Will dental insurance pay for prescriptions?


Usually, no. Prescription medications such as antibiotics are not covered.

Prescription drugs are classified as covered under the prescription drugs benefit of your medical insurance. That means that you should claim all expenses on prescriptions drugs through your health insurance, and not through your dental insurance.

You can think of it this way - your car insurance policy will not cover a robbery that happens inside your home. In a similar way, dental insurance will pay for services, treatments and procedures that are provided by the dentist.

What you can do is select a medical insurance or dental insurance plan that has a specific provision for prescription drugs.

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