Spending money to save money may sound counterintuitive, but there are situations where it can be a wise financial decision in the long run. For instance, you likely perform regular maintenance on your vehicle. Oil changes, tire rotations, and other preventive services can help avoid expensive breakdowns. Investing in energy-saving appliances may cost you upfront, but the long-term benefit of lower utility bills is a trade-off many homeowners gladly accept.
The expense associated with visiting a dentist can be a factor that deters some physicians from seeking dental care. However, avoiding the dentist can cost you more in the long run, and not just financially. Obtaining dental insurance does incur some upfront costs, but the long-term savings to your wallet and your overall health can be significant.
Savings to Smile About
Your oral health is directly connected to your entire health and wellness. Seeing a dentist regularly for checkups, screenings, and preventive services like cleanings can lead to early diagnosis of serious illness and disease. However, the average costs of routine dental services* may cause some to delay their visits.
- Office Visit - up to $350
- Cleaning - up to $200
- X-rays - up to $250 or more
- Oral Exam - up to $150
- Amalgam Filling - up to $300
- Composite Filling - up to $450
- Porcelain Crown - up to $1,500
- Root Canal - up to $2,000
Investing in an affordable dental plan is a smart money move. TMA Insurance Trust offers a variety of dental insurance plans from leading carriers designed to save you money every step of the way. You can receive 100% coverage on in-network preventive care, including cleanings and oral exams. If you require more comprehensive services, your TMA membership entitles you to exclusive group rates. Even if you choose to go out of network, you still enjoy discounted rates.
Protect your smile, your overall health, and your wallet. Call your TMA advisor at 800-880-8181, Monday to Friday from 8:00 to 5:00, CST to discuss which dental insurance plans could help maximize your savings and best suit you and your family's needs.
For over 65 years, TMA Insurance Trust advisors have been serving Texas physicians, their families and staff. TMA Insurance Trust prides itself on offering unbiased information and strategies to members, along with exclusive group rates on a range of the highest-rated plans in the industry.