National Smile Month — Facts and Figures

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