Dental Insurance Terms

This Financial Coordinator resource provides a document that defines insurance terms. Refer to this comprehensive list of terms and descriptions while initiating and submitting claims.


Dental Insurance Terms

Allowable charges: Maximum dollar amount on which benefit payment is based for each dental procedure.

Annual maximum benefit: Maximum dollar amount paid by the dental plan in a calendar year or plan year.

Basic care: Dental procedures to repair and restore individual teeth due to decay, trauma, impaired function, attrition, abrasion or erosion. Basic care services may include fillings (restorations), amalgam restorations, composite restorations, simple extractions, sedative fillings and maintenance prosthodontics such as denture repair, rebase, and reline.

Benefit: Amount payable by a third party toward the cost of various covered dental services or the dental service or procedure covered by the plan.

Calendar-year maximum: The maximum amount of benefits payable under the certificate in a calendar year (January 1 through December 31 of the same year).

Claim: The charges for medical/dental products and services, which are submitted by the provider or policyholder to the insurance company for review.

View the complete document and print out a copy for your office below!
You’re currently logged out or not yet a member! You must be logged in with an active membership to view our documents and training resources. 

Your Practice Matters To Us

Successful online dental team training requires communication, planning, and starting off on the right foot. So we’ve created a “Getting Started Checklist” designed to help you and your team implement training.

Book Your Onboarding Call 

Enroll Your Team and assign tracks

Visit the first track “Getting Started” 

Every office is unique as well as every team member in a dental practice. We’ve created these focused courses for you, the Dental Professional! No contracts or subscriptions.

NOW AVAILABLE! 

We love our premade customizable documents, policies, and checklists. Use these in addition to our training modules to improve the flow in your office. 

Document Library

Looking for more support? Our coach led training was curated to train your team for you.

View our coach led training options here. 

Our monthly membership starts at $224 per month for up to 20 team members and includes every course, module, and resource on our site.

Sign Up Now

 

Our annual membership starts at $2250 per year for up to 20 team members and includes every course, module, and resource on our site.

Sign Up Now

 

Every office is unique as well as every team member in a dental practice. If you want training on a specific topic, or you need help getting started. Talk with us first!

Schedule A Free Training Assessment

 

Missed a workshop? No worries, we have you covered with our replays. You and your team will get access to training for 30 days. See what’s playing now. 

Learn More

Looking for your next event speaker? 

As the leading authority on virtual dental front office training, Laura helps dental professionals who want to be better at what they do gain the training they need through online video courses, live seminars, and coaching. Learn more about Laura’s approach and how to book her for your next event.

Yes, Please!

With your membership to Front Office Rocks, you are never alone! We’re here for you and your team. Need to talk to us, send us a message or give us a call.

800 914 3595

Send us a message

We’ve created a self-help section on our site to help offices:

  1. navigate the platform
  2. learn how to set up their students
  3. answer common questions about your subscription and account.

Visit the Self-Guided Help Center

We’re here to help your team overcome obstacles and find ways to improve!
Search for an answer or submit a new question to Laura.