Delta Dental Patient Direct is a discounted dental program that offers affordable access to a network of Patient Direct dentists. Covered procedures each have a negotiated/discounted fee that the participating dentist has agreed to accept as payment in full for that procedure. Patient Direct is not insurance ;and members are responsible for paying 100% of the Patient Direct dentist's fee up to the Patient Direct level of fees. Most routine dental services, including braces and cosmetic services such as bleaching are included in the program. Members are also eligible for vision care savings.
Am I eligible?
You must be at least 18 years of age and a resident of New Jersey to enroll in the discount plan.
Membership runs for one year after enrollment. The enrollment fee is $66 for individuals
or $96 for a family
Family membership includes:
- Domestic partners (must be able to provide a certificate of a civil union if requested by Delta Dental)
- All children until the end of the membership year in which they turn 23
- Any disabled child who is fully dependent on you for support
Family members who have dental insurance are not eligible.
If, for any reason, you are not satisfied, you may notify Delta Dental in writing within 30 business days of the effective date of your membership, and Delta Dental will fully refund your money.
- General services - routine cleanings, fillings, x-rays
- Major services - crowns, root cancels, gum treatments, extractions, dentures, orthodontia
- Cosmetic services
- Treatment for pre-existing dental conditions are subject to the fee schedule
- No deductibles
- No claims to file
- No frequency limits
- No waiting periods
This program does not apply to any dental services which have begun prior to the date you joined Patient Direct. If a dentist has given you a treatment plan before you joined Patient Direct, you will need to notify the dentist that you have joined Patient Direct before you begin treatment.
Cost savings can vary from office to office in the range of 36%-51%.
Find an in-network dentist
You must be treated by a dentist in the Patient Direct network to receive services at fees below or at the amounts listed in the Patient Direct fee schedule. If you visit a dentist who is not a participating Delta Dental Patient Direct dentists, you may not receive services at the fee schedule and are required to pay the fees in full.
How to Use
Present your ID card to any Patient Direct participating dentist in our New Jersey statewide network. The dentist will not charge you more than the fees listed in the Patient Direct fee schedule. You must pay the dentist at time of service.
Vision Care Savings
Delta Dental Patient Direct membership also includes savings on eye exams, frames, lenses and contact lenses through EyeMed Vision Care. Visit EyeMedVisionCare.com/deltadental for more information.