Dental Insurance

Dental Hygiene Needs
Shawnee Mission offers two dental options through Delta Dental of Kansas. These plans are available to eligible employees, spouses and dependent children.  Eligible dependent children can be covered through the end of the calendar year of their 26th birthday.

The PPO plan (Group 2604), formerly known as Preferred, provides diagnostic and preventative cleanings every six months, twice per year with no co-payments. Orthodontia benefits are available for covered employees, spouses and dependent children under age 19. Refer to the  PPO Dental Summary link below to learn detailed information about coverage for dental repairs and restorations. No coverage outside of the exclusive PPO network. Members must use network providers. 

The Premier plan (Group 2504) provides diagnostic and preventative cleanings every six months, twice per year after the annual deductible has been met. Orthodontia benefits are available for dependent children under age 19; no adult orthodontia benefits are available through this plan.  Refer to the Premier Dental Summary link below to learn detailed information about coverage for repairs and restorations.

The district does not contribute to the cost of the monthly dental premium.  Premiums will be payroll deducted on a pre-tax basis. 

Copies of the summary plan description and detailed information about the dentals plans are available in the SMSD Benefits Office, by visiting the Delta Dental of Kansas web address or by contacting Delta Dental of Kansas customer service at (800) 234-3375.