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Is A Dental Savings Plan A Good Idea?

By July 14, 2020 No Comments

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2020 has been an incredibly stressful year already, and unexpected dental bills are the last thing anyone needs right now! While delaying check-ups and treatment can cost you much more in the long run, it can also be tough to work dental bills into your budget. So is a dental savings plan a good idea?

Essentially, a well-structured dental savings plan should give you three major benefits:

  1. Affordability
  2. Convenience
  3. Peace of mind
Affordability

Whether a dental savings plan is structured as weekly, monthly or an annual payment, either way it makes it easier to afford your regular dental treatments. Signing up to a plan makes sure that your dental care is incorporated into your budget. Small weekly payments are especially easy to accommodate without stressing your finances. In addition, some dental savings plans offer discounts on certain treatments, or bonus gifts and rewards as incentives for joining or continuing membership – actively saving you money.

Convenience

When you join a dental savings plan you don’t have to think about how or when to make payments or appointments because it’s all taken care of. You can quickly and easily set up weekly or monthly automatic payments and then forget about them. You’ll be notified when you are due for your six-monthly or annual check-ups, and your savings plan will take care of the bill.

Peace Of Mind

With busy lives and the added stress and uncertainty that 2020 has brought, joining a dental savings plan means that you don’t have to worry about keeping up with your dental care. You don’t need to stress that delaying your appointments could lead to bigger (and more expensive) problems in your mouth. You can have confidence that your oral health is all up-to-date and there will be no nasty surprises further down the track.

Smilesaver Dental Savings Plan

Smilesaver is the McIntosh Dental dental savings plan designed to suit your needs and budget. It consists of small weekly payments at a level that you choose. Our plans begin at just $9 per week for all of the routine dental care you need. When you join up you’ll receive a $50 credit to your account, and there are other great benefits that membership provides.

Preventative dental care is so important for your health and your budget. Research and experience shows that people who see a Dentist and Oral Hygienist regularly are likely to need the least amount of dental treatment and of course spend less in the long run.

Smilesaver can be a great option for everyone from 18+ year olds through to adults aged 60 years and over – because everyone can benefit from affordable dental care.

Please contact us to discuss your Smilesaver options and how to get started on affordable dental care today.

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