Dental Insurance Definition & Frequently Asked Questions

Dental insurance helps cover the costs you pay each time you see the dentist including cleanings and X-rays. Dental Insurance is typically defined as type of health insurance and may on occasion be referred to as dental plan. This coverage is designed to help pay a percentage of associated dental care costs after a member receives dental care. Depending on your plan of choice, it can also help cover major services such as crowns, implants, dentures and root canals.

Below you will find articles and insights about frequently asked questions related to dental insurance. Guardian Direct® offers you comprehensive dental insurance coverage when you need it the most. We also have a large network of dentists nationwide and encourage you to find a provider of your choice.

Quote & Enroll Questions

Preventive Services

Basic & Major Services

Family Dental Insurance

Dental Insurance for Seniors

Guides, Checklists & Comparison Research

Self Employed, COBRA & Dental Insurance Benefits At Work


Resources about COVID-19

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