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Norlane Dental Surgery – Top 4 Reasons to use Your Dental Insurance Now

by | Nov 22, 2019 | Dental Insurance

The end of the year is fast approaching. Before 2019 ends, your dentist Norlane encourages you to make the most of your dental benefits, to help you keep healthy teeth during the holiday season and a bright smile for life.

We take pride in doing everything possible to help you and your loved ones maximise your dental insurance.

Listed below are the reasons to use your dental insurance before the year changes.

1. Yearly Maximum

The yearly maximum is the highest amount that the dental insurance plan will pay for your dental work within one full year. This amount varies by the insurance company, but the average is $800 per year, per person. The yearly maximum usually renews every year (every January 1st if your plan is based on a calendar year). If you have unused dental benefits, these will not roll over to the next year.

2. Premiums

If you are paying premium dental insurance every month, you should be using your benefits. Even if you don’t need any treatment, you should always have your regular dental scale and clean to help prevent and detect any early signs of cavities, gum disease, oral cancer, and other dental issues.

3. Fee Increases

Another reason to use your benefits before the year ends is possible fee increases. Some dentists increase their rates at the start of the year due to the increased cost of living, materials and equipment. A fee increase can drive your expenses higher.

4. Dental Problems Can Worsen

By delaying any dental treatment, you are risking more extensive and expensive treatment in the future. What may be simple tooth decay now, could turn into a root canal problem later in time. Call your dentist and schedule an appointment to use those benefits.

Dental Insurance – Use it Before You Lose it!

Most people don’t use up their dental benefits because they lack the understanding of how these insurance plans really work.

If you have concerns regarding your dental insurance coverage, don’t hesitate to call or visit our dental office to speak with our dental staff, who can provide details on how you can take advantage of your dental insurance.

Our team will work with you and your insurance company to make sure that your benefits will not be wasted.

If you need a dental cleaning, have a pending dental procedure, or need any treatment and haven’t fully used up your insurance benefits this 2019, make an appointment with your dental team here at Norlane Dental Surgery before the year ends.

Our goal is to help you enjoy a radiant smile before the new year comes. We can make you look good and feel good about yourself by maintaining the health of your teeth and gums.

Making the most out of your dental insurance can help you achieve the amazing benefits that come from having your teeth checked and treated by your local dentist.

Norlane Dental Surgery serves the local communities in Geelong, North Geelong, West Geelong, East Geelong, South Geelong, Corio, Lara, North Shore, Highton, Belmont and Little River.

For more information, call us on (03) 5278 2666 or visit us at 124 Sparks Road in Norlane.

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Norlane Dental Surgery

Address: 124 Sparks Rd, Norlane, VIC 3214

Phone: (03) 5278 2666





Sun: Closed


There is ample free car parking onsite


Norlane Dental Surgery is located in Geelong near North Shore only minutes away from North Shore Football Club, Northern Bay College and Water World

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