About Us

Providing affordable, pre-paid dental care in Arizona

Employers Dental Services (EDS) is one of Arizona’s largest pre-paid dental provider networks. We contract with more than 2,500 large and small Arizona employers, and serve more than 130,000 members.

More than 40 years of service

With offices in Tucson and Phoenix, we’ve been serving Arizona since 1974, and have been a member company of the Principal Financial Group® since 1998. By working together, we’re able to offer a variety of individual and group dental plan options.

A high-quality dental network

Get access to one of the largest general dentist networks in Arizona. Our providers must meet rigorous credentialing requirements and undergo requalification every three years.

Outstanding customer service

Our bilingual (English and Spanish) customer service and management teams are based right in Arizona, so you can conveniently get the help you need, when you need it.

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Contact EDS


Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m-3p.m.
(Arizona time)

  • Tucson: 520-696-4343
  • Phoenix: 800-722-9772
  • Arizona statewide: 800-722-9772


Customer service: EDSCS@principal.com


Employers Dental Services
3430 East Sunrise, Suite 160
Tucson, AZ 85718

Employers Dental Services, Inc., is a member of the Principal Financial Group®.

This is an advertisement for a pre-paid dental plan. Dental Plan offered by Employers Dental Services, Tucson, AZ 85718. This plan is licensed by the AZ Dept of Insurance as a pre-paid dental plan. Members enroll in the plan for a monthly fee. Members select a dentist from a list of contracted dentists who have agreed to charge the “Member Cost” fee for services. A member pays the “Member Cost” at the time of service. Additional terms and conditions may apply. For cost and coverage details, refer to your EDS Enrollment and Coverage Guide. Available only in Arizona.