If you can’t afford to see a dentist, visit a dental school in your area. Dental-school clinics can save you as much as 75% on care and often run free screenings.
Know How to Negotiate
Most people simply don’t realize that they can negotiate costs at their dentist’s office. Here are some tips:
Eye Doctor’s Office
The 3 O’s
To avoid paying for unnecessary services, know the difference between the 3 O’s:
Get your prescription from a doctor, but then go online to search for the best deals available. Before purchasing, ask your eye-care provider if they’ll beat the price.
EyeCareAmerica, the foundation of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, helps eligible seniors obtain free or discounted vision care. The AARP, AAA and the VA also offer great discounts for seniors. Visit them online to find out more.
Purchase eyeglass frames from this doctor-approved website for as little as $8.
Remember, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. You’ll save money before stepping into any doctor’s office if you take good care of yourself by eating right, exercising and getting enough sleep. Click here to get started on your personal health plan from Dr. Oz.