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Claiming Options

Claiming is Fast & Simple

Step 1 –  Before visiting the dentist

If you are unsure about your level of cover and need advice call our customer service team on 094 937 8608 in advance of commencing any treatment.

Step 2 – At the dentist

Following treatment, pay your dentist and ask for an itemised receipt.
An itemised receipt will contain the following information:

  • Tooth Number (& Surface) for Sealants, Fillings, Crown, Repair Crown, Stainless Steel Crown, Root Canal Pulpotomy, Extractions, Bridge, Implant Crowns, Emergency Treatment
  • Quadrant for Periodontal Treatment
  • Date of Service
  • € Fee for each treatment

If you require more extensive treatment, your dentist will provide you with your treatment plan, which you can submit directly to DeCare for prior approval. You can email your treatment plan directly to DeCare at query@decaredental.ie or you can post your treatment plan to DeCare Dental, IDA Business Park, Claremorris, Co. Mayo.

Upon receipt of your treatment plan, DeCare will confirm whether the proposed treatment will be covered by your policy.

Step 3 – Submitting your claim

You can submit your claim as soon as a course of treatment is complete.

Claiming options include:

Online Claiming
DeCare Dental’s online claiming is a service offered to members to provide a fast and secure online claims submission option for members as an alternative to direct pay or postal options.

(You can also Pay & Claim by Post – Just pay your dentist as normal and claim back the costs covered by your policy as soon as your treatment is completed. Send your claim form and receipts to us by post to the following address: DeCare Dental, IDA Business Park, Claremorris, Co. Mayo).




Take a picture of your itemised dental receipt Fill in the details required on the online claim form and upload your receipt and submit securely. Claim processed. Benefit transferred directly to your bank account

Direct Pay

To find a list of participating dentists, just visit https://decare.ie/dentist-finder/.
If you need any help, just call us on 1890 130 017 / 094 93 78608 – we’re happy to help.

1. Getting Started 2. First Dental Visit 3. Payment

Call DeCare to confirm coverage before making your appointment.

DeCare will inform the dentist and you can book in for your initial appointment which may include an exam, cleaning, x-rays and any urgent dental treatment.

Let your dentist know before your treatment that you want to use the direct pay service.

Bring your policy number (this can be found on your policy documents you received on joining) and photo ID to your dental appointment.


DeCare will pay the dental surgery directly.

You will only need to pay the dentist for any treatments or costs that are not covered on your plan.