People avoid preventative dental services for all kinds of reasons. For some, making the time to go to the appointment for your checkup and cleaning can be a hassle. For others, the lack of dental insurance plays a major role. Some people even experience dental anxiety that keeps them away form the dentist office, even if they can afford care. The cost of ignoring any warning signs your smile may be giving you is much higher than the cost of preventative care. Here’s why people avoid the dentist and how they can still receive care.

An article by Dr. Sowmya Kanumilli. Originally published by Your Dental Health Resource.

Read the full article here: A MAJORITY OF AMERICANS AREN’T RECEIVING THE PREVENTATIVE DENTAL TREATMENT THEY NEED