October 9, 2017
If the thought of dental insurance coverage gives you a headache, you’re in good company. However, there are a few basics of dental insurance that can help you better understand your coverage. A good dental office team will also be happy to help you understand insurance coverage and file your dental insurance claims. As the year comes to a close, now is the time to use up any remaining dental insurance benefits before the plan resets, so keep reading to learn more about how to maximize your coverage.
April 24, 2017
You take your dental health seriously. You brush and floss your teeth daily to prevent tooth decay and gum disease while maintaining your preventive dental appointments. However, you could be overlooking one vital aspect to your oral and overall health—an oral cancer screening. Although oral cancer is not widely discussed, more than 49,000 Americans will be diagnosed with an oral oropharyngeal cancer this year. Unfortunately, it will also result in 9,750 deaths. With April being Oral Cancer Awareness Month, we strive to raise awareness about the importance of regular screenings to detect the cancer early. As your dentist in Enterprise, Dr. Schaffeld offers oral cancer screenings at each preventive appointment.
March 11, 2016
So you brush well enough and floss most days — that should be enough to maintain good oral health, right? To put it simply, no. Excellent oral health demands you brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day, floss daily and visit your dentist every six months for a checkup and cleaning. Are you meeting each of these requirements? If not, your oral health could soon suffer. Learn more about the importance of your six month checkup today!