Dental

EmblemHealth Dental Customer Service 1-800-947-0101

The GHI Preferred Dental Plan is now called the EmblemHealth Preferred Dental Plan. All benefits remain the same. The toll-free phone number (800-947-0101) is also the same.
EmblemHealth is a for-profit health maintenance organization (HMO) and health insurance company based in New York City. It was formed in 2006 by the merger of Group Health Incorporated (GHI) and HIP Health Plan of New York.

The EmblemHealth Preferred Reimbursement Schedule for Non-Participating Dentists is here.

To find a participating dentist go to the Civil Service web site https://www.cs.ny.gov/employee-benefits. Click on Benefit Programs, then NYSHIP Online, Other Benefits, then Dental. You can also review benefits, check the non-participating provider reimbursement schedule, and download a claim form from the Civil Service site.  There is also a link to the EmblemHealth web site, which allows you to to review claims submitted.
For more information about dental health and dentistry, use the links below.

American Association of Orthodontists all about braces for parents and children https://mylifemysmile.org/

American Dental Association oral health topics http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/glossary/

American Academy of Periodontology (gum disease specialty) consumer information   https://www.perio.org/consumer/gum-disease.htm

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry parent website, http://www.mychildrensteeth.org/