Category: Dental Insurance


Dental Wellness Program: An Affordable Alternative to Dental Insurance

Did you know your dental visits can be covered without having a dental plan through your employer? While some are lucky enough to have the benefit of dental insurance through their employer or their spouse’s employer, not everyone is as fortunate. Affordable alternatives to dental insurance that still enable you to get the dental care and services you need do exist – a lot of people, unfortunately, aren’t aware of it though. Dental practices have started to provide patients with …

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Fluoride Is Important At All Ages

If you think that fluoride treatments are only important during adolescence, you are probably not alone. In the past, fluoride was used primarily to protect teeth during their initial eruption and development which is why you probably remember fluoride treatments when you visited the dentist as a child. However, fluoride is still important as we age and should not be forgotten about after the age of 18. One reason that many patients stop receiving fluoride treatments as adults is because they are …

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What Wikipedia Can't Teach You About Dental Insurance

Many people are clueless when it comes to their dental insurance. And who can blame them? Dental insurance can be confusing! In fact, most people never fully understand their dental benefits. And believe it or not, there are even a few things that Wikipedia can’t teach you about dental insurance. Dental Insurance and Health Insurance Are Totally Different Things It sounds obvious, but what do we mean when say that dental insurance and health insurance are totally different? The biggest difference between …

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Using Your Flexible Spending Account For Dentistry

People typically have lots of things on their mind as the year comes to a close. However, many times their flexible spending account is not one of those things. Maybe it seemed like a good idea to put this tax-free money away at the beginning of the year for their qualified medical expenses but now the year is ending and even though they have money left in their flexible spending account (F.S.A.) they aren’t sure what to use it on …

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The Ultimate Guide to Brushing Teeth: How to Brush Your Teeth like a Dentist in 120 Seconds

  The Ultimate Guide to Brushing your Teeth Or: How to Brush Your Teeth like a Dentist in Richmond, VA By Brent Rusnak For most of us, brushing our teeth is a once a day task that qualifies as one of those mindless activities that you don’t need to pay much attention to–you just need to get it done. Also, for many of us brushing our teeth is probably something we take very little time to do. We give our …

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Understanding Your Dental Insurance: 5 Dental Insurance Myths

Dental insurance can be a tricky topic. Many people participate in their employer-offered dental insurance plans but are not fully educated on the benefits available to them through these plans. The extent of their knowledge is typically who the provider is (Anthem, Delta Dental, MetLife, etc.) and for many, they assume that dental insurance works similarly to health insurance. We have attempted to clarify some of the common dental insurance misconceptions below and hope you will leave us a comment …

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Reasons Why You Should Participate In A Flexible Spending Account

According to an article published in The New York Times, about 85% of companies (500+employees) offer Flexible Spending Accounts, while only 22% of eligible employees took advantage of this benefit. Some people are haunted by the “Use It or Lose It” phrase that is often used in conjunction with talk of an FSA, so they opt to not participate in a Flexible Spending at all. The reality, however, is that with a little planning you can save a significant amount …

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