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UK Dental Basic

Convenience of seeing a UK Dentistry provider
Lower premiums. Includes two exams and cleanings per year

UK Dental Comprehensive

Convenience of seeing a UK Dentistry provider
Includes two exams and cleanings per year, plus coverage for other dental services such as restorative fillings and emergency treatment

Delta Dental Basic

Flexibility to see a wider range of dental providers, including UK Dentistry
Includes two exams and cleanings per year, plus coverage for other dental services such as fillings, periodontics and others

Delta Dental Enhanced

Flexibility to see a wider range of dental providers, including UK Dentistry
Includes two exams and cleanings per year, plus coverage for dentures and orthodontics (up to age 19)

2
ANNUAL CLEANINGS
100%
COVERED BY INSURANCE
$0
YOUR COST AT TIME OF SERVICE

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UK Dental For UK Basic and Comprehensive plan members

Delta Dental For Delta Basic and Enhanced plan members


 

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UK Dental Care members must receive services at a UK Dentistry clinic. Members may elect to be seen by faculty, residents or dental students. Dental services provided at non-UK Dentistry clinics are not covered under UK Dental Care.

Basic Plan Features:

  • Fully covers two oral exams, x-rays and cleanings per year
  • Includes discounted fees on many services
  • No annual deductible

Depending on the dental plan you pick, an ID card may or may not be required:

  • UK Dental plans do not require a plan ID card.

2022-23
Coverage Level You pay
Employee only $12.24
Employee + children $38.60
Employee + spouse $24.26
Employee + family $54.81

Coverage

Summary of benefits UK Dental Basic
Choosing a dentist Faculty, residents or students at a UK Dentistry clinic
Annual deductible None
Annual plan maximum $600
Diagnostic & preventive: two exams and cleanings per year 100%
Simple restorative (filling) Not covered
Major restorative (crown/bridge) Not covered
Dentures (complete and partial, fixed & removable) Not covered
Repairs (certain types) Not covered
Endodontics (root canal) Not covered
Periodontics (scaling & root planing, perio evaluation and surgical) Not covered
Periodontics: two maintenance visits per year Not covered
Simple extractions Not covered
Oral surgery Not covered
Anesthesia (certain types) Not covered
Orthodontics (no age limit) Not covered
Emergency treatment (with UK Dentistry provider) Not covered
UK Dental Care members must receive services at a UK Dentistry clinic.  Members may elect to be seen by faculty, residents or dental students.  Dental services provided at non-UK Dentistry clinics are not covered under UK Dental Care. 

  Comprehensive Plan Features: 
  • Includes all Basic Plan benefits 
  • Offers benefits for restorative, simple extractions and more 
  • Orthodontic coverage for children and adults  
Depending on the dental plan you pick, an ID card may or may not be required: 
  • UK Dental plans do not require a plan ID card. 

2022-23
Coverage Level You pay
Employee only $27.13
Employee + children $55.46
Employee + spouse $55.46
Employee + family $88.20

Coverage

Summary of benefits UK Dental Comprehensive
Choosing a dentist Faculty, residents or students at a UK Dentistry clinic
Annual deductible None
Annual plan maximum $1,200
Diagnostic & preventive: two exams and cleanings per year 100%
Simple restorative (filling) 100%
Major restorative (crown/bridge) 20%/30%
Dentures (complete and partial, fixed & removable) 30%
Repairs (certain types) 50%
Endodontics (root canal) 30%
Periodontics (scaling & root planing, perio evaluation and surgical) 30%
Periodontics: two maintenance visits per year 100%
Simple extractions 100%
Oral surgery 30%
Anesthesia (certain types) 30%
Orthodontics (no age limit) 20% up to a $1,000 lifetime maximum
Emergency treatment (with UK Dentistry provider) 100%
Delta Dental also offers two levels of coverage: Delta Dental Basic Plan and Delta Dental Enhanced Plan. Both levels have a $25 per person and $75 per family deductible that must be met before services are covered.

​Ideal for: Employees who wish to see a dentist outside of UK providers.

2022-2023
Coverage Level You pay
Employee only $24.40
Employee + children $46.30
Employee + spouse $51.90
Employee + family $76.30

Coverage

 
Summary of Benefits Delta Dental Basic
Choosing a dentist  Based on Delta Dental PPO & Premier in-network
Annual deductible  $25/person; $75/family 
Annual plan maximum  $1,750
Routine oral exams 100%
Preventive: two cleanings/routine office visits per year* 100%
Restorative fillings  80%
Simple extractions 80%
Periodontic services  80%
Crown, bridge & dental implants  Not covered 
Endodontics (root canal)  80%
Oral surgery 80%
Complete/partial dentures  Not covered 
Orthodontics (dependents up to age 19 on Enhanced plan) Not covered 
Space maintainers  Not covered 
* Four cleanings for patients with certain medical conditions
Delta Dental also offers two levels of coverage: Delta Dental Basic Plan and Delta Dental Enhanced Plan. Both levels have a $25 per person and $75 per family deductible that must be met before services are covered.

​Ideal for: Employees who wish to see a dentist outside of UK providers.

2022-23
Coverage Level You pay
Employee only $33
Employee + children $69.80
Employee + spouse $72.80
Employee + family $113.50

Coverage

 
Summary of Benefits Delta Dental Enhanced
Choosing a dentist  Based on Delta Dental PPO & Premier in-network
Annual deductible  $25/person; $75/family
Annual plan maximum  $1,750
Routine oral exams 100%
Preventive: two cleanings/routine office visits per year* 100%
Restorative fillings  80%
Simple extractions 80%
Periodontic services  80%
Crown, bridge & dental implants  50%
Endodontics (root canal)  80%
Oral surgery 80%
Complete/partial dentures  50%
Orthodontics (dependents up to age 19 on Enhanced plan) 50% up to a $1,000 lifetime maximum
Space maintainers  Not covered 
* Four cleanings for patients with certain medical conditions

Contact your carrier

You can contact UK Dentistry or Delta Dental with questions about your dental plan. Our team is also available to answer questions about enrollment and eligibility.
 

Contact our office

Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
(859) 257-9519 option 3
benefits@email.uky.edu
112 Scovell Hall

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The next open enrolment period is April 27 to May 13
Changes take effect: July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023