How often should you see your dentist?

How often should I be coming here? This is a question we hear frequently in the dentist office. Unfortunately insurance companies, not the dentist, have decided that the average patient should receive two cleanings and exams a year. Not everyone falls into this middle range. (It should be noted that most insurance companies will allow an additional cleaning and exam during a year the patient is pregnant). The Wall Street Journal article below goes into more detail. Not sure where you fall on the spectrum? Visit your dentist to discuss this matter.

http://www.wsj.com/articles/do-you-need-to-see-a-dentist-twice-a-year-1419875910

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