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Orthodontic Insurance

How does orthodontic insurance work?

There are many different agreements between insurance carriers and their subscribers, and each contract provides a different benefit. However, orthodontic insurance generally differs from regular dental insurance in that each insured individual usually has a lifetime maximum benefit for orthodontic services. The benefit is paid as  a percentage of the orthodontic fee (diagnostic records, initial fee, monthly payments, etc.) until the benefit maximum has been reached. Charges for lost or broken appliances may not be covered by insurance.

We are preferred providers for Metlife, United Concordia, Aetna and Washington Dental Service.

*As a courtesy to our patients we will bill and manage all the insurance claims.