Dental decay is one of the commonest health conditions affecting children and young people and is one of the top causes of non-emergency hospital admissions for children. Brent has the 2nd highest proportion of children with dental decays at 35% compared to the London average of 26%.
This report is part of the JSNA (Joint Strategic Needs Assessment) which looks at the current and future health and care needs of the local population. The JSNA explores the wider social factors that impact a person’s health and wellbeing, to inform the commissioning of health services within the borough.
A list of all JSNA reports can be found on the Brent Joint Strategic Needs Assessment 2019/20 open data page.