What happens if you or a family member has more than one dental plan? If both plans cover two cleanings a year, do you now get four cleanings? Not exactly. You don’t get double the benefits if you are covered by more than one dental plan, nor do you get reimbursed twice for your dental […]
Dental insurance is a win-win for you. It saves you money on dental care now and can help you prevent more extensive and costly treatments down the road.
Access to basic preventive dental care is available to many Americans, but more complicated procedures can come with a price tag. To compensate for convenience and cost, some Americans are opting for “Do-It-Yourself dentistry.” Whether through instructional videos or mail-order kits, adults of all ages are trying teeth DIYs. The truth is that most dental DIYs […]
When it comes to going green, the small steps can make a big difference. One small step Delta Dental of Arizona has taken to reduce waste and lower costs is by increasing its paperless offerings. Here’s how you can help this effort become more meaningful: If you’re a member – Sign up for to receive […]
Preparing your taxes? If you itemize your federal deductions, you may be able to deduct dental expenses for yourself, your spouse and your dependents. According to the IRS, medical and dental care expenses include “payments for the diagnosis, cure, mitigation, treatment, or prevention of disease, or payments for treatments affecting any structure or function of […]
You brush your teeth for two minutes twice a day and floss every evening before bed. You haven’t had a serious dental issue in years and your mouth is pain-free. So when that 3½-inch by 5-inch postcard reminding you that it’s time for your 6-month checkup with your favorite Delta Dental of Arizona dentist, you […]
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). […]