ER dental work is painful to the wallet
A new study says more people are seeking emergency room treatment for dental problems, and that's costing as much as 10 times the expense of preventive care. Reporter Steve Nohlgren chronicled a local case that ended up costing a man more than $1,300. "I learned my lesson --- never enter the emergency room alive," said Kalyan Sircar. You can read his tale of woe here.