Blog - Dental Care Payment Options

  • Year-End Dental Benefits and Flex Dollars Disappear Soon

    dental insurance and flex dollars run out december 31st

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 26, 2012

    It’s that time of year again, when our phones start ringing off the hook with requests for last-minute appointments to get dental treatment before the money disappears.  So fair warning – CALL NOW if you don’t want to lose out! Dental Insurance and Flex Dollars Disappear December 31st If you’re a procrastinator-type person when it […]

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  • Waiving Dental Insurance Co-Pays is Fraud!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 6, 2010

    “My Old Dentist Didn’t Make Me Pay the Co-Pay.  Why Won’t You?” Fortunately, this is not a question I hear very often, but from colleagues around the country, I know that more and more patients are asking that their co-pays be waived, and more and more dentists are doing it.  Heck, some dentists are even […]

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  • The Southern Women’s Show from a Dentist’s View

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: September 17, 2010

    Well, it’s been almost 2 whole days for Smiles by Payet Dentistry here at the SWS, and it’s been a blast.  Admittedly, as a happily married guy, I’ve probably not enjoyed it as much as the women or as if I were single 🙂 , but it’s been a blast as an exhibitor for the […]

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  • Six-Month Braces if you have Gum Disease? YES!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: August 13, 2010

    Patients with periodontal (gum) disease often end up being very embarrassed about their smiles, because as the disease progresses and more bone is lost, the teeth start drifting.  It’s not uncommon to see the teeth flared out with a lot of spaces between them, or the bottom front teeth really crowded as the teeth shifted […]

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  • 2009 is Almost Over – Use Your Dental Benefits/Flex Plan $ or Lose Them!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: November 16, 2009

    USE IT OR LOSE IT! Your Dental Insurance, that is.  Did you know that, when your dental insurance year runs out, you LOSE whatever benefits you have left?  Unlike phone minutes, there’s no “roll-over” for your insurance, so once they’re gone, they’re GONE. We are rapidly approaching the end of 2009, and our schedule is […]

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  • Just how outrageous is dental "insurance?" Check this out!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: May 18, 2009

    As a practicing dentist for almost 11 years now, in a practice that does accept assignment of dental insurance benefits, I have seen almost every conceivable attempt by dental insurance companies to hold up payment, deny payment, or anything they can do to keep the money that should rightfully help pay for your dental care.  […]

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