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What Does Your Dental Insurance Cover?

October 22, 2020

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Dental insurance sign on a wall.More Americans than ever have private dental coverage, allowing them to see their dentist for affordable rates. Although over 164 million Americans have dental insurance, 42% of adults don’t see their dentist as often as they should. The American Dental Association recommends everyone schedules an appointment at least twice a year; however, many people skip routine visits because they fear a large bill. There isn’t any reason to worry. You can get the services you need without breaking the bank.


What Unique Barriers Do Millennials Face When it Comes to Their Oral Health?

September 30, 2020

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young millennial sitting at a desk and smiling

Millennials are a group of people that researchers say were born between 1981 and 1996. Today, in 2020, this generation has witnessed a lot of landmarks, including the first iPhone launch in 2007, the transition from manual to electronic car windows, the housing market crash in 2008, and now, the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s no wonder why people between the ages of 24 to 39 may not be prioritizing their oral health as much as they should be. Millennials face a number of unique challenges when it comes to their oral health, but fortunately, that doesn’t mean they have to accept a less than healthy smile.