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Cypriots last in EU for visits to dentist

Cyprus ranked the lowest among EU Member States as regards visits to dentists, according to 2017 figures published by Eurostat on Thursday.

Eurostat said the average number of consultations of dentists is far lower than the average number of consultations of medical doctors.

Among the EU Member States in 2017, the Netherlands ranked first, with 2.8 consultations of a dentist on average per year, followed by Czechia and Lithuania (1.6 each).

In Romania, Cyprus and Denmark each person consulted a dentist on average 0.5 times per year or less.

In Cyprus the average number of consultations per inhabitant was only 0.1.

 

The source dataset can be found here.

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