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Accident

We will cover dental treatment needed to restore your teeth and/or general oral health to their pre-accident condition. We may ask for additional information such as police and hospital reports as evidence of any incident. Treatment must start within 48 hours of the accident and be completed within 30 days.

Qualifying period

This is the set amount of time you'll need to wait before you can claim for certain treatments. Please see the Table of Benefits to see what qualifying periods apply to your cover. The qualifying period applies to each member

Cosmetic or aesthetic procedures

treatment to improve your appearance but not clinically necessary such as tooth bleaching and whitening, including laser treatment to whiten your teeth.

Mouth cancer

By mouth cancer, we mean a malignant tumour, tissue or cells, primarily in the oral cavity, lips, tongue or pharynx, characterised by the uncontrolled growth and spread of malignant cells and the invasion of tissue. Mouth cancer cover will end if you leave or cancel your policy and cannot be claimed again if you start a new policy at another time.

Additional adult

By additional adult, we mean your spouse, partner, siblings, children above 18 years old or parents who live in the same property as you. Up to 3 additional adults are allowed on the same level of cover as you and you must pay a premium for each insured adult.

Reimbursement

This is the amount you will be paid by dencover following receipt of a valid claim. This will be calculated based on your policy and benefit entitlements.

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