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Don't Let Free Money Go to Waste

 

Do you have a dental insurance plan? If so, you must read this!

 

According to the National Association of Dental Plans, only 2.8% of people with PPO dental plan participants reached or exceeded their plan annual maximum. Many people also have Flexible Spending Accounts, which help pay for dental and medical care with pre-tax dollars. Whether you’re paying for dental care through a benefits plan or using an FSA, your current plans will most likely run out on December 31. Most dental plans cover preventive dental care twice per year, including x-rays, dental cleanings & oral exams, and even other preventive treatments for kids, like dental sealants and fluoride treatments.

 

 If you still have benefits remaining, it is a great idea to be looking for ways to use your coverage before the plan resets (usually on January 1st each year) as most plans won’t let you roll over any unused coverage to the next year.

If you have kids, it can be hard to schedule dental appointments during the school year. Luckily, you’ll have more time to schedule dental appointments for you and your whole family during school breaks for Thanksgiving and the winter holidays or Saturdays. This will make it easy to get the dental care you need.

Holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas usually mean treats like pie, Christmas cookies, and candy, will be in abundance. Plus, this all comes right after Halloween! That means the end of the year is prime time for cavities. By coming in for an appointment now, you can make sure that you and your family get your teeth checked before this year’s festivities, and our dental team at Downey Dental Solutions can make sure your teeth are strong and healthy for the new year.

Our dental office can help you determine what is included with your insurance coverage and then work with you to schedule any remaining treatment and/or preventative services to be completed before the end of your benefit year. If you don’t have dental insurance, we are proud to offer care plans through Care Credit/ Cherry with zero interest.

Contact our dental office for more information