Dental Coverage

Comparing Your JHU Dental Plan Options

Both dental plan options feature the Delta Dental PPO network of providers. Both options will pay benefits for out-of-network providers, but you’ll pay more if you go out-of-network.

Plan Features Delta Dental Core

(no orthodontia)

Delta Dental Enhanced

(with orthodontia)

Annual deductible* Single: $75

Family: $150

Single: $50

Family: $100

Preventive care (plan pays) 100% in-network, no deductible 100% in-network, no deductible
Basic services You pay 30% of cost after deductible is met You pay 10% of cost after deductible is met
Major services, implants You pay 50% of cost after deductible is met You pay 40% of cost after deductible is met
Orthodontia (child and adult) Not covered You pay 50% of cost after deductible is met
Annual maximum benefit (excludes orthodontia) $1,000 $2,000
Lifetime maximum benefit for orthodontia (per covered member) Not covered $2,000

*A deductible is the annual amount you must pay for services before the plan pays benefits. The deductible only applies to basic and major services; there is no deductible for preventive care.

To view dental providers:

  • Go to, or call 800-932-0783 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday.
  • Click the Find a Dentist tool on the right. Enter a location (address, ZIP code, or city and state).
  • Select the Delta Dental PPO or Delta Dental Premier network from the drop-down menu:
    • Delta Dental PPO: These dentists have agreed to reduced fees, so you won’t get charged more than your expected share of the bill.
    • Delta Dental Premier: If you can’t find a PPO dentist, Delta Dental Premier dentists offer the next best opportunity to save, as these dentists have agreed to set fees.
  • For a more targeted search, you can enter the name of your dental office.