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Why You Can’t Afford to Settle for the Cheapest Dental Treatment Option

Posted in Dental Costs

Going the cheap route in dental care does save you money . . . at first. But doing things that way can ultimately cost you more down the road in both time and money.

There are a couple things you need to understand when it comes to dentistry:

  1. Very few dental treatments are guaranteed to last forever.
  2. You get what you pay for.

Let’s take the first principle into consideration…

No dental restoration will last forever. Once your tooth is compromised, it’s just a matter of slowing down the process so that you can hold onto that tooth as long as possible. Prevention is the most affordable way to save your tooth! 

Ongoing Maintenance

Every time you update a dental filling, a little more material is lost and your tooth gets weaker. If you’re trying to patch up your tooth with more and more cheap dental jobs every few months, you’re only shortening it’s lifespan – and throwing away money.

Go for the longer-lasting solution. You may spend a little more up front, but you will save money in the long run and avoid multiple dental visits over the next two years.

Your Choice of Provider

Not all dentists are the same. Some can afford to offer treatment that suits your budget simply because they use cheaper materials or techniques.

Don’t jump onto the first cheap offer you see because it’s there. Your wallet and smile will benefit by getting a quality job done the first time.

You can’t be blamed for wanting a good deal that can save you a few bucks. Just make sure you do your research and consult with your dentist before making any hasty decisions! Be sure to ask what other treatment options might be available.

Posted on behalf of:
Springfield Lorton Dental Group
5419-C Backlick Rd
Springfield, VA 22151
(703) 256-8554

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