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Americans Need to ''Brush Up'' at the Office

Chapter: Other Tips When Brushing at the Office

  • Women are the largest group of brushers at the office, with 53 percent brushing at work versus 37 percent of men.

  • Good dental hygiene in general means better oral hygiene at work. Those who brush three or more times per day are the most likely to brush at work, totaling 71 percent.

  • Good dental hygiene was also shown to be important in the workplace, considering that virtually all respondents reported interacting with others while on the job. More than 80 percent of respondents interact with co-workers, and 76 percent of respondents are interacting occasionally or frequently with people outside the company, such as customers and vendors.

The "Brushing Up at the Office" Survey was commissioned by Oral-B Laboratories in conjunction with the AGD and conducted by International Communications Research. A total of 1,023 full-time employed adults ages 18 and older were surveyed in April 1997.
Reviewed: January 2012