Bolton (compared to Greater Manchester localities) and looks at trends from 2008.


  • This document aims:

    • to support local authorities (LAs) to commission oral health improvement programmes for children and young people aged up to 19 years
    • to enable LAs to review and evaluate existing oral health improvement programmes and consider future commissioning intentions
    • to provide an evidence-informed approach with examples of good practice

    You can access this resource here: bit.ly/1iM2cbj

     

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