Ask your dentist if he or she is part of a dental ppo and then ask how you can get into one. Your dental health is more important than you may realize and you need some type of coverage. Do not be like many other people and just ignore their teeth and gums. An infection in your mouth can travel to all other parts of your body. What may start out as a simple cavity could land you in the hospital with a serious heart of lung condition.
If you are unable to obtain reasonable dental insurance, look into a discount dental plan. Many people are finding them to be of great benefit. They are not anywhere near as costly as dental insurance, and they give a nice discount on all dental procedures. They even cover things that most insurance policies do not. Some people are taking out an insurance policy that will cover them for serious problems but using a discount plan for routine dental care. Other people are using a discount plan to pick up the things their insurance does not cover.
An added benefit to many of the discount plans is that they are a dental vision insurance. They will provide sizable discounts for any eye exams or corrective lenses as well as any dental work. Many insurance companies are picking up on this and starting to include both types of coverage for one price. Make sure you check out both insurance and discount plans before making your final decision.