Archive for May 27, 2015
It’s tempting to neglect wellness and preventative care, especially when we’re young. Who has time to make an appointment with a doctor or a local dentist in between shifts at work, school, and hanging out with friends, and isn’t it all just a conspiracy to frivolously bill your insurance company anyway?
Perhaps no part of the body suffers from this kind of thinking more than our teeth. Tooth enamel is the hardest stuff that makes us up, but it’s not limitless or renewable. We only get a certain amount and when it’s gone, it’s gone–this may be the reason why a full 2/3rds of senior citizens over the age of 75 have no remaining teeth of their own! Even if you can’t see or feel anything wrong with your teeth, a good local dentist in a scary chair near you might be able to pinpoint small problems b