It doesn’t need to be said any more than it already has, the COVID-19 pandemic has thrown us into an unprecedented time of confusion and struggle. Though world wars, terrorist attacks, recession, and natural disasters have all been a part of our personal histories, this pandemic is different because it is touching all of our lives, all around the world, at once.
If you are 65 years old, or about to turn 65, you know all too well the volume of letters and information about retirement, social security, and Medicare that is out there. The opportunities available to you are engineered to provide you with a security blanket after you have retired from work.
Yes, you have lived to read an actual article on toothpaste!
We've all endured the lecture on brushing and flossing more consistently while sitting in a dentist's chair. With one look, our dentist knows that we flossed the three days leading up to our appointment, so we could say, "Yeah, I floss." The dentist compliments us on our good habits, knowing full well that we may be stretching the truth.
Dental insurance, like all types of insurance, serves to protect you financially against things that may go wrong with your teeth and/or mouth. You pay a monthly payment (premium) that goes to an insurance company that is willing to take on the risk that you have dental work done.
You're in the market for dental insurance, and you want to check out the individual dental plans available to you. You browse through a number of plans based on your needs and, of course, which plans provide the most bang for your buck and then--you find it--the plan that was meant for you. Great coverage with a reasonable monthly premium. Attractive to both your brain and your wallet.
It's easy to remember that on a daily basis you need to brush your teeth, take a shower, exercise, and eat healthy. Such habits are groomed into you from an early age. However, one important part of your body that often gets neglected without you even realizing it is your eyes. How often do you take care of your vision? Do you have vision insurance, so that you can see an eye doctor on a regular basis? For many people, the answer to the latter question is no. But even if you don't have vision coverage, there are still ways to take care of your eyes. The following list outlines habits that are hurting your vision.
"Your eyes are the windows of your face." ~Christopher Walken
Wise words from one of the most impersonated celebrities of all time. While we don't advocate relying on celebrities for your vision insurance needs, Mr. Walken actually has a point here.