Five Tips to Ensure Safety When Buying Online Medical or Dental Deals

Ann Brenoff
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bright white smile - online medical deals

Is buying an online discount voucher for a mani-pedi the same as buying one for a dental exam or a medical procedure? Increasingly, medical services are showing up on sites like Groupon and Living Social. And also increasingly, skeptics are raising a Botoxed eyebrow when they do.

Let's face it: The recession has us scampering wildly for bargains. Paying full price is a shameful burden borne silently for fear of social ostracizing. And on the other side of the coin is the medical profession, wondering why they can't just appeal directly to consumers instead of dealing with those annoying and slow-to-pay insurance companies.

And so they have.