When it comes to choosing a private health insurance for dental, many people may struggle as there are thousands of options to choose from. Here are a few tips to make the most out of your private health insurance for your dental needs.
Make Sure There Is No Hidden Restriction
The first thing you need to do is to make sure that the insurance company that you are planning to go with, does not restrict you from seeing any dentist. They should give you a freedom to choose your own preferred dentist.
Identify Your Dental Needs
Secondly, you need to identify your dental needs. For example:
Let’s just say that you are a healthy person who only require to see the dentist twice a year for your regular check-up and clean, the only thing that you need to make sure is they cover everything for your check-up and clean with no gap payment. More importantly is that you can choose to go to your preferred dentists, not just their preferred dentists. Furthermore, you may be able to ask an insurance company if they can waive off your waiting period which normally will be approximately 2 months. After that, you will be able to compare the prices of a few insurance companies easily.
If you require a lot of dental works to be done, you may need to know if your required dental treatments are categorized as general or major dental. Major dental normally has a waiting period of 1 year. It may be even cheaper for you to just pay for your own treatments than take up the major dental cover. We also have ZipMoney and Afterpay available at our practice. Please call us for more information and we are more than happy to help!
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We are proud to be a part of HCF “More For Teeth Program”, which means maximum dental benefits for all HCF members with dental cover when you visit us. HCF members will be able to claim their no-gap services, one or two fully covered dental check-up and clean per calendar year plus two fully covered sports mouth guards, depending on your level of cover. For more information, please check with HCF your dental cover.
At Doncaster Hill Dental, we value your opinions. We always make sure that you feel comfortable throughout your smile transformation journey and receive the best result that you have been dreaming for. For more information about general or cosmetic dentistry, please give us a call or Book Online Now to schedule yourself in for your first appointment.