PARSIPPANY, N.J., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Delta Dental of New Jersey is taking action to ensure dental health needs continue to be met, in spite of disruptions caused by Hurricane Sandy.
Delta Dental of New Jersey's office opened on Thursday, November 1, at 8 a.m. and will remain open daily during business hours until 4 p.m. There are limited service capabilities due to the storm's aftermath, but Delta Dental is working hard to be at full strength as soon as possible.
The website ( www.deltadentalnj.com) remains available 24/7 for inquiry functions in Benefits Connection and Find a Dentist. At this time, Delta Dental of New Jersey may not be able to receive claims or eligibility over the Internet.
Members in an area affected by Hurricane Sandy and who have a dental emergency are encouraged to seek emergency care. Members can use the Find a Dentist search to locate a participating dentist. Please ask the dentist to indicate treatment was for a dental emergency and submit the claim to:Delta Dental of New Jersey, Inc.Attn: Emergency Dental Care ClaimP.O. Box 600 Parsippany, NJ 07054 For dentists affected by Hurricane Sandy, Delta Dental can help restore your dental records. Call your network coordinator at 888-396-6641 in New Jersey and 860-635-3152 in Connecticut. In addition, Delta Dental of New Jersey is donating a large supply of toothbrushes and a limited supply of toothpaste to storm shelters, for people who have been displaced from Hurricane Sandy. For more information, contact Jen Appaluccio at firstname.lastname@example.org. About Delta DentalDelta Dental of New Jersey Inc. is New Jersey's leading dental benefits company, providing or administering coverage to more than 1.5 million people through contracts with employers in New Jersey and Connecticut. For more information, visit www.deltadentalnj.com. SOURCE Delta Dental of New Jersey Inc.