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Optical, dental and hearing insurance

Claim back everyday health expenses with optical, dental and hearing insurance

We know we need to look after our eyesight, teeth, and hearing, but it can be expensive.
  • On average, Britons spend £17,471 on eye care over their lifetime (Optegra, 2019)
  • A third of Britons don’t go to the dentist because it’s too expensive (Hudgell Solicitors, 2019)
  • One hearing aid can cost between £500 to £3,500 (NHS, 2020).
To help cover these costs, you can include Optical, Dental and Hearing Cover in your health insurance plan. You’ll be able to claim back expenses for:

Eye tests and new prescription glasses or contact lenses
Routine dental appointments and treatment
Hearing tests and hearing aids.

Eye tests and new prescription glasses or contact lenses

When you choose Vision Express, you can claim back 100% of the costs, up to £500 in total each plan year . If you use any other optician, we’ll cover 80%, up to £300 each plan year.


Routine dental appointments and treatment

Claim back expenses for:

✓ Routine dental appointments
This includes hygienist appointments and check-ups. We’ll pay 100% of the costs, up to £100 towards these appointments each plan year

✓ Dental treatment
Such as fillings, crowns, or implants. We’ll pay 80% of the costs, up to £400 each plan year

✓ Accidents
If you have an accident and need treatment for broken or damaged teeth, we’ll cover 100% of the bill, up to £2,500 per claim. We'll pay for up to two claims each plan year.

Hearing tests and hearing aids

Claim back 80% of the costs, up to £300 in total each plan year.

You can also claim back for the cost of a replacement hearing aid every five years. But if your audiologist recommends different ones in that time, you can claim for a new one in any plan year.

Why choose our optical, dental and hearing insurance? 

  • Choose any provider

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    But if you choose our partner Vision Express as your optician, we’ll cover 100% of the costs, up to £500 a year.

  • Cover for everyday costs

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    Claim back up to £100 for routine dental check-ups and hygienist appointments each plan year.

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Optical, dental and hearing insurance FAQs

It helps cover expenses for:
  • Eye tests and new prescription glasses or contact lenses
  • Routine dental appointments and treatment
  • Hearing tests and hearing aids.
You can include Optical, Dental and Hearing Cover in our private health insurance plans.
This depends on your personal circumstances. Consider optical, dental and hearing insurance if you're worried about covering the costs of:
  • Eye tests
  • Glasses
  • Contact lenses
  • Dentist visits and check-ups
  • Dental treatment
  • Hearing tests
  • Hearing aids.
Yes, even if you don't need treatment, you can claim for dental check-ups, dental hygienist fees, eyesight tests, and hearing tests.

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