Oral Health in Vermont

Oral health, which includes all parts of our mouth (teeth, gums, tongue, etc...), is an important component of overall health. Data on the oral health of Vermonters are used to make data-driven decisions at the policy level, in dental offices, and at home.

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Oral Health Dashboard

Use the Healthy Vermonters 2020 Scorecard to see how well we are meeting our oral health goals.

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Comprehensive Report on Oral Disease in Vermont

The Burden of Oral Disease in Vermont includes information about the oral and dental health of Vermonters, with comparisons to national data and Healthy People 2030 targets whenever possible.

Reports on the Oral Health of Vermont’s Children

Keep Smiling Vermont is a report that includes findings from visual screenings, including dental decay, sealant rates, and treatment needs of Vermont’s children.

Report on Oral Health of Vermonters in Nursing Homes

Keep Smiling Vermont is a report that includes findings from visual screenings, including dental decay, and treatment needs of Vermonters in Nursing Homes.

Dental Health Data Presented by Local Health Office Service Area

These presentations show dental health statistics for Vermonters in different parts of the state. They include preventive care, access to care, risk factors, and dental health outcomes.

Dental Health Statistics and Information
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Dental Visits and Dental Insurance - Summary - for Vermonters aged 65+

Dental visits, reasons for not visiting the dentist, and dental insurance

Dental Visits and Dental Insurance - SummaryDental visits, reasons for not visiting the dentist, and dental insurance
Dental Visits and Dental Insurance - Summary
- for Vermonters aged 18 - 64 who are enrolled in Medicaid
Dental visits, reasons for not visiting the dentist, and dental insurance
Dental Visits and Dental Insurance - Summary
- for Vermonters aged 65+ who are enrolled in Medicare
Dental visits, reasons for not visiting the dentist, and dental insurance
Healthcare Workforce DataThe supply of health care providers, including their distribution by geography and specialty.
Dental Hygienists Census Report for 2021Number of dental hygienists in Vermont, including their distribution by geography and specialty
Dentist Census - Detailed Report for 2019Number of dentists in Vermont, including their distribution and specialty
Dental Assistants Report for 2015Number of dental assistants in Vermont, including their distribution by geography and specialty
The Oral Health DashboardDental health population indicators and performance measures that the Office of Oral Health uses to track their progress toward achieving goals, including Healthy Vermonters 2030 indicators
Maps and trendsSome Vermont dental health data at the county and Office of Local Health level
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) summary of Vermont dataDental visits and tooth loss data for Vermont adults
Dental Visits - AdultsAdult dental visits, reasons for not visiting the dentist, and dental insurance
Oral Health and 3-4-50: Tooth LossHealth behaviors, chronic disease, and tooth loss
Oral Health and 3-4-50: Dental visitsHealth behaviors, chronic disease, and dental visits
Oral Health and 3-4-50: Detailed data briefHealth behaviors, chronic disease, tooth loss, and dental visits
Oral Health Among Vermonters with DisabilitiesTooth loss and dental visits among Vermonters with disabilities
Vermont PRAMS - Maternal Oral Health Care, 2012-2015Vermont data on oral health care before and during pregnancy for 2012-2015 and overall estimates for 34 PRAMS sites for 2015
Vermont PRAMS - Highlights, 2020Includes oral health care data, before and during pregnancy, 2020 Vermont births
The Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)Number of youth participating in risky behaviors (e.g., drinking sugar-sweetened beverages, using snuff)
Form CMS 416: Annual Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic, and Treatment (EPSDT) Participation ReportUse of dental services for Vermonters under 21 years old who are enrolled in Medicaid
The Dental Landscape StudyDental health data at the town and Health Service Area level. This report is about policy considerations to improve the ability to get care, the quality and the cost of dental health in Vermont.
The Impact of Removing the Dental Insurance Cap for Medicaid-enrolled Pregnant WomenPossible effects of removing the dental insurance cap for Medicaid-enrolled pregnant women in Vermont, and on outreach efforts conducted by the Vermont Department of Health District Office Staff
HPV Associated CancersIncidence of the many cancers, including oral cancer, that have been linked to HPV infection
Contact Us

Stephanie Stead, Public Health Analyst

[email protected]

Division of Health Statistics and Informatics

Vermont Department of Health

108 Cherry St. Burlington, VT 05401

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