OUR COMMITMENT TO YOU
Our goal is to see you healthy. More than that, we want to see you happy. LifeTime wants you to experience professionalism, success and benefits through your interaction with us. You are our greatest asset, and we will strive to do harder and be better as long as to keep you healthy and happy. Please feel free to contact the LifeTime Dental Plan management and staff at any time with questions or comments.
LIFETIME IS NOT AN INSURANCE
Lifetime Dental Plan is a discount dental plan, not dental insurance. The Plan has many of the same benefits and few of the restrictions of traditional health insurance. Benefits include no yearly maximum, no pre-existing clauses, and no waiting periods. You will find the Plan is easy to understand and without “fine print,” claim forms, pre-approvals or other cumbersome bureaucracy.
The benefits of Lifetime Dental Plan are quite simple to enjoy. You will pay the dentist directly for services rendered, according to the discounted fee schedule. There will be no forms to submit or time spent waiting for pre-approvals and coverage rates. It is our policy not to get involved in the dentist/patient relationship or dictate treatment plans or procedures.
A MESSAGE FROM THE LIFETIME DENTAL PLAN TEAM
Did you know that recent studies have established a definite link between your oral health and your general health? Keeping your teeth and gums in tip-top condition is a simple important way to maintain good overall health.
Here are some facts you should know:
Common oral health problems and risk factors associated with them
- Oral health problems cause physical suffering and premature death, disrupt children’s education, reduce business productivity, and entail considerable expense to treat advanced diseases.
- Research findings show possible associations between chronic oral infections and diabetes, heart and lung diseases, stroke, low-birth-weight, premature births.
- Many diseases and conditions have oral warning signs, which could be the first clue to clinical disease.
- In the US, a person dies from oral cancer every hour of every day. However, "when found at early stages of development, oral cancers have an 80 to 90% survival rate," according to the Oral Cancer Foundation.
- Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease - 5 times more common than asthma and 7 times more common than hay fever.
- Oral care begins at infancy.
- 23% of 65-74 year olds have severe periodontal disease.
- Most older Americans take both prescription and over-the-counter drugs, and at least one of the medications used will have an oral side effect, putting them at greater risk for oral disease.
- 5% of Americans aged 65 and older are living in a long-term care facility where dental care is problematic.