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We Welcome All Dental Insurance

Whether you receive it directly from your employer or have purchased a plan independently, dental insurance is a valuable tool that can help make caring for your smile more affordable over the years. At Town Square Dental, we’re proud to be very dental insurance-friendly! Dr. Nguyen is an in-network provider for many major PPO insurances, and our experienced team knows the ropes when it comes to filing claims, maximizing benefits, and helping make even big treatment plans very budget-friendly for families in need.

If you’ve ever had questions about how dental insurance works or what you can expect to be covered, you’ve come to the right place. Keep reading below to learn more, or call us directly here in Pasadena, TX to talk with a team member! We’d love to help.

Understanding How Dental Insurance Works

While traditional medical insurance is designed to cover the costs of traumatic injuries, illnesses, and other serious health problems, dental insurance takes a different angle. Most plans organize the bulk of their benefits behind preventive-based care, such as biannual dental checkups and cleanings. By making these appointments much more affordable, the goal is for patients to maintain healthier teeth and minimize their risk for more serious oral damage later down the road.

What Your Dental Insurance Plan Covers

It’s important to keep in mind that every dental insurance plan is unique. You should always confirm what services are and are not covered with your provider before undergoing treatment at Town Square Dental. Our team members can also lend a helping hand with this process, filing for predetermination of benefits before any actual care begins so that you can approach your upcoming smile improvements with total confidence. That said, most plans offer coverage along these lines:

  • Dental checkups, professional cleanings, and other preventive services are usually covered at or near 100%.
  • Minor restorative care (including fillings and root canal therapy) is partially covered at or near 80%.
  • More extensive restorative care (including dentures, bridges, and crowns) is partially covered at or near 50%.

We Offer In-Network Savings & Welcome Out-of-Network Providers

At Town Square Dental, Dr. Nguyen is an in-network provider for many dental insurance plans, including the following:

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Delta Dental
  • Humana
  • MetLife
  • United Health Care
  • Careington
  • Guardian
  • Principal
  • Medicaid
  • Chip

What does being in-network mean, though? Basically, our dental office has agreed to accept rates for certain services that were pre-negotiated with the insurance company. These rates are typically lower than what you would find at an out-of-network dental office since they are not abiding by the same restrictions.

If you have any further questions or concerns about dental insurance, we would be happy to put your mind at ease. Contact us today!