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

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

Oral Health in Missouri - 2020, A Burden Report by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services

2020-2021 PSP Dashboard

New! Click the link above to find oral health screening information from our Preventive Services Program! The dashboard that appears is for all of Missouri. You can click on a county in the map to see county-specific information. You can also click on each data set to find out the specific information for that data set. For instance, clicking on “Female” will give you the female specific information. Clicking on “Pre-school” will give you Pre-school age specific information.

To go back the state information from a county see the lower left hand corner and select the “Revert” button. To print data for the dashboard you are looking at click the “Download” button in the lower right hand corner. You will need to select a format for the data. If you have any question regarding the 2020-2021 PSP Dashboard, please email us at oralhealth@health.mo.gov.

Elk's Report: Information on the Oral Health of Individuals with Intellectual/Development Disabilities, 2019-2020

Oral Health of Missouri’s Third Grade Children Compared to the General U.S. Population, 2019

Adult Oral Health Assessment Executive Summary 2009

Missouri Oral Health Regional Snapshots - 2020

Oral Health Workforce Information for Missouri

Dental Hygiene Workforce Analysis
Dentists Workforce Analysis
Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas 2017

Visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Chronic Disease Indicators (CDI) page at http://www.cdc.gov/cdi/. The CDI website provides access to a wide range of key indicators for the surveillance of chronic diseases, conditions, and risk factors - including oral health.