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Table 1 Details of English PCTs with the highest and lowest figures of dentists per 1,000 population. For each PCT, the total number of dentists as at 31 December 2002 is shown. This includes principals, assistants and vocational trainees. Dentists who were both principals and assistants have been counted once as principals.

From: Is NHS dentistry in crisis? 'Traffic light' maps of dentists distribution in England and Wales

Primary Care Trust Population (Census 2001) Number of dentists (2002) Dentists per 1,000 people
Westminster 181286 160 0.882583
Doncaster Central 69292 49 0.707152
Cambridge City 108863 71 0.652196
South West Kent 176439 109 0.617777
Camden 198020 122 0.616099
Hammersmith and Fulham 165242 101 0.611225
Royston, Buntingford and Bishop's Stortford 62249 38 0.610452
Yorkshire Wolds and Coast 143541 30 0.209000
Hinckley and Bosworth 115258 24 0.208228
Central Suffolk 98786 20 0.202458
Eastern Hull 116394 23 0.197605
South Cambridgeshire 130689 21 0.160687
Easington 93993 15 0.159586
Ellesmere Port and Neston 81672 13 0.159173