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Dental Insurance – Lawrence, KS

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Are you getting the most out of your dental insurance? We’re ready to help you answer that question with a resounding “Yes!” here at Heck Family Dentistry of Lawrence. Before you come to see us, you can learn about some of the simplest ways to maximize your coverage with our short guide below. If you have any questions regarding your particular plan, you’re always welcome to give us a call, and our team will be more than happy to go over your benefits with you.

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Understanding How Dental Insurance Works

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Medical insurance is designed to help patients treat a health problem, while dental insurance tends to focus on enabling patients to prevent dental issues from developing in the first place. This is why most policies offer their highest level of coverage for services like checkups and cleanings. You can still use dental insurance to offset the costs of restorative treatments like crowns and fillings, but the coverage will be lower.

What Does My Dental Insurance Cover?

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Most dental insurance plans have a benefits structure that looks something like this:

So, one easy way to save as much as possible with your insurance is to use it to mostly pay for your checkups and cleanings. This approach will not only keep your out-of-pocket costs low, but it will also go a long way in helping you avoid more serious dental issues (as well as the more expensive procedures necessary to treat them).

Our In-Network Dental Insurance Providers

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Heck Family Dentistry of Lawrence is in-network with Delta Dental Premier and BlueCross/BlueShield, which means we’re able to offer the highest level of savings and quickest reimbursement possible for patients with these policies. We’re able to work with several other plans as well, so if you get your dental coverage from another provider, go ahead and contact our team, and we’ll discuss how much we can help you save.