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Dental Survey Shows Two-Thirds of Americans Don’t Keep Up with Basic Oral Health Maintenance

October 12th, 2009 · No Comments

A white smile is one of the first things people notice about you. But are you doing everything to keep your mouth healthy? A recent survey showed that only 29% of American adults perform all of the three most basic oral health activities and many are left feeling that their toothpaste could do more to clean the 40 percent of their tooth surface hidden between teeth.

The survey also found that 25% of adults are NOT satisfied with their current oral health care routine. And, only 52% feel their current oral care routine is very effective at removing bacteria.

Oral Care Tips from Celebrity Dentist Dr. Kourosh Maddahi
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Dr. Maddahi attended UCLA, where he graduated with honors, then USC for his dental doctorate. He dedicates himself to advanced dentistry and strives to stay up-to-date on leading edge techniques and treatments. He is especially well known for his skill and artistry in cosmetic and restorative work. Dr. Maddahi is a member of numerous dental organizations including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Maddahi has served more than 4,000 patients over the past 19 years in his Beverly Hills, Calif., office, actively blogs and puts out newsletters for his clients, and is a featured dentist on TLC’s Ten Years Younger.

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