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dentists [2011/02/17 23:53]
chat.hull
dentists [2017/01/03 19:30] (current)
ishivvers
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 With the [[http://​www.uhs.berkeley.edu/​students/​insurance/​index.shtml|SHIP medical insurance]] provided by the university, you have access to all the medical facilities inside the [[http://​www.uhs.berkeley.edu/​|Tang Center]]. ​ This includes GPs, specialists,​ the pharmacy, and the optometrist (though the school of optometry). ​ With the [[http://​www.uhs.berkeley.edu/​students/​insurance/​index.shtml|SHIP medical insurance]] provided by the university, you have access to all the medical facilities inside the [[http://​www.uhs.berkeley.edu/​|Tang Center]]. ​ This includes GPs, specialists,​ the pharmacy, and the optometrist (though the school of optometry). ​
  
-The SHIP insurance also provides [[http://​uhs.berkeley.edu/students/insurance/dentalannouncement.shtml|basic dental care]] (up to $1000 a year in coverage) ​through Delta Dental for cleanings every six months and most dental needs, including fillings, X-rays, wisdom teeth removal, etc.  This service is provided outside the Tang Center, and [[http://deltadentalins.com/UCB/|the dental care website]] ​(company name: SHIP) provides ​long list of dentists that are covered by the insurance. ​ To help you find a good dentist, here are the names of some dentists that have been tried and liked. ​ (If you add a dentist here, please use the appropriate smiley face to indicate your level of satisfaction.)+The SHIP insurance also provides [[https://​uhs.berkeley.edu/​insurance/​ship-benefits/​ship-dental-benefits|basic dental care]] (up to $1000 a year in coverage)cleanings every six months and most dental needs, including fillings, X-rays, wisdom teeth removal, etc.  This service is provided outside the Tang Center, and [[httphttps://uhs.berkeley.edu/insurance/ship-benefits/​ship-dental-benefits|the dental care website]] ​should link to a list of dentists that are covered by the insurance. ​ To help you find a good dentist, here are the names of some dentists that have been tried and liked. ​ (If you add a dentist here, please use the appropriate smiley face to indicate your level of satisfaction.)
  
-**Note: as of 15 August 2010, dental coverage has switched from MetLife to Delta Dental, so your favorite dentist may no longer be a preferred provider! ​ See the "basic dental care" page above for benefit levels at in-network vs. out-of-network providers.** 
  
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 Recommended by Jeff Silverman, Katey Alatalo, and Chat Hull \\ Recommended by Jeff Silverman, Katey Alatalo, and Chat Hull \\
 **Note: it appears that while Amy Lee is out of network, she is NOT charging out-of-network fees to her Berkeley patients, lest she lose half her clientele! ​ In other words, you can keep going to Amy Lee.**\\ **Note: it appears that while Amy Lee is out of network, she is NOT charging out-of-network fees to her Berkeley patients, lest she lose half her clientele! ​ In other words, you can keep going to Amy Lee.**\\
 +**Note the second: it appears that now Amy Lee has decided not to waive the out-of-network fees. There was no official announcement that I know of, but I got a bill for a routine cleaning, and after calling the office, was told they were not waiving the fee any more. (4/​11/​13)**\\
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 Dr. Dawn Dukes (**out of network**) :-D \\ Dr. Dawn Dukes (**out of network**) :-D \\