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  • Can you help customers who are experiencing temporary difficulties paying premiums due to COVID 19?

    We are committed to helping customers as much as we can. If you are experiencing difficulties paying your premiums as a result of COVID-19 then please email us at COVID19queries@unum.co.uk and we will be in touch to discuss the options available.

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Treatment

By treatment, we mean any listed dental procedure shown on the benefit schedule which is carried out to maintain or restore your dental health, including treatment as a result of an accident/injury and treatment for mouth cancer.

Call-out fee

the cost of attending a dental practice outside practice hours when you're seen by a dentist or specialist.

Clinically necessary

treatment recommended by a dentist or specialist to ensure the maintenance of good oral health.

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.

Pre-existing condition

By pre-existing condition, we mean a medical or dental condition (except for pre-existing periodontal conditions), injury or illness that

• the insured person knew about or
• had treatment recommended/planned by a dentist

in the 12 months before the started and returns within 24 months of the policy’s start date

Primary member

By primary member, we mean the insured person who purchases the policy. You must be 18 years or older and permanently living in the UK (we cannot accept a PO Box or ‘care of’ as a permanent address).

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