Taking the bite out of the cost of dental work
U.S. News & World Report | February 14, 2008
The number of people who have dental insurance pales in comparison with the number
with health insurance. The website DentalPlans.com - which calls this approach an
"attractive alternative to costly dental insurance " without the "hassle" of deductibles
or claim forms - lists more than 30 such programs charging annual fees of $80 to
$190 for individuals and families.
Grin and bear it: How to save money on the cost of
MarketWatch | August 23, 2006
A trip to the dentist is never fun, but the cost of dental treatment can make it
even worse. About 45 percent of Americans lack dental insurance, reports the National
Association of Dental Plans. Consider enrolling in a dental discount plan. Find
a plan in your area by visiting DentalPlans.com.
8 ways to fight high dental expenses
BankRate.com | August 15, 2006
Filling? $200. Crown? $900. Root canal? $1,205. Dental insurance? Priceless ...
especially when you don't have it. You can evaluate dental discount plans at DentalPlans.com
where you can type in your zip code and see a list of dentists in your area who
participate in each discount plan, as well as the average discounted cost of each
Take the bite out of dental costs
Money Magazine | January 25, 2006
Taking care of your mouth can cost an arm and a leg these days. Only 55 percent
of Americans have dental insurance, which leaves nearly half of us paying the entire
way for care. On the Web, you can shop for dental discount plans at DentalPlans.com
which provides a zip-code-based search of discount plans.
Smart ideas: To the teeth
Entrepreneur | June 2005
It was during the dotcom crash that Josh Babyak, and his stepfather's good friend
George Michaelides, decided to start DentalPlans.com. Each of their former businesses--Babyak
had two gourmet takeout restaurants; Michaelides had a dental-practice management
company with about six dental offices--had fallen into the wrong hands, leaving
them with huge losses. All they had was Michaelides' website name, DentalPlans.com,
and about $1,000.