A street vendor in Morocco selling dentures

What Do You Want From Your Dentist: Quality Work Or Cheap Work?

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.

Dental insurance explained simply

Dental insurance explained simply

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.