Has it been a while since your last dental appointment? If so, you’re not alone! According to the CDC, only 64% of adults have had a dental visit within the past year. However, a dental checkup and cleaning can have vast benefits for your oral health as well as your overall health. Additionally, times have changed: Many dentists now cater specifically to those who have been avoiding dental care due to fear.
If you’ve been avoiding a dental appointment for a while, now’s the time to book a visit. Choose an office that will put you at ease and make you feel welcome. There’s no need to fear, even if it’s been a year (or several years) since your last appointment. Here’s a rundown of what you can expect during your first dental appointment:
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