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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.

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. Learn more about choosing a plan, the Affordable Care Act and more.

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.

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.