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Oral Health

Kentucky's Oral health and Well-Being

KPCA is a proud supporter and member of the Oral Health Progress and Equity Network (OPEN).

How do adults in Kentucky view their oral health? 
This fact sheet summarizes select data on self-reported oral health status, attitudes and dental care utilization among Kentucky adults as of 2015, by income level, based on an innovative household survey, including:

  • How oral health affects day-to-day function and well-being
  • How the appearance of mouth and teeth impacts one’s ability to interview for a job
  • Attitudes toward oral health and dental care
  • Reasons for not visiting the dentist more frequently

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