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Is it safe to not see a dentist for an extended period of time?

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Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dentistry

In brief: Rarely

Stuff happens. Somebody trained should look in there once in awhile.

In brief: Rarely

Stuff happens. Somebody trained should look in there once in awhile.
Dr. Robert Brodsky
Dr. Robert Brodsky
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Dr. Dell Goodrick
Dentistry

In brief: Not smart to do

It can actually be more costly to avoid the dentist.
Active decay and periodontal disease can progress to expensive procedures and become irreversible to the point where you can lose the teeth and cause other problems in the body. What people rarely think about is that losing teeth also loses important functions of eating and talking also.

In brief: Not smart to do

It can actually be more costly to avoid the dentist.
Active decay and periodontal disease can progress to expensive procedures and become irreversible to the point where you can lose the teeth and cause other problems in the body. What people rarely think about is that losing teeth also loses important functions of eating and talking also.
Dr. Dell Goodrick
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Family Medicine

In brief: No

Poor dental hygeine is associated with increased risk of several diseases.

In brief: No

Poor dental hygeine is associated with increased risk of several diseases.
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
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