National Smile Month — Facts and Figures
As the UK observes their National Smile Month, some interesting facts and figures have been released, giving a snapshot view of the nation’s state of oral health.
Some of the facts and figures about the UK’s oral health habits include:
- 25 per cent of adults don’t brush twice a day, including a third of men
- 50 per cent of adults say they visit their dentist every 6 months
- Only 21% of adults use dental floss
- 6% of adults have no remaining natural teeth
Visit the National Smile Month website for more: http://www.nationalsmilemonth.org/page/facts-and-figures