Alabama

Name

Description

Variables

BRFSS

Available for all states through BRFSS.

more than one year since they have seen a dentist
BRFSS

available for all states through BRFSS.

Number of permanent teeth extracted
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

Adults with Private Dental
Benefits Coverage
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

Children with Private Dental
Benefits Coverage
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

Data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

Children with Medicaid Coverage
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

Percentage of Population on Community Water Systems
Receiving Fluoridated Water
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

Number of Dentists
per 100,000 Population
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

Percentage of Dentists Participating in
Medicaid for Child Dental Services
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

Life, in General, is Less Satisfying Due to
The condition of Mouth and Teeth
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

The appearance of Mouth and Teeth Affects
Ability to Interview for a Job
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

How Often Have You Experienced the Following Problems in the Last 12 Months
Due to the Condition of Your Mouth and Teeth?
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

Attitudes Toward Oral Health and Dental Care
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report available

The data source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center

Reasons for Not Visiting the Dentist More Frequently,
Among Those Without a Visit in the Last 12 Months
Pregnancy
Risk Assessment and Monitoring System, 2011
dental visits during pregnancy
Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas and Safety Nets 2016 Dental Health Professional Shortage Areas and Safety Nets
Water Fluoridation report – By the water source facility The fluoridation levels for parish reported are available by the water supply system.

The data is obtained from CDC thorough – Safe Drinking water program.
more information on the program in LA: http://ldh.la.gov/index.cfm/page/963

Fluoridation Yes/No by the water supply system
BRFSS

Request data through
https://www.cdc.gov/brfss/data_tools.htm

CDC interactive site tool:
https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealthdata/

Adults aged 18+ who have visited a dentist or dental clinic in the past year
BRFSS

Request data through:
https://www.cdc.gov/brfss/data_tools.htm

CDC interactive site tool:
https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealthdata/

Adults aged 65+ who have lost all of their natural teeth due to tooth decay or gum disease
BRFSS

Request data through:
https://www.cdc.gov/brfss/data_tools.htm

CDC interactive site tool:
https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealthdata/

Adults aged 65+ who have lost six or more teeth due to tooth decay or gum disease
2006-2007 School Year Dental Screenings.   Dental screenings with decay by the dental district in school children
Free Charitable Clinics Unfortunately, they are not all-inclusive data Chartable dental clinics
Dental clinics in Alabama for underserved population From Alabama Dental Association Dental clinics in Alabama for underserved population