A December 2019 poll conducted by the University of Michigan revealed that around 50% of adults aged 65 to 80 go without dental insurance. The same poll, titled the University of Michigan National Poll on Health Aging, also found that cost is a main factor in choosing whether or not to opt-in to dental insurance — and that NOT having dental insurance is the main reason people choose to forgo needed dental care. Lack of Insurance Affects Ability to Get Proper Care The poll found that 1 in 5 adults…Read More
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Children’s Dental Health Month: is your kid’s smile a healthy one?
February is a time that is dedicated to improving the oral health of children across the United States. February is Children’s Dental Health Month, and many different organizations, agencies, and individual dentist practices are making an effort to encourage parents and caregivers to make the right decisions for protecting the oral wellness of their kids. Tooth decay is the chronic disease that most commonly affects kids across the country. This, according to data from the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry. This information is being shared throughout the United States for…Read More