Oral Health Data Report

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Source: Minnesota Department of Health, Oral Health Program, Minnesota Oral Health Statistics System

Oral Health Status

Indicator: Dental sealants (children)
Total Population

Minnesota third grade public school students with dental sealants, 2015

Indicator Minnesota United States
Dental sealants 59.6% 44.0%

Indicator: Dental sealants (children)
Medicaid Population

EPSDT/C&TC Eligible Minnesota Health Care Programs children (age 20 and under) use of dental sealant services, 2015

Location Age Group
<1 years
Age Group
1-2 years
Age Group
3-5 years
Age Group
6-9 years
Age Group
10-14 years
Age Group
15-18 years
Age Group
19-20 years
All age groups
combined years
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Indicator: Tooth decay (children)

Third grade public school students with untreated or treated tooth decay (caries experience), 2015

Indicator Minnesota United States
Treated and untreated tooth decay 49.5% 55.0%

Indicator: Tooth loss (older adults)

Tooth loss among older adults (age 65 and older), 2012

Indicator Minnesota United States
Partial tooth loss 51.6% 56.1%
Complete tooth loss 9.5% 14.7%

Indicator: Oral and pharyngeal cancer (all ages)

Minnesotans with oral and pharyngeal cancer, 2010 to 2014

Location New cancers (number) Population Incidence rate (per 100,000) 95% confidence interval
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Dental/Oral Health Service Use

Indicator: Past Year Dental Visits (all ages)
Total Population

Dental service use among Minnesota adults (2012) and children (2011 to 2012)

Age group Minnesota United States
Adults (age 18 and older)1 74.8% 67.2%
Children (age 17 and younger)2 76.3% 77.5%

Indicator: Past Year Dental Visits (all ages)
Medicaid Population

Dental service use among Minnesota Health Care Programs enrollees, 2014

Location 0-5 years 6-20 years 21-55 years 56-69 years 70-84 years 85-100 years All age groups combined
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Indicator: Past Year Dental Visits (all ages)
Medicaid Population

EPSDT/C&TC eligible Minnesota Health Care Programs children (age 20 and under) use of dental services, 2014

Location Age Group
<1 years
Age Group
1-2 years
Age Group
3-5 years
Age Group
6-9 years
Age Group
10-14 years
Age Group
15-18 years
Age Group
19-20 years
All age groups
combined years
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Indicator: Preventive Dental Service Use (children)
Total Population

Preventive dental service use among all Minnesota children (age 17 and younger), 2011 to 2012

Location 0-5 years 6-11 years 12-17 years
Minnesota 44.2% 90.4% 87.1%
United States 54.3% 87.6% 85.1%

Indicator: Preventive Dental Service Use (children)
Medicaid Population

EPSDT/C&TC eligible Minnesota Health Care Programs children (age 20 and under) use of preventive dental services, 2014

Location Age Group
<1 years
Age Group
1-2 years
Age Group
3-5 years
Age Group
6-9 years
Age Group
10-14 years
Age Group
15-18 years
Age Group
19-20 years
All age groups
combined years
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Dental Workforce and Access to Care

Indicator: Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas

Minnesota Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas, 2012

Location Full County Partial County Not Designated
Minnesota 60.9% 6.9% 32.2%
Total number of dental HPSAs 124
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Population Characteristics

Indicator: Median household income

Median household income among Minnesotans, 2011

Location Median household income
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Indicator: Children in poverty

Minnesota children (age 18 and younger) living in poverty, 2011

Location Poverty (number) Poverty (percent) 90% confidence interval
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Indicator: People without health insurance

Minnesotans without health insurance (age 65 and younger), 2013

Location Uninsured (number) Uninsured (percent) 90% confidence interval
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Indicator: People without dental insurance

Minnesotans without dental insurance, 2013

Location 0 to 17 years 18 to 34 years 35 to 64 years 65 and older
Minnesota 12.4% 21.6% 38.8% 27.2%

Indicator: Free and reduced price lunch eligibility
School poverty

Minnesota public school (K to 12) students eligible for free and reduced price lunch program, 2015-2016

Location Enrollees (number) Total eligible free and
reduced price lunch (number)
Total eligible free and
reduced price lunch (percent)
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