Oral & Vision Health Blog

Is Periodontal Coverage Worth It?

Periodontal disease is the most severe stage of gum disease, and it is on the rise. Unlike milder gum disease, periodontal disease requires a separate set of procedures to get ...
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Everything You Need to Know About Open Enrollment

It’s time for open enrollment! If you have changed or bought new health insurance benefits in the past few years, you might know a thing or two about open enrollment. But, if ...
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Why Don’t Dentists Accept Dental Insurance?

You went to the dentist, and the receptionist told you the office doesn’t take your insurance. It’s a rough moment – you’re caught between trying to pay for your care out of your ...
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What Is DIY Ortho?

When we think of DIY we tend to think of a long Saturday filled with sawdust and splinters. Luckily, when it comes to do-it-yourself orthodontic treatment, it’s not nearly so ...
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5 Questions to Ask Your Family Dentist

One of the biggest benefits of a family dentist is having a single place for all your oral health questions. But, a lot of people just shake their heads when it's time for ...
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3 Things Retirees Should Look for In Dental Insurance

Planning for your dental insurance coverage to last your retirement can be a challenge these days. Many pensions are cutting out dental benefits, and Medicare doesn’t cover most ...
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Cosmetic Dentistry is More Than Just Looks

Cosmetic dentistry tends to make people think of extra dental work that is expensive and just for looks. Bleaching, crowns, bonding, and reshaping are all common cosmetic dental ...
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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 what ...
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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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The 5 Stages of Gum Disease

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, is one of the most common oral health problems in the U.S., with 47% of American adults suffering from some form ...
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