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Dental Care Concerns

Whether you are 80 or 8, we have the oral health information you are searching for here. Find answers to your questions about the latest dental news, insurance, how to treat a dental emergency and more. We hope these sections will provide you with information and resources about various issues related to you and your family's oral health care.

Questions About Going to the Dentist

Did you know that 100 million Americans fail to see a dentist each year, even though regular dental examinations and good oral hygiene can prevent most dental disease? This section contains some frequently asked questions about going to the dentist.

Dental Emergencies

Accidents happen, and knowing what to do when one occurs can mean the difference between saving and losing a tooth. This section explains common dental emergencies and how to deal with them. For all dental emergencies, it’s important to visit your dentist as soon as possible.

Dental News

Want to know the latest dental news and how it relates to patients? This section will keep you informed of all things dental.

Affordable Care Act

Healthy teeth and gums are important for you and your children. Dental disease can affect your overall health, so it’s important that you and your children see a dentist regularly to stay healthy. This section walks you through the Affordable Care Act and how it requires that the new health insurance exchanges offer dental plans for your children. Although the new act does not require dental coverage for adults, most state marketplaces will also offer dental coverage for adults.

Paying For Dental Care

Paying for dental care is a concern of many. Not everyone can afford dental insurance and not all businesses offer dental benefits. Assistance programs vary from state to state. This section will help you locate your state dental society society to find out about care in your area.

Problems With Your Dentist

Even in the best dentist-patient relationship, a problem may occur. This section explains why you should first discuss any concerns you have with your dentist. It also will provide you with the contact information for your state dental association.