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Table 3 Oral health behaviors among dentate respondents

From: [More] evidence to support oral health promotion services targeted to smokers calling tobacco quitlines in the United States

  Dentate participants
  n = 384
  N (%)
Met ADA recommendation: brush twice daily 252 (65.6)
Met ADA recommendation: floss 7 days week 106 (27.6)
Met ADA recommendation: brush twice and floss daily 85 (22.1)
Visited dentist or dental clinic in last 12 monthsa 258 (67.2)
Had teeth cleaned in last 12 monthsb 242 (63.0)
  1. aSource: 2009–2010 NHANES.
  2. bSource: 2008 BRFSS, oral health module.