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Dentistry: Education

Volume 487: debated on Monday 26 January 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Health how many students (a) started and (b) graduated from dentistry courses in England in each year since 1997. (250160)

Information for ‘home fee’ students is provided in the following table.

Academic year

Admissions

Dental graduates

1996-97

685

504

1997-98

631

542

1998-99

603

563

1999-2000

600

554

2000-01

623

591

2001-02

626

566

2002-03

665

524

2003-04

672

548

2004-05

674

565

2005-06

848

560

2006-07

854

593

2007-08

888

656