Perhaps all of us at some point will need some work done on our teeth. These treatments and checks are a necessary part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. But sometimes the costs can be expensive.
That’s why many of us choose to take out dental insurance, to help us make these unavoidable expenses more affordable.
This posts will explain how dental insurance works and how it could benefit you and your family.
In terms of private medical insurance, dental plans are often one of the cheapest health insurance products on the market.
In exchange for you monthly premiums, you can receive partial funds to help you pay for all things dental related, including checks and procedures. With many providers, you may have to claim back some or all of the funds, once you have initially paid for treatment.
Often dental plans can be added an as extra to an existing private medical insurance policy. However you can also buy it as a stand-alone insurance product.
Take a look at this Guide to Private Medical Insurance Types for more information.
Policies can vary based on the provider and the individual level of cover you opt for. However, some of the things covered in a dental plan may include;
Sylvia took out a dental insurance plan for £20 a month. In exchange for her premiums, she can receive full funds for private dental treatment.
Four months ago, Sylvia cracked a tooth on a burnt crouton and had to seek an out of hours’ appointment with her private dental practice. Thanks to her plan, Sylvia could be attended to at very short notice. If she had registered as an NHS patient in her hometown, she would’ve had to have waited a few days to be seen, which would’ve been very painful for her.
If you would like to find out more about Dental Insurance, get in touch with a dental insurance broker. They can offer you a free, no-obligation quote and advice to suit your circumstances.
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* Medical insurance from 95p per day is an illustrative figure only and may not be available to you. The figure is based off of a 25 year old with no previous health issues taking up a Priority Health policy from Health-on-Line with a £100 excess. Figure accurate as of 17/08/2016.
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