The number one reason people delay dental care is because of the cost, according to a Consumer Reports survey published in February 2012.
But delaying dental treatment just allows decay and infection to worsen, and the damage becomes more extensive and more expensive to fix.
Here’s a quick look at retail costs of common procedures, based on the 80th percentile of the National Dental Advisory Service Comprehensive Fee Report® for 2012.
The bottom line is that by brushing and flossing properly and visiting the dentist regularly, you can keep your mouth –and your wallet – in good shape.
For the Original National Dental Advisory Service® (NDAS) Fee Information: Copyright © 2012 Yale Wasserman, DMD Medical Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved.