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Read about dental health maintenance organizations (DHMOs), a type of dental insurance plan that involves managed care.


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 […]


SCOTUS Ruling on ACA is Great News for Kids’ Teeth

July 16th, 2015 by

Teeth are having a good run at the Supreme Court this year. SCOTUS has handed down decisions in two cases involving oral health during 2015. In one of those cases, decided at the end of February, the North Carolina State […]


Dental PPO Waiting Periods

June 5th, 2015 by

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 […]


Dental Network Tips

March 28th, 2015 by
Dental Network Concept

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 […]


Dental Insurance Terms

August 20th, 2014 by
Terminology-Feature

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 […]


Dental Plans: The 4 Basic Types

January 27th, 2014 by
Dental insurance types - many choices

“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, […]