How to Tell if Your Dentist is In-Network

One of the many ways Delta Dental saves members money on dental services is by establishing lower costs with dentists. Dentists who agree to these pre-established fees are called in-network dentists, and Delta Dental has one of the largest networks of dentists in the country. With nearly 156,000 dentists nationwide1, there’s a good chance your dentist already participates!

Are you looking for a new dentist, or not sure if your current dentist is in-network? Here’s how to find a Delta Dental network dentist:

  1. Go to deltadental.com.
  2. Find your plan type by logging into your account. If you don’t have an account, you can register for one at deltadental.com.2
  3. Click on “Find a Dentist” to look up your dentist or find an in-network dentist in your area. You can search by network, location or dentist’s name. The Find a Dentist tool is also available on Delta Dental’s free mobile app for Apple and Android devices.
  4. The site will also tell you what Delta Dental networks the dentist participates in. The Delta Dental PPOSM network usually offers the best discount, but all Delta Dental network dentists agree not to “balance bill” patients, meaning they won’t charge patients the difference between the pre-established fee and their usual fee.3

You can also have a conversation with your dentist about network status. Most dentists accept Delta Dental, so instead of asking if they are a “Delta Dental” dentist, be sure to confirm which networks they participate in.

1 Delta Dental Fast Facts, September 2015
2 https://login-wsprod.deltadental.com/role_select.jsp?register=true&DView=RegistrationDestination
3 Why Dental is Different, p6


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