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...]

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...]

“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...]

The Latest Emerging Dental Trend

Some people often ask, "What is the latest emerging dental trend?" There is much changing in dentistry. In dentistry, trends do not necessarily occur yearly; it is slower than that, for differing … [Read more...]

I Want Just One, the Same Dentist!

Certainly things have changed in the way that medical and dental care are delivered. In the name of cost containment and accessibility, the dignity and respect for the individual patient is getting … [Read more...]

Shopping Veneers is Not Like Shopping a Polo Shirt

Yes, I know. I know porcelain veneers are relatively expensive. I most surely do. And I can understand why patients would want to shop for the best price. Patients want to make a wise decision; they … [Read more...]

Some Dentists Can Save You Money

I realize you may feel like you must choose a dentist in your dental plan to save money. I realize you may feel like you need a coupon or discount when seeing a dentist to save money. I know you are … [Read more...]