Dental insurance makes having preventive dental services such as twice a year cleaning painless. That’s because most dental insurance plans provide preventive dental care services for free. Insurance companies know that a person that is seeing a dentist at least twice a year for their preventive dental care, are reducing their risk of having to have larger and more costly dental care service. Sure this may benefit the dental insurance company but without a doubt it also benefits the member. By having proper at home dental care habits, and seeing your dentist at least twice a year, you reduce your dental care cost as well by avoiding larger dental issue in the future.