Dental Hygiene Statistics

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 insurance 50%
Percent of people without dental insurance that delay dental care 77%
Percent of people without dental insurance that see a dentist only when they have a perceived problem 74%
Average time in between dental appointments for 3 years
Average amount of lost teeth due to sports injuries each year 5 million
Percent of tooth decay reduced since WWII by fluoridation of community water 55%
Dental Hygiene Statistics  
Percent of population reached by fluoridation of community water 62%
Percent of people who claim to floss daily 22%
Percent of people who do not replace their toothbrushes as often as they should 75%
Average amount of floss bought by each person yearly 18 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 17 78%
Percent of americans who have some type of periodontal disease 74%
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Sources: Focused Care Dental, Valley Dental Group
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 1, 2017

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Uninsured Health Care Statistics

Uninsured Health Care Coverage Statistics U.S. Data
Percent of population ages 18-64 without health insurance (as of November 2016) 12.8 %
Percent of population without health insurance in 2012 16.3 %
Total number of persons under the age of 65 without health insurance 28,400,000
Percent of children under age 18 who are without health insurance coverage 4.5 %
Percent of people under age 65 who are on a private insurance plan 65.6 %
Percent of people under age 65 who are on a public insurance plan 25.3 %
Health Insurance Coverage by Age Percent Uninsured
Under 18 4.5 %
18 to 34 28.3 %
35 to 64 16.4 %
65 + 1.1 %
Sex Percent Uninsured
Male 17.4 %
Female 14 %
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Uninsured by Race Percent Uninsured
White 14.8 %
Black 20 %
Asian 16.2 %
Hispanic 31 %
Uninsured by Income Percent Uninsured
Less than $25,000 25.6 %
$25,000 - $49,000 20.4 %
$50,000 - $74,999 15 %
$75,000 + 8.1 %
Person below poverty 30.9 %
States with the Highest and Lowest Uninsured Rate Percent Uninsured
State with lowest percent of uninsured (Massachusetts) 4.2 %
State with highest percent of uninsured (Texas) 25.1 %
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Sources: Center for Disease Control, U.S. Census Bureau
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: November 3, 2016

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