Dental Infographic: Your weekly infographic - Emergency Room Dentists

May 17, 2013

More and more, Americans are making trips to the emergency room for routine, preventable dental problems that have escalated into serious, sometimes life-threatening situations due to lack of proper treatment.

More and more, Americans are making trips to the emergency room for routine, preventable dental problems that have escalated into serious, sometimes life-threatening situations due to lack of proper treatment.

This infographic from Frugal Dad explores what's behind this troubling trend - lack of dental benefits combined with poor personal oral hygiene, plus much more - and adds up the toll, ultimately spelling out the importance of general dentists and the early intervention they provide.

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