Randall Nameth, DDS

Dental Insurance – Worthington, OH

Cutting Down on Cost of Dental Care

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If you have dental insurance in Worthington from your employer or if you’ve acquired it on your own, you’re already setting yourself up for lower dental costs and a healthier mouth. Dental insurance favors preventive care, which will help you keep your teeth and gums in shape while also saving you money from avoiding more extensive treatment. Our office team is experienced at working with patients who have both in-network and out of network insurance plans to provide the quality dental care that they deserve at an affordable price.

 

 

How Dental Insurance Works

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Every dental insurance plan is different and understanding your own will help you take advantage of your benefits. Dental insurance plans will typically cover your cost of treatment in these ways:

While this is the typical breakdown for most insurance plans, it’s important to your health and pocketbook to understand your specific benefits. Most insurance plans also have an annual maximum, which is the highest amount they are willing to pay during a certain time period (usually one year).

What is the Difference Between Dental & Medical Insurance?

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The main difference between dental and medical insurance is that dental insurance favors preventive care, whereas the latter is more for serious problems and emergencies. This incentivizes those with dental insurance in Columbus to attend their biannual checkups and cleanings because they are usually covered. Because you don’t have to visit the doctor as many times as the dentist, medical insurance is designed to help cover costs of a health condition or problem rather than preventive care.

In-Network VS Out of Network

Whether you’re in-network or out of network, our friendly team will work with you and your provider to help you understand the cost of your dentistry. We will even file claims for you to maximize your benefits and minimize your out-of-pocket spending.

In-Network Coverage

If you’re an in-network patient, you can typically enjoy coverage for all of your preventive care, and your plan will even help out with costs of restorations. We are in-network with the following major insurance providers:

Out of Network

Even if you’re out of network, don’t let that stop you from visiting us for the same quality care. We offer financing options in the form of payment plans that allow you to receive the same health and financial benefits without being in-network. If you’re interested in becoming a new patient or have any questions, contact our office today!

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