Nearly half of Australians don’t go to the Dentist.

About 30% of Australians only go to the dentist when they have a serious problem while about 40 per cent do not go for regular checkups. Those who avoid the dentist often find at some point they have a serious problem with advanced stages of tooth decay or gum disease. Putting off the Dentist may be because of financial reasons or because of anxiety, learning that you have fairly significant dental treatment necessary, that you are not in a position to go ahead with best possible treatment options and the decision to have your teeth extracted is the only solution you can afford is a difficult decision to face. There are some simple things you can do to avoid tooth ache and the inevitable expense it brings. Regular checkups and tips on brushing and flossing and sometimes utilizing services provided by companies like MacCredit can assist people to get started on their dental care.