The report, Health Care in Rural America: A Focus on Dental Care, presents findings from a survey of rural adults age 40 and over, conducted from November 20 to December 18, 2020. The report addresses challenges rural populations face in maintaining oral health and consistently accessing oral health providers, difficulties paying dental bills, and delays in seeking care. Data on dental visits by health status, income, insurance coverage, and reasons for delaying or forgoing care are presented.
Additional links: Annotated Questionnaire
Sponsoring organization: AARP