Insurance Plan (PPO) Dentists: Can They Afford to Be Conservative in Their Care?

Insurance plan dentists sign contracts to accept maximum fees that they may charge to their patients. While this may sound great for patients, the downside is that the fees much more closely approach … [Read more...]

Finding a Dentist Who Saves You Money

Many want to find a dentist who saves them money. Many patients opt for a managed care insurance plan dentist or for a "coupon dentist." I can understand how that may save them money today, yet will … [Read more...]

Finding an In-Network Dentist: Some Help

Many patients want to find a dentist within their network in order to perhaps save money. Their intent is indeed to save money. Are patients really saving money? Let's digress a bit. We have all … [Read more...]

Choosing a Dentist: An Updated Perspective

Many patients find themselves in a situation of choosing a dentist. They may have moved into a new community. Perhaps these patients changed their insurance plan or employer. Having to choose a … [Read more...]

Insurance Plan Dentists: Choosing a Dentist

Many patients look for a dentist on their insurance plan. Patients are looking to decrease their out-of-pocket expenses. This makes sense. However, when you are choosing a dental office with a "cute" … [Read more...]

What Dentists are on My Dental Plan?

Dental insurance plans are helpful in paying for dental care. Many patients want to find a dentist within the dental plan network to "save money." This does sound reasonable enough, right? Over 20 … [Read more...]

Need a Dentist in the North Dallas, Plano, Carrollton Area?

  Choosing a dentist now is so much different than it used to be. Understandably, many things have changed over the past thirty years. Some of the changes are good, some of the changes are … [Read more...]

About Your In-Network Providers: the Rest of the Story

Many patients have dental insurance with in-network benefits. I realize patients want to save money and take advantage of their in-network benefits. However, there are some things patients may not … [Read more...]

“I Don’t Want to Spend Money on my Teeth; It is Too Much!”

Yesterday, we were graced by the presence of a teacher in our office. She has been a patient for over 20 years. She has a very back molar which has had a tooth-colored crown for over 12 years. That … [Read more...]

Why Does My Dental Office Keep Changing Dentists?

We have heard too many patients tell us about how they got frustrated at their last dental office because there was a turnover of dentists. In some cases, the patient thought they were in a … [Read more...]