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Dental Insurance – Dallas, TX

How to Use Your
Insurance with Us

Even though our team goes out of its way to make the dental experience as fun and enjoyable as possible, we haven’t forgotten what’s important: making sure that our care is easily affordable. That’s why Avion Dental & Orthodontics is in-network with several insurance providers. If you have any kind of dental coverage, be sure to read our short guide below on how to use your benefits every time you come to see us.

Understanding How Dental Insurance Works

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Whether your dental insurance comes from your employer, a private plan, or is state-sponsored, they all tend to have the same focus: prevention. While regular health insurance is designed to help people deal with unexpected medical issues (car wreck, heart attack), dental insurance is instead intended to help people avoid common oral issues or take care of them early. Over time, this leads to better oral health and less spent on care, which is a big win-win for policyholders.

What Does My Dental Insurance Cover?

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While this can differ from plan to plan, many follow the “100-80-50” model, which looks like this:

  • Preventive care is covered 100% (checkups, cleanings, X-rays)
  • Basic restorative care is covered 80% (fillings, bonding)
  • Advanced restorative care is covered 50% (crowns, dentures, extractions)

Cosmetic procedures such as whitening and veneers are considered to be elective, so they tend not to be covered. For the majority of people, the most effective way to use their plan is to primarily pay for their routine visits, as this is the best approach for both their smile and their wallet.

Our In-Network Dental Insurance Providers

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When we say that we are “in-network” with a dental insurance provider, this just means that we have a contract with them to offer our services for set fees. The provider then covers part of these fees. Going to an in-network dentist is one of the easiest ways to get the most out of your plan, and fortunately for local families, we are in-network with many well-known providers…

We accept the following insurances:

  • Delta Dental
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • United Healthcare
  • MetLife
  • Unum
  • Ameritas
  • Guardian
  • Principal

Ask our friendly team if we accept your insurance!

We Accept
Medicaid & CHIP

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If you have Medicaid, it can be used to pay for your child’s dental care. We understand that finding a provider that accepts Medicaid and CHIP and getting assigned to them can be a very complicated process, but our team has done it countless times before. We’ll make sure all the paperwork is in order right when you need it so the process is smooth and stress-free. Give us a call today to learn more about what we can do with your Medicaid and CHIP benefits.

Medicaid and CHIP