The purpose of this guide is to provide a starting point for locating health statistics, primarily in North America. It includes selected resources on health statistics available through the Internet or at the Loma Linda University.
Compiled and published by Delta Dental Plans Association, this report cites data from a number of industry and government sources to provide an overview of the distinct factors currently influencing America’s oral health.
Data Query System (DQS) provides a simple-to-use interface that allows a user to structure customized interactive queries for numerous oral health indicators. DQS supports queries of several survey databases reporting national data on oral health.
Estimates from assessments common to both survey periods are presented here and cover the following topics: dental caries, dental sealants, tooth loss, incisor trauma, periodontal status, dental visits, and respondent-assessed oral health status.