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Do You Have a Plan for Using Up Your Dental Benefits This Year?

Posted in Dental Costs

It feels like 2019 just got here, but it will be over within a few months. Your dental benefits will likely reset with the start of a new calendar year.

Here are a few ways to make the most of the dental plan you’re already paying for.

Schedule a Dental Cleaning and Checkup

Is anyone in your family due for another cleaning or checkup this year? Get it out of the way as soon as possible. If you need treatment, you’ll still have time to schedule the procedure so that this year’s remaining dental benefits cover a portion of the cost.

You’ll also be glad to have your family’s dental treatment all caught up before the rush of holiday shopping!

Split Up Dental Treatment Between 2019 and 2020

You don’t have to put off extensive dental treatment just because your insurance won’t cover it all right now. You can still make the most of your benefits by getting some things done this year. Make plans to address the rest next year when your benefits reset.

Find Out What Extra Preventative Procedures Are Covered

Even if you don’t need urgent dental treatment this year you can still take advantage of your insurance benefits.

Contact your insurer directly or ask your dental office what other procedures are covered that you may not be aware of. For example, maybe you could use a new full set of x-rays. Get those while they’re 100% this year and you’ll be all caught up.

Maybe you qualify for an in-office fluoride treatment. Perhaps your kids qualify for preventative dental sealants.

Ask your local dental office for more ways to take advantage of your remaining dental benefits while they’re still available.

Posted on behalf of:
Gold Hill Dentistry
2848 Pleasant Road #104
Fort Mill,  South Carolina 29708
(803) 566-8055

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