Oral Health Profile - 2020

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Oral Health Profile, Alachua County, Florida
IndicatorRate TypeYear(s)County NumberCounty RateState Rate
Adults who had a permanent tooth removed because of tooth decay or gum diseasePercent2016
39.5%47.3%
Adults who visited a dentist or a dental clinic in the past yearPercent2016
62.3%63%
Birth defect: Cleft lip alonePer 100,0002013-2017
<5
2.4
Birth defect: Cleft lip with cleft palatePer 100,0002013-2017
9
6.34.9
Birth defect: Cleft palate alonePer 100,0002013-2017
10
7.05.0
Oral cancer incidencePer 100,0002019
56
19.414.0
Deaths from oral cancerPer 100,0002020
15
5.53.8
Emergency room visits due to dental conditions age 5 and overPer 100,0002020
2,307
899.4462.0
Preventable ER Visits under 65 from dental conditionsPer 100,0002020
2,250
974.3546.1
Preventable hospitalizations under 65 from dental conditionsPer 100,0002020
21
9.19.4
Population receiving fluoridated water Percent2019
198,820
91.4%78.1%
Population Served by Community Water SystemsPercent2019
217,518
81.6%95%
Total licensed Florida dental hygienists Per 100,0002020
219
81.058.9
Total licensed Florida dentistsPer 100,0002020
299
110.656.7

Data Note(s)

Cancer incidence counts are not displayed when less than 10 cases.

AHCA Data Visualization Tool
This website is maintained by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA). The Dental Services Profile provides demographic data of Medicaid dental clients as well as summary information on managed care plans. Data are available at the county or regional level.

Oral Health Florida Data Scorecard
The state oral health coalition, Oral Health Florida, provides annual estimates of key oral health indicators as identified in their "Florida’s Roadmap for Oral Health" strategic plan.

Public Health Dental Program Website
One of the primary functions of the Department of Health’s Public Health Dental Program is data collection and analysis. This website contains various surveillance reports on the oral health status of specific populations as well as summaries of the bi-annual dentist and dental hygienist workforce surveys.