Have you ever skipped a dentist's appointment because your dental insurance had expired? Or, maybe you thought that visiting a dentist would burn a hole in your pocket? Well, a significant proportion of Americans skip their routine dental consultation due to these reasons. But, doing so can increase the severity of your oral condition and cost you a lot more money to get it treated later. Hence, we suggest you make the best use of dental insurance to keep your mouth healthy while avoiding overspending.
The types of treatment covered under dental insurance will vary based on the insurer and the plan you have chosen. The insurance provider doesn't need to pay for the entire amount of the treatment, even if it is under the maximum allowance. Though the insurance covers a significant part of it, you may have to pay some money out of your pocket.
Like any other type of insurance, your dental insurance also renews once a year. This happens mostly in the month of January. If you happen to have any unused funds in it by the end of the insurance period, they can't be carried forward to the next term. Instead, the previous funds will lapse, and the plan for the new year will commence. Hence, it is always advisable for you to make full use of your dental insurance by going for bi-annual consultations. This way, the dentist can thoroughly diagnose your teeth, gums, and other oral tissues to ensure your oral health is at an optimal standard.
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