- When your dentist suggest all cavities need to be drilled and filled.
- When you your dentist says that you need an expensive mouth guard.
- When it is recommended that you receive sealants.
- When you are directed to get costly dental work.
The reasons vary when it comes to explaining why 20% of those 75 years of age and older have not visited the dentist in the past five years. Many are resistant to visit the dentist due to years of neglect while others have lost their mobility to get into the dental office.
Jose Lane Dentistry and other dentist offices accommodate those with reduced mobility with up close parking and entries that are easily navigated. Some seniors are still resistant due to the struggle to move from their wheel chair to the dentist chair.