Every day in the United States, about 1,600 people under age 18 smoke their first cigarette.
Source: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2019
54,000 Americans will be diagnosed with oral/oropharyngeal cancer this year.
Source: Oral Cancer Foundation, 2022
Among individuals living in poverty, 93% had unmet dental care needs, whereas 58% of those in the high-income group did.
Source: Journal of the American Dental Association, February 2019
According to researchers, 50% to 80% of adults in the United States have some degree of dental anxiety, ranging from mild to severe.
Source: Journal of Dental Hygiene, 2017