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Dental Survey Statistics

Why People Give up on Flossing [Survey Stats Infographic]
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45% point out NO TIME is the main reason to stop flossing     For a lot of people to make flossing a habit that will stick for good might feel like a New Year resolution that starts with good intentions but fades away quickly. DentaVox survey on flossing habits revealed that this is the case for more than one-third of respondents who used to floss regularly but stopped. Lack of time is cited as the most common motive to exclude flossing from oral hygiene routines. It could be ar...
Teeth Whitening at Home or at the Dentist’s Office? [Survey Stats Infographic]
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Perceived Risks and Consequences   Teeth whitening has become one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures. Previous research on DentaVox revealed that the dream to have a whiter, brighter smile is the main driver for considering such procedures. However, the survey results also pinpointed high costs as the main obstacle to cosmetic dentistry treatments. Home products for teeth whitening provide a budget-friendly alternative to more expensive in-office treatment. There i...
Bad Breath: Perceived Causes and Ways to Deal With It [Infographic]
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Bad breath can be an embarrassing problem with social and health implications. It is common to have it from time and this can often be a misleading argument for not paying more attention to the problem when it continues. However, persistent bad breath is not an issue that resolves itself. Chronic bad breath, referred to as halitosis, does not go away with mints and mouthwash. Despite the fact that unpleasant mouth odours may affect social life and relationships, there are many misconceptions, wh...
Parent’s involvement in children’s oral hygiene routines [Survey Stats Infographic]
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Controversial opinions on when to stop supervising children’s tooth brushing, study reveals   Establishing dental hygiene habits from an early age is vital for good oral health and parents play a key role in this process. Good oral hygiene is fundamental for reducing the risk of tooth decay and it requires guidance and control from parents. Parental involvement in children’s tooth brushing is needed in particular to ensure that routines are performed regularly and properly. However,...
Do We Read the Signs of Gum Disease? [Survey Stats Infographic]
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Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is one of the most common dental problems worldwide. It includes a set of inflammatory conditions of the structures around the teeth. They may affect the gums, periodontal ligament and alveolar bone, depending on the stage of the condition. When left untreated, it may lead to irreversible consequences such as tooth loss. Despite the severe implications, previous research reveals that it is amongst the most prevalent and nevertheless ignored infl...
How Sweet Is the Road to Childhood Caries?
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It is a well-known fact that children should restrain from eating too much sugar as it may lead to cavities. For adults, healthy choices are at their own discretion. But when it comes to children, parents play the key role in keeping them away from harmful treats. In practice, however, it can be challenging to stay on track with the mission to implement the right dietary habits for children’s oral health.   In our recent DentaVox survey on Cavities in Children, we explored the pract...
High Cost Is the Main Obstacle to Cosmetic Dentistry Treatment, Survey Reveals
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Аccording to results from DentaVox Cosmetic Dentistry Survey, high expenditure is cited as the most common reason that prevents people to go for dental aesthetics procedures. This type of treatments may range from simple teeth whitening to complete smile makeover through crowns, veneers and etc. The survey, which also explored the motives for considering such treatments, indicated that respondents in all regions recognized a whiter smile as the main reason for cosmetic dentistry procedures w...
Attitudes Towards Teeth Whitening at Home [Infographic]
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For those who dream of having the perfect pearly white Hollywood Smile, there are a number of different options to achieve it - from professional procedures at the dentist office, through natural home remedies, to a variety of products for home usage. Nowadays, over-the-counter teeth whitening kits are promising an easy and affordable way for those who dream about the pearly whites. However, insights from DentaVox survey on Cosmetic Dentistry suggest that the attitudes towards the use of at-h...
Importance of online reviews when choosing a dentist in 2019 [Statistics]
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Many dental practices have recognized the role of online reviews for word-of-mouth recommendations. Before deciding which dentist to visit, potential patients often look for tips from the experience and comments of others. That’s why an increasing number of dental practices are aiming to build a positive reputation through online reviews and thus attract new patients.   Acknowledging the growing importance of patient feedback, we aimed to explore how much patients actually trust onl...