Join Our Network
Participating in Delta Dental’s network isn’t just good for your patients — it’s good for your practice. We’re here to provide the support and information you need to keep your office running smoothly. If you're interested in becoming a Participating Dentist, contact the Professional Relations team here.
Delta Dental offers a number of advantages for our participating dentists, including:
Founded in 1972, Delta Dental of Kansas (DDKS) is the state’s oldest and largest dental benefits provider. Dentists played a major role in founding our company, and we recognize they are our partners in delivering quality dental benefits. Our years of experience and commitment to our dental partners means Delta Dental understands your business and its challenges and can help bring more patients to you.
DDKS has more than 920,000 Kansas enrollees and 75 million nationwide enrollees looking for in-network dentists. When you join one or more of Delta Dental’s networks, you aren’t just part of our statewide or regional network; you become part of our national network of dentists. Delta Dental gives you a truly national exposure to a large potential patient base.
Ease of Administration
Our state-of-the-art claims processing system and expert claims reviewers ensure participating dentists receive prompt, direct payment for services, either by mail or Electronic Funds Transfer — direct deposit into your bank account. Through our online dentist account, dental offices have 24/7 access to the information they need, all in a secure, HIPAA-compliant environment. Our online services allow you to:
- Check patient benefits and eligibility, including co-pays and deductibles, treatment history, covered dependents and annual maximums
- Inquire about the status of a claim
- Submit claims
- Download claim forms
- Run individual provider reports
- Edit your provider profile
- View explanation of payments
- Manage your EFT information
- And more!
Working With Delta Dental of Kansas
Delta Dental is committed to promoting efficiency in your office by providing the tools and information you need to make it easy to work with us. Our Professional Relations team, all of whom have prior dental office experience, regularly visit participating dentists’ offices to answer questions, explain policies or conduct in-office training. Our Professional Relations team can provide the following services:
Delta Dental of Kansas schedules seminars and workshops in various locations around the state to assist dental office personnel in how to complete claim forms for Delta Dental and to answer any questions on Delta Dental’s processing policies.
Individual Office Visits
Do you have a specific question in your office that requires more than a phone call or letter to fully resolve the issue, or have you hired new personnel that are unfamiliar with Delta Dental’s policies? You can arrange for a Professional Relations representative to personally visit your office and provide you with the answers you need in a timely manner.
Manuals, Policies and Guides
A comprehensive Participating Dentist Manual and Processing Policies and Procedures Reference Guide outlines in detail Delta Dental’s policies and procedures. Every participating dentist is provided with this valuable resource. The Dentist Handbook can be found by signing in to the online dentist account then selecting Documents & Dentist Handbook. You may then view and/or print the Dentist Handbook.
We Keep You Informed
We’ll keep you updated on any policy changes and clarifications, large group benefit changes, events and more on our Updates page and via email.