Don't Skip Your Dentist Appointment

It's Important to Your Health

Dental visits are important for staying healthy. A healthy mouth means you and your child can eat, talk, sleep, and learn without mouth pain. A healthy mouth can help make health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease, easier to manage.

Do not miss your dental appointment. It may be hard to get a new dental visit time.

Here are some tips to help with your dental visit.
  • Let the dental office know what days and times work best for you.
  • Let the dental office know how to contact you – phone, text, or mail.
  • Write down your appointment time on a calendar or put in your phone. Set a phone reminder.
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes before your appointment time.
  • Be sure to bring your dental plan ID card.
  • Bring a list of all your medications.
  • If you can’t make your appointment, call right away to make a new appointment. The dental office will help find a time that works better for you.

Remember, the dentist wants to help you have a healthy, pain-free smile. A missed dental visit is a hardship for you and the dentist.

If you are having problems keeping your dental appointment or need help finding a dental provider, we can help. Call DentaQuest at the number on the back of your ID card.

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