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IMPORTANT MESSAGE: BWE unavailable for online enrollment 7 a.m. 4/30/16 – 3 a.m. 5/01/16

IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Due to a power outage scheduled for the coming weekend, the Beneficiary Web Enrollment (BWE) site will be unavailable to accept online enrollments in the TRDP. The outage will occur from 7:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Saturday, April 30 to 3:00 a.m. Pacific Time on Sunday, May 1. To enroll in the TRDP, please print and complete the application and mail it to Delta Dental along with your two-month premium prepayment. At the top of the application, indicate you would like a May 1, 2016 coverage effective date, and we will process your application accordingly. We apologize for the inconvenience and assure you this outage will not adversely affect your enrollment in the TRDP.

Celebrate spring with healthy teeth

Spring is here — so celebrate the season by getting your mouth in tip-top shape.

The TRDP can help fight the effects of diabetes on overall health

With its emphasis on diagnostic and preventive care, the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) can help enrollees avoid the risk of other health issues associated with diabetes.

Celebrate National Nutrition Month with a look at these teeth-healthy food tips

Snack on fiber-rich fruits and vegetables. Load up on calcium. Get enough vitamin C. Chew sugarless gum. Drink tea instead of coffee for a caffeine boost.

Are you using the Consumer Toolkit®?

Don’t miss out on this unique, self-service tool for around-the-clock, hands-on management of your program benefits.

National Children’s Dental Health Month: Time for a reminder that good oral health habits start early

During National Children’s Dental Health Month, Delta Dental reminds everyone that it’s important to develop good oral health habits at a young age.

Chocolate lovers rejoice: This sweet treat may actually be good for your teeth!

We have good news: Eating chocolate may not bad as bad for your teeth as you think.

This year, resolve to have a healthier smile

The new year is a great time to make resolutions for the healthiest year yet. Delta Dental offers some oral health tips to help you get on your way.

Celebrate Veterans on Wednesday, November 11

Join us in honoring our nation’s military Veterans for their patriotism and service.

Enjoy holiday foods that are actually good for your oral health!

Many of the foods we typically eat during the holiday season can benefit oral health.

Annual Premium Update Effective January 1, 2016

On January 1, 2016, the annual TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) premium adjustment will go into effect.

Annual Premium Update Effective January 1, 2016

On January 1, 2016, the annual TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) premium adjustment will go into effect.

Tips to help you celebrate National Oral Hygiene Month

Here are some things you can do to help celebrate National Oral Hygiene Month in October.

Reminder to save serious money and see a network dentist!

Watch our video and see for yourself how seeing a network dentist can save you serious money.

Celebrate healthy aging month in September with these oral health tips

As you age, it becomes even more important to take good care of your teeth and dental health.

The Consumer Toolkit® lets you manage your benefits 365/24/7!

Do you know when you had your last oral exam, had x-rays taken, or had your teeth cleaned? Keep track of your routine TRDP covered services—such as exams, x-rays, cleanings and fluoride treatments—using the online enrollee Consumer Toolkit®.

How can you save money with the TRDP? Let us count the ways…

There are many ways you can save money on the cost of dental care when you’re enrolled in the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP). Read on to learn what they are.

New TRDP mobile dentist directory!

GREAT NEWS! Access our NEW TRDP Dentist Directory right from your smartphone or tablet!

Enamel protects your teeth—so be sure to protect your enamel (and your smile)!

What can you do—besides brushing—to help protect our teeth from erosion and decay?

Tobacco use can affect your dental health, too

Did you know that smoking cigarettes and chewing tobacco are also harmful to your oral health?

Why your TRDP coverage is a good buy

Reasons why having dental coverage under the TRDP makes good financial sense.

What to eat to keep your teeth

Today’s nutritional approaches to oral health go beyond "don’t eat sugar." Find out what foods and dietary habits can affect your teeth.

Annual premium update effective January 1, 2015

Premium rates for the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) will undergo an adjustment on January 1, 2015 as established in Delta Dental's contract with the Department of Defense.

Stay “in touch” with the TRDP – read the latest issue of our e-newsletter for enrollees (PDF, 1.5MB)

Summer Fun And Dental Health Go Hand In Hand, Going Paperless Is the Way To Go, National Farmers Market Month. National Health Aging Month Reminder, Mark Your Calendar and At Ease.

Did you receive a disenrollment letter?

Some of you may have received a final notice of termination regarding your TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) enrollment account.

Exciting changes ahead for TRDP!

Delta Dental of California will continue administering the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) under a new five-year contract effective January 1, 2014 through December 31, 2018.

Did your TRDP allotment suddenly stop in January? Learn more.

A recent error has inadvertently caused a disruption in your retirement pay allotment for the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) monthly premium.

Enrollment process changes

Delta Dental is now required to verify enrollment eligibility with the Defense Enrollment Eligibility Reporting System (DEERS) and initiate an allotment (automatic deduction) for enrollees receiving retirement pay.

Oral Health Oral Health

Our SmileWay Wellness program has information about oral health to help create added value from our dental insurance.

Visit our Wellness Site


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