Dental Plan

Dental Benefits
Tufts University offers a comprehensive Dental Plan for you and your family members through the Delta Dental Premier USA Plan. You will receive greater benefits when you obtain your dental care from a participating dentist from the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinic or in the Delta Dental Premier with National Coverage network, which includes 171,000 dentists.

  • Calendar Year Maximum: $1500 per person
  • Preventive and diagnostic services are covered at 100% with one cleaning every 6 six months, when services are rendered by a Delta Dental Dentist. If services are performed at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinic, you can have up to 3 cleanings per calendar year.
  • Basic Restorative (restorative, oral surgery, periodontics, endodontics, prosthetic maintenance and emergency dental care) is covered at 80%, after a deductible of $50 per Individual/$100 per Two-Person/$150 per Family, when services are rendered by a Delta Dental Dentist. If services are performed at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinic, they will be covered at 90%, deductibles do not apply.
  • Major Restorative (prosthodontics and major restorative) is covered at 60%, after a deductible of $50 per Individual/$100 Two-Person/$150 Family, when services are rendered by a Delta Dental Dentist. If services are performed at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine Clinic, they will be covered at 80%, same deductibles apply.
  • Orthodontic services are covered at 50% for any age, with a separate lifetime maximum of $1000.
  • Rollover Maximum: Members can save and accumulate part of their unused benefit dollars from a healthy year and use them for larger, more expensive procedures in the future. Click here for the eligibility provision for the Rollover Max program.