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Dental Insurance Benefits: Use Them or Lose Them!

If you haven’t yet used up all of your dental insurance benefits this year, Harrisburg Smiles is here to help you get the most out of your plan. Schedule an appointment with Dr. Kommineni or Dr. Cherukuri before the end of the year and make the most of your yearly dental benefits!

Note: Benefits vary depending on your provider. Make sure you understand your own dental plan. 

See the Top Two Ways to Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits

Wondering how you can get the most from your dental plan? Here’s how! 

  • Schedule your second oral exam of the year – Your dental insurance plan likely covers you and your family for two oral exams per year, along with teeth cleanings. X-rays are usually also covered once per year.

    By coming in for your second oral exam before the end of the year, you can make sure that you get the most out of your benefits. You and your family will keep your smiles healthy, without paying out-of-pocket.
  • Get any dental care you need before the end of the year – Once you’ve had an oral exam, this is the best time to get any additional oral care services you need, such as a filling, a night guard for teeth grinding, or dental bonding to fix a chipped tooth.

    Why? Because, chances are, you’ll hit your deductible, which is usually around $250-$500. Once you’ve paid this deductible out of pocket, the remainder of your treatment will be covered until you hit your maximum yearly benefit, which is usually between $1,000-$1,500. If you don’t use up this benefit, you’re essentially leaving money on the table! 

These are the two best things you can do to maximize the benefits of your dental plan. But remember, you’ll need to take action before the end of the year, or else your benefits will go to waste!

Get Preventive Care Before Indulging on the Sweet Treats of the Holidays

Another good reason to see Harrisburg Smiles for a consultation now is to prepare for the sweet treats of the holidays. Halloween may be past us, but other holidays like Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and the new year are all up ahead, bringing treats like pies, cakes, and candy. 

We specialize in family dentistry, and getting an oral exam and teeth now is a great way to make sure you and your family keep your smiles healthy while enjoying the delicious treats that the holidays bring each year.

Vacation Days & School Holidays Make it Easy to Get the Preventive Care You Need

Despite what you may think, it’s often easier to make room in your schedule for a dentist’s appointment near the end of the year, thanks to vacation days and school holidays freeing up time in your schedule. At Harrisburg Smiles, Dr. Sanath Kommineni and Dr. Naveen Cherukuri always have space for our patients! 

Come See Us for Dental Care Before the End of The Year!

If you want to make the most of your dental benefits in Harrisburg, the team at Harrisburg Smiles is here to help. Get started by contacting us at (980) 258-0866, or feel free to stop by our office at 4310 Physicians Blvd, Harrisburg, NC 28075 to schedule your appointment in person.

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