My Tricare Retiree Dental Program ended. What are my options?

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November 26th, 2018

If you’re a military retiree looking for alternatives to replace your Tricare Retiree Dental Program (TRDP), you’re not alone. The government announced an end to the program beginning Dec. 31, which has a lot of people wondering what their options are.

If you’re a military retiree looking for a replacement plan, we’ve got you covered!

Delta Dental of Minnesota’s Elite 3500 plan

Our Elite 3500 plan offers serveral benefits beyond a typical dental plan:

  • NO WAITING PERIODS for Tricare members who transition to a new Elite 3500 plan without lapse in coverage
  • The Elite 3500 plan features a $3,500 annual max per person
  • Up to 4 cleanings per year, as recommended by the dental provider, including periodontal maintenance
  • Diagnostic and preventive care does not apply towards the annual max
  • White composite fillings are covered without alternating treatment

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Largest network, more choices

Nearly 9 out of every 10 Minnesota dentists are a part of our networks. In fact, Delta Dental of Minnesota's unique dual network, Delta Dental PPO Plus Premier™, is the largest dental network in Minnesota and the nation - which means more choices for you.

Want to explore your options? Our team is ready to find the perfect plan for you. Call us any time at 866-764-5350 or visit to get started.