Posted on March 12, 2021 by Gentle Dental Care Team
A trip to the dentist provokes anxiety for two reasons: 1. it’s the dentist, and 2. the cost. Dental care is expensive; that is no secret. However, there are options for making it more affordable without breaking the bank.
First and foremost, consider a dental insurance plan. Like your regular health coverage, these plans have premiums that you pay per month. At the time of treatment, you might have an out-of-pocket payment due, called a deductible. Keep in mind that dental insurance is rarely included in your overall health insurance plan. Instead, it is frequently sold as a separate entity.
Selecting a Dental Insurance Plan
There are several things to consider when choosing a dental insurance plan. For instance, think about how much coverage you think you will need annually. Remember, once you use all of that coverage, you will be paying out-of-pocket for dental procedures.
Another question to think about is what you will use your dental plan for. Are there specific dental procedures you need to have done? Do you have a preexisting condition that requires frequent trips to the dentist? Many insurers will require a waiting period between the time you sign up for insurance and its actual activates. So, give yourself plenty of time before that next dental appointment!
And last but not least, consider the cost of your dental plan. Are the deductibles and premiums affordable? Is it comparable to other plans? These are all essential details to consider when enrolling in dental insurance.
Gentle Dental Accepts Major Insurance Plans
The team at Gentle Dental prides itself on keeping our procedures and services affordable. We care about our clients and their dental care. As a result, it is our mission to help every client figure out the best payment method for them. We accept most major insurance plans, including:
- Blue Cross Blueshield
- Delta Dental
- Dental Network of America
- Dental Select
- United Healthcare
Other Payment Options
In addition to dental insurance, Gentle Dental also offers financing options for your dental care and procedures. We have partnered with Care Credit to make your dental trip affordable through exclusive financing options.
Dental care is essential to your overall health, but the cost can add up over time. Don’t let yourself be overwhelmed by medical bills. Instead, consider financing your dental procedure through Care Credit. To apply for financing, visit our website!
Contact Us Today
For more information about Gentle Dental’s services, locations, and resources, visit our website! You can also call any of our locations or schedule an appointment and fill out new patient paperwork online!