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At this time, we are not participating providers with state-funded programs such as Medicaid.
Most Americans with dental insurance receive that insurance through their employer, and they can lower their out-of-pocket dental costs when they find a dentist in Columbia by insurance. They can maximize their insurance benefits by understanding a bit about how insurance works. For those who receive insurance through their employers, the employer usually covers part of the cost of care. Some companies pay more costs than others, so dental expenses vary widely. Whatever your insurance, you are responsible for your total care expenses.
Where Do I Locate A Dentist Who Accepts My Insurance?
Dental One Associates of Columbia works in partnership with many dental insurance providers because we know that you rely on finding a dentist that takes insurance. We try to make it easy for you to access dental care using your insurance, and we are happy to file claims on your behalf. Simply call us at (410) 346-2350 to say, “I’m not sure how to use my dental insurance with a dentist in Columbia,” and we’ll get you started.
What Dental Benefit Information Is Important?
There are many things you should learn about your dental coverage, even if you’re only concerned with discovering, “Is there a dentist near me who accepts my insurance?” We can help you understand coverage basics, and we’ll outline how to find a dentist in Columbia by insurance. For more detailed information, your insurance provider is your best resource. Below are some questions to ask your provider:
General Limits and Requirements
- Am I limited to the number of times I can visit my dentist?
- Does my plan have a missing tooth clause?
- Is there a waiting period for treatment?
- Are pre-authorizations required?
Financial Coverage and Limits
- Are there annual or lifetime maximum benefits?
- Does my plan have deductible limits?
- Will I have to pay a co-pay?
- Which dentist takes my insurance?
- Is orthodontic treatment or Invisalign® covered?
- Does my plan cover dental implants?
- Are cosmetic treatments covered?
- Does my plan cover crowns, bridges or dentures?
It’s also essential to know whether you have a PPO or HMO plan. A PPO gives you more choices when you search for a dentist that accepts PPO insurance. An HMO offers a more limited pre-approved list from which you select a dentist that accepts HMO insurance. Typically, HMO plans allow you to have more predictable out-of-pocket expenses than a PPO.
At Dental One Associates of Columbia, our team members and dentists understand that dental insurance is often confusing. That’s one of the reasons we strive to work with you to make sure you receive the most coverage for your care. Please remember, you may still have out-of-pocket expenses, no matter what kind of plan you have. If you face unexpected expenses, we may be able to work with you on flexible financing options.
Where Do I Turn for Comprehensive Dental Services?
We are here for you when you ask, “Where can I find an affordable dentist near me who accepts my insurance?” We are dedicated to building a partnership with you to help you achieve your best smile as affordably as possible. Call us to make your appointment today. We look forward to helping you achieve all your dental health goals.
Insurances We Accept
- Anthem (BCBS)
- Blue Cross & Blue Shield
- Care First
- Connection Dental
- DNOA (Dental Network of America)
- Delta DPO
- Delta Dental Premier®
- Delta PPO
- Dentalworks (Workman’s Comp)
- Express Health (Workman’s Comp)
- Horizon (BCBS)
- Lincoln Financial
- Medicare Advantage (Seniors 65+)
- One Call (Workman’s Comp)
- TriCare (Military)
- United Concordia
- United Healthcare