March 31, 2012

Great Smiles Begin with Healthy Teeth

I have finally finished booking our flight and our accommodation for our Manila holiday next month just this afternoon. I am officially excited!

Now, my next to-do list is to find a dental insurance or plan that fits our budget.

Our health and accident insurance is from my husband's company. It is a great insurance in general but when it comes to dental coverage, it only covers the accident part, like surgery.

I am looking for a plan or an insurance that covers the whole range of general dentistry. Between hubby and I, we need a lot of fixes and repairs. And I want to do it while we are in the Philippines.

My friend referred me to Aetna Dental Access Plan. She said it is an affordable dental discount plan for the whole family.

It sounded great so I checked their website. Let me quote their program features and highlights:

~ Save 15 to 50 percent on everything from general dentistry and cleanings to root canals, crowns and orthodontia.
~ Save on specialty care such as orthodontics and periodontics where available.
~ All dentists are credentialed and participate in a quality management program.
~ Over 66,000 dental practice locations nationwide
~ Save on routine dental services such as x-rays and fillings.
~ No health restrictions
~ Easy to use
~ Present your card and save
~ No paperwork, you pay the discounted amount at the time of your visit
~ Use the card as many times as needed
~ No predetermination of benefits required
~ No referral required to see a Specialist
~ Group rates available

I like the part where there's no paperwork required. A lot of insurances or plans nowadays require lots of paperworks before or after procedure. And one of the most important thing I like is that all dentists are credentialed. I don't want just anyone fixing my teeth.

I will read more about this plan and see if this is perfect for us. From the sound of it, it looks like it is.

A healthy teeth makes for a great smile. Let's all take care of our teeth.