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Helping You Get the Most Out of Your Benefits

Our team at John E. Russo, DMD Family, and Cosmetic Dentistry, is here to help make taking care of your smile affordable and hassle-free. Our financial coordinator and front desk associates file claims day in and day out, allowing them to build a vast knowledge about how specific dental insurance plans work and what patients can expect from their benefits. That’s why, if you have questions about your coverage, we’re happy to help you navigate it so you can get the most out of your investment in insurance.

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Understanding How Dental Insurance Works

Dental insurance primarily focuses on prevention over treating issues as they arise. That way, you don’t run the risk of permanently losing a tooth over something as small as an untreated cavity that eventually progresses into a tooth infection. To help understand your benefits better, you’ll need to know these three basic terms:

  • Premium: Your premium is the monthly or annual amount that you pay for your benefits.
  • Deductible: The deductible is the set amount of money that your insurance requires you to pay out-of-pocket before your benefits kick in and cover treatment.
  • Maximum: The maximum is a capped-off amount that your insurance will pay for your dental treatments over the course of the year.

What Your Dental Insurance Plan Covers

Most dental insurance plans determine coverage based on a 100-80-50 structure. What this means is that they cover 100 percent of the cost of preventive care, like checkups and cleanings, 80 percent of basic treatments like cavity fillings, and 50 percent of more serious procedures, like tooth extractions. However, every plan is different, so it’s important to call your insurance company to double-check about your coverage before you schedule a treatment.

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We Welcome Out-of-Network PPO Insurance

Our team is happy to file claims on behalf of patients who have PPO plans. We always try to maximize your benefits to the best of our abilities to make each of your treatments and appointments as affordable as possible. Give our office a call to learn how we can help you!

Veteran and Senior Citizen Plan

Are you a veteran or are you over the age of 65? You deserve to have access to quality dental care regardless of your insurance standing or your age. We are proud to offer exclusive savings plans for our veteran and senior citizen patients who are uninsured. 

Learn more about our exclusive plans for senior citizens and veterans here:

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