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dental insurance

Dental insurance is a form of health insurance that provides financial assistance for the expense related to and the prevention, treatment, and care of dental disease.

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Dental insurance plans usually include the use of deductibles, coinsurance, and procedure and annual dollar caps. The most common types of dental insurance plans are indemnity plans, preferred provider organizations (PPOs), and dental health maintenance organizations (HMOs).

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A dental indemnity plan reimburses the insured for dental care expenses minus any deductible or...