Dental plans vs. dental insurance plans: how do they compare? Discount dental plans are an affordable and simple solution for anyone looking for dental care savings. Below we can help you compare between discount dental plans and dental insurance.


  • There are no annual limits to the visits to your dentists – plan members can enjoy discounts on most dental care services all year
  • No waiting- sign up today and start receiving discounts on your dental care today
  • Many discount plans includes Prescription and Vision savings with your plan- at no extra cost to you
  • No hassles with paperwork – Its so simple, members present their membership card at one of Avia’s participating dentists for discounts on most dental services
  • Acceptance is guaranteed- no one will be denied
  • Includes discounts on dental specialties, including cosmetic, orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric and oral surgery
  • You pay an affordable monthly or annual membership fee for access to a network of dentists offering discounts on most dental procedures
  • Available directly to individuals, families, college students, seniors, businesses and all groups
  • Change participating provider at any time


  • Many individuals and families have no access to coverage, unless provided by their employer
  • Limits on pre-existing conditions
  • Waiting periods for major dental work
  • Limitations, deductibles and annual maximums
  • Paperwork and time-consuming written claims process
  • Certain dental specialties are not covered
  • You pay expensive monthly premiums