Five Signs That You Have The WRONG Dental Insurance

If you have dental insurance – congratulations! Dental insurance is a fantastic was for you to get assistance in paying for your dental health care.

your dental insurance was chosen for you by your employer based on many factors. While all dental insurance plans differ, one thing that most have in common is that they stress prevention – keeping your teeth and gums as healthy as possible through regular dental examinations, necessary x-rays, and dental cleanings.

When it comes to covering other services such as dental fillings, crowns, gum disease treatment, the replacement of missing teeth and more- insurance programs vary widely. The good thing is that even a little bit of help in paying for your dental care is better than nothing at all.

However, as a service to our patients and community, we would like to point out five sure signs that you have the wrong dental insurance.

  1. The “fine print” on your plan required a medical-grade microscope to read and is in Swahili.
  2.  The insurance company’s “on-hold music” is The Complete Works of Beethoven – and you’ve heard ti three times.
  3. A non-covered pre-existing condition is the presence of teeth.
  4. You are restricted to seeing just dentists on a list, and the only dentist in your area is Steve Martin from Little Shop of Horrors.
  5. In order to save money, the insurance company requires that you visit a foot doctor at the same time as your dental appointment. Since they are working on different end of your body it should not interfere.


Hopefully you got a chuckle out of these warning signs. But even if you didn’t recognize any, we realize that dental insurance can be very confusing!

AT Dentist At Watertown, we know that you may have questions about your dental insurance, and we’re here to help. We take pleasure in working with you to maximize your benefits so that you get the best coverage possible. Please give us as call at 617-923-8159 to discuss any questions or concerns you may have.

Most importantly, whether you have dental insurance or not, we will team up with you to get you teeth and gums in the healthiest condition possible and give you the smile of your dreams!! Please don’t hesitate to call or stop by.


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