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Aetna Dentist

Aetna Dentist – Studio City, CA

Learn More About the Benefits of Aetna

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Do you have an Aetna dental insurance policy? If so, you should certainly explore ways to use your benefits so you can both save money and enjoy a healthy smile. For example, it can help you to prevent oral health problems. It may also be valuable if you ever need restorative care. But how can you get the most out of your benefits? Our team is ready to help. As an in-network Aetna dentist in Studio city, we are in a perfect position to assist you as you seek to take full advantage of your insurance.

Aetna Coverage Availability & Fees

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Aetna offers both group and individual plans. Whether you have a policy through your employer or one that you bought on your own, it has its own unique set of details and stipulations that you should pay attention to.

Of course, many Aetna plans have some aspects in common. Here is an overview of the benefits you might enjoy:

  • Preventive care: 100% covered. The deductible is waived for services like cleanings, exams, and routine X-rays.
  • Basic procedures: 50 – 80% covered. This category includes fillings, simple extractions, and emergency pain relief.
  • Major procedures: 50% covered. Root canal therapy, crowns, and dentures are all classified as major procedures.

It is important to keep in mind that your policy is also likely to have an annual maximum, which represents the greatest dollar amount that Aetna is willing to pay for approved services within a calendar year. Depending on your plan, the maximum may be around $1,000.

Because we have a contract with Aetna that controls prices, you can get more out of your annual maximum in our practice than you would at out-of-network providers. We will also give you guidance on how to schedule your care in a way that minimizes costs. For example, we can sometimes schedule major services across multiple appointments between calendar years, so you can use two annual maximums rather than one.

Meet Danielle

Our entire team would like to help you take full advantage of your Aetna dental plan. However, Danielle is the one who takes the lead in that area. She has more than 18 years of experience in the dental field, and she puts her knowledge to work for our patients. She can help you to verify your coverage and answer your questions about how your benefits apply in any given situation.

To learn more about how Danielle and our team can help you save money on a healthy smile, give our office a call. We look forward to speaking with you!