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www.deltadentalins.com/oral_health/anxiety_visit.html

7 ways to manage your anxiety about going to the dentist. As many as 40 million Americans avoid the dentist because of fear and anxiety, according to Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. So, why the fear of the dentist? People are anxious about dental visits for different reasons. Some anticipate pain. Others ...

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According to a recent National Health and Nutrition Examina- tion Survey ( NHANES) report,1 dental caries in the primary teeth of very young children had increased since the previous. 1999 report, with the biggest increases in poor and minority children. In 2007, the Centers for Disease Control and Pre- vention reported ...

today.uchc.edu/headlines/2007/mar07/triptodentist.html

Headlines. As reported by MSNBC.com, March 21, 2007. A Trip to the Dentist Could Save Your Life. Regular Teeth Cleanings May Prevent Heart Attacks, Other Chronic Disease. By Corey Binns. More than just a pretty smile, clean teeth and gums are a sign of total body health. And those painful sessions with the dental ...

blogs.webmd.com/health-reform-101/2012/07/6-tips-for-lowering-dental-costs.html

Jul 17, 2012 ... The primary reason people delay dental visits? ... People with dental insurance were more likely than those without coverage to regularly visit the dentist. ... Go to school: Good dental treatment at lower cost is available at schools of dentistry, where students are trained under the supervision of a licensed ...

well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/06/10/rethinking-the-twice-yearly-dentist-visit

Jun 10, 2013 ... “The findings suggest that for low-risk patients, a yearly prophylactic visit does prevent tooth loss over a protracted period of 16 years, and there's no significant difference in an added visit,” said Dr. Robert J. Genco, a periodontist and SUNY distinguished professor of oral biology at the University at Buffalo, ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23713098

Pediatrics. 2013 Jun;131(6):1107-13. doi: 10.1542/peds.2012-2586. Epub 2013 May 27. Effectiveness of preventive dental visits in reducing nonpreventive dental visits and expenditures. Sen B(1), Blackburn J, Morrisey MA, Kilgore ML, Becker DJ, Caldwell C, Menachemi N. Author information: (1)Department of Health ...

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Apr 2, 2015 ... Looking forward, there are substantial opportunities to reduce ED visits for dental conditions through targeted referral programs and enhanced coverage for preventive dental services for adults through Medicaid. The Health Policy Institute (HPI) is a thought leader and trusted source for policy knowledge on.

www.futurity.org/dentist-tooth-decay-children-1407732

Apr 20, 2017 ... Taking your child to the dentist before they turn two may not reduce the need for dental more care later, a new study suggests.

www.irvinedentalcare.com/blog/regular-dental-visits-reduce-pneumonia-risk

Nov 1, 2016 ... If you are still thinking that seeing the dentist isn't an investment in your health, here's some more information to consider: regular dental checkups can reduce your risk of developing pneumonia. That's according to a large population-based study that looked at the relationship between these two conditions.