View the Dental Directory (print date October 2012):
Welcome to the dental benefit information page specially created for University of Minnesota employees enrolled in a dental plan administered by Delta Dental of Minnesota. You'll find around-the-clock access to your claims history and benefits information, as well as our glossary of dental and benefit terms and how a dental plan works NEW! Check out The Smile Files, our microsite dedicated to providing information to help improve your oral health. Each month, the microsite is updated with oral health information specific to the time of year. The microsite also includes:
In addition to providing advice on how to select a dentist, we are proud to offer a dentist search, which lists participating dentists and specialists in your area. To start, go to "Find A Dentst" in the "Quick Links" section and select either Delta Dental PPO or Delta Dental Premier under product or network type. Please note, the Delta Dental PPO program requires you use a network provider for dental services. Under the Delta Dental Premier program you have in-network and out-of network coverage. While you may receive care from any dentist, we encourage you to visit an in-network dentist to receive a higher level of benefits and to avoid additional out-of-pocket costs.
- A dental risk assessment quiz
- Smile Squad™, an interactive tool that makes oral care fun for kids
- A link to additional articles on a variety of oral health topics
- And, more!
NOTE: The University Choice program is an open access program which allows you to see any licensed dentist. You will not find this product or network type under "Find a Dentist". With our Subscriber Connection, you can verify eligibility and check plan information, coverage maximums and specific dollar amounts used for the benefit year. Delta Dental's Subscriber Connection also provides users with information including procedure detail, amounts owed by you and paid by Delta Dental, deductibles applied and claim status.
Although in-network dentists will submit your claims for you, you may need to submit claims directly to Delta Dental if you visit an out-of-network dentist. Please find this address on our Contact Us page. For details concerning what your dental plan covers, please view the UPlan Dental Summary of Benefits booklet on the Office of Human Resources "Benefits" web pages. To speak to a representative, please call 1-800-553-9536 (local 651-406-5916) if you need assistance with the following:
- Orthodontic coverage
- Dentist options
- General information