Dental Costs

There are two TRICARE dental plans:

  • TRICARE Dental Program
  • TRICARE Active Duty Dental Program

The TRICARE Dental Program

  • Is voluntary
  • Requires you to enroll
  • Has monthly premiums and cost-shares for covered dental services

The TRICARE Active Duty Dental Program 

  • Complements services provided at military dental clinics for active duty service members
  • Doesn't charge out-of-pocket costs for covered dental services

NOTE: You may be eligible for dental or vision coverage through the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program. This program is offered by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Visit to check eligibility and learn more.

Last Updated 9/28/2021