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TRICARE Retiree Dental Program

The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program (TRDP) is a voluntary dental plan. You can enroll if you're a:

  • Retired service member
  • Family member of a retired service member
  • Retired Guard/Reserve member
  • Family member of retired Guard/Reserve member
  • Medal of Honor recipient
  • Family member of Medal of Honor recipient
  • Survivor

TRDP will continue to be the dental plan available until December 31, 2018. You may enroll in TRDP until October 31, 2018 with coverage scheduled to end on December 31, 2018. You will have the option to enroll in the Office of Personnel Management’s Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP) during the Federal Benefits Open Season, November 12 to December 10, 2018. You must enroll during Open Season to obtain FEDVIP coverage that starts January 1, 2019.


The plan is available in the United States and all overseas areas. 


The TRICARE Retiree Dental Program covers:

  • Exams, cleanings, fluorides, sealants, and x-rays
  • Fillings
  • Root canals
  • Gum surgery
  • Oral surgery and extractions
  • Crowns and dentures
  • Orthodontics

You can see a full list of benefits at

Dental Contractor

Delta Dental is the TRICARE Retiree Dental Program contractor. After you enroll, you can create an account with Delta Dental to:

  • View benefits
  • Add or delete family members
  • Make a payment
  • Track your claims
FEDVIP Dental Replacing the TRDP in 2019

TRDP is ending in 2018 and being replaced by the Federal Employees Dental and Vision Insurance Program (FEDVIP). You must enroll in FEDVIP dental during the 2018 Open Season to keep coverage. For more information, visit

Last Updated 9/5/2018

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Delta Dental

Stateside: 1-888-838-8737
Overseas: (AT&T USADirect Access Number) + 866-721-8737

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