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  • 2015 Smile Survey Summary: King County (PDF)
    In 2015, as part of an oral health assessment conducted every five years, the Washington State Department of Health conducted a statewide oral health Smile Survey of 13,704 elementary school children in kindergarten, 2nd and 3rd grades and 1,479 children in Head Start/ECEAP preschool programs.

  • Washington Oral Health Data
    Washington State Department of Health has published reports on statewide oral health data for specific populations starting in 1996. There are other data documents relating to oral health.

    • Washington State 2015-2016 Smile Survey (PDF)
      During the 2014–15 and 2015–16 school years, the Washington State Department of Health's Oral Health Program conducted Washington's fifth assessment of the oral health status and treatment needs of children throughout the state.

  • National Oral Health Surveillance System
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in collaboration with the Association of State and Territorial Dental Directors, maintains a website that monitors state and national oral health data. The National Oral Health Surveillance System includes eight oral health indicators which are:

    • Dental visits
    • Teeth cleaning
    • Complete tooth loss
    • Fluoridation status
    • Caries experience
    • Untreated caries
    • Dental sealants
    • Cancer of the oral cavity and pharynx