dollar_sign-300x300If you were to ask 100 people why they don’t visit the dentist, you’ll probably get an incredible number of different answers.

Out of all of those potential answers, below are the top five excuses people make to avoid a trip to the dentist.

Reason #1: I don’t have time.

Reason #2: I don’t have the money right now.

Reason #3: I’m worried about problems.

Reason #4: I don’t like pain.

Reason #5: It’s not that big of a deal.

It’s best to visit the dentist at least every six months and if you find yourself making any of these excuses, you’re not alone. But do consider what it will mean to you in the long term, if you neglect your oral and dental health.