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  • dentistry
  • Dental practice administrative services including but not limited to, preparation of claims, any non-treatment phase of dentistry such as provision of an antiseptic environment, sterilization of equipment or infection control, or any ancillary materials used during the routine course of providing treatment such as cotton swabs, gauze, bibs, masks, or relaxation techniques such as music. (deltadentalins.com)
  • practice
  • Experimental procedures that have not been accepted under generally accepted dental practice standards. (deltadentalins.com)
  • Such optional treatment includes, but is not limited to, specialized techniques involving gold, precision partial attachments, overlays, bridge attachments, precision dentures, personalization or characterization such as jewels or lettering, shoulders on crowns or other means of unbundling procedures into individual components not customarily performed alone in generally accepted dental practice. (deltadentalins.com)
  • health
  • Dental coverage is the third-most-utilized health care coverage. (shrm.org)
  • Medical and prescription coverage take the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, respectively, and dental health is linked to medical health. (shrm.org)
  • procedure
  • Dental procedures are dropped and added to the American Dental Association's procedure code list every year, Segal notes in its report. (shrm.org)
  • The fee for each Single Procedure that a DPO Provider has contractually agreed to accept as payment in full for treating Enrollees. (deltadentalins.com)
  • procedures
  • Update your dental schedule to avoid paying "inappropriate amounts" for procedures no longer considered relevant or to avoid paying for a low level of coverage. (shrm.org)
  • plans
  • Also, the value of dental schedules doesn't keep pace with inflation-a special concern for plans with a low level of coverage because excessive out-of-pocket costs for preventive care could cause people to delay that care. (shrm.org)
  • A person who contracts with Delta Dental or any member of the Delta Dental Plans Association with which Delta Dental contracts and agrees to abide by certain administrative guidelines. (deltadentalins.com)