CHAS subsidies cannot be used for wisdom teeth surgery, but can be used for wisdom teeth extractions without surgery (which are considered routine teeth extractions). Visit the CHAS website for more information.
Can I use Chas card for wisdom tooth extraction?
Can I use CHAS to pay for wisdom tooth extraction/surgery? You can use CHAS subsidies if the removal involves a routine extraction only. If a surgery is required, you can choose to use Medisave.
Can Chas card be used for dental?
CHAS enables all Singapore Citizens, including Pioneer Generation (PG) and Merdeka Generation (MG) cardholders, to receive subsidies for medical and/or dental care at participating General Practitioner (GP) and dental clinics.
Can Polyclinic extract wisdom tooth?
Polyclinics generally charge $25 to $40 per tooth for simple wisdom tooth extractions, excluding the consultation fees. It may take from weeks to months to secure an appointment depending on the location. They also refer complex extractions or wisdom tooth surgery to hospitals.
How much does wisdom tooth surgery cost in Singapore?
Average Fee For Dental Procedures
|Public Institutions (Non-subsidised fees)|
|Institutions/ Conditions||Crowns (Capping) – Single Unit||Impacted Wisdom Tooth Surgery|
|NDCS||$829 – $1,057||$910|
What is the average cost to extract a wisdom tooth?
Removing wisdom teeth can cost you somewhere between $75 – $250 per tooth. The impacted wisdom tooth will cost between $200 – $600. Extracting all four wisdom teeth together will cost you around $600 – $1100. Removing just one wisdom tooth, including general anesthesia, will cost you about $600 – $1100.
Can we use Chas card for braces?
Braces, or Orthodontic Treatment, as it is an elective treatment, is currently not supported under Medisave treatments. Medisave forms can be found here.
What can Chas card be used for?
The Community Health Assist Scheme (CHAS) enables all Singapore Citizens, including Pioneer Generation (PG) and Merdeka Generation (MG) cardholders, to receive subsidies for medical and/or dental care* at participating General Practitioner (GP) and dental clinics.
Where can Chas card be used?
CHAS Cards cannot be used at polyclinics, the logic being that those are already subsidised. They can only be used at participating private clinics. CHAS Green Cards can only be used at participating GP clinics, while all the other CHAS Cards can be used at participating GP clinics and dental clinics.
What is the benefit of green Chas card?
With a new CHAS green tier, CHAS will be extended to cover all Singaporeans for chronic conditions, regardless of income. Subsidies for complex chronic conditions will be increased. CHAS Orange cardholders will receive subsidies for common illnesses.
Do hospital remove wisdom teeth?
An oral surgeon or dentist can remove wisdom teeth. The procedure can be done in the dentist’s or surgeon’s office. You may have the procedure in the hospital, if you are having all your wisdom teeth pulled at one time.
Can I use Medisave for extraction?
Conclusion. In summary, you are able to use Medisave to pay for dental surgical procedures such as Dental Implants, Wisdom Tooth Surgeries, and Gum Surgery. You can pay for your or your immediate family members’ procedures with Medisave.
Can root canal claim from Medisave?
Can I use Medisave for my root canal treatment? No. Root canal treatments are not considered as surgical procedures under the table of surgical procedures as laid out by the Ministry of Health.
Is it difficult to extract wisdom tooth?
Depending on the case, wisdom tooth extraction can be simple and quick or quite difficult. Extracting partially erupted lower wisdom teeth is more complex than extracting fully erupted teeth, and it thus may require surgical extraction.
Is wisdom tooth surgery painful?
You shouldn’t feel any pain as your wisdom teeth are removed because the area will be numb. However, if you do feel pain during the procedure, tell your dentist or oral surgeon so they can give you more anaesthetic. How long it takes to remove the tooth will vary.