The author of this article gives some good points about saving money at the dentist using a discount dental plan.
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This video gives a good comparison between a discount dental plan and dental insurance.
As the article points out that around 65 percent of dentists in private practice accept discount dental plans. This is encouraging since dentists are realizing the growing popularity of this affordable dental plan.