Question: Does Delta Dental Cover Wisdom Teeth Removal?

With DeltaCare® USA, you and your family members must select and visit a DeltaCare USA primary care dentist in order to receive benefits.

Under most Delta Dental PPO and Premier plans, the plan covers a certain percentage of the cost, but the actual amount you owe depends on the dentist’s fees.

How much does wisdom teeth removal cost with Delta Dental?

A simple wisdom tooth removal can cost anywhere from $75-$200 per tooth, or between $300-$800 to have all four wisdom teeth removed without surgery.

How much does dental insurance cover for wisdom teeth removal?

Dental insurance may cover up to half of a wisdom tooth removal that’s considered medically necessary. Some dental plans cap what they’ll pay annually for all dental care at $1,000 to $1,500. Coverage varies by the insurer and policy, so check in advance of any procedure.

Is wisdom teeth removal covered by medical or dental insurance?

Your medical insurance plan may pay for a portion of your wisdom teeth removal. Many will pay for the surgical extraction of erupted, soft tissue impacted, and bone-impacted teeth. Wisdom teeth that are not impacted are rarely included and require a dental plan. Many young adults need this procedure.

Is Invisalign covered by Delta Dental?

Some plans may cover alternative appliances like Invisalign. If an appliance is not covered, Delta Dental usually covers some of the orthodontic treatment costs. You do not have to file any claims. Simply pay your copayment for covered services directly to your DeltaCare USA orthodontist.