The American Dental Plan is a discount or "reduced-fee" dental plan. This plan is
designed for health conscious consumers looking to maintain their oral health and
minimize their dental care expenses.
General dentists who participate in the American Dental Plan have agreed to accept
a discounted fee as payment in full for each service
performed *. These discounted fees are up to 60% less than what a dentist would
normally charge. A sample table of American Dental Plan discounted fees can be found
* NOTE: ADP family plan members must all see the same general dentist.
ADP Plan members who visit a participating specialist receive a flat 20% discount
off specialists' usual and customary fees. This includes a 20% discount at:
- Orthodontists - braces
- Periodontists - gums
- Oral Surgeons - wisdom tooth or major extractions
- Prosthodontists - bridges and dentures
- Pediatric Dentists - child treatment
- Endodontists - extensive root canals
When you join the American Dental Plan with DentalPlans.com, your membership package
materials are provided instantly online in the DentalPlans.com Member's Area. This
online membership package (OMP) includes:
- Your welcome letter and membership cards
- A complete fee schedule with discounted fees on nearly every dental procedures
- Instructions and tips for maximizing your savings
- Support and contact documentation
There are no maximum benefits per year.
Routine cleanings include polishing and light coronal scaling, above gumline.
Dentist will explain level of calc/tartar deposits (possible periodontal problems).
Initial cleaning may be considered a difficult cleaning.
Payment is due at time of service. Office may require deposit prior to rendering
A fee will be charged for broken appointments w/o 24 hour notice.
All materials used are ADA approved.
Dentist may charge a higher fee for higher quality materials used.
Consult a participating Specialist for services not performed by a general dentist.
Dentist assumes full responsibility for all dental services provided to member.
Standards of Care suggest clinical exam, x-rays, diagnosis and treatment plan.
Some dentists may require a more extensive initial diagnosis which may includepano
x-rays & perio charting.
This fee schedule effective September '06
ORTHODONTIC BENEFITS Phase One: Interceptive Orthodontic
20% Discount off usual and customary charges.
Phase Two: Eruption of Permanent Teeth (pre & post)
$2895 for Class 1. adolescent only. 24 months of treatment (includes study models
& records fee).Class 2,3,4, adult, surgical, or more complex cases will receive
20% discount off usual and customary charges.
The total costs of orthodontic services are based on the complexity and time involved
moving the teeth.
- No benefits are available if orthodontic treatment began prior to membership in
American Dental Plan.
- Additional fees may be charged by the doctor for:
- Surgical procedures and/or extraction cases
- Care in excess of 24 months
- Gold, ceramic or designer appliances
- Broken metal bands
- Complications occurring during treatment
- If Membership expires before completion of treatment, member is responsible for
usual and customary fees.
- Choice of Orthodontists is limited to a list of participating orthodontists. Please
refer to current listings.
- No benefits qualify for work done outside doctor's office.
Retainers...............................$115 (per arch)
Missed Appointments...............(ask receptionist)
All other orthodontic services.........20% discount
General Plan Information
American Dental Plan has quick activation, no health restrictions, no paperwork
hassles, and there are no annual limits. Eligible dependents include children under
19 years of age or full-time students up to 23 years of age. Mentally or physically
challenged children, living with parents, will continue as dependents indefinitely.
American Dental Plan promotes early detection and ongoing maintenance. Most dentists
recommend a checkup twice every year. Members agree to hold American Dental Plan
harmless from services performed by all participating dentists. Member is responsible
for all payments to dentists. Members agree to all terms of membership. (Additional
terms provided upon request).
You are entitled to choose any participating dentist on the ADP plan. Dental offices
are located throughout Arizona. The dental provider listings on DentalPlans.com
are provided directly from each dental network or dental plan, who are responsible
for its accuracy and completeness. These listings are updated on a monthly basis,
and every effort has been made to ensure that only participating active providers
are listed. We strongly recommend that you confirm that a provider is currently
participating before you receive any services from that provider.