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Give Yourself The Gift of Healthy Teeth

Give Yourself The Gift of Healthy Teeth

The holidays are a special time. A time for great food, great company and hopefully a great smile. But I’ll tell you from experience, some people are not smiling during this time of year. The stress from all the planning and shopping can really get to people, and as usual, dental care is at the bottom of the priority list. Here are some common questions I tend to get at the office around this time. Hopefully the answers will make your holidays a little less stressful! Download PDF Version I really wanted to come in this month, but I’m just too busy. Do my insurance benefits roll over? Dental insurance plans tend to have a fixed annual maximum that does not roll over. Either you use it or you lose it. But don’t worry, you still might be able to get in to see the dentist before the end of the year. Just remember, you’re not the only one who is scrambling to get in before December 31. If your dental office tells you they have no appointments remaining, ask to be put on a short list. Busy schedules also mean a good number of cancellations, and dental offices want to fill those gaps as quickly as they can. Make it clear to the office staff that you want to be notified as soon as there is an opening. Be flexible! I have a lot of holiday parties coming up. Is there anything I can do to give my smile a boost? There are a plethora of ways to enhance your smile, and in the end this question has...