What You Need to Know Right Now about Your Dental Insurance
Have you ever wondered why medical insurance doesn't cover your dental care? It’s well established that our mouths are the gateway to our bodies, so what’s the disconnect?
It wasn’t until 1840 that an “official” dental college (Baltimore College of Dental Surgery) even existed. At that time dentistry was proposed as a medical specialty and rejected. The first dental practice was established in Alabama in 1841, but 20 years passed before the American Dental Association (ADA) was formed.
This indifference toward dentistry is still reflected today in the lack of medical coverage for dental treatment. And even if you have dental insurance, you aren’t a lot better off because keeping monthly premiums affordable ...