Tags: Top 5 Best, Health Statistics, The United Kingdom, Germany
Sources: OECD: Health at a Glance 2009
List Notes: List is the top five countries with least average number of decayed, missing or filled teeth amongst 12-year-old children, for the year 2006 (which is the latest data available as of April 2015) amongst OECD countries. This list uses the common measure of dental health called the
DMFT index. The DMFT index describes the amount of dental
caries in an individual through calculating the
number of decayed, missing, or filled
permanent teeth. Decline in decayed, missing or filled teeth is between the years 1980-2006.