ER due to dental conditions nearly doubled between 2000 and 2010, and the number continues to rise

Dental Emergency Room Visits On the Rise

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 April 2015 report published by the American Dental Association, trips to the ER due to…

Dental PPO waiting periods, if there are any, are outlined on the plan summary page at DentalInsurance.com.

Dental PPO Waiting Periods

Dental PPOs (preferred provider organizations) are a type of dental plan that are very popular with both consumers and dentists. Nearly 3 out of 4 new dental insurance plans sold today is a PPO plan, according to dentaleconomics.com. PPOs help you save money because the dentists who work with these types of plans agree to charge…

Dental Network Concept

Dental Network Tips

Some people think buying dental insurance also means having to get a new dentist. The truth is, it depends.There are many dental networks in the US, and using a dental plan that has a network doesn’t always mean you will lose freedom of choice. There are 4 basic types of dental plans: indemnity plans, dental health…

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Dental Insurance Terms

Need a little help getting the most out of your dental insurance? Along with this blog, check out our Dental Resources. You’ll find sections on Dental Insurance 101, Dental Insurance Terminology, Insurance Types, and loads of articles about dental and oral care topics. The section on dental insurance terms can be a big help if you are new to dental…

Dental insurance types - many choices

Dental Plans: The 4 Basic Types

“As a child,” the mush-mouthed comic Buddy Hackett used to say, “my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.”  If you’ve ever shopped for dental insurance, you know that, fortunately, when it comes to dental coverage, there are many more options available. To make the choice easier, it helps to compare…