We all know we're supposed to see the dentist a couple times a year. But that isn't stopping some from avoiding him altogether.

New Gallup data reveals one in three Americans haven't visited a dentist in the past year, despite recommendations to do so.

The two-thirds of Americans — 64.7 percent, to be exact — who said they did visit the dentist at least once in 2013 is essentially unchanged from the rate found in 2008.

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