Dye BA, Tan S, Smith V, Lewis BG, Barker LK, Thornton-Evans G, Eke P, Beltran-Augilar ED, Horowitz AM, Li C. 2007. Trends in oral health status: United States, 1988-1994 and 1999-2004. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics, 92 pp. (Vital and health statistics: Series 11, Data on health resources utilization; no. 248)
Annotation: This preliminary report presents national estimates and trends for oral health status measures for individuals ages 2 and over by sociodemographic status. Data were drawn from the National Health and Examination Survey (NHANES). Measures include dental caries, dental sealants, incisal trauma, periodontal health, dental visits, perception of oral health status, tooth retention, and edentulism. Estimates for monitoring progress toward the Healthy People 2010 oral health objectives using NHANES source data are also presented.
Contact: National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 5419, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Telephone: (800) 232-4636 Secondary Telephone: (888) 232-6348 Fax: (301) 458-4020 E-mail: email@example.com Web Site: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs Available at no charge; also available from the website. Document Number: DHHS (PHS) 2007-1698.
Keywords: Children, Dental caries, Federal initiatives, Injuries, National surveys, Office visits, Oral health, Periodontitis, Public health dentistry, Statistical data