Percentage of Adults Who Have Had Teeth Removed

New York Finger Lakes Region and Western New York

There is also significant disparities in the removal of teeth due to tooth decay or gum disease. People with income under $50K are much more likely to have teeth removed than those with higher incomes. It is also striking that the prevalence of removed teeth is so much higher for the Medicaid population, even higher than for the uninsured. Teeth removal is also significantly more common in rural areas compared to the suburbs.

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