Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama
Access Plus Dental

Online: AlabamaBlue | ID Cards and Important Contacts | Phone: 800.239.5772

Summary of Benefits

Dental Comparison | Summary Plan Description, Basic | Summary Plan Description, Comprehensive | Dental Expense Claim Form

The chart below summarizes the basic and comprehensive plan options. For limitations and exclusions please refer to your certificate/booklet. At all times the master contract is the prevailing authority.

BenefitsAccess Plus BasicAccess Plus Comprehensive
Diagnostic and Preventive Care:
Includes cleanings, fluoride treatments, sealants and x-rays
90% 90%
Basic Services:
Includes fillings, periodontics, scaling and root planing, and oral surgery
80% 90%
Major Services:
Includes crowns, bridges and full and partial dentures
Not covered 60%
($1,000 lifetime maximum)
Not covered 50%
Calendar Yr. Max (In Network) $1,000 $1,250
Calendar Yr. Max (Out of Network) $750 $1,000
Preferred Dental Providers are available for in-network calendar year max

Open Enrollment

An open enrollment period is held once each year to enroll, drop, or make changes in dental insurance. The open enrollment is usually mid-October through mid-November with changes effective January 1st of the following year. New employees must enroll within the first 31 days of employment. If enrollment does not occur in the first 31 days of employment, they will have to wait until the open enrollment period.

Preferred Providers

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama's Access Plus Dental network provides access to dental providers throughout the United States. This network is designed to promote quality and cost-effective dental care. Access Plus Dental offers over 318,000 access points nationwide so that you can be confident in finding a dentist near your home in the Access Plus Dental network.

To find a dentist in the Access Plus Dental network, visit and click on “Find a Doctor.” Then select “Dentist” as the healthcare provider type, enter your zip code or city/state and choose “Access Plus Dental.”