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Robert A. Whitmore, DDS

What Does Your Dental Insurance Cover?

October 22, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — whitmoredds @ 10:35 pm

Dental insurance sign on a wall.More Americans than ever have private dental coverage, allowing them to see their dentist for affordable rates. Although over 164 million Americans have dental insurance, 42% of adults don’t see their dentist as often as they should. The American Dental Association recommends everyone schedules an appointment at least twice a year; however, many people skip routine visits because they fear a large bill. There isn’t any reason to worry. You can get the services you need without breaking the bank.

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What Unique Barriers Do Millennials Face When it Comes to Their Oral Health?

September 30, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — whitmoredds @ 4:08 pm
young millennial sitting at a desk and smiling

Millennials are a group of people that researchers say were born between 1981 and 1996. Today, in 2020, this generation has witnessed a lot of landmarks, including the first iPhone launch in 2007, the transition from manual to electronic car windows, the housing market crash in 2008, and now, the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s no wonder why people between the ages of 24 to 39 may not be prioritizing their oral health as much as they should be. Millennials face a number of unique challenges when it comes to their oral health, but fortunately, that doesn’t mean they have to accept a less than healthy smile.

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