A Bad Economy Is No Time To Avoid the Dentist

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With healthcare so much in the news lately, and an unimproved employment rate has prompted Dr. Gene Long, a Seattle dentist, is offering first visitors an opportunity for a free dental exam.

“If you don't take care of your teeth by getting regular cleanings and catching those small problems before they become big ones, says Dr. Gene Long, a Seattle dentist of more than 20 years, your financial problems will only worsen.”

It's no fun to be out of work, or trying to make ends meet with a pay cut or job loss in the family. Things could only get worse if you neglect your teeth, says the American Dental Association.

“If you don't take care of your teeth by getting regular cleanings and catching those small problems before they become big ones, says Dr. Gene Long, a Seattle dentist of more than 20 years, your financial problems will only worsen.”

Small cavities left untreated can lead to a number of painful conditions including gum disease, complete loss of a tooth and in some cases, systemic infection. The treatment options at that point, crowns, bridges, extractions and antibiotics can be expensive,

With healthcare so much in the news lately, and an unimproved employment rate has prompted Dr. Long to offer first visitors an opportunity for a free dental exam. People can log into the website DentistryNorthgate.com and fill out the short form to make an appointment. While the offer does not include x-rays or teeth-cleaning, it is a first step toward preventing cavities, discovering existing problems and allowing the patient to become familiar with any potential treatment options.

About Gene Long DDS
Dr. Gene Long attended the University of Washington for undergraduate work. After graduation, he spent 3 years in the US Army Dental Corp. He graduated from the University of Washington College of Dentistry in 1974. Dr. Long has completed many advanced courses in oral surgery, periodontology, endodontics, and cosmetics, including required courses to become Invisalign and Clear Correct certified. The offices are located at 11066 5th Avenue North East, # 203, 11066 5th Avenue Seattle, Washington. The phone number is (206) 361-9869. the e-mail address is info(at)dentistrynorthgate(dot)com

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