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Dental Insurance - North Grafton, MA

Your Quick Guide
to Dental Insurance

If you’ve invested in dental insurance, then you’ve invested in the oral health of you and your family—but are you getting the most out of your plan? The team at Theroux Dental Associates is eager to help you answer that question. Plus, we’ll make sure you’re maximizing your benefits as well by filing your claims for you! To learn a few simple tips for saving as much as possible with your insurance, be sure to read our short guide below. If you have any questions regarding your specific plan, go ahead and give us a call.

Understanding How Dental Insurance Works

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There are a lot of similarities between dental insurance and standard health insurance, but the main difference comes down to one word—prevention. While health insurance is designed to help you get treatment for a problem that has already developed, dental insurance is geared more toward stopping minor oral health issues before they ever occur. That’s why (as you’ll see in the next section) services like checkups and cleanings tend to receive more coverage than fillings or crowns.

What Your Dental Insurance Plan Covers

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While we can’t tell you exactly what your dental insurance plan covers without talking to you first, your benefits probably look very similar to this:

  • Preventive services are covered 80-100% (checkups, cleanings, X-rays)
  • Restorative services are covered 50-70% (fillings, crowns, bridges, dentures)
  • Cosmetic services are elective, so they are usually NOT covered (veneers, whitening)

So, if you want to spend little to nothing out-of-pocket at the dentist, the best thing you can do is keep up with your two recommended checkups and cleanings each year.

Our In-Network PPO Dental Insurance Providers

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Visiting a dental office that is in-network with your plan is another easy way to guarantee you’re getting the most out of your benefits, and fortunately for North Grafton, Theroux Dental Associates is in-network with some of the most popular providers in the country! And, if you don’t see your provider on the list below, we may still be able to accept your plan, so be sure to give us a call.

We proudly accept the following dental insurance plans:

  • BlueCross BlueShield
  • Altus
  • And many more!