Managed Dental Care: Lower Fees

Many consider spending less money a wonderful thing. Spending less money on dental services sounds great! This is exactly what managed dental care plans attempt to do. To reduce fees, managed … [Read more...]

Insurance Plan Dentists: Finding a Dentist

Many patients for different reasons find themselves in a situation of finding a dentist. Quite a few of these patients have a dental insurance plan which offers a list of "preferred providers." This … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

What is a DMO, a Dental Maintenance Organization?

Over the past several years, more companies are signing on with dental maintenance organizations (DMOs) in order to save on their dental insurance costs. We see cost saving measures being taken in … [Read more...]

Next Affordable Care Act (ACA) Marketplace Open Enrollment Starts 11-15-2014

We all can remember the initial open enrollment last year for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as Obamacare. It was a highly anticipated event and was thought to be a great thing by … [Read more...]

Private Individual Dental Insurance Plans

Over the years it has been common for us to be asked about the value of private individual dental insurance plans. Patients who have no dental insurance think about this as an option to paying for all … [Read more...]