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No Dental Insurance? How Can You Afford Dental Care?

December 9, 2018

Filed under: Dental Insurance — Dr Julie Gillis @ 2:18 am

No Dental Insurance? How Can You Afford Dental Care? Many of our patients remark that they have lost their dental insurance or that they do not have dental insurance so they can’t afford dental treatment.  Patients are even afraid to see what treatment will cost without insurance.  Our office believes it is fair to charge patients the cost of the procedure that is completed.  We […]

Do You Take My Dental Insurance?

May 5, 2016

Filed under: Dental Insurance — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 9:31 pm

Do You Take My Dental Insurance? By Shelly Stewart As our office’s business assistant, and the person who usually answers the phone in our office, I get asked this question a lot.  Sometimes a couple times per day and it is a good question! In most cases, the answer is, “Yes, absolutely!” The reality is that it depends on the type of plan you choose […]

Use Your Dental Benefits or Lose Them!

October 17, 2014

Filed under: Dental Insurance — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 4:46 pm

Use Your Dental Benefits or Lose Them! Here is a sample of a letter our office shares with our patients who have dental insurance to help them with their benefits.  Now is the time to do this as dental insurance benefits are usually on a calendar year!  Thanks to my wonderful business assistant, Shelly, for sharing this information! October 17, 2014 Dear Patient, Many patients […]

Should Your Dental Office Refund What Your Dental Insurance Does Not Cover?

October 3, 2014

Filed under: Dental Insurance — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 2:32 am

Should Your Dental Office Refund What Your Dental Insurance Does Not Cover? This dental insurance answer may vary between dental offices.  Dental insurance is a nice benefit but is not intended to cover all of your dental expenses.  For the last 25 years, our office has been trying to help our patients maximize their insurance.  However, the insurance contract is between the patient and their […]

Dental Insurance – It is not really insurance at all!

October 18, 2012

Filed under: Dental Insurance — Tags: — Dr Julie Gillis @ 4:44 pm

Dental Insurance . . . . it’s not really insurance at all We purchase insurance to cover catastrophic losses such as losing your home to fire, totaling your car, or major medical surgery.  Providing dental coverage or dental insurance with an annual limit of $1,000 to $1,500 is not insurance but instead an employer provided benefit. We have never thought it was fair to charge […]