What is a dental plan?
Dental plans are alternatives to traditional dental insurance. They are designed to do one thing: save you and/or your family significant money at a local dentist on a variety of dental care services. Savings can be(depending on plan) as much as 10% to 60% off most services. This often includes: exams, x-rays, cleanings and much more (see the bottom of this page for more commonly discounted-services).
With an dental plans, you won’t be plagued by many of the restrictions placed upon you by traditional dental insurance. You can expect quick activation, no health restrictions and no paperwork hassles. So, all of this must cost a fortune, right? Absolutely not. In fact, individual dental plans start at $79.95/year and family dental plans average $129.95/year.
Using your discount dental plan is simple. Participating providers have agreed to accept a discounted fee from plan members as payment-in-full for services performed. As a plan member, you simply show your membership card when visiting any participating dentist to receive dental services at the discount designated by your plans fee schedule. It’s that easy – no hassle.
Dental Plan Benefits
Many people wonder how a discount dental plan differs from traditional dental insurance. The differences are quite significant. Below are a number of benefits associated with a discount dental plan – most not enjoyed by traditional dental insurance coverage:
- Save 10% to 60% on most dental procedures
- Choose from 100,000+ participating dentists in combined networks
- 30+ combined regional and national networks
- No health restrictions
- Available directly to individuals, families, businesses, and groups
- Immediate online enrollment and quick activation
- Most plans activate within 1-3 business days
- 30-Day Refund Policy
Which Dental Procedures are Covered?
Most discount dental plans offer significant savings on a large selection of dental care services. The specific procedures that are eligible for discounts do vary from plan-to-plan. However, most discount dental plans provide discounts for the following:
- Fluoride Treatments
- Root canals
- Wisdom Teeth Extractions
- Gum surgery
- Dental implants
How do I find a plan?
Finding the perfect plan for your and/or your family is easy. Simply use the handy zip code search tool to get started.