QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage of Adults Aged 25 Years or Older Who Saw a Dentist in the Past Year by Education Level and Sex

In 2018, among adults aged 25 years or older, women (69.4%) were more likely than men (61.2%) to have seen a dentist in the past year.

The percentage of men and women who saw a dentist in the past year increased as education level increased. Among women, those with a Bachelor’s degree or higher were the most likely to have seen a dentist in the past year (82.5%) and those with less than a high school education were least likely (51.4%).

Among men, the same pattern prevailed (74.6% compared with 41.9%).

Within each education group, the percentage of women who saw a dentist in the past year was higher than the percentage of men.

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