Chartbook: Oral Health and Unmet Needs for Dental Care Among Children
The objectives of this comprehensive study were to:
- Describe the availability of dental care providers across the nation using tables, graphs, and maps at the national level.
- Examine the oral health status, access to dental care and unmet dental care needs for rural and minority children at the national, regional, and state levels.
- Examine how states rank against each other as a whole with regards to oral health status and access to dental care.
- Examine how rural parts of each state rank against each other with regards to oral health status and access to dental care.
Chartbook: Dental Health and Access to Care Among Rural Children: A National and State Portrait (Full Report)
Rural and Minority Health Research Center
This chartbook examines dental health status, use of preventive services, and dental insurance among rural and urban children. It provides information specific to rural children, and in particular rural minority children, not available in similar detail from other sources.