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Oral Health

Preventing Cavities, Gum Disease, Tooth Loss and Oral Cancers
At A Glance 2011

Percentage of Third-Grade Students with Dental Sealants

No Data <10%–29.9% 30%–49.9% ≥50%
Florida
Hawaii
Indiana
New Jersey
North Carolina
Tennessee
Wyoming
Alabama
Arkansas
California
Kentucky
Maryland
Michigan
Mississippi
Missouri
New York
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
West Virginia
Arizona
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
Georgia
Illinois
Iowa
Kansas
Louisiana
Maine
Massachusetts
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Mexico
Oklahoma
Oregon
Rhode Island
Texas
Virginia

Alaska
Idaho
Minnesota
New Hampshire
North Dakota
Ohio
South Dakota
Utah
Vermont
Washington
Wisconsin


Note: The Healthy People 2010 objective is for 50% of all children aged 8 years to have dental sealants.

Source: CDC and the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors. National Oral Health Surveillance System, 2011. Available at http://www.cdc.gov/nohss. Data from states vary by year of reporting.

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