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  • Understanding pre-treatment estimates
    Sep. 8, 2020

    Understanding pre-treatment estimates

    Dental benefit information

    When planning for any dental treatment, it’s important to know the costs involved – understanding what is covered by your dental carrier and what you may owe your dentist. Delta Dental of Illinois offers a complimentary pre-treatment estimate for its members so they have an idea of how much a specific dental procedure will cost ahead of time. This helps both you and your dentist make the right decision for you regarding your treatment options.

  • What Do People Misunderstand about Dental Benefits?
    Jul. 8, 2019

    What Do People Misunderstand about Dental Benefits?

    Dental benefit information

    Do you understand what a waiting period or an effective date means for your dental plan? Did you know you can avoid costly surprises by requesting a pre-treatment estimate? Taking the time to understand more about your dental plan can be beneficial. Here's what you need to know.

  • Coverage for Dental Specialists
    Apr. 5, 2018

    Coverage for Dental Specialists

    Dental benefit information

    The trees are blooming and their roots are growing. But what happens if the roots of your teeth aren't doing so well? Learn how your dental benefits work when you're referred to an endodontist for a root canal or when you need to see another dental specialist There are multiple reasons you might need to... More »

  • Don't be Surprised By Your Dentist Bill
    Oct. 4, 2017

    Don't be Surprised By Your Dentist Bill

    Dental benefit information

    It's a season of surprises, but you don't need to be caught off guard by your dental bill. Before you have a dental procedure or treatment, ask your dentist to submit a pre-treatment estimate to Delta Dental of Illinois. A free pre-treatment estimate, sometimes called a pre-determination or pre-authorization, gives patients an approximate idea of... More »