(Under Color Removal) A method for reducing the amount of printing ink used. It substitutes black for gray color (equal amounts of cyan, magenta and yellow). Thus black ink is used instead of the three CMY inks. See GCR and dot gain.
However, if you are allowed to choose an out-of-network dentist, you may be responsible for paying the difference between what the insurance company considers UCR and what your dentist charges for the service.
Sometimes there is a discrepancy between the UCR fee allowed by the insurance company and the fee charged by the dentist.
Typically, each dental insurance company has a Usual, Customary, and Reasonable (UCR) fee guide.