Posts Tagged ‘survey’

New survey suggests a fear of pain is keeping a quarter of British workers away from the dentist

New survey suggests a fear of pain is keeping a quarter of British workers away from the dentist

A new survey has revealed that a quarter of British employees are avoiding going to the dentist due to a fear of pain.  One in four people polled by Unum Dental admitted to putting off going to the dentist because they were afraid of pain. The survey involved 2,000 adults working in the private sector.  […]


Up to 90% of Singaporeans are worried about dental costs, new survey reveals

Up to 90% of Singaporeans are worried about dental costs, new survey reveals

A new survey has revealed that almost 90% of Singaporeans are worried about the cost of dental treatment.  The poll, which was commissioned by a panel instructed by the Singapore Dental Association, suggested that almost nine out of ten adults are concerned about rising dental fees. Around a third admitted that they would be willing […]


Cost is a barrier for a third of British dental patients, new poll reveals

Cost is a barrier for a third of British dental patients, new poll reveals

A new poll has revealed that a third of British adults put off going to the dentist due to cost.  Research conducted by Hudgell Solicitors suggested that around 33% of adults haven’t been to the dentist in the last two years, and a third of adults cite cost as a reason for delaying, cancelling or […]


Cornwall Children Eat Five Times as Much Sugar over the Summer Holidays According to Survey

Cornwall Children Eat Five Times as Much Sugar over the Summer Holidays According to Survey

According to a survey of 1000 parents, children in the South-East of England typically eat up to five times as much sugar during the holidays as they do normally, with more sugary drinks and ice cream being primarily to blame. The survey, commissioned by mydentist, found that according to their parents, children from two to […]


Employees would rather have dental insurance than gym membership, survey reveals

Employees would rather have dental insurance than gym membership, survey reveals

British employees would rather have dental insurance than gym membership as part of their employment package, a new survey has revealed. Research conducted by Unum Dental revealed that workers in the UK would rather their employer provide dental insurance than access to a company share scheme or discounted gym membership. The findings are perhaps unsurprising, […]


West Norfolk parents struggling to get a dental appointment for their children

West Norfolk parents struggling to get a dental appointment for their children

Parents in West Norfolk are struggling to get an NHS dental appointment for their children, it has been revealed. The results of a study conducted by a local watchdog suggest that there is a significant shortage of NHS places available for children. Research claims that 15 percent of the region’s children have never been to […]


Survey In USA Shows The Tooth Fairy Is Giving Less Money Than in Years Past

Survey In USA Shows The Tooth Fairy Is Giving Less Money Than in Years Past

A survey set up by US finance cite LendEDU has revealed how that the amount of money people give to their children for a lost tooth is less than ever before, adjusting for inflation. The figures show that on average, baby boomers received an average of 69 cents per tooth, which adjusted for inflation would […]


New research reveals a third of UK adults never visit a hygienist

New research reveals a third of UK adults never visit a hygienist

Cover Image Copyright TePe New research has revealed that a third of UK adults have never visited a hygienist. A study carried out by Tepe UK found that just over a third of adults in the UK have never had a dental hygiene appointment. Almost half of those surveyed admitted that they thought regular dental […]


A third of Peterborough children missed out on dental visits last year, new figures reveal

A third of Peterborough children missed out on dental visits last year, new figures reveal

New figures published by NHS Digital show that a third of children in Peterborough didn’t see a dentist last year. The statistics revealed that only 63 percent of children had at least one check-up in 2017. Public Health England recommends regular dental checks for children of all ages, and the figures will spark concern among […]


New General Dental Council survey reveals high patient satisfaction rates

New General Dental Council survey reveals high patient satisfaction rates

A new survey conducted by the General Dental Council has revealed that the vast majority of patients are very happy with the service provided by their dentist. The results of the GDC Patient and Public Survey show that 97 percent of people who visit their dentist once a year are ‘satisfied’ with the service they […]