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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Oral Health Program

The Public Health - Seattle & King County Oral Health Program provides clinical and community based oral health services to improve the oral health of King County residents and reduce the level of dental disease in accordance with the U.S. Healthy People 2010 Goals and the Washington State Public Health Improvement Plan.

Smile Surveys
2010 Smile Survey (PDF)
The King County 2010 Smile Survey finds that that while children in King County enjoy better oral health compared to children in Washington state, disparities still exist for children from low-income families, children of color and children whose primary language is not English.

2005 Smile Survey (PDF)
This report details oral health findings from the King County and Seattle 2005 Smile Survey. This survey is intended to help communities understand the impact that dental disease has on children, and provide information that can be used to establish programs and create systems to address identified problems.