Should I Get Dental Insurance? Yes! Here’s Why

April 4, 2019

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Did you know that in Canada, about 2.6 million school days are missed every year because of dental-related illnesses? In fact, tooth decay accounts for one-third of all day surgeries performed on children between the ages of 1 and 5. Around the world, 60-90% of school-aged children suffer from tooth decay. And almost 100% of adults around the world also suffer from tooth decay. The World Health Organization recognizes oral health as a basic human right. This means that every human should be able to live free from any mouth or facial pain, oral infection, sores, gum disease, tooth decay, and tooth loss. But the truth is that 35% of the world’s population is suffering from tooth decay whereas only 8% of the population suffers from diabetes. So why do we put our teeth last? Dental work can really break the bank, with the average root canal costing around a thousand dollars. If you’re still asking yourself, “Should I get dental insurance?” The answer is yes! Keep reading to learn about why you should definitely have a dental plan.

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