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Has anyone ever heard of dr. Donosaur dental medicaid insurance. Will they cover braces? Will they cover orthodontics like braces?

Has anyone ever heard of dr. Donosaur dental medicaid insurance. Will they cover braces? Will they cover orthodontics like braces?

Mostly no: Medicaid does cover orthodontics in some states in our country. Therefore, ask your orthodontist. Medicaid also administers payment to providers for exception patients with craniofacial deformities such as oral clefts, etc. And even in rare cases of extremes of "normal". Eligibility is attained by attending by referral an oral cleft craniofacial anomaly team. ...Read more

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Insurance (Definition)

Insurance is a service that people pay for to protect against unforeseen financial problems, such as developing expensive health problems. With most forms of insurance, you pay a company a monthly fee, and if you get seek or need medical care, the company pays for the ...Read more


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Is braces/dental ever covered by insurance when having jaw surgery. I have a broken jaw but can't get it fixed without braces and dental work it hurts?

Is braces/dental ever covered by insurance when having jaw surgery.  I have a broken jaw but can't get it fixed without braces and dental work it hurts?

Sometimes: Check with your insurance carrier, and talk to your dentist, orthodontist, oral surgeon and see if they are willing to write you a narrative and you can get a pre-auth determination. ...Read more

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Will blue care insurance cover braces? I have a severe open bite, and crooked teeth

Will blue care insurance cover braces? I have a severe open bite, and crooked teeth

Call for answer: Depends on what coverage your employer bought from the ins co's list. Most plans that have orthodontic riders partially fund treatment up to age 18-19. As an adult w a severe open bite you may also need jaw surgery, and again coverage varies. Call you insurance carrier or your companies hr department, then go see an orthodontist for an exam. They've had that question before. ...Read more

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Without an insurance, how would it cost to get braces and retainer just on top part of the teeth!?

Without an insurance, how would it cost to get braces and retainer just on top part of the teeth!?

Same cost: The price of dental procedures will cost the same amout whether you have insurance or not as dentists are not allowed to have separate fees for the same procedure. Talk to your dentist and get a second or third opinion, but the teeth should be straightened so the bite, muscles and upper quadrant function in harmony. ...Read more

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Why are some of my teeth not straight?Can i get them straight w/out meddle braces? I have no insurance or dentist

Invisalign: Yes you can straighten your teeth without metal braces. Invisalign uses a series of clear aligners that you change every few weeks to straighten your teeth. The aligners look like whitening trays. Check out the invisalign web site to find a provider. ...Read more

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How can I have a severe overbite corrected? My top teeth completely cover my bottom teeth, and I have a severe overbite of 9 mm. I've been told that braces alone might not be able to fix this. What else is there that i could do? .

How can I have a severe overbite corrected? My top teeth completely cover my bottom teeth, and I have a severe overbite of 9 mm. I've been told that braces alone might not be able to fix this. What else is there that i could do?


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See Orthodontist: There are many choices available to the Orthodontic Specialist, depending on the complexity of your malocclusion. These include, but are not limited to: intrusive mechanics, temporary anchorage appliances, orthographic surgery, esthetic recontouring, corticotomy, sectional mechanics, intrusion arches, etc. seek consultation with Orthodontic Specialist. ...Read more

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Holes in my teeth after braces, can they be filled or covered up?

Holes in my teeth after braces, can they be filled or covered up?

Yes, it can be fixed: If you think you have cavities, see your dentist quickly for restoration. A cavity has to be repaired before it gets bigger and the tooth has to be treated endodontically or extracted. ...Read more

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What to do if i broke one of my front teeth and it is getting removed, could I use braces to cover up that hole and make it look normal?

What to do if i broke one of my front teeth and it is getting removed, could I use braces to cover up that hole and make it look normal?

Replace the tooth: Your broken front tooth may be replaced with an implant or a bridge. Both of these procedures can give you beautiful results. Closing the. Space with braces may not give you a natural looking smile because of the difference in size and shapes of the teeth. Talk to your dentist, perhaps also a second opinion, about your options. ...Read more

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Dr. Walter Husar
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Braces (Definition)

They are used in orthodontics. The braces are put onto the teeth at precise anatomical locations, and wire runs through the braces and brings teeth into proper alignment. This is a very short answer for a very ...Read more