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Survey indicates that Americans value their dental health, but there is room for improvement
Updated: 12/6/2010 6:59:58 PM

Survey indicates that Americans value their dental health, but there is room for improvement A recent nationwide survey suggests that while Americans have good intentions when it comes to keeping a clean mouth, they need to follow through with these good standards of dental care.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tooth decay is a problem that affects people of all ages. For example, this is the most common chronic disease among adolescents in the U.S. who are between 12 and 19 years old. Meanwhile, 9 out of 10 adults who are at least 20 years old have some degree of tooth decay.

The new research was conducted by Philips Sonicare - a power toothbrush company, in which more than 1,000 adults participated.

Overall, 97 percent of the respondents agreed that oral hygiene was the most important factor that contributes to a healthy lifestyle. Although 90 percent of the participants claimed to brush their teeth twice per day, less than half of them brushed their teeth for two minutes each time - which is the recommended amount by dental professionals.

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