Did you know you’re supposed to visit your dentist at least twice a year for preventive care? If you’re like one-third of Americans, you probably haven’t had a cleaning or checkup recently despite your dental insurance. You might think you’re saving money by only visiting your dentist when there’s a problem, but you’re actually increasing your oral health costs. Not to mention, you could waste hundreds to thousands of dollars per year by not maximizing your dental insurance. As the end of the year approaches, don’t throw money down the drain. Here’s why you need to schedule an appointment before your insurance expires.