Dental Plan

Your dental plan covers your oral health from periodic teeth cleaning to restorative procedures through the Northeast Delta Dental network of dentists.

How much does it cost?

Employee contributions are made on a pre-tax basis.

2015 Employee Cost (per month) The College Pays (per month) Total Cost (per month)
Employee $8.00 $33.58 $41.58
Employee + Spouse/Partner $31.00 $50.42 $81.42
Employee + Child(ren) $31.00 $54.52 $85.52
Employee + Family $51.00 $71.89 $122.89

Am I eligible?

All regular benefits eligible employees working 20 or more hours per week can be part of the Dental Plan.  You have 60 days from your date of hire to enroll and coverage begins the 1st of the month following the date of you enroll.

What does it cover?

Bowdoin’s Dental Plan covers 100% of all diagnostic and preventive care such as:

  • A dentist evaluation and cleaning once in a six-month period
  • Periodic x-rays

The Plan will cover 80% of the costs (after a deductible of $50/individual or $150/family) if you need basic restorative procedures such as:

  • Fillings
  • Extractions
  • Root canal therapy
  • Periodontics

The plan covers 50% of major restorative dental work (after the deductible) including:

  • Crowns
  • Bridges

The combined calendar year year benefit limit is $1500 per person.

To see a summary of all services covered by the dental plan read the Bowdoin College Dental Summary Chart.

Northeast Delta Dental in-network providers complete all of the paperwork for you -- and Delta Dental pays your dentist directly.  To locate a Northeast Delta Dental in-network provider or obtain a claim form, please visit and select plan type Delta Dental Premier or Delta Dental PPO.

Northeast Delta Dental
One Delta Drive
PO Box 2002
Concord, NH  03302-2002

Claim forms (available on the Northeast Delta Dental website)
Current Summary Plan Description