Report 25 January 2024

Adult Oral Health Survey

Dentistry

Key findings

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59%
of adults who brushed their teeth used an electric toothbrush.
63%
of adults said they went to the dentist for regular check-ups.
18%
of adults said they went to the dentist only when they had trouble with their mouth, teeth or dentures.
33%
of adults said that the cost of dental care had affected the type of dental care or treatment they had received.

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