While the last few years have seen great strides forward in terms of health care reform, this reform has largely overlooked dental care.
Yet many of the issues that plague health care — such as high costs, lack of access and poor coverage — affect the dental insurance world just as much.
With the number of Americans who have dental care hovering far below the number of those who have health coverage, and poor dental health being linked to a number of serious health problems, avoiding the dentist office could rack up some major expenses in the long run.
According to US News and World Report, an amazing 40% of Americans still don’t have dental coverage; in contrast, a mere 12.9% of Americans lack health care. People without dental insurance are far less likely to visit the dentist
We’ve all been there. The dull, and sometimes sharp pain, of a toothache sets in and your world seems to stop in an instant. The pain can be debilitating, causing you to miss work, school, family functions, and other events. Your general dentist may not be able to see you for an appointment as soon as you would like, or need. In which case, you’ll need an emergency dentist.
Finding a dentist, even an emergency dentist is easier than think. If you need to find a good dentist in a pinch, follow these easy tips.
Begin by asking family, friends, or even your employer or coworkers if they’re able to recommend or know of the best dentist in you area. It’s highly likely they’ll be able to