About this resource:
Source: National Institutes of Health
Last Reviewed: 2021
Workgroups: Oral Health Workgroup
Healthy teeth and gums are essential to people’s overall health and well-being. This report takes a comprehensive look at the nation’s oral health over the last 20 years. It examines scientific advances, as well as challenges — like unequal access to dental care — that affect the oral health of people in the United States.