Welcome to DDS Enroll by DentalXChange

Delta Dental of Arkansas has partnered with DentalXChange to offer network dentists a FREE and simple solution for credentialing and network enrollment. Best of all, the process is quick and easy!

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Becoming a Delta Dental of Arkansas Network Dentist

If you are interested in reviewing requirements to become a dentist, or when you are contracting/credentialing for the first time with Delta Dental of Arkansas, you will need to upload current versions of the following documents:

  1. Delta Dental of Arkansas Credentialing Application
    • Complete all fields on the online app. Do NOT leave anything blank!
    • Anything left blank will be returned to you for completion
    • You may note "N/A", if appropriate
  2. State Dental License
  3. American Board Certificate if applicable for specialists
  4. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), if applicable
  5. Arkansas PMP (Prescription Drug Monitoring) registration verification (My Profile Page), if applicable
  6. Current Malpractice Insurance Declaration Page for your professional liability coverage
    The declaration page must show your:
    • Name
    • Policy number
    • Coverage amounts
    • Dates of coverage

Important Information About the First Time Credentialing Process

  • When Delta Dental of Arkansas (DDAR) receives your Initial Credentialing application the approval process can take up to 30 days.
  • Providers should keep the following in mind if they decide to see DDAR members prior to credentialing approval:
  1. DDAR does not back-date the approval (effective) date of the credentialing application. Effective dates are determined based on application approval date (the date the DDAR Dental Director reviews and signs the application).
  2. If Commercial claims are submitted prior to the approval date, claims will be processed as out of network and payments will be issued to the member.
  3. If claims are submitted prior to the approval date for Delta Dental Smiles or Medicare Advantage, the claim will be denied.
 

Re-credentialing with Delta Dental of Arkansas

Re-credentialing with Delta Dental of Arkansas, we ask our dentists to recredential every 3 years. When it's time to re-credential, your office will receive a letter in the mail and an email from credentialing@dentalxchange.com.
The following documents are required to re-credential:

  1. Delta Dental of Arkansas Credentialing Application
    • Complete all fields on the online app. Do NOT leave anything blank!
    • Anything left blank will be returned to you for completion.
    • You may note "N/A", if appropriate
  2. State Dental License or license renewal receipt
  3. American Board Certificate if applicable for specialists
  4. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Registration, if applicable
  5. Arkansas PMP (Prescription Drug Monitoring) registration verification (My Profile Page), if applicable
  6. Current Malpractice Insurance Declaration Page for your professional liability coverage
    The declaration page must show your:
    • Name
    • Policy number
    • Coverage amounts
    • Dates of coverage - must cover the re-credentialing due date
 

Add One or More Additional Networks

If you already participate with Delta Dental of Arkansas in our Premier network and would like to grow your practice by joining our PPO, Medicaid and/or Medicare network, click here

Questions?

DentalXChange may be reached at 800-576-6412 ext. 471

Delta Dental of Arkansas's professional relations team is is available to answer questions regarding network participation! They can be reached by email at profrelations@deltadentalar.com