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Does insurance cover titanium braces?

Gregory J. Jorgensen, DMD
Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics
Isurance companies pay for the malocclusion corrected, not the tool used to do it. Your orthodontist can use what ever he believes is in your best interest including (but not limited to...) metal braces, clear braces, aligners, growth modification appliances, retainers, OR titanium braces. As long as you have orthodontic insurance and your orthodontist diagnoses that a covered problem exists, your insurance should pay.
Dr. Elif E. Oker, MD
Medical Toxicology
Insurance coverage for braces can vary. You should check with your insurance carrier to determine what, if any, coverage limitations are in your policy for braces. You can also work with your dentist or orthodontist to determine what is covered under your insurance plan. Be sure to ask for this information in writing.

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