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.
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.
This year, we’ve got one big special that runs from Black Friday until the end of 2020: $500 off Invisalign (Full Case).
This patient came into Moonlight Beach Dental for a second opinion. That decision ended up saving her a lot of money, time, and her tooth!
Three images which explain tooth decay simply and illustrate the importance of early treatment to avoid pain and save money.
Just a friendly reminder: Your smile is your greatest accessory. If you find yourself staying at home more during the COVID crisis, it’s a great get some of that personal change going that you’ve always wanted to do anyway. We’ve got specials for $500 off full cases of Invisalign and Sure Smile teeth straightening running…
With this one tip, you can save thousands of dollars on dental crowns in your lifetime. Sometime in the future, you’re probably going to need a dental crown. If you’ve got a crown in the past, you know it’s not inexpensive or fun. But what really hurts is when you have to pay to replace…
I see posts all the time on NextDoor and Facebook from people who have moved to a new town or city, and they’re looking for recommendations for a new dentist.
Here are 3 simple things to look for when you are looking for a dentist, so that you can avoid unnecessary pain and suffering and save yourself both time and money.
When people focus on finding a cheap, discount, bargain dentist first and foremost, it can end up costing them up to 4x more money. Here’s why.
Some people on Facebook love to try and bait me to argue with them that they can go across the Mexican border to get cheap dental work that is “great”.
Of course, these people are simply wrong. There’s no point in arguing with them, because what do I know? I’m just a dentist that graduated at the top of my class from Tufts, and I’ve fixed hundreds of cases of poor dental work from other dentists.
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.
You can now pay your Moonlight Beach Dental bill online.
Simply go to our web site, then click on For Patients > Pay Your Bill in the main navigation.
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.
It’s common for people to grind and damage their teeth during sleep. In the past, people had a hard time understanding this, but as we take digital impressions, I can show people exactly what’s happening in their own mouth using 3D models.
These tiny dental night guards are completely unobtrusive, comfortable, fit perfectly, and they protect your teeth from the wear and tear of nightly grinding in your sleep.
Since we live so close to the Mexico border, every once in a while you hear a story about someone that goes to Tijuana in order to “save money” on “cheap” dental work.
If this is something you’ve considered, I implore you to read this post. If you don’t want to read, please understand this:
If you go to a “cheap” dentist, anywhere, you will always get “cheap” dental work that will end up costing you more money in the long run.