93% of Americans plan to visit the dentist in 2021: Survey
A survey of more than 1,000 U.S. adults showed 93% of Americans plan to visit their dentist this year, according to published results by Delta Dental Plans Association.
Two more encouraging survey findings:
- The majority of respondents, 90 percent, believe maintaining oral health is essential to protecting their overall health.
- Seventy-two percent of Americans said they're paying more attention to their oral health habits due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The national oral health and wellness survey was conducted between Dec. 28, 2020, and Jan. 8, 2021.