The University’s dental plan, administered by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield, offers coverage for preventive, basic and major services, plus orthodontia services for children under age 18. The annual maximum benefit per person per calendar year is $1,750.
Individual Deductible: (Basic and Major Services) $50
Family Deductible: (Basic and Major Services) $100
Annual Maximum Payment: $1,750 per person, per calendar year
Orthodontic Lifetime Maximum: $2,000 per person
2023 Plan Changes
Dentists often recommend dental exams begin at a young age. To provide you flexibility in when you start to cover your children under your dental benefit, you can add a child to your dental coverage when they are born or each year during Open Enrollment.
Check Out the Microsite
Visit the microsite for more information on your dental benefits!
Visit the UAS microsite. Under Find a Dentist, select "Search" to locate a dentist in your network or confirm your current provider is in the network. There are over 1,000 in-network dentists in Arkansas alone!
Any dentist listed on the microsite will be in-network. If your dentist is listed as part of the Select PPO network, it will result in greater savings for you.
Yes! Members at risk of certain health conditions can receive additional dental benefits at no cost to them (when using an in-network provider). These additional benefits do not count toward the calendar year maximum and are covered 100% by the plan, with no coinsurance or deductible.