Category: Dental Insurance

Various financial products and services are available to help consumers make the costs of dental care more affordable. Examples include:

– PPO dental insurance
– A dental health maintenance organization, or DHMO
– Discount dental plans or cards

You can learn about all of these topics in this section of our blog.


The Many Myths and Misconceptions of Visiting The Dentist

January 13th, 2016 by

For some people, dental appointments are routine, but for others, dental anxiety makes the process a serious ordeal. Fortunately, modern dentistry is an advanced science that typically results in positive outcomes. Here are some of the fears and misconceptions people […]


Ring in 2016 with a Healthy Smile

January 6th, 2016 by

Oral Health: at the Forefront of Everyone’s Mind This Year  – In 2015, more and more medical reports started to emerge about the importance of oral health on a person’s general health. In fact, poor oral hygiene was tied to […]


The Power of A Healthy Smile

December 7th, 2015 by

A friendly, beaming and healthy smile generally puts people at ease and makes others feel welcome in your presence. However, years of anecdotal evidence and even professional and academic studies show that a good smile can do much more. Keeping […]


You Know You Need To See A Dentist When…

November 16th, 2015 by

Sharp pain in your mouth is a sure sign that you need to see a dentist, but it is not always a reliable indicator of trouble. Regular checkups offer the best way to avoid the discomfort that often occurs when […]


Halloween – A Little History To Sink Your Teeth Into

October 30th, 2015 by

Traditions stemming from ninth century rituals in Celtic nations, now southern Germany, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, may have given rise to our trick-or-treat celebration. Originally, the practice allowed poor people to visit the homes of wealthy families to request pastries. […]


My Scariest Dental Experience

October 23rd, 2015 by

I was born with dental anxiety, and I’ve had it all my life. Growing up, trips to the dentist involved being poked with sharp instruments while the dentist looked for cavities. A cavity meant submitting to the drill and enduring […]


My Great Dental Experience

October 12th, 2015 by

The Scary Root Canal That Turned Out Fabulous One scary childhood experience at the dentist office left me refusing sugary treats, brushing after every bite of food or drink of anything other than water and flossing twice a day for […]


Protecting Your Children’s Teeth When Playing Sports

September 9th, 2015 by

Sports are a great way for children to develop motor skills as well as a spirit of teamwork and cooperation. As a parent, you recognize the many benefits of playing sports, but you also want to keep your children safe. […]


The Major Warning Signs of Impacted Wisdom Teeth

August 18th, 2015 by

Deep in the back of the mouth lie the third molars, more commonly called the wisdom teeth, and despite their friendly-sounding moniker, these teeth are notorious for causing pain and potentially dangerous dental complications. For this reason, most dental experts […]


Dental Emergency Room Visits On the Rise

July 28th, 2015 by

If you haven’t already heard about the rising number of ER visits for dental injuries or other emergencies across the U.S., do yourself a favor and look it up. No time for that? Here’s a quick summary: According to an […]