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Overseas Dental Insurance 

Dental Travel Insurance 

What is dental travel insurance?

Travel insurance with dental cover is essential. It’s cover for dental emergencies, such as broken teeth and dental infections. We’re not setting you up with braces or gold teeth, just what you need to get on with the trip.

Why do I need dental travel insurance?

Do you know how many pitted olives still have pits in them? Based on the number of dental claims we receive from around the Mediterranean, it’s a lot! Dental cover is just as important on your travel insurance as it is on your health insurance. Really, you just want to get on with your holiday.

What does dental travel insurance cover?

  • The dental benefit provides coverage for 'emergency dental treatment', certified in writing by the treating dentist, that is solely required for the immediate relief of sudden and acute pain to healthy natural teeth. This doesn't rule out fillings and caps but the need for the fillings and/or caps must be fore the reason mentioned above.

What does dental travel insurance not cover?

  • Dental treatment involving the use of previous metals or cosmetic dentistry
  • Any dental expenses back in Australia

Here are some of the benefits included in our policies

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Don't like medical bills?

Compensation for unforeseen medical expenses incurred whilst on an overseas holiday

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Unexpected cancellation?

Insurance if you have to cancel your trip due to unforeseeable events outside of your control (e.g. sudden illness).

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This is a brief summary only for full terms, conditions, limitations, and exclusions read our policy wording

Dental Travel Insurance  FAQs

What if I already have a filling on my tooth, will it be considered a pre existing condition?

That’s okay,cover should be available for that. However, if you’ve had more serious dental work, there might be a problem covering damage to that tooth. If the claim arises from an existing medical/dental condition that is not specifically listed as automatically covered in the policy wording, then no coverage is available for emergency dental.

How do I find a dentist?

It can be tricky to find a dentist overseas, even in the age of Google. Fortunately, our emergency assistance team. can help you find a local dentist who suits your needs.

What if I have dental pain and I don’t know why?

The bottom line is that you’ll need to get that checked out, regardless of whether we can cover it. Based on the outcome of that first consultation, we can then make a decision about what cover is available for you.

Read the policy wording for full terms, conditions and exclusions and to ensure the product suits your needs.

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