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What’s the Cost of Avoiding the Dentist?

By Shelby Tatomir on December 11, 2018 in Dental Health

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If you’re steering clear of your bi-annual dental cleanings, you’re impacting more than just your mouth. Avoiding the dentist can have direct ties to your overall health, causing harm from your head to your heart. Since your smile health is a gateway to your body, it’s important to brush and floss twice daily and keep up with dentist appointments.

If a fear of pain or the cost of a dental cleaning is keeping you from the dentist, take a look at how avoidance can lead to negative repercussions for both your health and your wallet.

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Avoiding the dentist will cost you in the long run. If you or someone you love is anxious about making that next dentist appointment, browse our content dedicated to making you fear free.  

Visit this blog to learn more about helping your child move from screaming “AHHH!!!” to calmly opening wide and saying, “Ahh…”at the dentist.

If it’s the cost of a dentist appointment that keeps you from getting a cleaning, feel free to contact us today to review your Delta Dental coverage. The cost of preventive treatment, like cleanings, is covered by your benefits more than restorative treatments. That means it’s cheaper to keep your smile healthy than it is to deal with the repercussions of avoiding the dentist!