Best Practices for Best Practices: How often do I really need to go to the dentist?

Aug. 23, 2021
Patients often ask how often they really need to see a dentist. Well, it depends on how long you want to keep your teeth! Dr. David Rice has some advice that will save you money.

We get this question from patients all the time: How often do I really need to go the dentist? The short answer is it depends.

My answer is: Well, how long do you want to keep your teeth?

In this episode of Best Practices for Best Practices, Dr. David Rice gives his advice based on several factors.

The bottom line? Taking care of your teeth will save you thousands of dollars. Here’s how you can do it.

Editor’s note: This video first appeared in Through the Loupes newsletter, a publication of the Endeavor Business Media Dental Group. Read more articles and subscribe to Through the Loupes.

Founder of the nation’s largest student and new-dentist community, igniteDDS, David R. Rice, DDS, travels the world speaking, writing, and connecting today’s top young dentists with tomorrow’s most successful dental practices. He is the editorial director of DentistryIQ and leads a team-centered, restorative and implant practice in East Amherst, New York. With 27 years of practice in the books, Dr. Rice is trained at the Pankey Institute, the Dawson Academy, Spear Education, and most prolifically at the school of hard knocks. Contact him at [email protected].