There are a number benefit areas where it is very helpful to have high level benefit professionals working with you and not just outsourced government contractors. That is especially true with dental health because there so many changes that can improve the lives of people if they fully take advantage of them. Not all dental plans are the same. Because we have a quasi marketplace that provides a number of weak dental providers a platform, it can be difficult knowing what to do and who to choose more. NASRO has been working with dental plans and dentists for over 20 years.
There is much about dental that is a mystery to consumers. Knowing where your dentist went to dental school is a good place to start. Knowing what type of materials the dentist is placing in your mouth is also important. Not all dental labs are alike and it does not pay to cut corners on crowns and bridges that need to last for a considerable amount of time.
The fact that all children in Massachusetts will now need to have a dental plan and will have free access to twice a year cleanings and x-rays when appropriate, gives everyone the opportunity to keep their natural teeth for the great majority of their lives. Inexpensive restorative dentistry will make it easier for more people to preserve the quality of their teeth. Even orthodontics will now be far easier for families to afford.