Why Delta Dental
At Delta Dental, we believe what makes us different makes us better.
Your employees get Wisconsin's largest network of top-quality dentists and local, industry-leading customer care. You get our commitment to cost management and wellness-based dental benefits, and the peace of mind that comes with them.
Everyone benefits from Delta Dental's committment to healthy communities. As a not-for-profit dental-care company, we are proud to support important oral-health causes statewide – especially those that assist at-risk populations.
We can almost see your smile from here!
Not all dentist networks are created equal. Some are larger than others – and some are not only larger, but have more dentists all across the state, in towns and cities, in small offices and large clinics. Most important of all, they have your dentist.
Those aren’t just larger dentist networks; those are better dentist networks. They’re the networks of Delta Dental.
It’s not just our networks that are built to be better – our network listings are better, too. They’re more accurate. They only show the dentists that are actually practicing in a dental office. Here’s why that’s important:
The Evidence-Based Integrated Care Plan provides extra care for people with medical conditions (like heart disease, diabetes, and kidney disease) that have oral-health implications. This category-leading plan feature incorporates the latest oral-health research into a benefit enhancement that helps improve the health of your teeth and gums – and your whole body.
People who are pregnant or have diabetes, cancer, kidney failure, heart conditions, suppressed immune systems or progressive periodontal disease may not know of the connection between those conditions and good oral health. EBICP gives them extra dental care to help manage their conditions.
Maximum Benefit Bonus
Imagine if your employees could put up to $700 a year into a savings account for future dental care! With Maximum Benefit Bonus, they can.
Members who see their dentist for diagnostic, preventive, and simple restorative work often don’t need or use their full dental benefit. MBB rewards them with a bonus account that can be accessed if and when their dental provider recommends additional work.
When eligible members use less than 50% of their annual maximum (other conditions apply), they can add 25%-35% of their maximum into the MBB account, depending on whether they use a Delta Dental Premier or Delta Dental PPO provider.
Implant coverage is now standard for non-pooled, fully insured groups, and normally costs nothing extra.
In most plans, implants are covered at the same level as fixed bridges and removable partial and complete dentures.
Interested in implant coverage? Ask for it in your policy renewal. Contact your agent or Delta Dental sales representative for details.
Reduced X-Ray Frequency
The Department of Health and Human Services, the Food and Drug Administration and the American Dental Association agree: Patients at low risk for chronic oral disease should be exposed to X-rays less frequently.
Delta Dental of Wisconsin recommends bitewing X-rays a maximum of once a year, and full-mouth X-rays every five years. If you have standard coverage, Delta Dental can lower your costs when your X-ray frequency falls within those recommendations.
Read more about dental radiation in our white paper, “When does my child need dental X-rays?”
Increased Sealant Coverage
Properly applied by your dental professional, sealants protect your child’s teeth and reduce the need for fillings by as much as 72%.
Our Expanded Sealant Coverage, designed for patients six to 18 years of age, prevents fillings and saves money over the long haul. The lifetime cost of a filling exceeds $2,000. Sealants address the “root” of the problem before fillings become necessary.
We want members to see their dentists for regular checkups, exams and cleanings. If they do, CheckUp Plus™ won’t count those costs against their annual maximum– leaving them more flexibility for care they might need later.
CheckUp Plus™ is a great way to promote overall wellness, especially as the medical community finds out more about the link between oral health and full body health. Call us or talk to your agent about CheckUp Plus™.
Delta Dental’s award-winning Benefit Center treats you right.
It takes an average of 25 seconds to connect with a Benefit Advisor by phone, and 98.9% of inquiries are resolved with that first call.
The average claim is processed within 72 hours at an accuracy rate that exceeds 99.9%.
Enrollment and eligibility updates happen within three business days.
It’s no wonder that 19 of every 20 Delta Dental of Wisconsin members express satisfaction with their dental plan – and we’re working hard to convince that 20th member!
Delta Dental has donated more than $10 million to oral-health-related causes in the last decade. Every day in some corner of the state, Delta Dental is providing the means for a child to get sealants or an underserved adult to see the dentist for the first time in years. It’s why we’re in business, and it’s simply the right thing to do.
Learn more about our partnership with the Marquette University School of Dentistry, the Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation, and other charitable and research efforts around the state ... and around the world.