Blog Posts Categorized: Buying Dental Insurance



April 8th, 2016
What Dental Benefits Do – and Don’t Do

Dental coverage varies, but overall, dental benefits are meant to help keep you and your smile healthy. Here’s what you can expect from your dental benefits. What They Do: Dental benefits make dental care more affordable. Dental coverage is designed to focus on prevention, which is why procedures such as exams and cleanings are usually… Read more »

April 5th, 2016
Preventive Dental Care Saves You Time & Money

The key to better oral health is preventive care. That’s why Delta Dental of Minnesota, along with your dentist, encourage regular dental visits to check for early signs of dental issues and to reinforce preventive care practices at home, like brushing and flossing. Dental insurance usually covers cleanings and exams at 100 percent so you… Read more »

March 31st, 2016
Understanding Your Dental Insurance Doesn’t Have to Be Daunting…

I need help understanding insurance terms. How much do I have to pay if my dentist is not in network? How do I find a dental provider near me? These are all common questions we hear from our members. Yes, we know understanding insurance can be tricky. But, that’s where Delta Dental comes in to help! Delta… Read more »

March 16th, 2016
Advantages of Visiting an In-Network Dentist

Did you know there are great advantages—and cost savings—for seeking treatment from a Delta Dental participating dentist? -A Delta Dental participating dentist has signed a participating and membership agreement with Delta Dental. -The dentist has agreed to accept our allowable charge as payment in full for covered dental care. A participating dentist is not allowed… Read more »

March 4th, 2016
Retire from your job, not your dental benefits

Often left out of many retirees’ futures is employer-funded health and dental benefits.  According to the U.S. Census, over 6,000 Americans turn 65 each day, but only about 32% of retirees receive continued health benefits from their employer.  Retirees are often left to make benefit decisions on their own in an unfamiliar, ever-changing healthcare environment… Read more »

March 2nd, 2016
Think Dental Insurance Is Too Expensive To Have In Your 20s? Think Again!

If you’re a young adult who doesn’t already receive dental benefits through your employer and you’re too old to be on your parent’s plan (over age 26), chances are you are without dental insurance. And without dental insurance, you’ve been putting off going to the dentist because you’re scared of the cost for your check-ups… Read more »