Having dental insurance is great, but do you know the best way to use it? Most providers don’t exactly tell you, but our team is more than happy to pick up the slack. At Magnolia Shores Family Dental, we accept a long list of dental insurance plans and help our guests maximize their coverage at every single appointment. A little knowledge can literally help you save thousands at the dentist, and that’s exactly what you’ll find in our short insurance guide below.
Dental insurance has a lot of similarities to general health insurance—you pay a monthly premium to a provider, and in exchange, they cover a portion of your healthcare services. The big difference, however, is that dental insurance is primarily focused on prevention. It’s primarily designed to help guests afford checkups and cleanings so they can be proactive, taking care of minor problems early and avoiding many in the first place. Fortunately, this approach has numerous benefits. It helps someone maintain optimal oral health and also reduces their risk of developing serious dental issues that might call for more expensive treatments.
Your dental insurance plan is probably slightly different from your neighbor’s, but in general, most tend to have a benefits structure that looks something like this:
Basically, by keeping up with your checkups and cleanings each year, you’ll be taking great care of your teeth and your wallet!