Save on Back-to-School Dental Care with an Affordable Discount Dental Plan from

September 06, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News encourages parents to save money on their children’s back-to-school dental care by providing 10% off any discount dental plan. As another school year approaches and children everywhere head back to class, parents can help promote healthier teeth and gums by including dental check-ups on their children’s back-to-school checklist. This September, parents can save an extra 10% on the discount dental plan of their choice by using coupon code SCHOOL10 to join.

“At, we make it easy for parents to access quality dental care and save money in the process,” said George Michaelides, President and co-founder of “By stressing the importance of dental check-ups at an early age, parents can help guide their children toward a lifelong commitment to good oral health.”

Proper oral health, generally achieved through routine and preventive dental care, is essential to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Despite being largely preventable, tooth decay (also known as dental caries) is the single most common chronic childhood disease and is 5 times more common than asthma and 7 times more common than hay fever, according to Oral Health in America: A Report of the Surgeon General. Additionally, more than 51 million hours of school are lost each year due to oral health problems and dental related illness.

Since many oral health problems such as tooth decay are easier to prevent than to treat, discount dental plans emphasize routine and preventive dental care. Parents can save money on their family’s dental care needs by joining a family discount dental plan, an affordable and easy-to-use alternative to dental insurance. encourages back-to-school dental care savings by offering 10% off any discount dental plan for anyone who uses coupon code SCHOOL10 to sign up during September 2007.

By visiting and entering their ZIP code, visitors can compare the savings and benefits offered by the discount dental plans available in their area. Discount dental plans offer savings of 10% to 60% on most dental procedures including check-ups, cleanings, fillings, braces (orthodontics), cosmetic dentistry and more on select plans. Plus, unlike most traditional dental insurance plans, discount dental plans do not have annual limits, health restrictions or paperwork hassles. In addition, every new member will receive 3 additional months free on their discount dental plan membership – a $20 to $45 value depending on the plan chosen. Use coupon code SCHOOL10 and save an extra 10% on any discount dental plan. has been providing individuals, families, businesses and groups with affordable discount dental plans since 1999. The unique marketplace model on empowers consumers with a choice of more than 30 discount dental plans. As the #1 ranked dental plan website and the leading online marketer of discount dental plans, is devoted to improving oral health nationwide by making quality dental care affordable and accessible to everyone across the country. For further information, please visit or call toll free 1-888-632-5353.