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The State of the Tooth: Chicago-Area Residents Talk Dental
Date:2/23/2009

  • 62 percent say they drink water instead of soda sometimes or frequently due to concern for their oral health.
  • 17 percent said they don't think about soda with regard to their teeth.
  • 22 percent said they don't consider the relationship between diet and oral health.

How often do they go to the dentist?

  • 10 percent said they never visit the dentist.
  • 62 percent said they visit at least once a year.

On insurance coverage:

  • 47 percent of respondents do not have dental insurance.
    • Unsurprisingly, people who do not have dental insurance were more likely to put off seeing a dentist in 2009 and are also more likely to have concerns with their dental health.
      • Perhaps surprisingly, though, is that patients with insurance are not only more likely to visit the dentist, but they are also more likely to take care of their teeth, through activities like brushing and flossing.
      • 7 percent sought dental care from a low-cost clinic, government agency or charity in 2008.

When asked what they planned to do about dental care in 2009:

  • 73 percent said they would visit a dentist for regular preventative care.
  • 17 percent said they would see a dentist only if they have a problem.
  • 12 percent said they will not see a dentist.

Any cosmetic dentistry procedures?

  • Interestingly, 14 percent of respondents said they plan to undergo a cosmetic dental procedure in 2009, which is nearly the same percentage (12) that said they underwent a cosmetic procedure in 2008.
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