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How Is It Beneficial to Schedule a Dental Checkup Early in the Year?

January 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — darby_team @ 3:10 am
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With the arrival of a new year, it’s an exciting time to consider what lies ahead. Try not to get so caught up in New Year’s resolutions that you forget to schedule a dental checkup. Your dentist in Marysville has some points to share about why getting a cleaning and exam taken care of sooner rather than later is worth the effort.

Start the Year Optimizing Your Oral Health

You probably aren’t wanting to risk dental issues later in the year. After all the delicious food you had over the holidays, it is probably time that you have your teeth checked out. If your dentist finds any small issues now, like tooth decay or gingivitis, they can be treated before becoming more serious.

Having a small filling now can help you avoid the need for a root canal in the future. Few things can ruin exciting plans faster than an agonizing toothache. There is no reason to carry on with a smile that’s anything other than healthy.

Set the Appointment While Availability Is High

Isn’t it nice to have all those empty spaces in your planner? So much time to yourself. However, you know that it is too good to be true. Soon enough, you will have all sorts of events, meetings, and other appointments. Your dentist’s schedule is filling up quickly, too. If you want to choose an appointment time that fits best into your schedule, you should call now.

Get the Most Out of Your Dental Insurance

Millions of Americans have dental insurance through their job or other means. If you have dental insurance, you probably already know that your benefits renew at the beginning of the calendar year. This means you are once again responsible for paying your annual deductible.

By going to your dental office now, you can get this payment over with so that you don’t need to worry about it until next year. This is great if you have multiple dependents on your insurance plan. You don’t want to end up with unnecessary surprises later in the year.

Be sure to follow through on those New Year’s resolutions that will improve your life, but also remember how a wintertime dental checkup can benefit you. Your dentist is ready to help ensure your smile is stellar for the rest of 2023!

About the Practice

At Darby Creek Dental, our trio of dentists is dedicated to helping you reach your smile goals. Dr. David Cleveland earned his dental doctorate at The Ohio State University and received advanced training during his residency at Saint Francis Hospital in Connecticut. Dr. Deric Budendorf earned his dental doctorate at The Ohio State University. He received state-of-the-art training in operative and clinical dentistry during a residency at Mercy Medical Center in Canton. Dr. Kyle Wylde also selected The Ohio State University as the institution to pursue his dental doctorate. After graduation, he joined the U.S. Air Force and completed a residency while stationed at Bolling Air Force Base in Washington, D.C. They look forward to helping you start 2023 off right with a checkup and cleaning. You can schedule one on their website or call (937) 644-8822.

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