Using Up Your Dental Benefits

Using Up Your Dental Benefits

Dental Insurance is a hot commodity. Not everyone has it, and not everyone who has it uses it. But if you do have dental insurance, you’ve been paying into it out of every paycheck, amounting to hundreds of dollars this year alone.  Have you taken advantage of the benefits you’ve paid for?

Two Cleanings A Year

Most, if not all, dental plans usually allow for two dental exams and cleanings every year. Did you get yours done this year?  If not, now is the time to take care of your teeth and gums: X-rays, cleaning, periodontal screening, the works. If you don’t use this benefit, you lose it, and that really just means money wasted!

Take Care of That Restoration

If you’ve been putting off a filling or fixing a broken tooth, there are two things you need to know:

 

  1. Your dental insurance is going to pay a good percentage of that restoration.
  2. It’s not going to get better on its own.

 

Tooth decay will not just go away, no matter how many products you see that claim to “reverse cavities” or “remineralize your teeth!” They must be treated to preserve your natural teeth. And a broken tooth will only open up your mouth to infection, leading to the need for a root canal and further dental work.


Straighter Teeth for The New Year

 

If your dental insurance covers orthodontics, now is the time to get them started. Invisalign trays can be ready to start before January: by next December, your smile will be straighter, healthier, and more beautiful!

 

Contact Dr. Jamsheed at Encino Dental Studio to schedule your appointment today! 

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