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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-13891: Michelle Ballantyne (South Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 16 January 2018

To ask the Scottish Government how many hospital tooth extractions for under-18s there were in (a) 2006-07 and (b) 2016-17.

Answered by: Aileen Campbell 30 January 2018

The total number of hospital tooth extractions in Scotland for those aged under 18 years was (a) 10,419 in 2006-07 and (b) 9,049 in 2016-17. This is down from 13,115 in 1999-00.

Source: NHS National Services Scotland – Scottish Morbidity Records 00 (outpatient) and 01 (inpatient, daycase).