According to the British Dental Health Foundation 415,000 people are estimated to have missed at least a day off work due oral health problems, at a cost of £36million to the UK economy. The survey also highlighted how 1 in 5 workers would call in sick to work due to a toothache. At times many workplaces underestimate the debilitating effects of oral health problems and the Tooth Fairy App provides a solution to our of hours care, especially with our prescription feature to ensure patients manage their pain at times when dental access is hard.
1. British Dental Health Foundation survey, 2013: Have you taken a sick-day off work in the past five years due to toothache?
2. British Dental Health Foundation survey, 2014: Which of these oral health problems would keep you off of work?