Question: Will The Military Pay For Dental Implants?

The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP)

Under the TRDP, military retirees of any age can receive affordable dental care both in the United States and internationally.

The insurance covers a wide range of dental treatments including dentures, implants, braces, and accident and emergency cover.

Can you join the military with dental implants?

Current insufficient natural healthy teeth (521) or lack of a serviceable prosthesis that prevents adequate incision and mastication of a normal diet and/or includes complex (multiple fixtures) dental implant systems with associated complications are disqualifying.

Are dental implants covered by Tricare?

The TRICARE dental plan also includes dental implants and related prosthetics, extended restorative services to teeth affected by attrition, erosion, abrasion, and congenital or developmental defects. General anesthesia is covered at a cost share when provided in conjunction with a covered benefit.

What disqualifies you from serving in the military?

The following conditions may disqualify you for military service: a. Esophagus. Ulceration, varices, fistula, achalasia, or other dismotility disorders; chronic or recurrent esophagitis if confirmed by appropriate x-ray or endoscopic examination.

What dental insurance does the army use?

The Tricare Dental Plan (TDP) is a voluntary dental insurance program. The dental benefit is administered by United Concordia and is available to eligible active duty family members, eligible National Guard and Reserve members and their family members.