Dental

  • LifeWise Health Plan of Oregon announced on April 21, 2016 that we will exit the Oregon market. As a customer, you can be assured we will support you through the duration of your plan, with most plans ending by Decenter 31, 2016.

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    Dental Plans Comparison

    For more specific plan information, view the plan overviews below, check out the information below:

    2016 plans

    Information on dental plan options in 2016 can be found in the 2016 Medical benefit guide.

    2015 plans

    2015 Dental plan summaries

    2015 benefits guide

    Dental Classic™

    Constant benefit level

    When employers choose Dental Classic, members get the same benefit level regardless of whether the provider they choose is preferred or non-preferred. Members can use any licensed dental care provider.

    Dental Vantage Plus™

    Network cost savings

    With Dental Vantage Plus, members pay less out-of-pocket when they receive services from a preferred dental provider. They still have the freedom to choose non-preferred providers for covered services.

    Dental Charter Plus™

    Voluntary plan.

    This plan offers the option for up to 100 percent of premiums to be funded by employees at group rates.* Members pay less out-of-pocket when they receive services from a preferred dental provider. They still have the freedom to choose non-preferred providers for covered services.

    Preventive, Preventive+

    Emphasis on prevention.

    With Preventive and Preventive+ employers provide coverage for important preventive care at a fraction of the cost of more comprehensive coverage. Available with both employer funded or voluntary options.

    * See underwriting guidelines for participation requirements.

    Covered Services

    Each plan covers a range of services, including:

    • Diagnostic & Prevention
      • Routine oral exams
      • Cleaning
      • Fluoride treatments
      • Routine x-rays
      • Sealants
    • Basic
      • Problem-focused exams
      • Non-routine x-rays
      • Space maintainers
      • Simple extractions
      • Fillings
      • Periodontal maintenance
      • Emergency palliative treatment
    • Major
      • Oral surgery
      • Periodontal surgery
      • Periodontal scaling
      • Full mouth debridgement
      • General anesthesia
      • Inlays, onlays, crowns
      • Endodontics (root canal) treatment
      • Dentures and fixed bridgework
      • Repair of crowns, inlays, bridgework, and dentures
      • Crown, inlay, bridgework replacement

    Enhanced Benefits Options

    To provide additional dental benefits for your employees, you can also select:

    Periodontal, endodontic services

    Employers with 5 or more employees can lower out-of-pocket costs for employees by choosing to move periodontal and endodontic (root canal) services from the Major to the Basic category under the Dental Classic and the Dental Vantage Plus plans.

    Orthodontia

    Employers with 26 or more employees can select from two orthodontia plans to offer employees. The plans offer a range of lifetime benefit maximums and age limits.