A sound investment: do I need health insurance? - National Dental Care

From birth through childhood and even into adulthood, parenthood is a huge responsibility. After all, ensuring the safety and health of your children 24/7 is no easy job.

An important part of that protection is health insurance, making it possible to spend your time concentrating on your kids without having to worry about medical bills.

Our public health system assists in covering many medical costs, but it may not cover everything. Private health insurance is the extra step every family should consider if they wish to get procedures attended to quickly and easily.

Extras has extra benefits

Health insurance extras can include:

  • Dental treatments and checkups (preventative dental)
  • Fillings, x-rays, and extractions (general dental)
  • Dentures, implants, crowns, and root canals (major dental)
  • Braces (orthodontics)

While it’s an extra expense, the benefits can save you money in the long run.

Finding the best extras insurance

There is a wide range of health insurance available and extras cover is a separate add on. You can even have health insurance with one company and your extras policy with another.

It will take time to read and understand what each policy covers so think about your own family situation and needs. While health insurance counts against the Medicare tax levy, extras insurance doesn’t.

To discover National Dental Care’s preferred funds and if your policy will cover an upcoming procedure, please contact your local National Dental Care practice.

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