Use This Year’s Orthodontic Insurance Or Lose It!

As 2015 draws to a close, you might be debating whether or not to begin orthodontic treatment now, or wait until next year. With just a few weeks left in the year, it’s a great time to start treatment—and use up this year’s orthodontic insurance benefits while you’re at it!

Using Your Orthodontic Insurance

Like most other services or treatments covered in your personal health insurance plan, the orthodontic coverage included in your policy will most likely refresh on December 31st, with the full coverage amount resetting on January 1st. This means that if you haven’t used all of your maximum annual allotment, anything that has been left unused will disappear. Continue reading “Use This Year’s Orthodontic Insurance Or Lose It!”

Why is an Orthodontist Different than a Dentist?

As a patient, you may think that your dentist’s office is a one-stop shop for all things related to tooth and oral health. However, while dentists are skilled doctors who can treat and diagnose problems and diseases that affect your teeth and gums, as well as recommend treatment options, they are not the same as orthodontists. Much like you wouldn’t visit your family doctor when you need dedicated support for an issue with your heart, issues related to the spacing and alignment of your teeth should be left to a skilled orthodontist. In this post, we’re going to take a look at the differences between an orthodontist and a dentist, as well as explain why it’s important to visit your Docbraces orthodontist for a FREE consultation for braces or other orthodontic treatment.

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