Saturday, March 13, 2010

Crest and Oral-B Great Canadian- Smile Survey

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Additional At-a-Glance Stats from the Crest and Oral-B Great Canadian
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Smile Survey

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- Among those who don't brush their teeth at lease twice a day, 24 per
cent say they're too tired at night and 16 per cent say they don't
have time
- 4 per cent of those who don't brush their teeth twice a day admit
they don't know how to use a toothbrush
- Among those who don't floss daily, 31 per cent say they can't be
bothered and 25 per cent say they don't have time
- 31 per cent of Canadians haven't flossed in the past six months
- Among those who don't rinse daily, 18 per cent admit they don't have
time to rinse
- Among the 26 per cent of Canadians who don't go to the dentist at
least once a year, 42 per cent say they don't go because they can't
afford it, and 29 per cent say it's because they don't have dental
insurance
- 82 per cent of Canadians rate their own overall oral health as good,
while only 62 per cent say the same

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