Blog - Dental Insurance

  • 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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  • 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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  • Dental Discount Plan for Cosmetic Dentistry? You bet!

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: May 19, 2009

    I’ve talked about our Smiles by Payet Dental Discount Plan several times, but something that may be overlooked is that this even covers Cosmetic Dentistry! Imagine you’re looking for a Smile Makeover and want to get Porcelain Veneers, like Craig’s  in the below picture, and you’re concerned about the total fees: Depending on the complexity […]

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  • Dental payment plans, interest-free dental financing in Charlotte, NC

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: April 23, 2009

    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 […]

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  • Skipping your dental checkup now could cost you more long-term

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 20, 2009

    The Chicago Sun-Times reported today that more Americans are choosing to cut back on visiting the dentist due to the current economic downturn……….with potentially far more expensive consequences than most think. Click HERE to read the full story in the Chicago Sun-Times. We understand the tempation to skip a regular check-up at your dentist’s office […]

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  • Dental Insurance not covering cleanings 100%?

    Posted by: Charles Payet | On: March 15, 2009

    Dental Insurance is Changing When looking for a Charlotte dentist, patients often want to get the most from their employer’s dental benefits.  For ages, most dental insurance plans have included 2 cleanings, 2 exams, and 1 sets of x-rays every year.  Of course, this is usually subtracted from your annual maximum, not something separate. However, […]

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