Pricing & Insurance
Pricing & Insurance
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Insurance Coverage & Pricing
Are you covered by insurance?
There are several components involved in a regular check-up and cleaning. We strongly suggest that you contact your insurance company prior to your appointment, to verify if the services you choose will be covered. If you require dental work and are trying to coordinate coverage with your insurance company, we can assist you. That is why we strive to educate and inform our patients of the treatment options available so they are able to make informed decisions regarding their dental care. If you require any additional information, or any other dental treatment, one of our representatives will be more than happy to assist you.
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Are you concerned about whether or not your insurance will cover the costs of your cleaning? For your convenience the below information provides you with a brief explanation of the different services available as well as the procedure codes for each of the listed services.
When you contact your dental insurance provider to verify coverage you will have to provide them with these procedure codes.
Exams & X-rays
We strongly advise everyone to have a complete oral exam at least once a year. Exams are essential to detect cavities and conditions that may require treatment. Waiting until something hurts is not the best way to manage your oral health. Being pro-active with regular exams to detect minor problems before they become major problems can save you a lot of pain and money in the future.
On your first visit to our office for a complete exam, the procedure code used is (01103) and the cost is $101.48. IT IS VERY IMPORTANT that you verify with your insurance that this particular exam will be covered, as most insurance companies limit this exam to once per 2 – 5 years. On subsequent appointments for check ups the exam code used is (01202) and the cost is approximately $64.19.
X-rays enable the Dentist to see between your teeth, and other areas not visible to the naked eye. The two types of x-rays we regularly use are bitewings and panoramic.
- Four bitewing x-rays (02144), usually taken once per year, show the way the molar teeth fit together, and whether or not there are any cavities between the teeth. The cost for four bitewing x-rays is $78.37.
- The panoramic x-ray (02601) is a large film of your entire mouth and is very important, especially if the patient has wisdom teeth. Once taken, a panoramic x-ray is good for up to 5 years. The cost is $88.32. THIS X-RAY IS ALSO OFTEN LIMITED TO ONCE PER 2 – 5 YEARS. Therefore, we strongly suggest that you verify coverage with your insurance company before having this x-ray taken.
Dental Cleaning Costs & Codes
Scaling (which is the most essential component of cleaning) is when the Dentist or Hygienist removes calculus (tarter) build-up from around your teeth and gums. Scaling is billed according to the time it requires, 15 minutes equals one unit of time and each unit of time is approximately $67.16. Most people, on average, require 2-4 units of scaling, some people require considerably more.
If you request, the Hygienist will inform you of your specific scaling needs and the cost associated before they get started. When calling your insurance company you may not have to provide an exact procedure code for scaling. Instead we suggest that you ask them the total number of scaling units you are allowed per year. If they require a specific procedure code the codes up to four units are listed here; one unit (11111), two units (11112), three units (11113), four units (11114). (11117 is the code for half a unit.)
Polishing is when the Registered Dental Assistant or Registered Dental Hygienist uses the rubber tipped hand piece and a polishing paste to remove surface stains from your teeth. As with scaling, polishing is billed according to time units, and one unit of polish is approximately $59.84. For most people, one unit of polishing is sufficient.
Oral Hygiene Instruction (13211)
Good oral hygiene at home is essential to prevent dental decay and gum disease. The primary purpose of Oral Hygiene Instruction (OHI) is to educate and train the patient with a hands-on approach, in order to develop excellent oral hygiene skills, resulting in better control of bacterial plaque (the primary cause of periodontal disease).
A regular dental cleaning is done simultaneously to remove deposits of plaque, calculus, and stain from the surfaces of the teeth to facilitate the development of better home care techniques. During OHI your Registered Dental Hygienist will instruct you on the proper methods of brushing and flossing, as well as other relevant healthy lifestyle tips related to your individual oral hygiene. The result of better oral hygiene will be fewer dental caries (cavities), healthier gums, and a reduction in halitosis (bad breath). Brentwood Village Dental Clinic charges $70.89 for this service.
You May Forget You Ever Lost a Tooth.
If a tooth is beyond repair, then having a dental implant is an excellent way of replacing the tooth entirely. They are so natural looking and feeling, that you will forget you ever lost the tooth in the first place. Brentwood Village Dental Clinic is Calgary NW Dental Implants professionals, book your next appointment now!
We Care About Your Oral Health.
Dental fillings are used where there is some form of damage on the tooth, that damage is mostly caused by decay, but fillings can also repair damage caused by nail biting and grinding. Small chips can also be repaired using fillings too. Contact us today to book your next appointment!
Often Referred To As “Conscious Sedation”.
IV Sedation is a treatment for nervous/anxious clients and phobia sufferers. We can provide monitored intravenous sedation to make your trip to the dentist a walk in the park. At Brentwood Village Dental, we want to ensure your experience is a positive one. Please contact us and learn more about our IV Sedation treatment.
Achieve a Brighter, Whiter, Healthier Smile.
With three different types of teeth whitening techniques used, our team at Brentwood Village Dental Clinic can get you that really white looking smile you’re looking for. We have extremely competitive pricing when compared with any other dental clinic in Calgary, you can't go wrong! Get your perfect smile today, contact us!
Bridges the gap from a lost tooth.
Dentists believe that the best teeth are your own teeth. But sometimes, a tooth is badly damaged or lost. This is where a bridge can help, just as is sounds, a dental bridge is a false tooth, supported by two outside healthy teeth. Learn more about our dental bridges, contact us.
Protect Your Tooth From Further Damage.
Just a broken tooth? Our Dental team at Brentwood Village Dental Clinic can assist with any Dental Crown procedures. With a professionally fitted crown, you could have a normal looking tooth again in no time at all. Find out more how we can help, contact us today!
Daily Oral Hygiene
Daily Care Of The Mouth Is Important.
Keeping good oral hygiene routine is really important and can prevent the need for any of our services, apart from the checkups of course. Regular, thorough brushing is a very important step in preventing tooth decay and gum disease. Brushing removes the bacteria that promote tooth decay and the plaque that can cause gum disease.
Root Canal Treatment
Lets You Keep Your Tooth.
When a cavity reaches your tooth nerve, a root canal treatment is often needed. This procedure removes all of the nerves from the tooth, which is then subsequently filled in. Everyone at some point in their lives will probably have to have a root canal treatment. Please contact us to learn more about our Root Canal Therapy.
Dental Night Guards
Protect Your Teeth When Sleeping
A night guard is a custom plastic appliance made specifically to fit your teeth. Night guards are generally worn only at night when you are sleeping to prevent you grinding your teeth. Keep your teeth beautiful, get yourself a dental night guard. Contact us.
Align Your Teeth Without Metal Braces
Invisalign is a patented system of customized clear aligners that are engineered to straighten your teeth quickly and comfortably, and are virtually invisible. At the Brentwood Village Dental Clinic, we our proud to offer FREE Invisalign consultations. Coming in for a consultation is the best way to find out if Invisalign is right for you!! Contact us.
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