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The high cost of dental insurance and dental care may be causing residents of Spokane, Washington to visit the dentist less frequently.
A report on KXLY.com suggests that people in the area have been making difficult choices as a result of the current challenging economic situation.
Local dentists say that for many, dental care is viewed as a service that can be delayed or sacrificed if other bills need to be met.
However, they also warn of the risks associated with putting off necessary dental work or even dental checkups.
The American Dental Association suggests that people visit their dentist approximately every six months for a basic checkup and dental cleaning.
During a typical visit, dentists will give patients a thorough oral examination, checking for potential problems such as gum disease, tooth decay, cavities and oral cancer.
Experts point out that dental care problems caught early are often less costly in the long run than if they are diagnosed at a later stage, after becoming serious.
Discount dental plans are one option for people to reduce their dental care costs at participating dentists. These plans are alternatives to dental insurance plans that provide discounts of 10 and 60 percent on most dental procedures.
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