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Aug
10

Will My Insurance Cover Dental Veneers?

Posted in Veneers

Dental veneers have been successfully revolutionizing smiles for decades. You’ve long wished you could see some major changes to your own smile. You might now wonder what it could be like to have dental veneers.

The question of cost comes up: will you have to pay out of pocket, or will your insurance help out?

Cosmetic Dentistry and Insurance

Most dental insurances don’t provide coverage for procedures which they consider purely cosmetic. Veneers are a cosmetic treatment.

Is that the end of the line for you? Not always!

Depending upon the condition of your smile, your dentist may assess your case and send a predetermination to your insurance to get an estimate. If your smile shows evidence of damage that can be corrected with veneers (such as slightly chipped teeth or small existing restorations), then some insurances may help out.

What Your Smile Needs

This brings us to the next point: what if your teeth have more than just a slight chip?

Veneers add cosmetic value to the appearance of your teeth. They are not meant to add strength to the structure of your teeth. If there is damage or decay that goes too far for veneers, then bonding or even a tooth-colored crown may be necessary. The good news is that insurance policies are much more helpful in areas such as these!

Make Veneers a Reality!

If you feel that veneers are just what you need to achieve your goal smile, then your local dental team will be happy to help you reach that goal. Ask about payment plans and financing options to lighten the cost of treatment. Most dental offices have provisions for making their treatment as accessible as possible to all, regardless of insurance.

Posted on behalf of:
Soft Touch Dentistry
1214 Paragon Dr
O’Fallon, IL 62269
(618) 622-5050

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