The American Dental Association’s health policy department recently released a report on the state of dental health and well-being in the United States (click here to view the infographic).
Among the most interesting tidbits in the report:
- 1 in 4 Americans are embarrassed to smile, due to poor dental health
- 35% of young adults have difficulty biting and chewing
- 97% of people value dental health
- 82% believe that straight, bright teeth help you get ahead in life
- 77% of people make a goal to visit the dentist within the next year, while only 37% follow through with an appointment
- Cost is the top reason that people don’t visit the dentist (across all incomes and age groups)
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