Wednesday, June 27, 2007

Reasons People Don't go to the Dentist

The reasons people gave on why they haven't been to a Dentist in over three years:
  1. Didn't think it was necessary ~35%
  2. Cost ~18%
  3. Haven't gotten around to it ~11%
  4. Fear ~7%
(values are my approximation of the chart data)

Source: Papadopoulos C, The Latest on Dental Consultations in Canada, JCDA June 2007, Vol 73, No 5, p 391.

Hans Skariah, B.Sc., DMD
Promenade Court Dental Health Group in Mississauga
2233 Hurontario St., Mississauga, ON, Canada
(1/2 km north of the QEW in the Dome Building)
(905) 273-7100