Did you know that you can use MediSave for dental claims to cover a portion of the cost of dental surgeries? Firstly, Smilepoint is a CPF Medisave-accredited dental clinic for dental surgery: therefore, patients who are Singapore citizens or permanent residents can claim part of their surgical expenses from the CPF Medisave Account when undergoing dental surgeries at Smilepoint Dental. Patients who don't have enough money in their Medisave account to cover their dental costs can bill their immediate family members' Medisave account balances. Spouses, parents, grandparents, siblings, and children are examples of immediate family members, and they must be Singapore citizens or permanent residents.
Are you a Singaporean Citizen (SC) or Permanent Resident (PR) in Singapore who has a MediSave account? Then you are eligible to apply for MediSave dental claims as MediSave is the national medical savings scheme in Singapore.
You can claim Medisave for certain dental surgeries. In other words, you may be able to cover a portion of the expenses If you are planning to undergo dental surgery for medical reasons. However, the withdrawal limit of your claim depends on the type and complexity of the surgery and, of course, the final approval from CPF. There is a list of eligible surgical procedures, and each medical procedure is subject to MediSave withdrawal limits.
MediSave can be used to pay for surgical procedures such as:
Wisdom tooth surgery removes impacted wisdom teeth that are blocked from erupting completely. Therefore, as a Medisave-accredited clinic, patients are able to claim Medisave to pay for their wisdom tooth removal surgery at Smilepoint Dental.
Dental Implants are devices that replace the roots of missing teeth, as a result, they act as a good measure to support crowns, bridges or dentures. It is placed in your jawbone by surgery. This is a more natural and secure method of replacing missing teeth.
An oral biopsy is a surgical procedure to take tissue from the patient's oral cavity to examine, and thereafter a diagnosis can be made.
|MediSave for Dental Claims||Claim Amount|
|Insertion of Dental Implant(s) - 2C||Up to $950 per tooth|
|Removal of Dental Implant(s) - 1C||Up to $450 per tooth|
|Wisdom Tooth Surgery - Without the division of tooth|
|Single tooth /2 to 3 teeth /4 or more teeth||Up to $350/ Up to $1550 /Up to $2150|
|Wisdom Tooth Surgery - With the division of tooth|
|Single tooth /2 to 3 teeth /4 or more teeth||Up to $950/ Up to $1850 /Up to $2600|
|Guided Bone Regeneration 2C||Up to $950|
|Crown Lengthening - 1B||Up to $350|
|Surgical Consumables||Up to $300|
Please Note: The actual MediSave dental claims for each procedure may differ depending on the complexity of the treatment and CPF Medisave’s final approval; therefore, these amounts are only given as guidelines for you to form a general overview. Contact Smilepoint Dental for more information.
You will NOT be able to use it for non-surgical treatments including cosmetic or aesthetic dental treatments on the basis that it is not a surgical or medical necessity.
Note: For non-surgical treatments, you can get a subsidised rate if you have a CHAS/MG/PG card. dental treatments available for CHAS subsidy.
It is a common practice for many other dental clinics to collect the full cash amount before processing the claim for dental.
You do not need to pay cash upfront. At Smilepoint Dental, we try to simplify the process so that the patient does not need to come up with cash upfront.
This needs to be sighted by witness/clinic staff
In the case of immediate family members, they must be either Singapore Citizens or Permanent residents (if the MediSave account holder is not the patient please provide proof of relationship i.e. marriage certificate, birth certificate).
You need to have sufficient funds in your MediSave account
You can download these medical claims authorisation forms from the CPF website using your SINGPASS by logging onto your account or by going to any of the CPF offices to request a printout.
To ensure the privacy of patients, Smilepoint will not go into the patient’s account to check the balance.
After submission, the CPF board will inform the owner of the Medisave account in writing of the total amount taken out of the Medisave account.
Make sure to submit these documents before the surgery or else you will have to incur the full payment in cash or Nets.
For the Medisave dental claim, you should submit the documents within 5 working days to allow the use of Medisave. In this instance, consequently, the money can only be refunded in 3 weeks after Medisave approval & banking clearance. The Medisave account holder receives the refund in the form of a crossed cheque to the Medisave account holder’s name, you need to collect & sign it in person.
Besides that, Medisave can also be used to pay for certain dental services at dental clinics and medical institutions accredited by the Ministry of Health (MOH) and Central Provident Fund (CPF) Board. As a general guide, dental treatments that involve surgery and are performed due to medical reasons can be paid for using Medisave.
Smilepoint is a Baby Bonus-approved institution. Therefore, funds from CDA accounts can be used for dental treatment of the child and their siblings.
Smilepoint at Holland Village is an AIA-accredited clinic. as a result, patients with AIA Dental coverage can enjoy treatment under AIA coverage.
We also provide subsidised co-payment options under the Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) for outpatient dental services
Smilepoint Dental Centre
Chip Bee Gardens (Opposite Holland Village)
43, Jalan Merah Saga #01-64