• Blog >
  • How to Pick the Right Dental Insurance Plan
RSS Feed

How to Pick the Right Dental Insurance Plan

You don’t just want any old insurance plan. It’s important that you choose the right one for you.

Choosing health insurance can feel rather overwhelming and daunting but it’s important that you find the right one that will cater to all of your individual dental needs. Whether you are looking for dental insurance for just you or the whole family there is a lot of factors to consider. Let your Alexandria dentists Dr. Paul Gibberman, Dr. Lauren Gibberman and Dr. Bindu Vemaraju help you figure out the right dental plan so you can maintain that healthy smile.

Get Insurance Through Your Job

Many people can get dental insurance through their employer, and these group coverage plans tend to be more affordable than individual insurers. Plus, you may also get better benefits. Find out the details behind any employer insurance plan to decide if the premiums are worth it.

Do Your Research About Individual Policies

Individual policies are usually more expensive than group policies and also have limited benefits. If you are planning to sign up for dental insurance right before getting a major dental procedure you may want to check into how long you would have to wait for your insurance to cover a major procedure like implants or other restorative dental work. There may be a waiting period. So always comparison shop first before you finally decide on a dental plan.

Check out the Network of Dentists

While some dental insurance plans will allow you to see our Alexandria family dentists some of the most common HMO and PPO plans may limit whom you can and cannot see. If you are interested in a policy feel free to chat with us first to see what insurance plans we accept.

Know What Your Policy Covers

Dental expenses can be…well, rather expensive. So it’s important that you budget everything properly so you aren’t taking out more money from your banking account than you want. This means finding a plan that’s going to cover all general, preventive and even restorative dentistry. Find out what procedures and treatments are covered by the plan and when your benefit coverage starts so you can plan your dental care accordingly.

If you have any questions or concerns feel free to contact your general dentists in Alexandria, VA. We are here for you and your family’s dental needs.

Contact Us

Send Us an Email

Our Location

Find us on the map

Hours of Operation

Our Regular Schedule

Gibberman Dental


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-6:00 pm


7:00 am-2:00 pm