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Benefits of Buying Dental Health Insurance in 2021

Published On Mar 22, 2021 5:30 AM By KANIKA WADHWA

People usually neglect dental problems and assume it to be pocket friendly. Such problems and their treatments not only need investment but proper consultations and guidance too which one can avail easily with a dental health insurance in hand. With dental health insurance the insured party stays much aware of their dental health condition and are motivated to visit the dentist more often.

With regular visits and checkups, one can enjoy having natural and healthy teeth as the teeth of the insured will get a long life. There is a need for awareness in society regarding dental health as it should not be neglected.

Benefits of Buying Dental Health Insurance in 2021

What is Dental Health Insurance?

Dental insurance refers to the financial cover provided for dental treatment and procedures that are considered necessary by a medical professional. Procedures are divided in two categories either preventive or diagnostic. Procedures covered under such policy may include tooth extractions, filing of caries, dentures, root canal procedures etc.

Benefits of Buying a Dental Health Insurance Plan

Dental insurance comes with various benefits and some of them are:

  • Free Consultation

Dental health insurance provides free dental consultation to the policyholder. With a dental health insurance policy in hand the insured can visit a dentist and avail free consultation.

  • Coverage for X-Ray

Dental health insurance provides coverage for x rays and opds as well.

  • Free Teeth Scaling

Scaling is when your dentist removes all the plaque above and below the gumline, making sure to clean all the way down to the bottom of the pocket. So, basically scaling when you get your teeth cleaned. Policyholders provide discount or free teeth scaling with dental health insurance in hand. They also provide the benefit of free tooth whitening.

  • Assured Treatment Coverage

The policyholder receives an assured benefit or a lump sum amount when there is a need for teeth bracing and teeth implantation.

  • Discount on Routine Checkup

Dental Health Insurance provides discounts on routine checkups and dentist visits.

  • Coverage for Tooth Removal

Dental health insurance policy provides coverage for tooth removal costs of the policyholder.

  • Coverage for Surgery

Dental health insurance provides coverage for minor surgeries as well such as biopsy of teeth tissue and drainage of minor oral infections.


In Western countries, they treat a dental problem as seriously as any other disease but in India,the term oral health care is not well structured and articulated. That's why as of now there are no great number of policies and plans provided by companies that facilitate insured with dental insurance. There are not many insurance policies but there are few companies which also provide facilities of dental insurance plans along with other benefits.

Disclaimer: This article is issued in the general public interest and meant for general information purposes only. Readers are advised not to rely on the contents of the article as conclusive in nature and should research further or consult an expert in this regard.

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