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Having healthy teeth and gums can help you have a healthy pregnancy. In fact, staying on top of your checkups and cleanings is strongly recommended. But there are some procedures that should wait until after delivery. We’ve got the details you need to know before scheduling a visit to your dentist when you’re pregnant, what […]
It’s easy to spend hundreds, even thousands, on dental care; and plenty of people may find themselves in that position. But shopping for a dental plan can be confusing. Here’s some important information to know if you’re considering dental insurance: #1: Dental Insurance Covers Some Services at 100%—But Not Everything Dental insurance covers a portion of your dental care costs. You pay a monthly premium and often […]
For some people, going to the dentist can be an uncomfortable experience. Maybe you don’t like the sounds of the instruments buzzing or the feeling of having someone else’s hands inside your mouth. If you avoid seeing the dentist for any of these reasons, you’re in good company. About 36% of American adults have general […]
Some people’s teeth won’t last for their entire lifetime. Oral-health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease can lead to tooth loss. There are also some medical conditions, such as diabetes and cancer treatments, that can cause tooth loss. Fortunately, dentures exist, meaning people can still chew well and smile beautifully without a full […]
When trying to keep dental insurance affordable, HealthMarkets Insurance Agency can help you find the full coverage you need with an array of benefit options that provide access to network providers.
Need braces for you or your kid? If you’re worried it’s going to be expensive, you’re not alone. The good news: with supplemental orthodontic insurance, it could be more affordable than you think. Without insurance, the average cost for braces is $5,000 to $6,000.1 But the more orthodontic care you need to fix your teeth, […]
Thinking about getting vision insurance? Maybe you need glasses. Or your eyesight has changed (it’s common as you get older). Or it’s just time for an eye exam. But you’re wondering how much it might cost, right? The average out-of-pocket costs per year for corrective vision care in the U.S. is about $500 for:1 Eye […]
For specific kinds of oral surgery, you may be able to get coverage from both your medical and dental insurance plans. Here’s what you need to know.
As the saying goes, accidents will happen. In fact, 2.6 million U.S. employees had accidental injuries and illnesses at work last year. The result? A lot of people missing work. Perhaps the worst part: Having health insurance might not be enough to cover you if you get seriously injured or sick. Having an accident or […]
You don’t need to be farsighted—or nearsighted, for that matter—to realize that having a vision insurance plan could help you avoid a lot of future healthcare headaches. But you might be surprised to learn that more than half of American adults did not seek out eye care because of lack of awareness and cost, which […]
Sunglasses are more than just a stylish accessory. They protect your eyes from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet (UV) rays and help you see better on bright days. But if you wear glasses, you know it’s not exactly easy to slip on a pair of sunglasses over them. That’s where prescription sunglasses can help. You can […]
When you go to the dentist to get your teeth cleaned every 6 to 12 months, you may be surprised to find them feeling your gums, studying the roof of your mouth, and even peeking under your tongue. This quick exam is an important way of checking for signs of oral cancer. Cancer may not […]
Checking in with your family dentist is a good first step to maintaining good oral health. If you’re having dental concerns, they can assess your problem and refer you to the right specialist. But it’s helpful to know who does what. Keep reading to find out what the difference is between these two dental specialists. […]