A common situation. You make a new visit to a new dentist for a new patient appointment. You like the dentist and the staff. The location is nice. The waiting room has a pleasant ambiance, and the staff treats you warmly and respect. Your dentist checks your teeth, and you appreciate the way he or she communicates to you. On the way out to discuss insurance options and make a follow-up appointment, the staff tells you the dentist does not accept insurance. You don’t know what that means, but it doesn’t sound good. Not to worry. In this article, we discuss what to do when your dentist does not accept insurance.