But dentistry is still EXPENSIVE. That’s why we created a membership plan that is a better alternative to dental insurance.
Moonlight Beach Dental is an unrestricted provider with Delta Dental. That means you can come here & we accept Delta Dental, and they will reimburse you directly for your visit (instead of us).
A friend told me she had “great dental insurance” that “covers everything”. So I checked it out. The photo here shows exactly what she gets.
The crowns pictured here were done 5 years ago at an old-fashioned dentist’s office that’s highly insurance-driven.
Moonlight Beach Dental still takes your PPO dental insurance plan, but is no longer in-network with any dental insurance carrier. Here’s why.
Other types of insurance (car, homeowners, medical, etc.) cover you like a security blanket. Dental insurance will *usually* get you a discount on common services.
If you have dental insurance, use your benefits before the end of the year – before you go out of town for the holidays!
Ever been to the dentist and received a surprise bill later because your dental insurance would not cover the whole thing? Here’s why.
Everybody’s gearing up for the holidays. In the midst of it all, I have a few things I wanted to remind everyone about.
A friend sent me this photo she took on her trip in Morocco. In many areas of the world, access to proper dental care is limited by a number of socioeconomic factors.
While I’ve never seen a gentleman like this guy selling teeth at Kobey’s Swap Meet, I realize that many in the US neglect their dental health for many reasons: financial, fear, and sometimes plain ignorance. Often it’s a mix of these reasons.
If you have dental insurance, you might assume it will pretty much cover everything at the dentist, right? Nope. It doesn’t work like that. At all.
Late last year, I introduced a program to help people in Encinitas save money at the dentist.
What I don’t think I adequately conveyed at the time is that it actually saves people money.
Most people think of dental insurance like a security blanket that will take care of you if you ever have a big dental emergency. It doesn’t work like that at all. Dental insurance is actually more like a coupon.
It’s our opinion that dental insurance is not worth paying for out of your own pocket, but if you get it for free from an employer, it’s better than nothing.
If you’re confused about dental insurance, you’re not alone. It is nearly always confusing and most often frustrating.
This page about dental insurance will likely surprise you. We’ve tried to greatly to simplify the dental insurance topic.