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Beyond prevention

Blue Dental plans do well beyond preventive and diagnostic services. Your employees will have peace of mind knowing they're covered for cavities, oral surgery, root canals and even orthodontics. And, like Wellmark's health networks, your employees can count on reliable coverage from a broad network of dentists.


  • Preventive dental care
  • Simplified plan offerings
  • Access to more than 1,600 dentists across Iowa and bordering counties
  • Nationwide dental network with more than 106,000 dental providers
  • Voluntary option available

What's covered?

Blue Dental plans encourage regular preventive dental care to keep your employees' teeth healthy and prevent future problems. They cover check-ups and cleanings, as well as routine diagnostic and restorative services — all at little or no out-of-pocket costs to your employees. For optimal health, all Wellmark dental plans even offer extra cleanings for certain at-risk members, such as those who are pregnant or individuals with diabetes.

Blue Dental plan options

Plan Details1 Option A Option B
Benefit Year Maximum - Plan Pays $1,500 $2,000
Benefit year Deductible2
Single $25 $25
Family $75 $75
Preventive & Diagnostic - member pays 20% 0%
Basic Restorative

Including cavity repair, tooth extractions, restoration of decayed or fractured teeth, oral surgery and anesthesia

50% 20%
Major Restorative

Including root canals, gum and bone disease, crowns, inlays, bridges and dentures

50% 50%
Add Orthodontia
Orthodontics 50% 50%
Orthodontic lifetime maximum

(per child, up to age 19)

$1,000 $2,000
Benefits and general provisions described are subject to plan selected, and terms of the actual policy and coverage manual.
Deductible waived for preventive and diagnostic services.