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More than 17,500 Kansans visit an emergency room each year with dental pain.


2017 Kansas Oral Health Snapshot

The Kansas Oral Health Snapshot features data about the economic and educational status of county residents, as well as information about the oral health challenges and resources for each of our state’s 105 counties. Regional use of emergency rooms for dental pain and community water fluoridation status are highlighted. The Snapshot also contains descriptions of Medicaid and CHIP dental services in Kansas, common consequences of untreated dental disease, and oral health in the Head Start program and for older adults. Download the entire Snapshot or just one county.

Kansas Oral Health Connections sponsored this county-level oral health data book. The partners in Kansas Oral Health Connections are Oral Health Kansas, KDHE Bureau of Health Promotion, Kansas Head Start Association, Kansas Association for the Medically Underserved, Kansas Dental Association, and Kansas Chapter American Academy of Pediatrics. Kansas Oral Health Connections and this Snapshot are supported by the DentaQuest Foundation.

To view the full screen, flipbook version of the 2017 Kansas Oral Health Snapshot,
click on the “Click to read” button in the middle of the video frame below.

To open or download a PDF of the complete book click here.


To open or download a PDF of an article from the front of the book, click on the title below.

Who We Are Medicaid Dental Services in Kansas CHIP Oral Health 2020
About This Report Consequences of Untreated Oral Disease Head Start & Oral Health Safety Net Clinics
Executive Summary Older Adults The Affordable Care Act & Navigators Tobacco & Oral Health


To open or download a PDF of an individual county click on the county name in the list below.

Allen Clark Elk Greenwood Kiowa Miami Pawnee Saline Thomas
Anderson Clay Ellis Hamilton Labette Mitchell Phillips Scott Trego
Atchison Cloud Ellsworth Harper Lane Montgomery Pottawatomie Sedgwick Wabaunsee
Barber Coffey Finney Harvey Leavenworth Morris Pratt Seward Wallace
Barton Comanche Ford Haskell Lincoln Morton Rawlins Shawnee Washington
Bourbon Cowley Franklin Hodgeman Linn Nemaha Reno Sheridan Wichita
Brown Crawford Geary Jackson Logan Neosho Republic Sherman Wilson
Butler Decatur Gove Jefferson Lyon Ness Rice Smith Woodson
Chase Dickinson Graham Jewell Marion Norton Riley Stafford Wyandotte
Chautauqua Doniphan Grant Johnson Marshall Osage Rooks Stanton  
Cherokee Douglas Gray Kearny McPherson Osborne Rush Stevens  
Cheyenne Edwards Greeley Kingman Meade Ottawa Russell Sumner  


Click here to see the 2013 Kansas Oral Health Snapshot.


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