Oral Health Surveillance

Surveillance systems provide information necessary for public health decision-making. A comprehensive public health surveillance system routinely collects data on health outcomes, risk factors and intervention strategies for the whole population or representative samples of the population.

The Missouri Oral Health Surveillance System consists of the elements listed below.

Adult Oral Health Assessment Executive Summary 2009 GraphicAdult Oral Health Assessment Executive Summary 2009 In 2009, a statewide assessment was conducted to examine the oral health of specific adult populations throughout Missouri. This Executive Summary provides the results from the assessment.

Show Me Your Smile!
2005 Report
2005 Executive Summary
Open Mouth Surveys - 1995 & 2000

Emergency Department Utilization for Dental Complaints

Oral Health in Missouri 2014: A Burden Report by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services NEW!

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS):

National BRFSS Data
Missouri BRFSS Data