The Burden of Oral Disease, February 9, 2017

(2017) The Burden of Oral Disease, February 9, 2017. Public Health, Department of

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Abstract

Oral disease creates a significant burden in the United States and across the world. Worldwide, 3.9 billion people are impacted by oral disease, and 35% of the world’s population suffers from untreated decay in their permanent teeth. In the United States, 14% of 2-8 year old children have untreated decay in their primary (baby) teeth and 8% of 9-11 year old children suffer from untreated decay in their permanent teeth.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Public Health, Oral Health
Subjects: Health and medicine
Health and medicine > Healthcare
Health and medicine > Healthcare > Dental care
ID Code: 31545
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 26 Mar 2020 14:04
Last Modified: 26 Mar 2020 14:04
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/31545