Codes and Frequencies
For sample adults and sample children who have any problem with their mouth or teeth in the past six months, DENCARE6M indicates if the person saw a dentist or medical doctor for the problem. Respondents were instructed to consider all types of dental providers, including orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists.
- 2008: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children under 18 who have at least one problem with mouth or teeth.
- No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to DENCARE6M for more information.