Nearly Half of Americans Will Delay Dental Care Due to Inflation
While 95% of Americans agreed that oral health is integral to systemic health, 42% noted they would postpone seeing a dental provider for prophylaxis due to the financial hit administered by high inflation, according to a survey conducted by the Delta Dental Institute. Those of lower socioeconomic status were more likely to delay dental care than those among higher income brackets. Including more than 1,300 adults in the United States, the survey found widespread support—regardless of political affiliation—for adding dental coverage to Medicaid and Medicare. Click here to read more.