If you are a senior then you know the importance of your oral health care and how it is linked to your over all health and wellness. Therefore seeing a dentist as advise is an important part of maintaining your oral and dental health. Dental insurance provide coverages that help keep your costs more affordable when you visit your dentist for treatment. In most cases dental insurance plans provide free to very low cost preventive care services. By maintaining preventive dental care helps to avoid having larger dental care needs in the future.