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Will Dental Insurance Cover Mercury Amalgam Filling Removal?

insurance for amalgam removalIt depends on the exact insurance plan, if SMART amalgam mercury filling removal is covered or not.  Maryland Holistic Dentist charges an extra fee for the safe amalgam / silver filling removal as apart of a dental filling replacement fee.  The extra “safe removal fee” is certainly not covered by any insurance company. Many dental offices charge a separate fee for IAOMT.org safe removal because it is a lot of additional work, it take a lot of extra time and materials.

Cost of Amalgam Filling removal depends on how much your insurance will pay for the procedure. A typical Dental PPO insurance will cover 80% of the cost of the Filling Removal.  Most Insurance plans have an annual maximum benefit such as $1500-$5000 at which point the patient will need to pay for 100% of the fee. Some Insurance plans have a maximum allowable charge and others will pay on a pre-determined fee schedule.  At Maryland Holistic Dentist, we have insurance professionals in the office who will contact your insurance company and determine how your insurance works in our dental office and give you a close estimate of costs for your treatment.

Call us today at 301-421-1996 in Burtonsville with any Insurance questions.

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