When you have dental insurance, either through the private marketplace or through your employer, you can generally save on your overall dental care costs. It’s one of the best ways to pay for your preventive treatments, including your exams, cleanings, and X-rays. Not only that, but you reduce your need for more complex and expensive forms of care, including restorative and emergency dentistry. When you use your insurance, keep the following points in mind below.
Dental insurance is meant to be used on a regular basis, which is a big contrast from what you might already know about medical insurance. While basic medical insurance plans are usually used when a serious illness or injury occurs, dental insurance is meant to be used every six months, especially for exams and cleanings. Our team members are experts at breaking down coverage, so you won’t have to worry about making the most out of your benefits.
While every dental plan is going to be different in some way, most dental plans cover specific types of coverage in similar ways as well. For example, you can find the majority of dental plans will cover care at the following percentages:
By being in-network, it means that we have agreed to prices based on a contract provided by an insurance company. However, being out-of-network does not necessarily mean you can’t save on care or receive affordable care. We are currently in-network with multiple major PPO insurance plans and we encourage you to give our dental office a call for more details. We’ll gladly file claims on your behalf and do everything we can to maximize your coverage.