QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–64 Years Who Had a Dental Visit in the Past 12 Months, by Dental Insurance and Year — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019–2020

The percentage of adults aged 18−64 years who had a dental visit during the past 12 months decreased from 65.5% in 2019 to 62.7% in 2020.

From 2019 to 2020, the percentage of adults aged 18−64 years who had a dental visit during the past 12 months decreased for those with dental insurance (75.0% to 72.0%) and those without dental insurance (47.8% to 45.4%).

In both 2019 and 2020, adults with dental insurance were more likely to have a dental visit than those without dental insurance.

Source: National Center for Health Statistics, National Health Interview Survey, 2019 and 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhis.htm

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