You may receive services from any licensed dental provider. However, your choice of dentist determines the benefits you will receive and your out-of-pocket expenses. The amount paid by the Carpenters' Plan is higher when you select a dentist who participates in the Delta Dental PPO℠ Network. For instance, if you use a:
During 2015, over 60% of the Carpenters' members and their families who received dental care used a dentist in the Delta Dental PPO℠ Network. By using a Delta Dental PPO provider, this helps reduce their out-of-pocket dental expenses.
Please be aware that your visit to a Delta Dental Premier provider or out-of-network provider will result in a greater out-of-pocket expense for you. To find a Delta Dental PPO provider in your area, select the Networks tab on this page to search for a Delta Dental PPO provider.
Using Delta Dental will be hassle-free. If you have the Carpenters' Plan dental coverage and need an identification card or help locating a network provider, please contact Carpenters' Member Services at 314.644.4802 or toll-free at 877.232.3863 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.