Family Dental Group
4021 Miller Road, Flint, MI 48507

Dental Coverage in America

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Although dental health plays a critical role in maintaining good general health, many who desperately need professional dental care don’t have dental insurance plans. The National Association of Dental Plans reports that just over 126 million Americans don’t have any type of dental coverage—that’s three times more than the number of people without standard health insurance. Because of steep out-of-pocket treatment costs, many Americans simply ignore dental problems instead of seeking care.

Dental Insurance Trends Over the Years

In 1995, the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System survey, conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, found that 44 percent of participants reported having no dental insurance coverage. By 2012, the number of uninsured Americans only had dropped to 42 percent.

Since the late 2000s, the insurance industry has suffered due to rising healthcare costs, economic weakening, and reluctance of employers to provide dental insurance plans for employees. Under recently instituted healthcare reform laws, children and adults are not required to purchase dental insurance, but some states offer bundled or separate dental plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Currently, 97 percent of dental benefits are provided through separate dental coverage policies that offer comprehensive preventative care benefits, but only partially cover major treatment expenses.

Dental Care Options for the Uninsured

If you cannot obtain coverage through your employer, the private market, or subsidized plans, finding affordable dental care can be a challenge—but there are options. As the number of people who are unable to afford routine dental visits has increased, so has the number of dentists. This is good news for patients who are without dental insurance, because dentists are working harder to find ways to make their services more affordable. Most dentists today offer or accept savings plans, and many are now offering new-patient specials that include free first visits and discounted treatments. Some dentists even offer in-house or third-party financing with reasonable payment plans.

Although the cost of routine dental care can be expensive, it is essential to visit the dentist every six months. Remember, preventative care is much more affordable than putting off dental problems until they require treatment.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Flint, call Family Dental Group today at (810) 515-8952 or make an appointment.

Family Dental Group offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Flint. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Family Dental Group, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Family Dental Group.

Read What Our Patients Say
Patient Reviews
I received your usual competent professional service.
Carol H.
I felt right at home. Very good and friendly dentists, hygienists, desk clerk, etc. Very good hospitality and home-like settings. Good hours also. I […]
Garry M.
A very thorough yet gentle cleaning.
Patricia S.
Dr. Farber is the best and the staff is very friendly and helpful.
Marilyn B.
Friendly and efficient.
Vera W.
Dr Farber really cares about his patients that was the easiest root canal I've ever had done. I definitely have found me a great dentist. The entire […]
Phillip W.
I was very empresses with the service I recieved. I came in 2 hours early for my appointment, because I got the times confused. Instead of telling me […]
Michael C.
I always have an excellent experience with Dr. Butcher.
Stephanie E.
The staff is friendly and funny from ortho to regular dentistry. I always have great experiences!
Kiera T.
Very friendly staff. Was able to get me in the same day for an emergency.
Katrina R.
You guys are fantastic! Everyone is super friendly and helpful. I really appreciate that everything was explained to me before surgery and when I […]
Hillary D.
The girl that cleaned my teeth was very nice. I was pleased. I didn't expect to pay as much as I had too but I needed medication.
Dorothy A.
my experience is always excellent and the doctors and staff are always pleasant
Ellen D.
Fast, professional, no excessive waiting, great value.
Joseph W.
Excellent service with professional, friendly staff! Felt comfortable and at peace with the process. You know they are there to help you! Thank you!
Darwin W.
From the greeting at front desk to the check out desk, it was all good.
Pamela R.
I have only had my initial visit, but if the rest of my visits are anything like the first one, this will be the first dentist office I have truly […]
Connie B.
Excellent experience, timely and painless
Deborah K.
The best experience.
Mary H.
I use to go to the dentist office when I was younger & decided to give it a try. I was amaze at the service. It was great & on time... I'm a working […]
Malinda N.
Everyone is helpful and caring.
Loren W.
I have a great rapport with my hygienist. She is thorough, informative and "doesn't hurt too much." She has a great personality and I trust her work […]
Patricia S.
Pleasant experience, staff was very friendly and knowledgeable.
Chris W.
Professional service delivered in a caring non-threatening manner.
Gary P.
Friendly Staff from Receptionist through Doctor Jim and Check out.
Mark S.
Great as usual
William D.
This place is a great place to go. If you want a place where almost everything is done under one roof then this is the place to go
Bradley L.
The service is great and everyone is very polite, nice and caring.
Kimberly Y.
Cheryl is always friendly and very professional....love Family Dental
Juanita H.
Dr. Madany and his team are first class. He is a perfectionist and takes great pride in the quality of his work.
William N.
Every one truly does go out of their way to help you!
Laura J.
Awesome experience, staff and doctor! Dr. Farber is so nice and experienced. The staff reflects the same.
Kelly S.
Excellent dental work on recent visit.
Carl S.
Great job.
Keith L.
I Love FDG
Melissa J.
Always excellent
Steven Y.
All around great service from everyone.
Catrina S.
A professional practice which provides quality dentistry services and customer service.
Hannah W.
Everyone was very professional and very nice.
Keith L.
I've been going here for years and each and every time I've went, I've had excellent customer service and very knowledgeable staff. I would highly […]
Dexter J.
Shannon was great. I was having a difficult procedure done, and normal anesthetics don't work for long for me. She immediately stopped and got a […]
Brea G.
Love it there :)
Melissa J.
Angie is awesome !!!
Chris W.
great staff. put me at ease.
Toby D.
This was the best experience I have ever had with multiple extractions. I would recommend you to anyone and everyone I can! Thank you!
Misty O.
Fast, on time,& Complete!
Donald L.
Best dental experience I've ever had
Laura S.
my experience was great ; the staff is very professional yet easy to talk to. thank you kelly for a nice cleaning job.
Cosme C.
Dr. Farber helped me out quite a bit and he's very easy to go and see.
Michael O.
Wonderful, I was referred by a friend, so far so good. Dr. Butcher is wonderful .
Kathy R.
We Accept Most Insurance Plans!
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We accept most insurance plans and will be happy to help you understand the coverage that you have. We will do our best to see that you receive your maximum insurance benefits for all covered services.

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Office Hours
  • Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Sunday Closed
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  • Phone: (810) 515-8952
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