Oral and Dental Health

Data are for the U.S.

Morbidity
  • Percent of children aged 5-19 years with untreated dental caries: 18.6% (2011-2014)
  • Percent of adults aged 20-44 with untreated dental caries: 31.6% (2011-2014)

Source: Health, United States, 2017, table 60 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

Dental visits
  • Percent of children aged 2-17 years with a dental visit in the past year: 84.6% (2016)
  • Percent of adults aged 18-64 with a dental visit in the past year: 64.4% (2016)
  • Percent of adults aged 65 and over with a dental visit in the past year: 64.3% (2016)

Source: Health, United States, 2017, table 78 pdf icon[PDF – 9.8 MB]

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Page last reviewed: May 3, 2017