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Why Barter at the Dentist When You Can Save with a Discount Dental Plan?
Updated: 8/19/2009 9:58:34 AM

When times get tough, some people start trading.
And recently, news reports have shown that this tactic is even being used in some dentist offices.

When bills get too high for the checking or savings account, people start reaching into their personal talent pool, searching for a good or service to trade inexchange for an improved smile or an end to the throbbing pain that has kept them awake for the last few days.
Does this sound familiar?
Here is an example of dental care bartering that showed up in the news recently.
Lisa Hermanek-Roth, 43-year-old Omaha woman featured in an MSNBC story on bartering for health care, put a bartering ad on Craigslist seeking orthondontic work in exchange for drywall services in order to avoid a $4,000 bill for braces.
Several others individuals have been featured in newspapers, bartering for dental care with specialty services or goods ranging from cutting logs to web design.
If you’re not too good with wood chopping or computer design, don’t worry, there’s another alternative that many are looking toward to save on dental care costs: discount dental plans.
Discount dental plans are an alternative to dental insurance and they can help individuals and families save valuable money at the dentist.
With individual plans starting at just $79.95 per year and family plans starting at $129.95 per year, these plans are an affordable alternative to dental insurance. is the leading online provider of discount dental plans. With more than 30 plans that can help Americans save 10% to 60% at the dentists, it’s no wonder why many are looking to these plans as a viable alternative to dental insurance.
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