Are Dentures Covered by Insurance?

Dentures are a type of removable prosthetics designed to replace missing teeth and allow a patient to drink, eat, and speak.

Modern dentistry offers many different options to replace missing teeth, such as bridges or even dental implants, however, dentures are generally recommended in cases where the patient has suffered severe tooth loss.

If you are interested in getting dentures in Fox Point, you are likely wondering whether insurance will cover them. This article will help address those questions:

Analyzing Your Coverage

Whether or not you can cover dentures through your insurance generally depends on the type of insurance you have, as well as what’s stipulated in the contract.

Here’s a look over some common types of insurance:

As you can see, even with insurance it is possible to have to pay for your dentures out of pocket. As a result, you need to carefully check your plan and see exactly the types of procedures and services included, to avoid unpleasant (and costly) surprises.

How Much Do Dentures Cost?

Dentures can cost anywhere between $1,000 to even $10,000 for an arch. The materials you opt for as well as the type of dentures will influence the cost tremendously.

Regarding types of dentures, you have several options:

As for the material, dentures can be made from porcelain, acrylic, and even metal in some cases.

Each type of denture will have its own cost. For example, implant-support dentures will cost more because you also have to factor in the cost of the dental implants, while a partial denture will cost considerably less.

Interested in Dentures? We Can Help!

If you still have questions about the cost of dentures, don’t worry. Dr. Major and Dr. Krenzke can help you navigate the world of dentures and make the best choice for your long-term dental health and appearance.

To get started, please book a consultation at Fox Point Dental Studio online, or call us directly at (414) 236-5885 to find out more about how we can help.

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