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Insurance

UB Dental accepts Medicaid, Healthplex and Dentaquest (Medicaid only). We can also help you submit your insurance paperwork if you have private insurance. 

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A Medicaid Provider

UB Dental accepts Medicaid, and is the largest dental Medicaid provider in Western New York.

  • Patients eligible for coverage under the Medicaid and Medicaid Managed Care Programs (as administered by Healthplex and Dentaquest) should inform UB of their status at the time of admission
  • Patients obtaining coverage after admission are expected to notify the business office immediately
  • Claims cannot be processed retroactively; therefore, patients not informing the school of any changes are financially responsible for treatment performed without authorization

Possession of an insurance card issued by the Department of Social Services or a managed care insurance company does not guarantee eligibility. Your card must be presented to the business office / cashier before each treatment session to verify eligibility, and when requesting authorization for future treatment.

If you have questions regarding your eligible coverage, consult your caseworker or local Social Services Benefits office.

Private and Other Dental Insurance

Because our fees are comparitively low, most patients are able to receive insurance coverage for more treatment per calendar year before they reach their annual maximum limit.

We do not accept private insurance. However, at your request, we will help you complete the insurance form to send to your insurance company for reimbursement.

This form will only be provided when the procedures outlined in your treatment plan have been completed and your account for those services is paid in full.

If you have dental insurance, we strongly recommend you contact your carrier for coverage and eligibility information.

Workers Compensation and No-Fault Insurance Claims

UB Dental is unable to manage workers compensation or no-fault insurance claims. If your dental needs are related to these types of claims, you are urged to seek your care with a provider other than UB Dental.