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3 Reasons to Schedule Your Dental Checkup Early in the Year

January 1, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — 32andu @ 3:40 am
Woman at dental checkup in Denison

After waiting what felt like forever, the new year is finally here. Just think about how much you will accomplish this year. You already have several New Year’s resolutions prepared to help you better yourself. Another thing that you should be doing this January is scheduling your dental checkup in Denison. There is no better time to come to the office. Continue reading to learn a few reasons why you should be scheduling your dental visits early in the year.

Work to Maximize Your Dental Insurance

If you receive dental benefits through work or elsewhere, you probably already know that all of your benefits renew at the start of the calendar year. This also means that you are responsible for paying your annual deductible again. By heading to the dentist now, you can get this payment over with so that you won’t have to worry about it later on in the year. This is especially the case if you have multiple dependents on your dental insurance plan. You certainly don’t want to end up with any unnecessary surprises going forward.

A Healthy Start

Everybody wants to set themself up for success, and seeing your dentist in Denison is an excellent way to start. We all know that the holiday meals and sweets probably weren’t the greatest for your smile this year. When you head to the dentist early on, they will be able to catch tooth decay, gum disease, and other oral health issues in their tracks so that they can be treated right away and before they become more serious. Why would you want to go forward with a smile that is anything other than healthy?

More Appointment Availability

You’re probably loving how blank your new calendar is looking right now, but we all know that won’t last very long. Soon, you’re be filling up the white squares with all sorts of meetings, appointments, and events. This will make it more difficult for you to schedule a dental checkup when you please. The same thing goes for your dentist’s calendar. It is constantly filling up, especially at the beginning of the year. By calling early, you will have a better chance of choosing a time that will work for both you and your dentist’s schedule.

Don’t slack when it comes to your oral health this year. By seeing your dentist now, you can venture through 2021 with a strong, healthy smile!

About the Author

Dr. Ryan Bygness earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and is committed to pursuing continuing education. In addition to receiving both his orthodontic certificate and dental implant certificate, he is currently a member of numerous professional organizations including the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Iowa Lakes Dental Society. For more information on preventive dentistry or to schedule an appointment, visit his website or call (712) 263-3252.

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