National health studies estimate that up to 57% of people in the U.S. donâ€™t see a dentist regularly. What is the cost of untreated dental diseaseâ€"and how can it be fixed? Dr. Bathurst from Richmond Hill Dental is now offering a solution: sedation dentistry.
The Washington Department of Health states that 164 million hours of work are lost each year in the U.S. due to dental disease. These lost wages and the overall effect on the nationâ€™s economy runs into the billions of dollars. Additionally, according to a study by Richmond Hill, 51 million school days are lost by students due to tooth pain.
DOCS Education-trained Richmond Hill Dental has made sedation dentistry treatment available at (his/her) office to help treat the estimated 30% of the population.