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State of Veteran Dental Care ​References »

9.2 Million Veterans are enrolled in VA health care.

7.8 Million VHA-enrolled Veterans are without VA dental benefits and are able to participate in VETSmile.

42% of Veterans reported having had gum treatment or bone loss around their teeth.

In 2020, 24,318 Veterans visited VA Emergency Department for non-traumatic dental conditions.

2 in 5 Veterans described their oral health as fair or poor.

Bottom Line: Veterans will benefit from new pathways that improve access to comprehensive and preventive dental care.

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