Public Employees Retirement System

Dental Plans

PHIP offers two dental plans: Delta Dental of Oregon and Kaiser Permanente.

The PHIP dental plan is only available if you are enrolled in a PHIP medical plan. Enrollment in a PHIP dental plan must be made under the same enrollment conditions as the PHIP medical plan. If anyone in your family chooses dental coverage, everyone who is enrolled in a PHIP medical plan also must be enrolled in a PHIP dental plan.

Dependents must enroll in the same dental plan as the retiree. You can enroll in either dental plan regardless of your medical plan selection. For Kaiser Permanente dental, you must reside in the Kaiser Permanente dental plan service area.

There may be a 12-month waiting period for some services if you have not had 12 months of continuous employer-sponsored dental coverage immediately preceding enrollment into a PHIP dental plan.

2017 PHIP Dental Rates – Benefits

Delta Dental of Oregon

The Delta Dental of Oregon dental plan gives you access to the Delta Dental Premier Network, one of the largest dental networks available in Oregon and across the nation.
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Oral Health, Total Health — Oral health research has shown a strong link between oral health and overall health. Delta Dental believes that when you see a dentist regularly and maintain a healthy mouth, it can help keep the rest of your body healthy too. Through our Oral Health, Total Health program, Delta Dental offers additional preventive benefits to members with diabetes and pregnant women in their third trimester.
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Passport Dental — No matter where in the world you roam, Passport Dental gives you access to great care through your Delta Dental plan.
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Kaiser Permanente

As a Kaiser Permanente dental member, you are at the center of all we do. Our team of experienced dental professionals is committed to providing you with high-level dental care.

Our philosophy of care – We follow research that shows what dental practices work best.  We emphasize prevention care to help keep your teeth and gums healthy.  You’ll receive a personalized prevention and treatment plan after we assess your risk for dental disease.

You must reside in the Kaiser Permanente service area to enroll in Kaiser Permanente coverage.  We have 18 dental offices in the Portland-Vancouver metro area, Longview, and Salem, so there’s sure to be one near you.
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Did you know?

Charges for your preventative services do not apply to the calendar year benefit maximum.