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Public Health - Seattle & King County

Oral Health Program

The Public Health - Seattle & King County Oral Health Program provides clinical and community based oral health services to improve the oral health of King County residents and reduce the level of dental disease in accordance with the U.S. Healthy People 2010 Goals and the Washington State Public Health Improvement Plan.

Dental clinics in King County
Common questions about oral health
Oral health promotion
Oral health information for parents
Oral health data
Oral health resources and links
Access to Baby and Child Dentistry (ABCD) Program
ABCD provides dental care for Medicaid-eligible children from birth through age five with an emphasis on the first dental visit by age one.
Smile Surveys
2010 Smile Survey (PDF)
The King County 2010 Smile Survey finds that that while children in King County enjoy better oral health compared to children in Washington state, disparities still exist for children from low-income families, children of color and children whose primary language is not English.

2005 Smile Survey (PDF)
This report details oral health findings from the King County and Seattle 2005 Smile Survey. This survey is intended to help communities understand the impact that dental disease has on children, and provide information that can be used to establish programs and create systems to address identified problems.