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June 13, 2016
Posted By: Dr. Natasha

Dental care Gainesville as part of Sporting Smiles. So you visit the dentist one day, complaining about throbbing pain in one of your teeth. Your dentist pens you in, you go to your appointment, and he finds a huge cavity in your molar! Looks like trouble in paradise if you ask us. The good dentist, however, talks to you in a cool and calm voice, and tells you that everything will be fine, and that your tooth is not going to get pulled. But then he asks you if you have insurance, and you do not have insurance for dental in Gainesville or any other part of the country.

What do you do? Do you make a break for the door? Do you drop down on your knees and beg for your dentist’s mercy? Don’t. That is a perfect example of how to handle a perfectly normal situation in the most ridiculous way possible.

Come clean to your dentist

Sure, dental care in Gainesville and other parts of the country do not come cheap. Everyone knows that. But what most people do not know is that you actually have different options that will help you make that financial burden lighter, and a lot more manageable than having to pay everything up front.

We are talking about payment plans offered by your dentist, or financial assistance offered by your local health office and their dental programs. So talk to your dentist and let him know your financial position.

You have to play the cards that you are dealt with in life. Just because you do not get pocket aces does not mean you can’t win. Remember that.

Try to review your insurance policy

If you feel like you are not getting what you pay for with your existing insurance policy, like dental in Gainesville, then it is probably high time to change it.

Talk to your insurance agent, let him know your concerns, and that your existing policy does not provide the coverage that you seek. If they can’t give you what you want, then try checking out other insurers. They may have policies that are much more competitive than the one that you have now.

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