Total Care – Dental

Retired (Under Age 65) & (Age 65 & Over)

The Dental Plan continues if you are enrolled at date of retirement.

The premium is paid 100% by you and deducted monthly from your Nova Scotia Teacher’s Pension.

No termination date – this provision was effective January 1, 2010 and is only applicable to those members enrolled at the time of change.

Coverage

Basic Preventative Services

80% reimbursement for such items as the following (benefit maximums may apply):

  • oral examinations;
  • cleanings, pit and fissure sealants;
  • fillings;
  • root canal therapy;
  • periodontic services;
  • denture repairs or relining;
  • extraction of teeth.

Major Restorative Services

60% reimbursement for the following major restorative services to a maximum payment of $1,500 per person per calendar year:

  • crown restorations;
  • inlay and onlay restorations;
  • gold fillings when teeth cannot be restored with other material.

Prosthodontic Services

50% reimbursement to a maximum payment of $1,500 per person per calendar year.

Orthodontic Services

50% reimbursement to a maximum payment of $2,000 per person lifetime.

For a complete breakdown of all of your benefits when you are retired under age 65 and the change when you are retired over age 65, click on the Retired Teachers Benefit Chart.

Underwriters

Underwritten by Medavie Blue Cross

Contact

If you have any questions regarding the above, please call the Administrator, Johnson Inc., at 453-9543 or 1-800-453-9543 (toll-free).

email: insurance@nstu.ca or nstu@johnson.ca

Visit the Johnson Inc. website:  www.johnson.ca

Additional Resources

Further details can be found by visiting the Johnson Inc. Members-Only website.