United HealthCare Dental has the following dental coverage plans available: Primary Dental, Primary Plus Dental, Primary Preferred Dental, Premier Choice Dental, Primary Preferred Plus Dental, Premier Elite Dental, Premier Plus Dental, and Premier Max Dental.
United HealthCare Dental coverage plans
United HealthCare Dental PPO networks provide easy access to reputable dentists nationwide as well as discounts on covered dental care. Plans provide benefit options for basic and major dental services with no age limit. Preventive care is covered with no deductible or waiting periods.
Designed to offer immediate coverage and network discounts for preventive care and basic services. Plan availability varies per state. Source
Primary Plus Dental
This plan pays more for non-network dentists on basic services than the other plans. There is also no waiting period for preventive care or basic services. Plan availability varies per state.
Primary Preferred Dental
Major services are covered after a 6-month waiting period, using network dentists. Plan availability varies per state.
Premiere Choice Dental
Designed to offer immediate coverage and network discounts for preventive care, basic and major services.
Primary Preferred Plus Dental
Enjoy the flexibility of using network or non-network dentists plus the plan covers major services after a 6-month waiting period. Plan availability varies per state.
Premiere Elite Dental
This plan pays more for major services after a 6-month waiting period. There is no waiting period for preventive care or basic services. Source
Premiere Plus Dental
With orthodontic care for dependents plus coverage for dental implants under Major Services, this is their most comprehensive plan.
Premiere Max Dental
This plans offers our highest annual maximum of $3,000, plus there is no waiting period or deductible for preventive care.
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United HealthCare Dental tooth extraction cost coverage?
According to United HealthCare Dental, an estimate of 80% of basic services like simple extractions are covered. The waiting period is 6 months. United HealthCare Dental considers tooth extractions as a basic dental service. That implies that they are insured by all of their plans, both individual and family plans.
United HealthCare Dental covers Wisdom teeth removal?
United HealthCare Dental covers an estimate of 50% of major dental procedures like wisdom teeth removal. The waiting period is 12 months. Certain United HealthCare Dental insurance plans will also pay for post-operative care, including follow-up visits and prescriptions for painkillers. Before having your wisdom teeth removed, make sure you speak with your insurance provider to find out exactly what is covered by your plan.
Does United HealthCare Dental cover X-Rays?
According to United HealthCare Dental, routine dental x-rays are 100% covered while non-routine x-rays are estimated to be covered by 80% after plan deductible.
United HealthCare Dental covers Braces?
United HealthCare Dental may cover part of the braces procedure depending on your specific plan and coverage. Please give us a call to find out what might be covered for your specific situation.
Is Invisalign covered by United HealthCare Dental?
Yes. United HealthCare Dental does offer insurance plans that cover Invisalign and other orthodontic needs. You’ll need to review your coverage to confirm it is part of your current plan.
What does United HealthCare Dental cover for dental implant?
United HealthCare Dental Premiere Elite, Plus and Max Plans offer coverage for major restorative procedures like dental implants. Dental implants, implant abutments, and implant crowns for adult, adolescent, and transitional teeth may be covered by United HealthCare Dental PPO policies. Before proceeding, it’s crucial to comprehend the kind of treatment you require and what your dental insurance plan will cover. For details, consult the United HealthCare Dental plan handbook or contact our dental office.
Dental implant surgical implantation service is limited once each year, with replacement services limited to one implant surgical replacement per 10 years. Replacement is only allowed after 5 years if a prosthesis over an implant is unserviceable and cannot be fixed.
Does United HealthCare Dental cover dentures?
According to United HealthCare Dental, an estimate of 50% of major services like dentures are covered with a waiting period of 12 consecutive months. However, a full or partial denture will not be covered in some policies unless it includes the replacement of a functioning natural tooth extracted while the person is covered under the plan (the removal of only a permanent third molar will not qualify a full or partial denture for benefit under this provision).
How much does United HealthCare Dental cover for Veneers?
Unfortunately, United HealthCare Dental insurance plans don’t provide coverage for cosmetic procedures. This consists of smile makeovers such as labial veneers (laminates), porcelain veneers, and acrylic veneers.
United HealthCare Dental accepted for Gum Grafts?
Most oral surgeries, including gum grafting, are covered by United HealthCare Dental up to an estimate of 50%. Please contact us to learn more about what your plan might cover for your specific situation.
Does United HealthCare Dental cover Cleaning and Tooth Fillings?
United HealthCare Dental offers 100% or full coverage for routine cleanings with no waiting period. Coverage for dental prophylaxis or dental cleanings are allowed for 14 years of age or older once per 6 consecutive month period. On the other hand, fillings are estimated to be covered by 80% after plan deductible with a 6-month waiting period. Replacement of an existing composite filling is payable if at least 12 consecutive months have passed since the existing tooth filling was placed. This applies to the replacement of identical surface fillings only.
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DISCLAIMER: This information is subject to change on behalf of the insurance company. We are providing this as an informal guide to help you determine which services at our office are covered by your insurance. For more detailed information, please see the insurance company’s website or call the customer service or member services number listed on most insurance ID cards. Updated as of 3/27/2023. The above logo & trademarks are property of United HealthCare Dental.