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Is Dental Care Affordable?

- Friday, September 17, 2010 | Comments (0)
Is Dental Care Affordable?

I had to take care of a patient the other night very late.  He had a tooth ache.  When I examined him he had not one but two very badly decayed teeth that had gone into the nerve.  He could feel his heart beating in his jaw.  After helping him he made mention to the fact that he couldn’t go to the dentist because he did not have any dental insurance.  I thought to myself, how far we have come as a society to be led to believe that we can’t afford dental care, unless we have help. This could not be further from the truth.  He could afford purchasing cigarettes that will lead to possible eventual tooth loss, heart disease, and lung cancer.  He said he smoked a pack of cigarettes per day.  He did not have insurance to pay for something that may kill him, yet he purchased them.  Added up for a whole year I am sure that he would at least have enough for two yearly exams learning how to control his own health and break out of this disease cycle.  He would have enough information to find out how much things would cost so that he could work that into his budget. Read More...


You Are As Successful As the People You Hang Around With

- Friday, September 17, 2010 | Comments (0)
You Are As Successful As the People You Hang Around With

Did you know that you become like the 5 people that you hang around with?  This makes sense in that if you hang around with people who are of good make-up; high integrity, uncompromising moral qualities, etc. it just naturally reinforces your behavior and enhances your personal growth. Read More...