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Reported by Karen Fox

In a national online survey of nearly 1,500 consumers, the  ADA  asked questions about oral health and hygiene.  Score ranged from 85 % to 29 %. The score indicated that there is much room for improvement.

The findings:

1.  Women scored higher then men by 4 %

2.  Higher formal education equated to a higher score

3.  95 % understood what the definition of gingivitis is

4.  93 %  knew that pregnant women should pay extra attention to their dental health

5.  92 % knew that denture wearers still need to visit the dentist

6.  83 % of households still participate in tooth fairy rewards

7.  85 % indicated that a good smile is extremely important for finding a job

8.  20 %  have shied away from a social event because of problems with their teeth

9.  25 %  knew when a child should have their first visit to a dentist

10. 19 % knew whether sugar causes cavities ( I was shocked by this number– My profession has a long way to go to educate consumers)

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