How to reduce the cost of dental care
The Washington Post | March 28, 2016
Doling out the cash to get a toothache treated can hurt almost as much as the tooth itself. That’s because about 40 percent of people in the United States have no dental benefits. And most who are insured lose their coverage once they retire.
5 key factors of dental savings plans in retirement
Bankrate | March 10, 2016
Dental savings plans, sometimes called discount dental plans, are an alternative to dental insurance. If you sign up, you'll have access to a network of dentists in your area who participate in the plan. These dentists offer you their services at discounted fees. Discounts can vary greatly, ranging from 10% to 60% off of regular prices.
Paying for the Dentist after Retirement
MSN Money | March 02, 2016
Retirement is supposed to be a time to relax and enjoy the fruits of your labor. But with the rising costs of housing, food and medical care, many retirees struggle to make ends meet. To make matters worse, there’s another expense that retirees or those nearing the retirement age often overlook: dental care.
Take a bite out of dental bills - video
CNBC | February 25, 2016
Dental care for adults is one of the most common exclusions from health insurance plans and Medicare. Tips on how to cut costs.
Battle Sugar During National Children's Dental Health Month
Bloomberg Business | February 15, 2016
"Sugar Wars" is the theme of the 2016 National Children's Dental Health Month. Throughout February, dental professionals, healthcare providers, and educators will be promoting the benefits of good oral health to children and their caregivers with an awareness campaign designed to make kids of all ages smile.
Open Enrollment Is Ending - Is Your Smile Covered?
Yahoo! Finance | January 25, 2016
Those who wish to buy dental insurance through healthcare.gov must do so before January 31, 2016. Failing to meet this deadline means waiting until the next open enrollment period, which begins October 15, 2016 and ends December 7, 2016.