Dental Benefits for Active Participants


Maintaining healthy teeth and gums is an important part of your overall health. Here are some important facts about your dental benefits provided by the Operating Engineers Local 49 Health and Welfare Fund.

Preventive and Diagnostic Services
Routine dental exams and cleanings are covered 2 times per calendar year
100% paid by Plan
Other Services
80% paid by Plan
Annual Maximum Payment for Dental Services
This is the most the Fund will pay per calendar year. It does not apply to participants under age 19.
Lifetime Maximum for Orthodontia
Dependent children*
* Not available for Retirees who purchase the optional dental benefits
Lifetime Maximum for TMJ
You can choose to see any dentist you like. However, using dentists who participate in the Delta Dental PPO or Delta Dental Premier network can result in lower out-of-pocket costs. In addition, if you use an in-network dentist, you don’t have to file a claim.


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