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Aetna Dental – Houston, TX

How to Get the Most Out of Your Aetna Dental Insurance

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We know you want high-quality dental care that not only produces excellent results but is also affordable. Dr. Lawton and his team are here to help you get the most out of your coverage. As an Aetna dental in-network provider, we aim to keep your out of pocket costs low while helping you to maximize your benefits. Not only will we take care of all the necessary paperwork and claims processing for you, but we will also work on your behalf to help you get the answers you need to make the right decision about your dental health. If you have coverage through Aetna or another provider, please let us know when you call to schedule an appointment.

Aetna Coverage Availability & Fees

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When enrolling in Aetna dental insurance plan, you are agreeing to pay the mandatory monthly premium to gain access to a wide array of benefits. All policies will vary from person-to-person; however, you can expect your coverage to look similar to the following:

If you require sedation dentistry during your visit, it may be possible to receive some level of coverage.

If you want to get the most out of your dental insurance and avoid losing money at the end of each calendar year, it is strongly advised that you:

As an Aetna dentist, Dr. Lawton has already negotiated terms with the insurance company to provide certain services at a reduced cost. This type of arrangement is why it is strongly advised that you seek care from an in-network provider. While you are free to choose any dentist you prefer, opting to see an in-network dentist with your PPO plan will ensure you receive the most coverage without emptying your wallet.

Should you choose an out of network dentist, you will likely be responsible for fees that are considered higher than the fair pricing designated by the insurance company, and you will pay more out of pocket for the services you receive.

Meet Leila

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As Dr. Lawton’s office manager, Leila has more than 26 years of experience in the field of dentistry. Apart from her ability to coordinate treatments and schedule appointments, she also handles all the financial obligations. From answering questions and helping patients better understand their dental insurance policy, to serving as a liaison between you and your insurer, she will file all the necessary paperwork and claims on your behalf. She will also share how you can maximize your benefits and provide information about additional payment options should you have a remaining balance that requires financing.