TDP covers two routine cleanings and two fluoride treatments during a consecutive 12-month period for children age 1 and older. You can learn more about TDP benefits in the TRICARE Dental Program Handbook.
In the United States and U.S. Territories If you need to get dental care from a civilian dentist , you’ll use the TRICARE Active Duty Dental Program in: the United States. U.S. Virgin Islands.
The Tricare Dental Plan (TDP) is a voluntary dental insurance program. The dental benefit is administered by United Concordia and is available to eligible active duty family members, eligible National Guard and Reserve members and their family members.
|Annual Benefit Maximum||$1,800 per enrollee*|
|Orthodontic Lifetime Maximum (See age limitations in Orthodontics Section below)||$1,750 per enrollee|
|Dental Accident Coverage Annual Maximum||$1,200 per enrollee|
Frequent dental cleanings may help your overall health in many ways. If you are enrolled in the TRICARE Dental Program, TDP covers yearly diagnostic and preventive services. During a 12-month period, the TDP covers two routine teeth cleanings.
In general, TRICARE excludes services and supplies that are not medically or psychologically necessary for the diagnosis or treatment of a covered illness (including mental disorder), injury, or for the diagnosis and treatment of pregnancy or well-child care.
Routine dental care is not a covered service under your TRICARE For Life medical benefit.
United Concordia Dental pays 100% of the program allowance for covered services specifically related to accidental dental injuries up to a lifetime maximum of $2,000. This benefit is separate from the services covered under the unlimited annual maximum.
The Tricare Active Duty Dental Program is available for either active duty members who are referred for care by a military dental treatment facility to the civilian dental community or have a duty location and residence more than 50 miles from a military dental treatment facility.
TRICARE covers adjunctive dental care. as part of the “medical” benefit.
Retiree Dental Coverage Dominion Dental (regional only) Emblem Health (regional only) FEP Blue Dental. GEHA. Humana (regional only) Met Life . Triple-S Salud (regional only) United Concordia Dental.
Individual plan: $12.50 per month or $150 annually. Family plan: $25 per month or $300 annually.
Apart from missing teeth , cavities are also disqualifying factors. While it is completely possible to have military dentists fix your teeth for you, the procedure would be better performed by civilian dentists like the ones at Linhart Dentistry, especially because they specialise in cosmetic dentistry.
The TRICARE dental plan also includes dental implants and related prosthetics, extended restorative services to teeth affected by attrition, erosion, abrasion, and congenital or developmental defects. General anesthesia is covered at a cost share when provided in conjunction with a covered benefit.
|Sponsor’s Military Status||Type of Enrollment|
|Active Duty||Single: $11.60 Family: $30.15|
|Selected Reserve and IRR (Mobilization Only)||Sponsor only: $11.60 Single: $28.99 Family: $75.37 Sponsor and family: $86.97|
|IRR (Non-Mobilization)||Sponsor only: $28.99 Single: $28.99 Family: $75.37 Sponsor and family: $103.36|