Overview of Services

List of Major dental services.

  • Dental crowns (may be a Basic service) – (Details about insurance coverage for dental crowns.)
  • Inlays and onlays
  • Bridgework
  • Tooth implants
  • Impacted wisdom teeth removal (may be Basic)
  • Complex oral surgery procedures
  • Anesthesia / sedation
  • Removable partial dentures
  • Complete dentures
  • Denture relines and rebases
  • Denture repair
  • Orthodontic treatment

List of Basic dental services.

  • Emergency care for pain relief
  • Amalgam fillings
  • Composite fillings (white fillings)
  • Sedative fillings
  • Routine tooth extractions – (Details about insurance coverage for pulling teeth.)
  • Root canal treatment – (may be Major service) (Details about insurance coverage for root canals.)
  • Periodontal scaling and root planing
  • Periodontal surgery (may be Major service)
  • Recementing dental crowns
  • Stainless steel (prefabricated) crowns
  • Non-routine x-rays

List of Preventive / Diagnostic dental services.

  • Examinations
  • Cleanings (prophylaxis)
  • Bitewing x-rays
  • Periapical x-rays
  • Full-mouth, panorex x-rays
  • Fluoride treatments (age limitations may apply)
  • Space maintainers (may be Basic service, age limitations may apply)
  • Tooth sealants (may be a Basic service, age limitations may apply)

Ideally, your plan will provide these services at least at these frequencies.

  • Examinations – twice per year.
  • Bite-wing x-rays – once per year.
  • Teeth cleanings – twice per year.
  • Full mouth x-ray series – once every three to five years.