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5 Questions to Ask Before Choosing a Dental Insurance Plan

November 22, 2017

Glasses resting on dental insurance paperworkAs 2017 draws to a close, you may be shopping for a dental insurance plan to meet your oral health care needs in 2018. When you pick a dental insurance provider, there are a few things you need to consider before signing on the dotted line. Keep reading to learn a few of the important questions you need to ask before selecting a dental insurance plan. If your employer offers dental insurance, it is likely considered elective coverage. While it may be tempting to sign up for whatever they provide, you may be able to find a better deal independently. Best of all, many employers will still reimburse you for part of the cost of your dental insurance coverage.

Oral Health Benefits of Xylitol

October 10, 2017

xylitol plants and sugarsThere are less than 500 words in the entire English language that begin with the letter, “X.” Yet, you still may not be familiar with the word xylitol. If you check the ingredients of your candy, gum, or sugar-free foods, you might find it there. This tooth-friendly sugar substitute is found in more and more products each year, and dentists could not be happier. Keep reading to find out how xylitol can improve your preventive dentistry routine.

Dentist in St. Peter Offers Natural Sedation for Anxiety

January 21, 2017

Has your fear of dental offices kept you from having a healthy smile? Your dentist in St. Peter offers medication-free sedation for anxious patients.

Dental fear is real. West Virginia University and the University of Pittsburgh state that it affects up to 25% of the common population. The consequences are real too, as people who avoid the dentist out of fear are much more likely to wind up with significant, preventable oral health problems. Fortunately, you don’t have to get nervous thinking about your next dental appointment. Your dentist in St. Peter, Dr. Jennifer Miller, offers a new natural sedation method to ensure a relaxed visit at our office—NuCalm. This natural sedation method is medication free, revolutionizing treatment for anxious patients.