Oral & Vision Health Blog

In-Network and Out-of-Network: What's the Difference?

If you’ve ever called your dental insurance company about an unexpected dental bill and they asked you “was the dentist in-network or out-of-network” you might be wondering ...
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Preventive, Basic, and Major Services: What’s the Difference?

Regardless of whether you choose a Dental PPO (DPPO) plan or a Dental HMO (DHMO or EPO) insurance plan, knowing your plan’s coverage tiers (the categories your plan groups ...
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What is UCR and how does it affect my Dental PPO plan costs?

Dental PPO (DPPO) insurance plans offer you the flexibility to visit both in-network and out-of-network dentists, as you might already know. That means, if you have a DPPO ...
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Tricks for Keeping Your Kids’ Teeth Cavity-Free

Halloween, Easter, Hanukah, The 4th of July - no matter the season there's always a holiday filled with sugary snacks around the corner. You don’t want to spoil the fun, but ...
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The Dentist Says You Need a Deep Cleaning…Why?

You've been meaning to get to the dentist.  You remember as a child you went every six months, no matter what. You've been busy lately and haven't had any problems with your ...
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What is Gum Disease, Exactly?

So, your dentist tells you that you have mild (or not so mild) gingivitis. You might think that just means your gums are slightly inflamed – but gingivitis is actually a bit ...
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Can Overusing Eye Drops Be Harmful?

Do you find yourself constantly reaching for eye drops? This could be a sign that you are overusing your eye drops and causing further irritation to your eyes. Like any ...
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6 Dental Hygiene Tips for You and Your Kids!

Having good dental hygiene is more than just going to the dentist. It's an everyday practice! A daily dental routine will help you and your family keep your teeth white, your ...
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What is Kaleidoscope Vision?

You might have a stressful day at work or come home from a super intense workout, but all of a sudden your vision is blinded by a rainbow of colors. It’s scary – no matter ...
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Pregnancy and Oral Health: Why are my gums swollen and bleeding?

Fully furnished nursery, bibs, swaddles, lots of adorable clothing. diapers for months, wipes -- the list goes on! Because when you're expecting, you go into preparation mode ...
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