Posts Tagged ‘Statistics’

Half of adults in England skip regular dental appointments

Half of adults in England skip regular dental appointments

New statistics from NHS Digital show that half of adults in England haven’t been to an NHS dentist in the last two years. Figures reveal that 50.7 percent of adults saw an NHS dentist in the last two years, despite the fact that dentists recommend check-ups every 6-24 months. The figures suggest a decrease in […]


New figures reveal more than 40% of children didn’t see a dentist last year

New figures reveal more than 40% of children didn’t see a dentist last year

New figures reveal that more than 40 percent of children didn’t see a dentist last year, despite guidelines recommending 6-monthly check-ups. Statistics obtained by NHS Digital show that 41% of children in England aged between 2 and 5 years didn’t go to the dentist last year. Dental experts advise frequent check-ups every 6-12 months for […]


Some Places in England are Four Times More Likely to Visit their Dentist than Others

Some Places in England are Four Times More Likely to Visit their Dentist than Others

New shocking statistics have revealed the disparity between different areas, as some places are as much as four times more likely to visit the dentist than others. 84 percent of adults who live in an area catered for by Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) have had a dental check-up within the last two years, which […]


New survey reveals over 20 million British adults fear bad breath

New survey reveals over 20 million British adults fear bad breath

A new survey has revealed that over 20 million British adults fear having bad breath. The results may be surprising given that the same poll showed that more than half of people don’t brush their teeth twice a day. New research conducted by White Glo showed that only 48 percent of people brush twice a […]


New survey suggests a third of Brits brush their teeth only once a day

New survey suggests a third of Brits brush their teeth only once a day

A new survey has revealed that almost a third of Brits brush their teeth only once a day. The findings of a YouGov poll suggest that 26 percent of women and 33 percent of men neglect to clean their twice-daily. Despite advice from dentists to clean the teeth before bed and at least once more […]


Concerns raised in Tayside, as dental registration numbers fall below average

Concerns raised in Tayside, as dental registration numbers fall below average

Concerns have been raised about dental health in Tayside following the release of statistics which show that registration rates have fallen below the national average. The latest figures from the Information Services Division in Scotland show that only 88.7 percent of people are registered with a dentist in Tayside compared to the Scottish average of […]