Dental Benefits: Use Them or Lose Them!

Millions of people lose money come January by not using their dental benefits by the end of the year. If you have insurance, you pay for it all year long, so why not make sure you are getting your money's worth by using your benefits before the year ends? You might have benefits through your insurance plan, or you might have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) that may need to be used by the end of the year.

  • You’ve been paying insurance premiums all year long, why forfeit unused benefits? When the year ends, so do 2020 benefits. Don't lose your hard-earned money on insurance that you don't use.
  • You’ve met your deductible. If you've already met your deductible this year, take advantage of it! Schedule appointments now before you have to meet a new deductible in 2021.
  • Delaying necessary dental treatment and surgeries is never a good idea! Sooner or later you will have to address a decaying tooth, painful wisdom teeth, or required extractions. If you're not in need of a procedure now, make sure you've scheduled your regular, bi-annual dental visits that are necessary for prevention and maintaining a healthy smile!

Most insurance plans have a benefit deadline of December 31, meaning you'll lose them if you don't use them before December 31st. However, some insurance plans may have a different benefit deadline so make sure to check with your insurance provider (or ask your employer) to be sure.

Don't put off wisdom teeth surgery for your child, dental implants for yourself, or any other necessary treatment. Call us at Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery before your dental insurance benefits expire at the end of the year. We will be happy to schedule an appointment for you with one of our eight* board-certified oral surgeons.

For more information about Northwest Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, visit texasoralsurgery.com. We look forward to seeing you soon.

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*board-certification anticipated in summer 2022

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