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.

School-Based Oral Health Programs: Dental Sealants by the Numbers

Missouri Basic Screening Survey (BSS) of Older Adults 2022 - in Skilled Nursing Facilities

Missouri Basic Screening Survey (BSS) of Older Adults 2022 - in Senior / Nutrition Centers

MISSOURI ORAL HEALTH CARE - Report of COVID-19 impact on workforce

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

Preventive Services Program (PSP) Dashboard

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

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

States with the Best & Worst Dental Health in 2024

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 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.