It’s simple. Once you become a subscriber, all you need to do is call the Penn Dental Faculty Practices office of your choice when you are ready for a check-up or have a problem and you will be scheduled with a dentist of your choice. When you arrive for your appointment, simply give your name to the receptionist – no ID Cards or claims forms are required to receive care under the Penn Faculty Practice Dental Plan.
Yes. All treatment is provided by faculty and staff of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. In addition to general practice dentists, care is provided by periodontists, who specialize in the treatment of gum disease; endodontists, who specialize in treating teeth with nerve damage; and prosthodontists, who specialize in complex restorations. There are also specialists in oral surgery, orthodontics and implantology.
You receive care at any of the office locations of the Penn Dental Faculty Practices; you can change offices at any time during your treatment.
The Penn Faculty Practice Dental Plan for University of Pennsylvania employees provides full coverage for preventive and basic restorative services and coverage at substantially reduced rates for other services.There is a maximum benefit limit of $3,000 per plan year per person covered.
For more detailed coverage information, please review the Penn Faculty Practice Dental Plan Document for University employees.
Detailed information on who is eligible for coverage is outlined in the “University of Pennsylvania Health and Welfare Program Summary Plan Description.
University employees may enroll in the Plan either upon hire or during the open enrollment period held each year. New family members (e.g., a new spouse) must be enrolled either within 30 days of the change in family status or during an open enrollment period.