The Oral Health Care System: A State-Level Analysis
The ADA Health Policy Institute (HPI) has prepared at-a-glance reports on an array of oral health indicators for each state and D.C. Topics for each include dental care utilization; oral health status, attitudes and dental IQ; fluoridation rates; reimbursement rates to providers; trends in dentist to population ratios; and percentage of dentists who participate in Medicaid. Related resources:
- A Commentary (PDF) by Marko Vujicic, Ph.D., HPI’s Vice President and ADA’s Chief Economist, on the impact of this new state-level analysis.
- PowerPoint Slides (PPTX) including data for all states, D.C., and the U.S.
- Data Tables (XLSX) with all data used in the reports
- Key Findings (PDF)
- A Data and Methods (PDF)
- A Full Report (PDF) including all documents listed above and all individual state reports.
Click on the desired state to view its Oral Health Care System report.