Delta Dental Plans


You may enroll in either the Delta Dental PPO Plus plan or the DeltaCare DHMO plan. Please read the details on both plan options below.

Delta Dental PPO Plus Plan

The Delta Dental PPO plan includes the largest network of dentists in the State of Illinois.  You have the option to go to any dentist you want.  The plan benefits are provided for dentists both in and out of network.  This option offers you the greatest choice of providers.  If you visit a dentist in the PPO network, you will receive a larger annual maximum benefit.  Please review the summary of benefits to see the coverage provided.  Highlights of the PPO Plus Plan include: 

Click here to view the Delta Dental PPO Plus plan summary.

How to find a participating PPO Dentist near you:

  1. Click here for the Delta Dental provider search.
  2. To find a participating dentist, simply enter your zip code. The results are shown by proximity to zip code and then by what Delta Dental networks the dentist participates in.
  3. The Delta Dental PPO Plus plan allows you to use any dentist you wish, but you will receive the greatest benefit by using a dentist who participates in the PPO network.

PPO Plus Plan Premiums

  6 Months 12 Months
Student $171.93 $336.82
Student + Spouse $341.73 $669.75
Student + Children $436.02 $854.64
Student + Family $657.69 $1,289.28

Enhanced Benefits Program

The Delta Dental PPO Plus plan includes an additional benefit called the Enhanced Benefit Program. This benefit provides addditional coverage for students and dependents who have specific health concerns, including; diabetes, pregnancy, periodontal disease, kidney failure, high-risk cardiac conditions, suppressed immune systems, plus cancer-related chemotherapy or radiation treatment. If you have one of these qualifying conditions, you may enroll in the Enhanced Benefits Program. You will do this through the Member Connection portal on the Delta Dental website, after you have enrolled in the Delta Dental PPO plan. There is no cost for this benefit! Please click here for instructions on how to enroll in the Enhanced Benefits Program.

Delta Dental DeltaCare DHMO Plan

The DeltaCare DHMO dental plan provides notable cost savings by having you select a specific dentist or dental facility to coordinate all of your oral health care needs. You must select a dentist from the network. You will be assigned to that office, and all of your dental care will be provided by that dentist.  There is no coverage if you see a dentist other than the one you selected at enrollment.  You may change your dentist if you wish, but you must select another dentist from the DHMO network.  Highlights of the DeltaCare DHMO include:

Please view the DeltaCare DHMO Plan Co-payment Schedule for more information on what you pay at time of service.  Please note that specialty care services require a referral from your primary care dentist.

Please note: You must select a Primary Care Dentist in Illinois to participate in the DeltaCare DHMO plan.

How to find a DHMO Dentist near you:

  1. Click here for the Delta Dental provider search.
  2. To begin your search, you can either enter an address to locate a DHMO dentist (search by city/state or zip code), or search for a specific dentist or dental practice by name and zip code.
  3. The results will automatically display by proximity (within 10 miles from city or zip code). If you want to change the distance, update your search by entering a new mile radius, then select "update".
  4. Use the "narrow search" function and select the DeltaCare DHMO network. The facility ID code for the dental facility can be found under the practice name and address.  This code must be entered into your enrollment form.

Deltacare DHMO Plan Premiums

  6 Months 12 Months
Student $90.12 $176.41
Student + Spouse $172.94 $338.80
Student + Children $191.97 $376.12
Student + Family $248.70 $487.34