Dental & Medical Insurance Information
San Francisco Bay Periodontics
Our insurance coordinator deals with many different insurance companies. Some companies offer many different dental and medical plans. These companies can change benefits, co-pays, and deductibles many times throughout the year. We do our best to provide you with accurate coverage estimates based on information available to us. At times, it is almost impossible to accurately estimate a patients insurance co-payment. Many insurance companies will not give out fees until after the treatment is completed. Dealing with these companies can be difficult and time consuming. As a courtesy, we ask that you keep us informed of any change to your insurance. It is important that all information about you and your insurance is current.
Further, most dental insurance policies are limited and often only pay for a portion of the procedure(s) that may need to be done.
We give each patient a Financial Arrangement at the time of exam or consultation. You will be given options on you how you may pay for your estimated portion and is due at the day of your treatment.
Private & Group Insurance
As a courtesy to our patients with medical and/or dental benefit plans, we will submit necessary claim forms, receipts, and other information to your insurance company.
Upon receipt of an insurance payment, any balance due will be billed to you. If you have deposited an excessive co-payment, it will be refunded to you.