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Jun
4

4 Ways to Save Money on Dental Restorations

Posted in Dental Costs

In today’s demanding economy, everyone is looking to save a penny wherever possible. This includes being frugal when it comes the family’s dental care needs.

Being money smart doesn’t mean that you have to skimp on maintaining your oral health, however. Here are a few ways you can make sure you get affordable dental care.

  1. Maximize Insurance Benefits

Too many people take their dental insurance for granted. Get familiar with what your plan offers. Use up benefits before the end of the year when they expire. If you feel that your insurance isn’t meeting your or your family’s needs, talk with your employer about adjusting your plan.

  1. Ask About In-Office Financing Plans

It’s not always convenient to pay for that emergency root canal. That’s why most dental offices provide some means of financing your treatment or breaking down your bill into manageable portions.

A lot of practices even offer their own form of insurance alternative for those who can’t get it through work.

  1. Practice Good Prevention

There’s no better way to save on fillings, crowns, and the like than by keeping your teeth healthy in the first place!

A thorough oral hygiene routine will help you avoid the need for costly procedures. Toothpaste and floss are far cheaper than implants and dentures.

  1. Do Some Traveling

Sometimes, cheaper dental care is available right around the corner. If you don’t face a pressing emergency, try shopping around for a particular procedure at dental practices farther away from home. Treatment expenses vary with the local economy.

Contact your local dentist for more money-saving tips.

Posted on behalf of:
Noble Smiles Dentistry
9779 E. 146th St.
Noblesville IN 46060
(317) 893-3992

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