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Dental Insurance Plans

Did you know that dental health affects your whole body? With Anthem, you can find dental insurance options that cover preventive care like regular checkups and cleanings, as well as procedures like fillings, X-rays, and root canals. You can also get access to personalized dental health advice through our “Ask a Hygienist” program.

You can sign up for a standalone dental insurance plan anytime during the year, or you can add dental coverage to one of our health insurance plans. We’ve got lots of plans to smile about.

Dental Insurance Basics

Save with dental insurance

Dental insurance saves you money on the dental care you need, whether it’s cleanings, x-rays, or crowns. Check out some common dental procedure costs with and without insurance to see how dental coverage could help you.

Routine Adult Cleaning


Root Canal




Partial Dentures


Routine Adult Cleaning


Root Canal




Partial Dentures


*Examples only. These are the average costs the patient will pay per procedure with an in-network provider and are based on averages across Atlanta, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Manhattan and Saint Louis. Actual costs and savings may vary by provider, geographic area, and service received. There are limitations and exclusions to the discount available. For example, general anesthesia, implants, and/or cosmetic dentistry are not discounted services. Upon purchase, refer to your policy for more information on the limitations and exclusions that apply. Coinsurance listed is for Prime Plan C.

How are dental expenses covered?

Once you purchase a dental insurance plan and start paying your premiums, most preventive care like cleanings and check-ups are covered immediately. For more serious procedures, after you meet your deductible, you’ll only be responsible to pay your percentage of the cost. And we’ll pay the rest. Also, some dental plans have an out-of-pocket maximum to protect you from high costs throughout the year. On some plans, if you reach this maximum, we’ll pay the full cost of any additional care until your annual maximum benefit is met. 

Dental costs over the year


In Network vs. Out of Network

When you pick an Anthem dental insurance plan, you’ll have access to leading dental health professionals near you. You’ll get the most savings if you get your care from one of the dentists in your plan.

See if your dentist is in our network

Person - In Network

Most dental plans cover cleanings and check-ups at 100% when you go to a dentist in your plan.

Person - Out Of Network

Dental procedures, cleanings, and preventive care all cost more when you see a dentist outside your plan.

Our Dental Plans

Over 65 or Medicare eligible and looking for dental coverage? Check out our Medicare Plans.

Please select your state

Our Dental plans are state specific, and are available in CaliforniaColoradoConnecticutGeorgiaIndianaKentuckyMaineMissouriNew HampshireNevadaNew YorkOhioVirginia and Wisconsin. To see which plans are available where you live, please select your state.

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