Affordable Dental Insurance for You and Your Family
All Ages Under and Over 65
Preventive: Cleanings, exams, sealants, fluoride
Diagnostic: Bitewing X-rays, full mouth X-rays Basic: Fillings, extractions, repairs
Major: Endodontic, Periodontics, Oral Surgery, Crowns, Bridges Orthodontia Coverage
We offer numerous Dental Programs to fix your needs and budget.
Information to review
New CDC Report Provides Updated Statistics on Population Prevalence of Periodontal Disease in U.S. Adults
This report, entitled “Prevalence of Periodontitis in Adults in the United States: 2009 and 2010,” concludes that 47.2% of U.S. adults have some form of periodontal disease. Previous population estimates of the disease may have underestimated its true population prevalence.
Health Impact of Oral Health
Oral health is an essential part of staying healthy. Good oral health allows a person to speak, smile, smell, taste, touch, chew, swallow, and make facial expressions to show feelings and emotions. Poor oral health has serious consequences, including painful, disabling, and costly oral diseases. Millions of Americans are living with one or more oral diseases, including:
- Dental caries (cavities) Periodontal (gum) disease Cleft lip and palate
- Oral and facial pain
- Oral and pharyngeal (mouth and throat) cancers
- Gum disease, in particular, is associated with diabetes, heart disease, and stroke.
- In pregnant women, gum disease is also associated with premature births and low birth weight/
It has proven, if you just go to the dentist twice per year for routine cleaning and exam, your overall health will improved.