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Oral surgery FAQs

Choose a category below to see questions and answers about oral surgery coverage.

Coverage questions

Coverage depends upon the procedures involved and how your dental plan is set up. We suggest you get a pre-treatment estimate (predetermination) for any oral surgery procedure. We'll let you know if your plan covers the care suggested.

For more information, call the Member Services number on your ID card. 

It depends upon your plan. First, find out if your treatment will be covered under your medical or dental benefits or insurance plan. You or your dentist can send a request for a pre-treatment estimate (predetermination). We'll let you know if and how your plan covers the care suggested. 

You will be reimbursed under the plan in which the oral surgery procedures are considered covered services.

It depends on your medical plan. Call Member Services at the number listed on your ID card. 

Surgical dental extractions are considered dental in nature. They are typically covered under an Aetna dental plan. There are exceptions, however. To verify whether your dental or medical plan may cover surgical extractions, call Member Services.

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This material is for information only. Health information programs provide general health information and are not a substitute for diagnosis or treatment by a physician or other health care professional. Information is believed to be accurate as of the production date; however, it is subject to change.

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