Graduate Students Association (GSA)
Insurance + Network
|Diagnostic & Preventive
recall exam¹, cleanings¹,
fillings³, oral surgery,
|Not covered||+ 20%||20%||80%|
||$750 per policy year|
¹ Recall exams, cleaning/polishing, bitewing x-rays, oral hygiene instruction, and the application of flouride are covered once per 12 months. Scaling is covered up to a maximum of 2 units per policy year. A complete exam (sometimes call a new patient exam) is only covered once per 36 months. A complete set of x-rays or panorex x-rays is covered oncer per 36 months.
² The extraction of impacted teeth is considered to be part of preventive services by Sun Life. The Studentcare Dental Network reduction, however, will be 20%, as this is considered oral surgery in the Provincial Dental Fee Guide for General Practitioners.
³ Fillings in amalgam (metal) are covered for all teeth. Composite (white) fillings are covered for the front teeth and pre-molars only. If the student chooses to have the back (posterior) teeth filled in composite, the claim will be reimbursed according to the amalgam fee.