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Dental Plan

Tufts University offers a comprehensive dental plan for you and your family members through the Delta Dental Premier USA Plan. In addition to benefits provided through the Delta Dental Plan, Tufts University employees are eligible for a 20% discount for services rendered at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinics as outlined below.

Your Dental Plan Covers

This chart is as a summary outline the Delta Dental Plan benefit coverage. Claim payment is subject to the provisions of the Subscriber Certificate. Please see the detailed Plan Summary via the link below.

  If Services are provided at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinic* If Services are provided through a private practice Delta Dental Premier PPO Network Dentist
Type I Services: Preventive Care 100%
Up to 3 cleanings per calendar year
100%
One cleaning every 6 months(Total of 2 every 12 months
Type II Services: Basic Restorative 90% 80%
Type III Services : Major Restorative 80% 60%
Annual Deductible Applies to Type III Services Only:
$50 Individual
$100 Two-Person
$150 Family
Applies to Type II and Typed III Services Only: $50 Individual
$100 Two-Person
$150 Family
Calendar Year Maximum $1,500 per person
Orthodontics Covered a 50%; Separate lifetime maximum of $1,000
*The School of Dental Medicine clinic is a teaching facility with dentists-in-training working with experienced dentists who are in the Delta Dental provider network. The clinic is located at One Kneeland Street in Boston.
Questions: call (617) 636-6828.*

Employee Discounts – Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinics

  • Effective 1-1-2018, a 20% discount off the patient balance after insurance benefits have been applied is available to employees who have dental services provided through the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinics – whether or not you are enrolled in the Delta Dental Plan. This discount does not apply to spouses, domestic partners or dependents who are not Tufts University employees.

  • If a dependent child (up to age 26) of a Tufts University employee receives treatment in the School of Dental Medicine Orthodontics Clinic, there is, effective 1-1-2018, a 20% discount off the patient balance after insurance benefits have been applied – whether or not you are enrolled in the Delta Dental Plan.

Rollover Maximum

You can save and accumulate part of your unused benefit dollars from a healthy year and use them for larger, more expensive procedures in the future. The Rollover Maximum brochure provides additional details and requirements to participate in this program.

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