Inside Dental Hygiene
October 2021
Volume 0, Issue 0

Hygiene 360

More than 1.6 million people watched a viral TikTok video in which a dental therapist in England explained why teeth should be brushed before breakfast.
Source: Yahoo! News

Swimmers ages 5 to 17 are 6x more likely to have stains/discoloration on their teeth.
Source: University of Western Australia

Only 12.2% of dental hygienists were receiving unemployment benefits as of late July, the lowest rate  in the past year.
Source: ADA and ADHA

Each missing tooth is associated with a 1.4% increased risk of cognitive impairment and 1.1% increased risk of being diagnosed with dementia.
Source: New York University

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