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3 Reasons to Put Your Tax Refund into Your Smile

April 1, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — newportdent @ 1:44 am
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Tax Day is almost here. If you have received or will be receiving a tax refund this year, you are probably looking forward to having a little bit of extra money to spend that you haven’t already accounted for. There is a world of things that you can spend it on, but many people end up spending this money on things that they don’t really need. One thing that you could benefit from is spending your tax refund on your smile. Continue reading to learn a few reasons why you should invest in your oral health.

Preventing Future Medical Issues

When you think about your oral health, you are probably just focusing on your smile. Your oral health and overall health have a lot more in common than you may think. Having poor dental health is associated with all sorts of different health problems, including deadly disease like oral cancer, diabetes, heart disease, respiratory issues, and early labor for women who are pregnant. When you take care of your smile and address oral health issues with your dentist, you can help to catch issues early on or even prevent them entirely.

Saving Money

Lots of potential oral health issues are progressive, so they will only get worse with time. For example, it you have a small cavity now and have it filled, you can save yourself from needing a root canal or extraction in the future. By warding off periodontal disease early, you can prevent irreversible issues associated with gum disease, like gum recession, loose teeth, tooth loss, and jawbone deterioration. This means saving time, discomfort, and your wallet.

Improving Your Appearance

For dentists, the number one priority is ensuring that your mouth is in good health, but they also care about how you feel about the appearance of your smile. They want you to feel confident enough to show off your smile with pride. Whether you’re getting back on the dating scene, searching for a new job, or trying to expand your social circle, you’ll have a lot better luck if you are feeling confident about your smile. Even if your oral health is in good shape, it is still perfectly valid to want to make changes in order to improve your confidence.

It isn’t everyday that you have extra money sitting around to spend, so why not invest it in something that matters? Talk to your dentist about your options so that you can improve your health, save money, and feel great about your pearly whites!

About the Author

Dr. Nicholas Baldelli earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and is committed to continuing education to keep his knowledge and skills sharp. Currently, he is a proud member of the American Dental Association, Rhode Island Dental Association, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. For more information or to schedule an appointment at his office in Newport, visit his website or call (401) 847-7662.

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