Dental Insurance doesn’t have to be Tricky

Submitted by Aventura Dentists on July 15, 2011

Dental insurance can be a tricky concept to understand. There are many different shapes, sizes, amounts, forms, and coverage. Some plans are just about the bare essentials, others include wait periods and cover charges, and some may not even cover all of your needs. The limitation of your coverage is important to understand before you visit the dentist. Watch the video below to prepare yourself to discuss an insurance plan with your dentist and choose the right one for your needs and desires.

Figuring out which dental insurance plan to get can be a huge hassle as it is complicated and often confusing and full of dreaded decisions and research. Finding out the coverage that best fits your needs can be tough, as emergency situations and unexpected obstacles always happen in life. When specific situations arise such as chipped teeth, broken jaw, gingivitis, etc., planning for these severe situations may not have been on your mind in the beginning. Sometimes you may even have to look at other qualities of coverage such as age, timelines, residency, and practice types.

Consult some insurance companies about their plans, fully understand what it is you’re signing up for and the coverage they provide at the times and rates that they present. Make sure there are no strange fees that come up without your notice. Take some time out of your day to consult some insurance companies in order to fully understand what coverage they provide. Also, take some consideration for topics concerning emergencies and/or advanced care as well.

Speak with your dentist about which reasons for dental visits commonly occur throughout the year. Figure out the best plan for you based on how you understand your future and your budget. ¬Someone with a family may not need the same type of coverage as someone who lives alone. Simple procedures like teeth cleaning and filling in cavities are basic, and should have just as much consideration as the advanced cares that may arise. Hopefully the hints and tips that were provided help ease the struggles that come with dental insurance plans and guide you to finding the best one. Remember, it doesn’t have to be a pain to get rid of tooth pain!

Looking forward to seeing you,
Dr. Segal and Dr. Rosenstein

“Take the Time To Make Your Teeth Shine!”

Dr. Segal and Dr. Rosenstein are leading dentists in the Aventura area. Call their dental office at (305) 933-9911 to schedule your appointment.