CVS iSave Dental Discount Plan

Dental care should be affordable for anyone. And now it is. With CVS iSave Dental Plan you will automatically pay a lot less anytime you visit a dentist.

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How a CVS iSave Plan works

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Pick a plan

Pick a plan that’s available in your area (family or individual plan).

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Pick a dentist

Find a dentist in the network who operates in your community.

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Love the discounts

Show your membership card at your appointments and get discounts, regardless of your health condition or pre-existing conditions.

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So this is basically dental insurance, right?

Wrong. Dental discount and savings plans are not the same as standard dental insurance. Here’s is a chart showing the main differences:

Dental Discount Plan
  • No deductibles
  • No limit to what you can save
  • No paperwork
  • Quick signup process
  • No health restrictions
  • No restrictions for those with pre-existing conditions
  • Pay a small annual fee
  • No monthly premiums
Dental Insurance Policies
  • Annual spending limits
  • High deductibles
  • Paperwork needed for signup
  • Signup process is long and cumbersome
  • Restrictions on many dental services
  • Pre-existing condition can disqualify you from certain services
  • Monthly premiums
  • End up paying more per year

 


 

How much you can save with CVS iSave Dental Plan

With CVS iSave Dental Discount Plan you will enjoy significant discounts for most of dental procedures: preventative dental care, major dental care, specialty treatment and cosmetic services. Here’s an example fee schedule:

DescriptionRegular CostCVS iSave Cost$ Savings% Savings
Adult Cleaning$129$39$9070%
Child Cleaning$92$32$6065%
Routine Checkup$76$19$5775%
Four Bitewing X-rays$87$26$6170%
Composite (White) Filling Code$207$66$14168%
Crown (porcelain fused to high noble metal)$1,461$589$87260%
Complete Upper Denture$2,118$747$1,37165%
Molar Root Canal$1,415$508$90764%
Extraction (single tooth)$246$67$17973%

 


 

Questions & Answers

What is CVS iSave?

CVS iSave is a type of discount dental plan. This type of plan is an alternative to basic dental insurance. With a discount plan, you pay a low annual fee to get discounts on your dental care of up to 60%.

So for example, if an adult teeth cleaning is $195, you can show your dental discount membership card and pay only $56. That’s about a 71% savings. Sounds great, right?

I already have dental insurance. Am I still able to get a discount plan?

Yes! You can still get a discount dental plan if you have insurance.

However, you can only use your discount plan after you’ve reached the annual maximum spending limit on your dental insurance policy (according to insurance rules). Also, you won’t be able to apply both your dental insurance and your discount plan to pay for a single dental procedure (according to insurance rules).

If you’d like more info on this subject, your dentist should be able to help.

How many times can I use my membership card for discounts?

As many as you want. There are no limits on how many times you can save on dental care using a discount plan. Just show your membership card at every dental visit and get a discount every time.

So there’s no paperwork at all?

Correct. You won’t need to complete any paperwork because the whole signup process is done online. Plus, there’s no need to file claims because the discount is applied at the time of your visit (and discount plans are NOT insurance).

Where can I use a dental discount plan?

At any participating dental professional. To see what professionals are in the network, use iSave’s’s search tool (choose the “Find Dentists” option).

What if my dentist is not in the network?

Then you won’t be able to get a discount through your discount plan. But if your dentist wants to join the network, they can simply call :DentalPlans at 1-844-473-9852.

What’s a fee schedule?

A fee schedule is a just list of fees that a dentist will charge for each dental service. So if you have a discount plan, you’d be getting a discount on those fees.

The fee schedule also makes it easier for the dentist to bill the insurance company, if you were to use dental insurance.

What about special dental services, like dentures and dental implants? Are those covered by a discount plan?

Most likely. A discount plan may be able to cover procedures like dental implants, cosmetic procedures, braces, and veneers.

For the specifics on this, you can contact :DentalPlans’ Customer Service Department at 1-844-473-9852.

Do dentists in the network lose money by accepting discount plans?

Per procedure, theoretically yes. But in the big picture, they actually can make more money than if all of their patients used dental insurance. Dentists in the network find that they attract more customers if they offer discounts, which would counteract the discounts they give to patients.

Am I able to save more money on top of having a discount plan?

Yes, because you’re an Authority Dental reader, you can use our special code AUTH10 when you check out and you’ll get 10% off and two months free.

What if I need a refund?

DentalPlans.com offers a 30-day money-back guarantee for all plans (they don’t refund the $20 processing fee.

If you have more questions on this, you can call :DentalPlans 1-844-473-9852 or read their Refund And Cancellation Policy.

I want to get a dental discount plan. How can I get started?

Here’s what you can do:

  1. Go to DentalPlans.com
  2. Choose your desired dental services
  3. Enter your ZIP code
  4. Select a family plan or an individual plan
  5. Choose a plan available in your area

Also, you can use their Savings Calculator to see how much you can end up saving.

I have more questions…

Not a problem! You can call the :DentalPlans Customer Service Department at 1-844-473-9852.