Dental Insurance

Regular status employees are offered one of two dental programs:  University Delta Dental Insurance or the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).   Employees may not enroll into both.   

Please click 2018 Dental Insurance Comparison Chart to view the 2018 premiums. 

University Delta Dental Insurance

Delta Dental Insurance (PPO Plus Premier) 
Group Number: 15316

Delta Dental Insurance is offered to regular status employees. The insurance also covers spouses, domestic partners, and dependents up until the age of 26.  Employees can visit dentists in either the PPO or Premier network. Employees can also visit a non-Delta dentist although the out-of-pocket costs may be higher.  For more information, please click on the following links:

Listed below is a summary of the Delta Dental insurance plan:

Plan In-Network Out-of-Network
Preventive 100% 100%
Basic 80% 70%
Major 50% 50%
Orthodontia 50% 50%
Calendar Year Max $1500 $1500
Lifetime Orthodontia $1500 $1000

Bi-weekly rates are as follows (effective January 1, 2018):

Employee $8.87
Employee +1 $28.81
Employee +2 or more $44.36

To receive a list of in-network dentist providers, please visit

Enrollment Form for Delta Dental (25KB PDF)

Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP)

Employees may choose one of the dental plans under the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP).  Detailed information on each dental plan can be found here

Employees pay the full cost toward the premiums.  Under FEDVIP, eligible family members include spouses, common law spouses (where such marriages are recognized), unmarried dependent children under age 22, and children age 22 or over who are incapable of self-support because of a mental or physical disability that existed before reaching age 22. 

Employees may enroll, chance, or cancel their vision plans online during Open Season.  However, some qualifying life events will permit employees to make some changes outside of Open Season.  Please click here for a list of qualifying life events. 


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