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Stat!: Second Opinions

Percent of Americans who’d seek a second opinion for a major home repair: 70 Percent who’d do so for a major car repair: >50 Percent who’d do so for dental work: 6 Is this really so surprising? After all, second … Continue reading

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Stat!: Delaying Dentistry

Percentage of American adults who have delayed or will delay dental care due to economic concerns: 36 Percentage who say they know this will cost them more money in the long-run: 80 So why do they do it anyway? There … Continue reading

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KTH Flashback: From “Patient” to “Consumer”

Originally posted April 8, 2011 One of the most interesting changes in how Americans think about healthcare has been the transformation of “patients” into “consumers.” As a result, more people are also becoming self-advocates. Thanks to the Internet, we have … Continue reading

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How to Save Money on Dental Care

Originally posted 11 February 2011 One of the most common complaints about dental care is the expense – costs that many people have to pay out of pocket for lack of insurance. But usually, as we’ve written before, dental work … Continue reading

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From “Patient” to “Consumer”

One of the most interesting changes in how Americans think about healthcare has been the transformation of “patients” into “consumers.” As a result, more people are also becoming self-advocates. Thanks to the Internet, we have more access than ever to … Continue reading

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How to Save Money on Dental Care

One of the most common complaints about dental care is the expense – costs that many people have to pay out of pocket for lack of insurance. But usually, as we’ve written before, dental work only gets really expensive when … Continue reading

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Dental Care Lowers Women’s Heart Disease Risk & Other News of Note

Dental Care Reduces Risk of Heart Disease in Women (Medical News Today) A new study led by a University of California, Berkeley, researcher could give women a little extra motivation to visit their dentist more regularly. The study suggests that … Continue reading

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