Dental Plan FAQ

Dental Plans Costs & Coverage
How much does the dental plan cost?
Lincoln Dental Plan costs $295 a year.
How much are dental cleanings under Lincoln Dental Plans?
Free! When you sign up for a Lincoln Dental Plans, you get free dental cleanings.
Are there any monthly fees I need to pay?
No. Under the Lincoln Dental Plan, you pay one fee per year.
What benefits do I get when I sign up for Lincoln Dental Plans?
You get free exams, x-rays, teeth cleanings and discounted services on restorative and periodontal treatment.
Are there copays or coninsurance I need to pay under Lincoln Dental Plans?
No. Under the Lincoln Dental Plan, you don’t need to worry about paying copays or coninsurance.
Where can I use my Lincoln Dental Plan?
We have several providers who accept Lincoln Dental Plans. Please go here to find a location.
How much are exams under Lincoln Dental Plans?
As a benefit of being a Lincoln Dental Plan Member, you receive FREE comprehensive exams and x-rays.
How much does a crown cost for a tooth?
An average $850-$1000 per single porcelain-fused crown.
How much does it cost to go to the dentist without insurance?
The cost will depend on the treatment or service. Generally, it will be more financial beneficial for you to choose either dental plan or dental insurance. For more help, please call us at (402) 937-9381.
How much does it cost to have a tooth pulled without insurance?
Average tooth removals cost:
$75 to $300 for non-surgical, gum-erupted tooth extraction.
$150 to $650 for a surgical extraction utilizing anesthesia.
$185 to $600 for soft-tissue and complicated surgical extractions.
$75 to $200 for wisdom tooth extraction.
Impacted teeth can also boost costs up to $600, depending upon the tooth’s location.

 

Procedures
I think I may need a tooth extraction. Are there different kinds?
“Non-surgical” extractions and “surgical” extractions are needed when a tooth can’t be repaired. Treatment costs depend on the visit’s length and difficulty. In general, both non-surgical and surgical extractions need anesthesia.
What is a crown?
While fillings are needed to block off a tooth’s internal damages, crowns protect a tooth’s “outside area”. Crown placement normally follows a root canal treatment, and a crown’s cost is tied to the base’s material.
What is a root canal?
Root canal treatment and impacted tooth “root cutting” is used on patients with exposed, infected or damaged tooth roots. Most often, root canal treatment costs are tied to the procedure’s difficulty.