Monday, September 01, 2008

Dental Did You Know: Patient Hygiene Averages

Only 72% of patients with teeth routinely brushed twice a day. While only one-fifth or so flossed daily. The average brush time is less than a minute.

Source: Gerlach R, Practice Implications of Therapeutic Mouthrinses, Oral Health, July 2008, Vol 98, No 7, pg 40-42.

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