You have a big reason to smile when you go to your dentist for a cleaning and he tells you that your teeth are just fine and you don’t need any work done. Whew! But what about those times when the dentist does find some issues and you’re looking at an expensive list of procedures he is recommending that you definitely did not budget for?
It’s normal to wonder whether these procedures are truly needed. Is your dentist correctly diagnosing what dental work needs to be done? Is he being straight or is he just looking for an opportunity to make a few bucks off you.While the majority of dentists are reputable, there are always a few bad apples. In these tough economic times, the last thing you or your family needs is to fall prey to over-treatment by your dentist.
There are questions that you can ask and other things you can do to avoid unnecessary dental work.