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Dental Insurance – Goodyear, AZ

Helping You Maximize Your Entitled Benefits

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Many people receive dental insurance from their employer but don’t necessarily understand the best way to make use of their benefits when they have them. Goodyear Family Dentistry is prepared to help you get the most out of your entitled benefits so you can ensure your oral health is in good condition for years to come. While we’re happy to answer your questions, you can also learn more about how dental insurance works below!

How Does Dental Insurance Work?

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It’s important to distinguish dental insurance from medical insurance because many people tend to assume that they work in the same way. However, medical insurance is largely intended to cover more serious injuries and illnesses, while dental insurance is meant to be used regularly on preventive forms of care. It’s one of the reasons why dental insurance covers essential services like exams, cleanings, and X-rays the most. With that said, you can expect different levels of coverage depending on the type of service you choose.

What Does My Dental Insurance Cover?

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Most dental insurance plans follow a coverage structure that looks like the following:

  • Preventive Services – This refers to routine dental services like exams, cleanings, X-rays, and sometimes fluoride therapy. Insurance usually covers close to or 100% of the costs.
  • Minor Restorative Services – Services like these include dental fillings and sometimes root canal therapy. Generally, insurance covers between 70% and 80% of costs.
  • Major Restorative Services – If you are in need of dental crowns, bridges, or dentures, you’ll likely receive up to 50% coverage from insurance.

Our In-Network Dental Insurance

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By visiting an in-network dentist, regardless of which provider you have, you can get even more out of your dental insurance plan. Being in-network essentially means that a dental office has agreed to a contract with the insurance provider. Our dental office is happy to be in-network with multiple insurance companies and accept many dental PPOs. If you are not sure if we take your insurance, just give us a call and we’ll provide you with additional guidance.