Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

1 Bump

If a helth insurance policy does not cover dental, does that mean it will not cover any orthodontic procedures?

Answer Question
 
Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 9:02 PM on Jun. 24, 2011 in Money & Work

Answers (16)
  • Probably not.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:04 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • Ours clearly states no dental coverage of any kind.
    GrnEyedGrandma

    Answer by GrnEyedGrandma at 9:05 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • Few do, unfortunately. If it doesn't cover basic dental, I would think it is safe to assume that orthadontics is definitely out of question.
    Mom-2-3-Girlz

    Answer by Mom-2-3-Girlz at 9:09 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • I would think it wouldn't. Never hurts to call and ask.
    pookiekins34

    Answer by pookiekins34 at 9:10 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • Even things like xrays?
    Anonymous

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 9:20 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • no teeth related stuff
    butterflyblue19

    Answer by butterflyblue19 at 9:26 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • No.

    I work for a health insurance company.

    Unless its a procedure that is going to be preformed by an oral surgeon and can be determined as medical rather than dental.

    Call your insurance company to find out for sure.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:27 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • No. If it's a dental issue, even x-rays, regular health insurance does not cover it. You have to have dental insurance.
    scout_mom

    Answer by scout_mom at 9:41 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • Like PPs said.
    Orthodontics is even more rare, in fact many dental insurances don't cover it.
    Candi1024

    Answer by Candi1024 at 9:51 PM on Jun. 24, 2011

  • yea, probably not since that has to do with teeth.
    Lakazmommi3

    Answer by Lakazmommi3 at 4:03 AM on Jun. 25, 2011

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Join now to connect to
other members!
Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN