Is Dental Insurance Worth It?

Dental insurance is health insurance for your mouth. Like health insurance, you pay a monthly insurance premium, and the dental insurance policy covers some of the costs associated with your routine dental care. The question many people ask is “does your family need dental insurance?” The best way to determine this is by re-evaluating what… Read more »

Health Problems Caused by Bad Oral Health

Your oral health is an indicator of your overall health. Gum disease and decayed teeth are unsightly and can affect your ability to eat and digest your food. Much more important, bad oral health greatly increases your risk of chronic disease, infertility and pregnancy complications. Here are some of the health problems that may occur… Read more »

The Importance of Dental Care for Older Americans

If you’re over age 60 and have significant oral health issues, you’re not alone. According to a study quoted by the American Dental Association (ADA), only 25 percent of older adults still have all of their natural teeth. Several common factors associated with aging contribute to this problem, including a higher likelihood of taking multiple… Read more »