Dental

Dental coverage is separate from TRICARE’s medical coverage.

Active duty service members are covered by active duty dental benefits including the Active Duty Dental Program. All others may enroll in the TRICARE Dental Program or the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program.

How do you find a dentist? It depends on which TRICARE dental plan you have.

Active Duty Dental Program

  • Provides civilian dental services.
  • For active duty service members and activated National Guard/Reserve members. Learn more about the program.

TRICARE Dental Program

  • A voluntary dental insurance program.
  • For active duty family members, non-activated National Guard/Reserve members, family members of National Guard/Reserve members and certain survivors.
  • Find a dentist.
  • Learn more about the program.

TRICARE Retiree Dental Program

  • A voluntary dental insurance program
  • For retired service members and their families, retired National Guard/Reserve members and their families and certain survivors.
  • Find a dentist.
  • Learn more about the program.

Note: Adult children enrolled in TRICARE Young Adult don’t qualify for dental benefits.

Related Topics

Dental Options

Related downloads

Tricare Dental Options Fact Sheet

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