Affordable dentures – no impossible dream despite low participation of the statutory health insurance! Teeth do heavy lifting: up to the age of 50 years, for example, they have processed 20 tons of food. No wonder that high demands are made on each tooth, which needs to be replaced. But what if the statutory health insurance in principle takes over from the Einfachstversorgung only between 50% and 65% (with the bonus issue)? Who to want to save own co-payments or wished for more power should therefore compare. Tooth replacement before the earliest restorations first archaeological finds come from the 12th century was made from ivory, wood, animals or deceased. Gold wire, this was then bound to the remaining anterior teeth. This was only the aesthetics and an improved pronunciation. The chewing function could be therefore not restored.
At the end of the 18th century there were first porcelain dentures. Only the wealthy could afford these dentures. For wider The prosthesis was only affordable in the 19th century population when you could use the raw material for the production of working tooth replacement rubber. Dentures today stepchild”the Fund benefits nowadays this situation appears to be similar, because many of the 71 million legally insured are wondering how they can afford Crown, bridge & co.. The General proportion, the statutory health insurance funds take over is about 50% of an Einfachstversorgung”. One who regularly goes to the pension and can boast a complete bonus booklet is lucky. Then the Fund performance increases to approximately 65%. The difference is but in any case on the purse of the patient. Good and affordable quality dentures so only an impossible dream? Patient as a consumer since the legislator has thought to the role of the consumer the patient in 2005 he can at the choice of the dental laboratory and thus cost talk and obtain comparison quotes.