Frequently Asked Questions

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  • What is Smile Protection Dental Plan? icon

    Smile Protection Dental Plan (“Smile Protection Plan”) is NOT INSURANCE, but rather a licensed dental savings plan that’s offered through your local Great Expressions Dental Center Unlike traditional dental insurance that’s filled with red-tape, Smile Protection Plan features no waiting periods, maximums, exclusions, or claims process.

    In exchange for a low annual membership fee starting at only $69.00 per year, Smile Protection Plan members receive free exams and x-rays, plus 20-60% off most other services at a growing community of 250+ Great Expressions Dental Center locations across the United States.

  • How much does annual membership cost? icon

    Smile Protection Plan is very affordable and will almost always pay for itself in only one visit to the dentist. With choices to fit any budget, saving on your dental care has never been easier—or more affordable.

    Individual – $69.00 per year

    Family – $99.00 per year

    Note: Your annual membership will automatically renew every 12 months unless you elect to opt-out. Prior to your annual renewal date each year we’ll send you a renewal notification letter via mail (30 days prior) and a renewal reminder email (7 days prior).

  • Which offices can I use my membership at? icon

    Smile Protection Plan is accepted at a growing community of 250+ Great Expressions Dental Center locations across the United States. A list of participating dental offices can be found online or by calling (844) 403-4332, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CST.

  • How soon can I use my membership? icon

    Since Smile Protection Plan has no waiting periods, exclusions or maximums, you can utilize your membership immediately after enrolling and as much as needed while you’re a member. If you would like to use your membership prior to your member ID cards arriving in the mail (7-10 days), simply mention you’re a member when visiting your participating dental office and they will verify your eligibility real-time and apply the member-only discounts to your treatment plan.

  • How frequently can I use my membership? icon

    Unlike traditional dental insurance plans that are filled with red-tape, Smile Protection Plan has no maximums so you can use your membership as much as needed.

    To maintain optimal oral health, the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends regular dental visits, at intervals determined by your dentist. The frequency of your regular dental visits should be tailored by your dentist to accommodate for your current oral health status and health history.

     

  • How long is my membership term? icon

    Smile Protection Plan features an annual membership term and will auto-renew at the end of its respective term unless you notify your participating dental office or membersy (program administrator) that you would like to discontinue your membership prior to your renewal date.

     

  • Can I add dependents to my membership? icon

    Yes, you can add dependents to your membership anytime by logging into the online member portal or calling (844) 403-4332 Monday through Friday, from 8:00am to 6:00pm CST to speak with a dedicated member support specialist.

  • When will I receive my member ID card? icon

    A digital copy of your member ID card is available within the online member portal. Once logged in, you can also view and print member terms and conditions.

    To request physical versions in the mail, please call (844) 403-4332 to speak with a dedicated member support specialist.

    Note: you do not need to present a membership card at your participating dental office. Simply notify the front desk that you are a member and they will verify your status in real-time.

  • Who do I contact for additional support? icon

    Please call (844) 403-4332, Monday through Friday, from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm CST, to speak with a dedicated member support specialist. We’re always happy to assist our valued members.

    Smile Protection Plan is powered by membersy, an Austin-based digital health company that provides dental practices with thoughtfully designed membership programs to make dental care more approachable.