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FAQs on New Dental Choice

Get the answers to the most commonly asked questions. If you cannot find the answer to your questions, contact a New Dental Choice Plan Specialist at (888) 632-7558 or contact us online.

What is New Dental Choice? +
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New Dental Choice is a dental savings plan designed for individuals and families with no dental coverage or who wish to supplement their current dental plan. Memberships start at $8.00 a month for individuals ($96.00 annually) or $10.00 a month ($120.00 annually) for families.
Is New Dental Choice a licensed plan? +
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First Dental Health, the parent company of New Dental Choice, is licensed as a discount plan in all states that have a discount plan licensing requirement.
Why is state licensing important? +
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State licensing means that New Dental Choice members can be confident that the plan meets the strictest regulatory standards in the United States. New Dental Choice members enjoy consumer safeguards that other plans may not guarantee, including, but not limited to, credentialed dentists, true and verifiable discounts, truth in advertising, and a Member Services Dispute Resolution System.
Is New Dental Choice dental insurance? +
Is my dentist part of New Dental Choice? +
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With over 100,000 dentist locations nationwide, your dentist may already be a participating New Dental Choice dentist. To look for your dentist or get a list of participating dentists in your area, click here.
Are New Dental Choice dentists credentialed? +
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Yes, we make sure all of dentists are licensed and insured to protect you. New Dental Choice participating dentists undergo stringent credentialing and re-credentialing reviews.
Who is eligible for a New Dental Choice plan? +
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Everyone. With New Dental Choice there are no limitations, so join today by filling out the online enrollment form.
How much does it cost to become a member of New Dental Choice? +
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The membership is $8.00 a month for individuals ($96.00 yearly) or $10.00 a month ($120.00 yearly) for families. There is a onetime non-refundable activation fee of $25 for the monthly membership or $10 for the yearly membership payment. To join, simply fill out the online enrollment form or call one of our Plan Specialists.
What forms of payment are accepted? +
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We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover and bank account auto-debit, or you can pay for your New Dental Choice membership by mailing an annual check or money order. Monthly payments are only available by credit card.
Who do I make my check payable to & when will my membership start? +
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Check payments need to be made payable to New Dental Choice and the membership will be processed within 24 business hours of receiving your payment. Once your plan is effective you will receive an email confirmation that includes your Member ID number and you can begin using your membership immediately. The first business day after your enrollment you will be mailed your member ID cards and plan details that should arrive within five to seven business days.
Do the member name and billing name need to be the same? +
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No, payments can be made on behalf of the member by someone else. We will need the payer's full name, billing address, phone number and relation to the member.
If I make monthly payments when are the payments processed? +
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The initial monthly membership payment is processed within 24 business hours of receipt.  All reoccurring monthly credit card payments are processed each month on the anniversary of your plan membership effective date. 
What types of procedures are discounted by New Dental Choice? +
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The discounts apply to all dental services and you will save an average of 15% to 60% off the regular office fee.
How soon can I begin using my membership? +
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Once your plan is effective you will receive an email confirmation that includes your Member ID number and you can begin using your membership immediately. The first business day after your enrollment you will be mailed your member ID cards and plan details that should arrive within five to seven business days.
Can I add more dependents and will there be an additional charge? +
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You can add additional dependents at no additional charge by contacting us or submitting your request in writing to us by fax (866-885-9801), mail (New Dental Choice PO Box 919029, San Diego CA 92191), or by calling a Plan Specialist at 888-632-3676. We will need the additional eligible dependent(s) first and last name, date of birth, and relation. For dependent eligibility details click here.
Will you notify me when my membership is due to renew? +
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We will contact you about your membership renewal with a friendly reminder at least 30 days prior to your membership renewal date.
What if I lose my membership ID cards? +
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Simply contact us with your current mailing address and we will gladly have another mailed to you within five to seven business days.

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