Percentage of adults in the U.S. with select reasons for not visiting the dentist more frequently as of 2015
Reasons U.S. adults did not visit the dentist more frequently 2015
This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. with select reasons for not visiting the dentist more often as of 2015. It was found that 59 percent of respondents stated they did not go the dentist more frequently because of the cost.
Percentage of adults in the U.S. with select reasons for not visiting the dentist more frequently as of 2015
Share of respondents
Cost59%
Afraid of dentist22%
Inconvenient location or time19%
Trouble finding a dentist15%
No original teeth12%
No perceived need10%
No reason9%
Other10%
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Sources

Release date

June 2016

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 23, 2015 to August 7, 2015

Number of respondents

14,962 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents without a visit to the dentist in the last 12 months

Method of interview

Online survey

Reasons U.S. adults did not visit the dentist more frequently 2015
This statistic shows the percentage of adults in the U.S. with select reasons for not visiting the dentist more often as of 2015. It was found that 59 percent of respondents stated they did not go the dentist more frequently because of the cost.
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