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Oral health is an essential part of overall health. Everyone can be affected by oral disease, even people without teeth. Periodontal disease (gum disease) is linked to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and stroke.

Even though diseases of the mouth (oral diseases) are nearly 100 percent preventable, Colorado kids miss about 7.8 million school hours every year because of mouth pain. Access to regular preventive care and interventions is necessary to help Colorado win the battle against oral diseases.

Here you can view state and regional-level data on:
  • Percent of children ages 1-5 who first went to the dentist by 12 months of age
  • Percent of third graders who have dental sealants on permanent molars
  • Percent of the population served by community water systems who receive optimally fluoridated water
Colorado Health Institute
Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment
Health Statistics and Evaluation Branch
4300 Cherry Creek Dr. S
Denver,CO 80246
(303) 692-2160
    Colorado Health Data
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