Oral and Dental Health

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity
  • Percent of children aged 5-19 years with untreated dental caries: 16.9% (2013-2016)
  • Percent of adults aged 20-44 with untreated dental caries: 31.6% (2013-2016)

Source: Health, United States, 2018, table 28 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Dental visits
  • Percent of adults aged 18 and over with a dental visit in the past year: 64.9% (2019)

Source: Early Release of Selected Estimates Based on Data From the 2019 National Health Interview Surveypdf icon

  • Percent of children aged 2-17 years with a dental visit in the past year: 84.9% (2017)

Source: Health, United States, 2018, table 37 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

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Page last reviewed: November 10, 2020