January 4, 2017 -- A new Delta Dental survey found that 41% of American adults would like to see a dentist more frequently.
This was more common than for other healthcare practitioners asked about in the survey, including dermatologists, who were the next most mentioned at 28%.
The survey found that those who brush their teeth less often than twice a day want to go to the dentist more than those who brush at least twice a day (52% versus 28%).
Other findings of the survey include the following:
The Adult Oral Health Survey was conducted between December 16, 2015, and January 14, 2016, and included 1,025 Americans age 18 and older.