If you do not like going to the dentist then you are not alone. It can cost a lot of money and not having good dental insurance can keep you from going regularly. There are low cost options that are available to you so check around and find the coverage you need.
First you should always check with your employer because they may have a group dental plan that is offered. You may be unaware that they offer one but the rates will be lower than searching for a private dental plan. Talk with your supervisor and they can tell you were to go to get more information.
Next if you are looking to buy private dental insurance on the open market then you need to search online first. You want to look for a place that will give you multiple quotes so it is easier for you to compare cost and find a cheap affordable option.
Check with you dentist, they may have a plan that they offer were you can save money on procedures. There are providers that will go to local dentist and try to get patients to sign up. It can benefit you because you can pay a low fee and save a lot of money over your dental visits.
Finally you may be able to use a dental pay option where you pay the dentist when the procedure is done. He will give you a discount because he is getting the money now and not having to wait for the insurance to pay. You benefit as well because you are saving money over the full price of any work that needs to be done.