Dental Benefits

Dental Insurance Plans

Employees that meet benefits eligibility may enroll in one either:

  • Delta Dental PPO; or DeltaCare USA for themselves and their eligible dependents.
  • Both plans are administered by Delta Dental of California.
  • The premiums for these dental plans are paid by the CSU.
  • When you have made your choice, fill out a Dental Enrollment Form, return the completed form to Benefits and Retirement Services. Please remember to include all supporting documentation when submitting to Human Resources.
  • When you go to your dentist, be sure to provide them with your group number.


Delta Dental (Indemnity and PPO)
  • Enrollees may select a dentist of their choice.
  • Members may choose a dentist in the Delta Premier or Delta Dental PPO network and pay less.
  • The plan sets the limits it pays for each specific type of dental treatment. Members are responsible for paying any remaining balance.
  • You may read the Evidence of Coverage​​ for covered benefits information on  your selected plan.
  • You will need to complete and submit your own claim forms for services provided by a non-Delta dentist.
  • Register online for member services and to view your claims.


DeltaCare USA (Dental HMO)
  • Enrollees and their eligible dependents are required to use a dentist who is a contracted DeltaCare USA provider.
  • Most basic services are covered at no cost.
  • View either the Basic or Enhanced Evidence of Coverage for information on covered benefits.

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