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Benefits

Retiree Dental Plans & Rates

What You Need to Know: 

The University of Kentucky offers a wide variety of dental plan options offered through two carriers, UK Dental Care and Delta Dental. All UK dental plans offer a benefit towards preventive services for cleaning and office visits two times a year. Additional benefits are provided based on the plan you choose. Please note, UK Dental does not issue dental plan ID cards. Delta Dental plans do provide an ID card starting in July.

Eligibility

Upon retirement, retirees are eligible for the retiree dental plans: UK Dental Retiree Classic, UK Dental Retiree Ultra, Delta Dental Basic, and Delta Dental Enhanced. 

Member eligibility and benefits can be verified by calling (859) 323-8566 for UK Dental or (800) 955-2030 or www.deltadentalky.com for Delta Dental.

Please note, while the information on this site provides an overview of the dental plans, we recommend members become familiar with the specifics of their plan prior to receiving care. For a more detailed description on your Delta Dental Care plan, information regarding participating providers, and claims inquiries contact Delta Dental customer service at (800) 955-2030 or visit www.deltadentalky.com. For a more detailed description on your UK Dental Care plan, information regarding participating providers, and claims inquiries contact UK Dental Care at (859) 323-8566 or http://www.mc.uky.edu/Dentistry/patients.

Payment

Dental premiums are due on a monthly basis and may be automatically withdrawn from either a checking or savings account.

Plans At A Glance

Benefits Structure

Coverage Level

Monthly Rate

Delta Dental Basic Plan
Out-of-network coverage offered;
no balance billing when seeing premium
network dentist; preventative & minor
restorative procedures coverage

 

Retiree Only

$24.40

Retiree + Child(ren)

$46.30

Retiree + Spouse

$51.90

Retiree + Family

$76.30

Delta Dental Enhanced Plan
Includes all Basic benefits;
coverage for major restorative
procedures too

 

 

Retiree Only

$33.00

Retiree + Child(ren)

$69.80

Retiree + Spouse

$72.80

Retiree + Family

$113.50

UK Dental Retiree Classic
No deductible; partially covers dentures;
includes discounts on services

 

 

Retiree Only

$16.00

Retiree + Child(ren)

$33.80

Retiree + Spouse

$33.80

Retiree + Family

$53.50

UK Dental Retiree Ultra
Includes all Classic plan benefits;
orthodontic coverage

 

 

Retiree Only

$35.70

Retiree + Child(ren)

$73.60

Retiree + Spouse

$73.60

Retiree + Family

$113.70

Enrollment

Complete the enrollment form and return to the Benefits Office located in 112 Scovell Hall, on UK Campus.