With dental insurance, getting your preventive treatments, like dental exams and teeth cleanings, performed is much easier and far more affordable. As a result, your long-term oral and overall health is improved and your smile can truly look its best. Dr. Johnson is happy to work with many major PPO dental insurance plans. His dental office staff is knowledgeable on the ins and outs of dental insurance and is prepared to answer any questions about your coverage. If you have questions about how dental insurance works in general, keep reading!
Dental insurance is unique compared to traditional medical insurance because it is not exclusively used when an emergency or serious illness appears. In contrast, dental insurance is used routinely because professional exams and cleanings are necessary for long-term oral health, which dental insurance covers. This emphasis on preventive care allows you to avoid a majority of serious dental issues, require fewer extensive or restorative treatments, and keep more money in your pocket.
While every dental insurance plan is different, a majority of them cover certain categories of treatment in the same way. If you have a PPO plan, your dental insurance will likely carry the following level of coverage:
At the Dental Center of Midlothian, we are in-network with many major PPO dental insurance plans. By being in-network, it simply means we have agreed to a certain set of predetermined fees on certain treatments. These fees are typically less than what you’d pay compared to being out-of-network, but this is not always the case. Out-of-network costs can be largely comparable to what an in-network patient would pay. With that said, our in-network providers include: