UK Human Resources

Retiree: UK Dental Retiree Classic

What You Need to Know: 

UK Dental offers two dental plans with a unique plan design for the needs of retirees, one of which is the UK Dental Retiree Classic. All services are provided through the UK College of Dentistry and satellite facilities by UK faculty or post-graduate dentists. Any services obtained outside of the UK College of Dentistry are not covered under the UK Dental Plan. The UK College of Dentistry is included in the Delta Dental provider network for the Delta Dental Basic and Enhanced plans.

Plan Features

  • Diagnostic and preventive care to maintain good oral health.
  • Fully covers two oral exams, X-rays, and cleanings per year.
  • Partially covers dentures.
  • No annual deductible.
  • Includes discounts on services.

The UK Dental network may be accessed here:

Summary of Benefits

Choosing a Dentist Any UK faculty or post-graduate participating provider
Annual Deductible
Annual Plan Maximum
Covered Benefit (up to Annual Plan Maximum)
Two cleanings/routine office visits per year
Restorative Fillings
(one to four surfaces)
Simple Extractions 50%
Periodontics (one scaling/ root planing) 50% every 2 years
Crown or Bridge Not covered
Endodontics (root canal) Not covered
Oral Surgery (Outpatient surgical extractions) Not covered
Complete/Partial Dentures 50%
Orthodontics (no age limits) Not covered
Space maintainers (for permanent teeth) Not covered