Dental Care In The United States

dental care in the united statesDavid Heitz from Healthline.com share his opinion on the sorry state of dental care in the United States. Even now, with the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in place, more than 100 million Americans still do not have dental insurance.

The idea of the ACA was to provide coverage for preventative care to help improve overall health, and to take care of small problems before they become big, expensive ones.  But even with this new emphasis on preventative medicine, dental care continues to take a back seat.

Also, now that we now that we are constantly hearing more and more that the mouth is the gateway to overall health, it would seem that dental care would be the most important aspect of health.

Read David Heitz’s full article here and learn more about how dental care can be improved.

The Sorry State of Dental Care in the United States.

The Berenstain Bears Visit The Dentist

I loved reading the stories of the Berenstain Bears and watching the cartoons when I was a kid.  In this classic episode on YouTube, sister has a loose tooth and brother has a toothache.  Neither one of them wants to let their parents know about it because they are afraid to go to the dentist.  Grab your kids and watch to find out what happens!