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Grad Employee Wisdom Teeth 101

Altus Coverage for Oral Surgery

Oral surgery is covered under our Altus dental plan at 80%. Please review the complete plan description before scheduling an appointment.  It's preferable in terms of cost to use an in-network dentist. Please check out this sample list of in-network oral surgeons--always confirm a dentist is still in-network when you contact them. You can also search for an oral surgeon in any zip code at:

UMass Student Health Plan Coverage for Impacted Wisdom Teeth

When having oral surgery, make sure to provide the dentist with your student health plan card, in addition to your dental plan information. Wellfleet may provide a limited benefit for wisdom teeth extraction if the wisdom teeth are impacted.  You can confirm this prior to surgery by contacting Wellfleet: Phone: (877) 657-5027 ♦ Claims Fax: (413) 733-4612 Group Number: ST0941SH  

Be prepared: Always Ask for a Pre-treatment Estimate​

It is a good practice to ask for a pre-treatment estimate. Your dentist or specialist will send Ameritas a plan for your care and request an estimate of benefits. The estimate helps you prepare for the cost of dental services. We recommend that you request a pre-treatment estimate for services in excess of $300. You and your dentist will receive a benefit estimate for most procedures while you are still in the office. Actual payments may vary depending upon plan maximums, deductibles, frequency limits and other conditions at time of payment.

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