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Dentistry: Saving on Dental Care

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Good Dental Health Can Save You Money

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Maintaining teeth in good condition is preventive care. Overall dental bills may be reduced. Those who keep dental appointments and maintain their teeth are probably saving money and keeping their mouths and teeth in good shape. For those of us who consider ourselves immune from dental decay or too busy to have our teeth cleaned are fooling ourselves.

Cut Down Your Dentist's Bill

Dr. Mujtaba Ali

People hate going to the dentist. The cost of dental work is one of the important reasons for that. Dental treatment is expensive, especially in western countries. But if you neglect your dental problems, you could end up paying an even larger amount of money for dental work.

Insider Reports: A Tightwad Visits the Dental Office

contributed by Jane

As a registered dental hygienist, patient advocate and lifelong tightwad, I have some practical tips to help you reduce dental costs without cutting on quality.

Dental Plans

TDS Reader Contributors

On the internet, there are several companies that have dental plans. They are not offering dental insurance, but through these plans, you receive discounted prices from the dentists that are in the plan. Are these plans worth purchasing? Or, is it possible to get discounted rates from a dentist even if you are not in a plan?

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Money Down the Drain

Dr. Eric Spieler

Just about everyone wastes money when it comes to purchasing and using toothpaste. A dentist gives the inside scoop on how much we really need to spend on our oral hygiene in order to take the best possible care of our teeth and gums.

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