Some of the benefits covered by your Dental Plan include Preventive & Diagnostic Care such as Oral Exams, Cleanings and X-Rays.
Your Plan may also include Basic Restorative Care such as fillings and anesthetics.
Major Restorative Care covered under your plan would include Crowns, Dentures and Bridges.
What falls under major dental care?
Some examples of major restorative work include dental bridges, crowns, inlays and onlays, and dentures. If your major treatment involves replacing a missing tooth or correcting decay that has been ignored for quite some time, there’s a good chance that it may be classified as a major procedure.
What is considered major dental?
Dental Care Insurance covers:
Basic services such as exams, fillings, and oral surgery, as well as major services such as crowns and dentures.
Are braces considered major dental?
You also don’t get coverage for root canals, crowns, bridges, dentures or orthodontics. Typically, dental insurance covers 50% of the cost of these services (20% for braces).
What dental procedures are covered by medical insurance?
15 dental procedures medical insurance may pay:
- Exams for services that are covered by medical.
- Panorex x-rays.
- CBCT (cone beam) and tomography.
- Oral infections, cysts, oral inflammation.
- Sleep apnea appliances (Dental Sleep Medicine)
- TMJ appliances and headache treatment.
- Accidents to teeth.