dental care

"Dentist" by Flickr User Travis Wise / (CC X 2.0)

For some people, going to the dentist can be a double-edged sword. On one hand, regular dental treatment keeps teeth healthy. But at the same time, the sights, sounds and smells of a dental office can be unsettling for some. 

But which dentists you can access, and even afford, often depends on where you live.