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Dentures

Volume 460: debated on Thursday 24 May 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what percentage of the adult population of (a) England and (b) Lancashire under the age of (i) 35, (ii) 45 and (iii) 55 years have false teeth; and what the respective figures were in 1997. (138381)

The information is not available in the requested format, but information is available on the percentage of the adult population of the United Kingdom who have no remaining natural teeth. It is not known what proportion of these have false teeth.

Percentage of all adults with no remaining natural teeth, United Kingdom, 1998

Age

Adults with no remaining natural teeth (percentage)

16 to 24

0

25 to 34

0

35 to 44

1

45 to 54

6

55 to 64

20

65 to 74

36

75 and over

58

Source:

Adult Dental Health Survey, 1998, table 2.3.1