Blog - Dental Insurance
Year-End Dental Benefits and Flex Dollars Disappear Soon
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 […]Read more
Waiving Dental Insurance Co-Pays is Fraud!
“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 […]Read more
Six-Month Braces if you have Gum Disease? YES!
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 […]Read more
2009 is Almost Over – Use Your Dental Benefits/Flex Plan $ or Lose Them!
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 […]Read more
Just how outrageous is dental "insurance?" Check this out!
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. […]Read more
Dental payment plans, interest-free dental financing in Charlotte, NC
As I mentioned in my last post about patients without dental insurance, I would like to add that there is another great option that we offer at my dentist’s office in Charlotte, NC, and that is CareCredit. A tremendous number of my patients have used the 3-, 6-, and 12-Month Interest-Free Dental Patient Financing to […]Read more