Category Archives: Americans’ dental habits

Rising Tooth Fairy Payouts Reflect Good Economy

As far back as ancient times, a variety of cultures ritualized ways of disposing of baby teeth. Eventually folklore evolved into the story that when a child loses one of his or her baby teeth, the tooth should be placed … Continue reading

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Lack of Dental Insurance Among Older Adults

Medicare is focused specifically on physical health needs and does not cover basic oral health care. This leaves a staggering 49 million Medicare beneficiaries in this country without dental insurance. According to research on Medicare beneficiaries conducted by Johns Hopkins … Continue reading

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Are Bottled Water Drinkers Getting Enough Fluoride?

According to the International Bottled Water Association, Americans consumed more than 8 billion gallons of bottled water in 2009. A recent report from Beverage Marketing found that bottled water consumption grew 120 percent between 2000 and 2015. This increase can … Continue reading

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The Aging Mouth: What to Look For

When most baby boomers were growing up, it was normal for their parents’ generation to have dentures. But there is no reason for that to be the case today. In fact, older adults are keeping their natural teeth longer than … Continue reading

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All the Presidents’ Teeth

In this election season, it’s only natural that we are interested in all things presidential. So here are some facts, courtesy of the American Dental Association’s mouthhealthy.org website, that you may find interesting about some of our past presidents’ oral … Continue reading

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Don’t Keep Putting Off Seeing a Dentist

If it’s been a long time since you’ve seen a dentist, you are not alone. Some 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year. The reasons are many—from dental anxiety, to thinking it’s been too long, to having … Continue reading

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One-Third of Americans Don’t Go to the Dentist

According to a Gallup poll conducted in 2013, one-third of Americans say they did not visit the dentist at all in the past year. Here are more interesting survey results: Women are more likely than men to report visiting the … Continue reading

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