Oral health status in Washington state

Smile Survey

Washington’s 2015-2016 Smile Survey is the latest statewide assessment of children’s oral health.  It shows that children’s oral health in Washington is improving, but further work remains. 

Summary of Findings:

Head Start/ECEAP Children Fact Sheet

Elementary School Children Fact Sheet

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Seniors’ Oral Health Survey

 The 2017 Seniors’ Oral Health Survey is the most recent  statewide assessment of the oral health of older adults. 

Summary of Findings:

Executive Summary

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Washington State’s Medicaid/Apple Health Data

Snapshots of utilization for adults, all children, and young children by county.

Adult over 21

Children under 20

Children under 6

Community Water Fluoridation

Community water fluoridation is the most effective way to prevent tooth decay for everyone—young and old.  Learn which communities have fluoridated water in Washington and how our state stacks up nationally.

Highlights of Water Fluoridation in Washington

Medicaid Facts & Figures Report

Learn what portion of children and adults are covered by Medicaid dental services, how many receive care, and about the providers that serve them.

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