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About the research
*The research was conducted by Censuswide, with 2,001 respondents aged 16+ in GB between 20 and 23 May 2016. The survey was conducted with a nationally representative sample of UK adults. Censuswide abide by the code and employ members of the Market Research Society which is based on the ESOMAR principles.
About National Smile Month
National Smile Month (16 May to 16 June) is run by the Oral Health Foundation, a leading national charity working to improve oral health. Their goal is to improve people’s lives by reducing the harm caused by oral diseases, which are often entirely preventable.
Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives.
With no shareholders, our customers are our focus. We reinvest profits into providing more and better healthcare for the benefit of current and future customers.
We have 15.5 million health insurance customers, provide healthcare to around 14.5 million people in our clinics and hospitals, and look after over 23,300 aged care residents.
We employ over 78,000 people, principally in the UK, Australia, Spain, Poland, Chile, New Zealand, Hong Kong, the USA, Brazil, the Middle East and Ireland, and many more through our associate businesses in Saudi Arabia and India.
Health insurance is around 70% of our business. In a number of countries, we also run clinics, dental centres, hospitals and care homes and villages.
For more information, visit www.bupa.com
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