Dental Insurance and Dental Plan Comparisons in California. I am 19 living on my own. I have a full time job and going to school part time. My job provides my major medical but I need to find something for dental care. I do not know much about this things and how to go about comparing dental plans to each other. I do I pick the best plan for me and what make one dental plan type better then the next? Any useful suggestions would be welcomed.