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What’s the Cost: Avoiding the Dentist

By Wyatt Dilling on December 11, 2018 in Dental Health


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Does the cost of cleanings keep you from going to the dentist twice a year? The real cost of skipping the dentist may be more than you think. 

If you’re steering clear of visiting the dentist, you may be impacting more than your mouth. Dental cleanings have direct ties to your overall health. Skipping them could affect everything from your head to your heart. That means it’s just as important to brush and floss regularly and keep up with dentist appointments!

Is a fear of pain or cost of a cleaning is keeping you from the dentist? Review how avoidance can lead to negative repercussions for your health and your wallet.

Avoiding The Dentist Impacts More Than Just Your Teeth.

It Can Cost You More Money and Your Health. 

Does the cost of a dental appointment keep you from your cleanings? The real long-term cost of skipp

It costs more to avoid the dentist than it does to visit for regular cleanings because of the impact poor oral health has on overall health.

Avoiding the dentist will cost you in the long run. If you or someone you know is anxious about making that next dentist appointment, read up on our tips for easing anxiety.

If it’s the cost of a dentist appointment that keeps you from getting a cleaning, contact us today to review your Delta Dental coverage. It’s likely your benefits cover the cost of preventive treatment, like cleanings, more so than restorative treatments. That means it’s cheaper to keep your smile healthy than it is to deal with even more costly and painful treatments for bigger problems!

Click here to review your coverage options.

*Updated August 2021