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Can You Deduct Dental Expenses on Your Taxes?

Preparing your income taxes? You’re probably looking for as many tax deductions as possible. If you’re itemizing your deductions, remember that dental expenses are treated like medical expenses. For federal income tax purposes, many medical and dental costs are permitted to be itemized if they exceed 10% of your adjusted gross income (for most people). […]

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Dental Pre-Treatment Estimates: What Are They & When To Get Them

  If you’ve ever had car troubles, you’re familiar with the concept of an auto repair estimate. The mechanic runs a few diagnostic tests and inspects the vehicles for performance issues and hands you a paper that lists the recommended repairs and their associated costs. Occasionally, the repairs may cost a little more (or even […]

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Why is Dental Insurance Important?

Looking for ways to keep your family healthy? Eating good food, exercising regularly and scheduling annual exams with the doctor are a good way to start. Buying dental insurance and using your dental benefits is another. Twice annual dental visits keep both your teeth and body healthy. Studies tell us that people with dental benefits […]

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How to Find a New Dentist

Have you moved recently? Is your child attending college in another state? Did you land a new job with new benefits? If so, you might be searching for a dentist. Well, you’re in luck. With more than 145,000 dentists in 292,000 locations, Delta Dental has the largest network of dentists in the United States. And […]

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The Cost of a Cavity

Cavities can be painful and inconvenient, but data shows that over a person’s lifetime, a single cavity can also have serious economic consequences. When a patient practices good oral hygiene and regularly visits the dentist, cavities — and their associated costs — are almost entirely preventable. Here are a few cavity prevention tips to get […]

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Preventive Oral Health Protects Your Teeth & Your Pocketbook

Although it is common knowledge that dentists recommend a professional cleaning twice a year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that less than two-thirds of adults go to the dentist once a year. The primary reason people delay dental visits? According to a 2012 Consumer Reports survey, the cost of care tops the list. […]

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Use your refund to invest in your oral health!

Rethink Your Refund: Invest in Your Oral Health

April 15 is a dreaded day for some – and a delightful day for others. If you’re expecting to get a few bucks back from your tax return this year, why not invest in your oral health? No matter the size of your refund, there’s something you can nab to make your smile sparkle. Tooth […]

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