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08 / 05 / 2024

The Benefits of Being a Plan Patient

Maintaining your oral health is a crucial factor in good overall well-being. To achieve this, our team recommends regular routine visits with one of our highly skilled dentists, and routine cleaning visits with our hygienists, Summer and Roberta. It is also important to listen to professional advice and maintain a rigorous oral hygiene routine at home in between appointments to keep on top of your sparkling smile.

Whilst many people may view dental visits as a chore or extra expense, being a routine dental care plan patient offers many benefits that extend beyond a bright smile. In today’s article, we will explain the many benefits of becoming a care plan member and the compelling reasons that you should adhere to routine dental appointments.

Visiting the team for routine dental checkups allows your dentist to detect and prevent oral health issues in most cases in their early stages. By taking a proactive approach to your routine dental care, you could avoid more extensive and costly treatments at a later stage. By addressing issues such as cavities or gum disease in the initial stages, you can preserve your natural teeth and maintain optimal oral health. Even with a diligent routine at home, plaque and tartar can accumulate over time in difficult places such as under the gum line and in between your teeth. If these deposits are not removed, this in turn can lead to tooth decay and gum disease. By seeing our hygienists for regular professional cleanings to remove stubborn deposits, your teeth will not only feel fresh and look their best, but it will help to prevent bad breath and promote overall oral hygiene.

benefits of being a plan patient

By becoming a routine dental care plan patient and attending regular appointments, you will build a good rapport with your dentist. We always offer a personalised experience for all of our patients, but we believe that by getting to know you through regular visits, we can offer a welcoming service that is tailored to you. Because we offer a personalised approach we can ensure that our patients receive the most appropriate and effective care for their individual oral health needs. Being a routine dental plan patient allows for the development of short and long-term treatment plans, tailored to you. Our team can assess factors such as your oral health history, lifestyle habits, and risk factors to create a comprehensive plan that addresses your specific concerns and goals.

Whilst we always do our very best to maintain an affordable service for all, we understand that dental treatments can become costly. By being a member of our routine dental plans, it is easy to spread the cost of your routine care into manageable monthly instalments. Our plans start from as little as £14.10 per month, and whilst you benefit from dental examinations and hygiene visits, there are also many other benefits involved. As a care plan patient, you will profit from up to a 20% discount on routine dental treatments. Additionally, committing to routine dental visits and valuing the importance of early detection and intervention can help to prevent the need for more extensive treatments in the future, saving you both money and potential discomfort. By offering you predictable monthly payments, it has never been easier to budget for your dental care.

Regular dental check ups provide peace of mind! Whilst your oral health is being closely monitored and cared for by our team, you can feel safe in the knowledge that you are being well looked after. Rather than worrying about potential dental problems or discomfort, routine visits allow you to stay ahead of any issues and maintain confidence in your smile.

benefits of being a plan patient

Did you know that your oral health is closely linked with overall health? Research suggests the connection between periodontal disease and conditions including heart disease, diabetes, and respiratory infections. By prioritising your oral health through routine dental care, you also promote overall well-being and can reduce the risk of systemic health issues. Our dental plans also extend beyond care inside our practice doors. We offer cover for multiple emergency situations including treatment received within the UK when you are more than 40 miles away from the practice, cover for urgent treatment received abroad anywhere in the world, access to a 24-hour emergency helpline, and out of hours callout fee reimbursements.

Your dental visits are not just about treatment – they also present valuable educational opportunities. Our team cares about your knowledge to ensure that you get the best out of your smile, and we can offer guidance on proper oral hygiene techniques, nutritional advice for maintaining healthy teeth and gums, and tips for preventing dental problems at home. Offering this knowledge empowers you to undertake an active role in your oral health and the ability to make informed decisions about your dental care.

benefits of being a plan patient

In conclusion, becoming a routine dental plan member offers a wide range of benefits that go beyond simply having a beautiful smile. From preventative care and personalised treatment plans, through to cost savings and overall health benefits, regular dental visits are essential for maintaining optimal oral health and well-being. By prioritising your oral health through routine dental care, you can enjoy a lifetime of healthy smiles and a better quality of life. At Lighthouse Dental Practice, our priority is you.

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