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More Than a Quarter of U.S. Adults are Dishonest with Dentists about How Often They Floss Their...
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
National survey reveals there’s room for improvement to educate Americans on gum disease, which affects one in every two adults over age 30
CHICAGO (June 23, 2015) —A new national survey released today reveals more than a quarter (27 percent) of U.S. adults admit
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