Dentistry's Greatest Challenges—in Nine Infographics
30 percent of adults worldwide, aged 65 to 74, have no natural teeth. Daily sugar intake in the US averages 166 grams (versus the recommended 25 grams). We visualize these surprising facts and more in nine infographics.
Findings from various organizations help give an assessment of the state of oral health, both in the U.S. and around the world. When viewed graphically, the issues that most impact oral health can be quickly identified. This brief selection of data pinpoints some of these problem areas.
The Future of Oral Health was created by Scientific American Custom Media, a division separate from its board of editors, working in partnership with Colgate.