Tooth extractions due to decay for children admitted as inpatients to hospital, aged 10 years and under (NHSOF 3.7.ii)

The crude rate of the number of finished consultant episodes (FCEs) where a tooth extraction was performed on a child aged 10 years or under at the start of the episode of care, due to tooth decay, per 100,000 resident population.


This indicator measures tooth extractions in young patients, it is believed that the majority of cases could be avoided with better dental care and dentist intervention.

Current version updated: Feb-17

Next version due: Feb-18

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Last Updated July 2, 2019, 14:47 (UTC)
Created April 6, 2016, 10:55 (UTC)