Does Dental/Health Insurance Cover Periodontal Procedures?

Periodontal diseases are infections of the structures around the teeth. These diseases can include the gums, the periodontal ligament, the cementum that covers the root, and the alveolar bone.

If periodontal treatment has been recommended by your oral health professional, it is important to get started right away. Without treating the problem, the infection will continue to affect the gums and eventually the bone, which anchors your teeth. According to Dr. Steven Lieber, “Just a few months of delay can require additional and more costly treatment and possibly unnecessary tooth loss.”

One of the first questions patients ask in our Periodontal Health Center offices is “Does my dental insurance cover periodontal procedures?” Everyone deserves to keep their natural teeth for a lifetime and our insurance coordinators will work with you and with your insurance company.

Some insurance companies combine dental and medical coverage, while some are separate. Policies can be complicated, but we don’t want that to be a barrier to your health. As a courtesy, we will file your insurance claims for you. Upon receipt of an insurance payment, any balance due will be billed to you. 

For your convenience, we accept Visa, Discover, and MasterCard. If you have any issues or questions, please ask our staff. They can be reached by phone or online form. Give us a call today and we will help answer any questions or concerns regarding your initial visit.