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Oral and Dental Health

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity

  • Percent of children ages 6-19 years with untreated dental caries: 15.6% (2007-2010)
  • Percent of adults ages 20-64 years with untreated dental caries: 23.7% (2005-2008)

Source: Health, United States, 2013, table 71 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

Health care use

  • Percent of children ages 2-17 with a dental visit in the past year: 82.3% (2012)
  • Percent of adults ages 18-64 with a dental visit in the past year: 61.6% (2012)
  • Percent of adults ages 65 and over with a dental visit in the past year: 61.8% (2012)

Source: Health, United States, 2013, table 91 [PDF - 9.8 MB]

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