Dental Plan 2019

Tufts University offers the Delta Dental Premier Plan, a comprehensive dental plan for you and your family.

Go to eServe to review, enroll in, or make changes to your Delta Dental benefit within 31 days of becoming eligible, a qualifying life event, or during Open Enrollment.

Dental Benefit Overview

View the Delta Dental Plan Summary for coverage details or contact Delta Dental at 800-872-0500.

The chart below provides an overview of your dental benefits and comparison of services you can receive at either a private dentist or the School of Dental Medicine Clinic. All claims are subject to the provisions of the Subscriber Certificate.
 

  Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinics* 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 Up to 2 cleanings per calendar year
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
Rollover Maximum You may accumulate part of your unused dental benefit dollars from a healthy year and use them for larger, more expensive procedures in the future. Learn more.
*The School of Dental Medicine clinics are teaching facilities with dentists-in-training who work with experienced dentists in the Delta Dental provider network. The clinic is located at One Kneeland Street in Boston. The discount may be applied at any clinic at the dental school, including the predoctoral, postgraduate, faculty practice and hygiene clinics. Enhanced benefits do not apply to the Dental School's Faculty Practice or Hygiene Clinic.
Questions: call (617) 636-6828.*

Additional Employee Discounts at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinics

  • 20% discount off the cost of services provided at a Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinic for benefits-eligible faculty and staff. This discount is taken off the patient balance after insurance benefits have been applied. You do not have to be enrolled in the Delta Dental Plan to qualify. This discount does not apply to spouses, domestic partners or dependents who are not Tufts University employees. The discount applies to any clinic at the dental school, including predoctoral and postgraduate clinics. This discount does not apply to Faculty Practice or the Hygiene Clinics.
     
  • 20% discount off the cost of orthodontics services for dependent children (up to age 26) of benefits-eligible faculty and staff in the School of Dental Medicine Orthodontics Clinic. The discount is taken off the patient balance after insurance benefits have been applied. You do not have to be enrolled in the Delta Dental Plan to qualify.

Dental Information and Resources

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For More Information

Delta Dental: 800-872-0500

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinics: 617-636-6828

For questions about your Tufts University benefits, contact Tufts Support Services at tss@tufts.edu or 617-627-7000.