The weather is starting to cool down (somewhat), which means autumn is on its way! At this time of year, we are often asked by our patients to remind them about scheduling their cleaning and exam appointments. This is mainly in part because, as the year comes to an end, so do their dental health insurance benefits. Likewise, if you have a flexible spending account for healthcare, this, too, generally does not roll over for the new year.
Did you know?
- Your dental insurance policy allows for a certain dollar amount of coverage to be provided each year.
- If your maximum coverage benefit is not used during the year, you lose those benefits, because unused coverage does not carry over to the next year.
We know how busy families can be today, but by coming in for regular dental cleanings or exams, or by having recommended treatment done, you may avoid future complications that could cause you to exceed future dental benefits.
If you haven’t used up your insurance benefits for the year, and you have diagnosed treatment or have had only one cleaning this year, we encourage you to make an appointment before the end of the year. Contact us so we can help you plan for your future dental needs.
If you are uncertain about the status of your dental benefits, we will be happy to contact your carrier on your behalf. We hope you find this reminder helpful.
CALL US TODAY to schedule your appointment at (757) 873-9000, or request an appointment online.
With best wishes for continued good dental health,
Dr. John J. Denison