Children’s dental health data in North Texas

Dental Health

 

Six-county profile

Dental Health sign in grassDental health is an important part of a child's overall health. In our region 88% of parents believe preventive dental is important but only 75% realize dental health affects overall general health.

10% of children are not getting all the dental care they need.  We know that children with dental problems have poorer general health.

The factors or reasons why children did not receive needed treatment include:

Special reports:

Coalitions focusing on dental health:

If you are interested in getting involved in what’s going on in your county, please email: oralhealth@cookchildrens.org

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