Dental Hygiene Statistics

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Dentistry Statistics
Average yearly salary of a Dentist$146,920 per year
Average yearly salary of a Dental Assistant$33,470 per year
Percent of Americans without dental insurance50%
Percent of people without dental insurance that delay dental care77%
Percent of people without dental insurance that see a dentist only when they have a perceived problem74%
Average time in between dental appointments for3 years
Average amount of lost teeth due to sports injuries each year5 million
Percent of tooth decay reduced since WWII by fluoridation of community water55%
Dental Hygiene Statistics 
Percent of population reached by fluoridation of community water62%
Percent of people who claim to floss daily22%
Percent of people who do not replace their toothbrushes as often as they should75%
Average amount of floss bought by each person yearly18 yards
Total annual amount of money spent on toothpaste$1.8 billion
Total annual amount spent on toothbrushes$775 million
Percent of people who have 1 cavity by age 1778%
Percent of americans who have some type of periodontal disease74%
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Statistic Sources & References
Sources: Focused Care Dental, Valley Dental Group
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 1, 2017

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