Blue Shield offers affordable and comprehensive dental plans available to clients with and without a Blue Shield health plan.1
Our dental provider networks are among the largest in the state. The dental PPO plans include nearly 52,000 providers in California and nearly 350,000 nationwide. The dental HMO network includes more than 26,000 providers in California. Check out the dental network map for an overview of county coverage.
Check out why pediatric dental and vision care are so important with this infographic flier. These essential health benefits include the preventative care and routine services that play a valuable role in supporting the overall health of members' covered dependents from birth to age 19.
Did you know that pediatric dental coverage through age 18 and is included with every IFP plan at no extra cost? Learn more about the importance of pediatric dental coverage and encourage your clients to visit the dentist with their children.
No waiting period for diagnostic or preventive services
Covered diagnostic and preventive services, such as X-rays and routine cleanings, do not count toward the annual coverage limit for dental PPO and Specialty Duo dental plans, providing more coverage for other services before reaching the annual limit
A wide range of dental benefits, including most diagnostic and preventive services and oral cancer screening, at no additional cost when using a dental network provider
Implants coverage available in our dental PPO plans with a $1,250 calendar-year benefit maximum
Orthodontic benefits are available for both children and adults
Choice of $25 or $50 deductible per member, per calendar year
Choice of a $500, $1,000 or $1,250 calendar-year benefit maximum per member
Coverage even when your clients use a non-network dentist. Our plan reimburses your clients up to an allowed amount for covered services, and your clients pay the remaining balance of the total billed charges.
A wide range of dental benefits, including most diagnostic and preventive services at no additional cost
No deductibles and no calendar-year maximums
Orthodontic services available with or without a 12-month waiting period, for both children and adults
Affordable fixed copayments for basic and major services
Specialty care available with a referral from a primary dentist
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