Blue Shield offers affordable and comprehensive dental plans available to clients with and without a Blue Shield health plan.1
We also offer a dental and vision plan package, Specialty DuoSM,* which includes comprehensive dental and vision coverage.
Our dental provider networks are among the largest in the state. The dental PPO plans include over 47,000 access points2 and our dental HMO network includes over 22,000 access points2 in California. Visit Find a Doctor to help your client's find a dentist in their area.
All Blue Shield dental plans will receive a rate pass for 2024.
2024 Dental, Vision and Life Plans at a Glance (PDF, 475 KB)
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
Orthodontic benefits are available on select plans for both children and adults
Up to $75 deductible per member, per calendar year
Choice of a $1,000, $1,500 or $2,000 calendar-year benefit maximum per member
Coverage even when members use a non-network dentist. Our plan reimburses members up to an allowed amount for covered services, and they 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
Affordable fixed copayments for basic and major services
Specialty care available with a referral from a primary dentist
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