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Why is there a wait time between applying for dental insurance and receiving it?

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Dr. Robert Knox
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: Insurance Wait Time

All health and dental insurance specify a wait time.
Otherwise, why would anyone sign up in advance? We would all buy the insurance one day before the treatment, then quit right after the treatment. Please understand insurance companies are in business to make money. This would not happen without wait times.

In brief: Insurance Wait Time

All health and dental insurance specify a wait time.
Otherwise, why would anyone sign up in advance? We would all buy the insurance one day before the treatment, then quit right after the treatment. Please understand insurance companies are in business to make money. This would not happen without wait times.
Dr. Robert Knox
Dr. Robert Knox
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Dr. Robert Chin
Dentistry

In brief: Not always true

Depending on the insurance company and how you purchase this (individually or through employer) there may or may not be a wait time.
It is totally dependent on how the insurance or plan is written. Consult your insurance agent or human resources department.

In brief: Not always true

Depending on the insurance company and how you purchase this (individually or through employer) there may or may not be a wait time.
It is totally dependent on how the insurance or plan is written. Consult your insurance agent or human resources department.
Dr. Robert Chin
Dr. Robert Chin
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