Maximizing Your Dental Benefits Before The End Of The Year
Use It Or Lose It
Did you know your dental benefits reset every year? It’s true. If your dental insurance plan, like most is on a calendar year, you will lose out on all unused benefits after December 31st.
Did you know, according to the National Association of Dental Plans, only 2.8% of people with PPO dental plan participants reached or exceeded their plans annual maximum. That means now is a great time of year to take advantage of everything your dental insurance provides, especially if you have outstanding treatments. Whether you’re paying for dental care through a benefits plan or using an FSA, your current plans will most likely run out on December 31. Don’t let your hard-earned dental dollars go to waste. Here are just a few of the services you want to use before you lose the opportunity.
Tips for Making the Most of Your Plan
- Prevention is better than cure both for your health as well as your pocketbook. Most plans typically pay 100% for preventive visits, so if you have not had one yet, this may be a good time to schedule one.
- Once you’ve determined what your dental needs are, work with Dr Mahathi Nanduri, your Reston dentist to figure out what is covered.
Few of the Services you want to use
- Routine Checkups – Many dental insurance plans provide coverage for two checkups a year at six-month intervals. So, if you haven’t had a cleaning in the last six months, now is an excellent time to schedule an appointment with Dr. Mahathi at Smilezone Reston Dentist
- Large Treatments –If you’re getting close to your annual maximum, your Reston dentist at Smilezone can help create a plan to maximize your benefits by splitting your treatment between this year and next, allowing you to use the benefits you have remaining this year and take advantage of your renewed benefits after the new year.