Dental Plan Advantages
Finding dental coverage can be tricky, especially with the number of private dental options available. Before you shop, consider what best fits you and your family’s needs. Then, compare your top dental plan picks.
Why Choose Us?
Our dental plans offer a number of advantages. You get the flexibility of choosing coverage for an in- or out-of-network dentist. Plus, preventive care is 100% covered.1 If you opt for an in-network dentist, you gain significant network savings—see below for details.
UnitedHealthcare Dental Benefit – Two Options to Choose From
Quality Coverage at Significant Savings
|UnitedHealthcare Dental Network Savings Examples (as of February 2012)|
|Procedure (ADA Code)||Dentists’ Retail Charge||In-network You Pay (Both Options)||Out-of-network You Pay (Dental PremierSM)||Out-of-network You Pay (Dental ValueSM)|
|Adult Prophylaxis (D1110)||$87||$0||$3||$31|
|Child Prophylaxis (D1120)||$66||$0||$3||$26|
|Child Topical Application of Fluoride (D1203)||$41||$0||$4||$18|
|Amalgam One Surface, Primary or Permanent (D2140)||$168||$15||$45.50||$108|
|Resin-Based Composite, One Surface Anterior (D2330)||$170||$18||$46||$98|
|Resin-Based Composite, One Surface Posterior (D2391)||$179||$20.80||$47||$95.80|
|Molar Root Canal (D3330)||$1,140||$364.50||$627.50||$775.50|
|Removal of Impacted Tooth, Soft Tissue (D7220)||$350||$98||$180||$252|
With UnitedHealthcare Dental Coverage — You Have the Advantage.
With UnitedHealthcare dental coverage, your family has access to nearly 210,000 dental providers.2 The result can be significant discounts on quality care, and you never file a claim form. A healthy smile can be easier than you thought.
- Preventive services have no waiting period and include oral evaluations, X-rays, prophylaxis (routine cleanings), fluoride treatment, sealants, and space maintainers.
- Basic services have a 6-month waiting period and include simple (nonsurgical) extractions, emergency treatment to ease dental pain, amalgam fillings, and resin-based composite fillings.
- Major services have a 12-month waiting period and include treatment for disease of the pulp (including root canals), bone and other tissues supporting the teeth, crowns, inlays, onlays, veneers, bridges, dentures, surgical extractions, and periodontal maintenance.
Smile more often!
Taking care of your teeth is an important part of your overall health, and we can help keep your smile healthy and happy with our dental plan options.
Keep an eye on your family’s vision health by adding our optional Vision Benefit rider to your dental plan today! Read more about our Vision Insurance.