Visit the dentist
See the dentist for routine dental care.
Most dental plans cover two preventive
care visits including an exam and
cleaning at 100 percent.
Space these visits out throughout the
year to help keep cavities and other
oral health problems at bay.
It is likely your dental plan partners with
certain providers who offer discounts.
Seeing providers that are included in
your plan’s network is an easy way to
save on dental care.
Before you buy a plan, be sure to see if
your preferred providers are included in
Understand your benefits
Read your plan’s membership
materials and know what benefits you
have access to.
Make sure you are getting a plan that
meets your oral health needs as well as
If you buy coverage that’s too robust,
you lose money. If you don’t buy
enough, you risk unexpected out-ofpocket expenses.
Use the extras!
Buy a plan with added benefits – and
Most plans at dentalinsurance.org
include a prescription drug card and
discount vision services.
Know what extras your plan includes
and take advantage of them!
Buy it before you need it!
Dental plans often include a waiting
period for non-preventive services. If
you wait until your teeth hurt, you may
be too late.
Preventive care is accessible right
away and it helps decrease your risk
for cavities and gum disease.
For help finding the right dental plan, visit dentalinsurance.org or talk to a
dental insurance advisor at: