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Dental Benefits

Adding value to your benefits plan while balancing cost with employee needs can be hard. And every business is unique. That’s why we offer a wide range of dental solutions based on the latest market trends, clinical research and dental practice protocols.

Our experienced professionals will collaborate with you to recommend the right benefit solutions for all of your needs. Working with us, you’ll feel confident you’ve made the best decision.


NEW MetLife TakeAlong DentalSM

MetLife now offers an individual dental program you can make available through the workplace providing a lifelong solution as an alternative to COBRA as well as for those employees not eligible under your group program.* With no cost and little to no work for you, it’s a perfect complement to your MetLife group dental plan.

Individuals may enroll at

*Coverage for active employees, such as part-timers and consultants, not covered under your group plan is subject to a minimum number of enrolled lives. Contact MetLife for complete details.

Availability of products and services is based on MetLife's guidelines, group size, underwriting and state requirements. Like most insurance policies/benefit programs, insurance policies/benefit programs offered by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and its affiliates (MetLife) contain certain exclusions, exceptions, reductions, limitations, waiting periods and terms for keeping them in force. Please contact MetLife for complete details.

Group dental insurance policies featuring the MetLife Preferred Dentist Program are underwritten by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, New York, NY 10166.

Dental Managed Care program benefits are provided by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, a New York corporation, in NY.

Dental HMO program benefits are provided by: SafeGuard Health Plans, Inc., a California corporation, in CA; SafeGuard Health Plans, Inc., a Florida corporation, in FL; and SafeGuard Health Plans, Inc., a Texas corporation, in TX. The Dental HMO/Managed Care companies are part of the MetLife family of companies. "Dental HMO" is used to refer to product designs that may differ by state of residence of the enrollee, including but not limited to: "Specialized Health Care Service Plans" in California; "Prepaid Limited Health Service Organizations" as described in Chapter 636 of the Florida statutes in Florida; and "Single Service Health Maintenance Organizations" in Texas.

Availability of MetLife TakeAlong Dental is based on MetLife's guidelines, group size and state approvals. Contact your MetLife representative for complete details. MetLife TakeAlong Dental is not COBRA coverage and does not affect any employer obligation to provide COBRA coverage. Certain administrative services are provided through Careington International Corporation, Frisco, TX (Careington). Careington is not affiliated with Metropolitan Life Insurance Company or its affiliates. Please contact MetLife for costs and complete details. In certain states, availability of MetLife’s individual dental product is subject to regulatory approval.


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MetLife TakeAlong DentalSM

What if you could offer a dental solution employees could take with them no matter where life takes them? Now you can! Learn more.

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