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Source: BUS Sachsen-Anhalt (Linie6PLus)

Apply for preventive and early detection examination for dental, oral and jaw diseases


The dental precaution is aimed at all insured persons and serves to detect and treat possible dental, oral and jaw diseases at an early stage.

For children:

  • up to the age of 6: six times, three of them in infancy (6th to the 9th month of life 10th to the completed 20th month of life 21st to the 33rd month of life)
  • between 6 and 18 years: once per half-year

For adults:

  • from 18 years of age once a year
  • some hospitals offer different services

Dental prophylaxis measures in adults include:

  • the guide to effective oral hygiene,
  • Notes on the reduction of risk factors as well as
  • the removal of hard coverings and tooth decay or irritants that can cause inflammation of the gums.

The aim of dental care is to examine teeth and the oral cavity in detail in order to be able to detect and treat possible dental, oral and jaw diseases at an early stage.

Contact your health insurance company.

  • Electronic health card,
  • Bonus booklet (from the age of 12)


Measures which exceed adequate, appropriate and economic care are paid by the insured persons themselves.

You can appeal against the decision of the health insurance company. If the objection is not remedied, you can appeal to the competent social court.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

Lower Saxony Ministry of Social Affairs, Health and Gender Equality

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