Friends and Family Play a Role in How We Care for Our Teeth
Everyone has family and acquaintances who make up their personal social network. So it’s natural that we turn to them when we have questions or are seeking information about our oral health.
In 2008, a study was conducted at Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine where residents of Boston Public Housing were surveyed. The goal was to understand the impact these social structures have on their oral health.
The Results of the Study
Science Daily recently published the results and concluded that there is indeed a strong influence with these connections and the way we process dental health information. Over 1,000 residents were surveyed, and it was found that ...