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DDPA

Delta Dental Plans Association is a national network of independently operated not-for-profit dental servic...

Deductible

The amount of dental expense your group requires you to pay before Delta Dental assumes any liability for p...

Deductible Applicable

The amount of expense the patient is required to pay before the carrier assumes any liability for payment o...

Delta Dental Patient Direct

Delta Dental Patient Direct is a dental membership program that offers access to a network of dentists who ...

Delta Dental PPO

This plan allows employers to increase the value of dental benefits to employees, while actually decreasing...

Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier

Where the eligible patient is treated by a Delta Dental PPO Program dentist, the fee for the covered servic...

Delta Dental PPO w/ Table

Delta Dental PPO plan which is also subject to a specific table of allowances for your group.

Delta Dental Premier

The affordable answer to indemnity plans, Delta Dental Premier applies the best in managed care and cost co...

Delta Dental Premier w/ Table

Delta Dental Premier plan which is also subject to a specific table of allowances for your group.

DeltaCare

Those who desire a managed care delivery system may consider DeltaCare, a capitated dental health maintenan...

Dental Auditor

An individual who reviews claims submitted for benefits and assists in the administration of plan policies,...

Dentist

A person licensed to practice dentistry by the appropriate authority in the area where the dental service i...

Dependents

A subscriber's spouse and children (up to age 19-23) as defined in his/her dental plan contract.

Diagnostics

Materials such as x-rays, charting and photos which assist the dentist in determining the patient’s oral he...

  • Benefits of Registration

     

    Members : You can also print a copy of your ID card.

    Dentists : You can also submit claims for free.

    Employers: You can submit enrollments and terminations; make changes, transfers, and reinstatements; view members' profiles, and order reports. Please call 800-452-9310 for a username and password. For more information, view our demo .
  • Account Types

     

    Members: Individual subscribers should select this option.

    Dental Businesses : You can submit claims, inquire on claims and view EOBs for all patients for all locations and for all treating dentists for your business. You can also create online accounts for each service location for your business.

    Dentists : You can submit claims, inquire on claims and view EOBs for all patients treated by you across businesses and across locations.
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