Use Dental Insurance Before It Goes Away

Dental insurance can be a great tool that helps patients maintain a healthy smile — or correct some of their smile flaws. But there are a few hidden facts about dental insurance that you should know. Our Snellville GA dental office works with patients and their dental insurance providers, and we’re also offering affordable dentistry for those without dental insurance plans.

Parkway Dental treats patients of all ages as part of our elite family dentistry services. We can provide nutritional counseling to preventive dental treatments. If you have questions about your oral health routine or need to schedule a visit, give us a call today at 770-676-1122. Today we want to discuss some of the hidden facts about dental insurance.

Parkway Dental accepts all of the major dental insurance providers. About two-thirds of Americans have access to dental insurance. Most people have insurance through their employees. There are some misconceptions about Here are some things that people don’t understand about dental insurance and how patients should use their dental insurance.

  • You’ll likely receive two FREE dental cleanings and exams a year. If you haven’t scheduled your next dental exam of the year, get it scheduled today.
  • Most dental insurance policies give patients a yearly allotment to spend on their dentistry (Most dental insurance cardholders receive between $1,000 and $1,500).
  • Most dental insurance only covers a portion of necessary treatments like fillings or crowns. So even though you pay for insurance with monthly premiums, it’s liking you’ll still need to pay for a portion of any treatment. It’s also possible that insurance companies will not cover certain procedures like orthodontics
  • Insurance dollars will not carry over to the next year. If you do not spend your annual allotment of dental dollars by Dec. 31 this year, it doesn’t go back to you. The insurance company pockets the money! So, if you pay for dental insurance and don’t go to the dentist, then you’re throwing away your money … literally.

Get Dental Care Without Insurance

If you have minor dental needs and maintenance, dental insurance will likely be great for you. But not everyone has access to dental insurance. That doesn’t mean that you should avoid the dentist. The longer you avoid the dentist, the higher the likely that you’ll need even more extensive and expensive treatments down the road.

To help you with your treatment, we’re offering free consultations to our patients. We don’t believe that patients should have to pay hundreds of dollars (which is normal in most dental offices) simply to learn about their dental needs. We’re also provide an in-house financing options and carry the program CareCredit, which allows you to finance treatment and break your treatments into manageable monthly payments.

Find Your Next Dental Home Today  

Whether you have dental insurance or simply need to look for a new dentist, Parkway Dental can help you. Give us a call today at 770-676-1122 to schedule your treatment of to book a FREE consultation.

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