Insurance benefits annually reset and as we approach another year ending it is time to “use it or lose it!” Thinking about scheduling a dental appointment is not always top priority and we get that, life can be busy. Hundreds of dollars in insurance money will slip away by years end.
Insurance Benefits Covered Cleanings
If you have not visited the dentist at all this year, scheduling an appointment for a Cleaning is important for oral health. The usual recommendation for cleanings is twice yearly and most insurances will cover two cleanings per year.
Scheduling an appointment to use your benefits will keep them from being wasted. If you are paying dental premiums why not take advantage of it? Wasted money will end up being kept by the Dental Insurance company.
This next year coming up, annual dental deductibles will reset. If you have already met your deductible, you can maximize your coverage before the year ends. In other words using up the coverage you have so that it is not wasted.
Most dental insurance has a maximum amount of coverage each year. If you have a lot of work that needs to be done utilizing all your coverage each year may be important.
Unhealthy Teeth Can Affect Health
If you are having issues with your teeth, getting it looked at and taken care of can be helpful in avoiding dental emergencies. With the holiday season approaching handling dental issues now can avoid annoying dental problems during the holidays.
Dental health impacts our body, teeth that are unhealthy can be a contributing factor to problems such as diabetes, heart disease as well as other problems.
Cavities can become painful, the best prevention is at least twice a day brushing, flossing and using mouth wash. Cleanings can help clean the hard to reach places where plaque builds up.
If you think you may have symptoms that are causing problems with your oral health call us today to schedule an appointment, use it before it is too late and you lose it.