Louisiana

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 availableData 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 availableData 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 availableData 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 availableData 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 availableData 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 availableData 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 availableData 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
Condition of Mouth and Teeth
ADA https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/oral-health-care-projects?utm_medium=VanityUrl
Report availableData source is through – ADA health policy institute
https://www.ada.org/en/science-research/health-policy-institute/data-center
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 availableData 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 availableData 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 availableData 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
Bright Smiles for Bright Futures

Basic Screening Survey

 

A Report on the Oral Health Status of

Louisiana’s Third Grade Children

 

2009

 

Data is not available for download, though.

 

Louisiana has 64 parishes; all

parishes were included in the sampling methodology.

 

A total of 2,642 children were screened. According to the probability-proportional-to size

design, this number represents 55,996 third grade children in the state.

 

Untreated cavities

 

caries experience

 

Sealants present

 

Treatment urgency (early care / urgent care)