Saint Louis University offers three Delta Dental plans:
Option 1, Flex Option, (9142-1000) provides the highest level of benefits as well as coverage in the PPO network, and out of the PPO network. The Flex option also includes adult and child orthodontia.
Option 2, Basic Plus Option, (9143-5000) provides a lower level of benefits, and requires that you see a Delta PPO dentist to receive these benefits. The Basic Plus option offers orthodontia for children.
Option 3, Basic Option, (9143-1000) offers a lower level of benefits than Option 2, and does not include orthodontia. For the Basic plan, you must use a Delta PPO dentists to receive benefits.
Please note that not all services are in the same categories for all Plan Options. For example, bitewing and periapical x-rays as required are in coverage Section A Preventative Services for the Flex Option, and coverage Section B Basic Services for the Basic and Basic Plus Options. These levels of coverage have different percentages of coverage associated with each category.
For additional information, view the Summary Plan Descriptions below.
Dental Insurance Cards
Delta Dental cards are issued to new enrollees. You may order additional cards or replacement cards by calling Delta Dental at 314-656-3001 or by going online at www.deltadentalmo.com.
Participation in a Delta Dental of Missouri benefit will reduce your taxable income. Since this is a pre-tax benefit, your income is reduced by the above dental premiums prior to social security (FICA), Federal, State, and City taxes being assessed.
Delta Dental's Frequently Asked Questions provide helpful information as well.
Find a Dentist
To seach for a dentist in the PPO network, visit www.deltadentalmo.com, and click "Subscribers" and "Dentist Search." Please note, if you have Option 2 or Option 3, you will only receive dental benefits when you visit a Delta PPO network dentist.
Click here for an Enrollment/Change form.