March 2020 - Oasis Dental

Blog Archive: Mar 2020

What is cost and what is Value?

One of the first questions people ask when they purchase anything is “what does it cost?”  Unlike buying a new pair of shoes or a new TV, dental treatment should not be seen as a discretionary expense. Considering only cost of treatment can be dangerous, however, because cost alone does not consider value. Value is […]

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Cost vs value in dentistry

In the previous blog, I introduced the idea of cost versus value using the example of an old car that doesn’t last verses a newer car that does; the first is cheaper up front, but the latter is a better value. To keep dental costs as low as possible, many dentists only offer cheaper treatment, […]

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