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Group Dental Benefits

Find the right dental plans for your small business clients.

To help you meet your clients' benefits objectives from both a cost and value perspective, we offer employers with 10 or more employees a variety of cost-effective, flexible benefit plan designs. We are continually integrating the latest market trends, clinical research and practice protocols into our standard plans to offer solutions to help you meet your clients' goals – with plans your clients’ employees will appreciate.


Dental Preferred Provider Organization (DPPO) Plans.

Managed Dental Plans, including:

  • Dental HMO plans in California, Florida, New Jersey and Texas.

  • Dental Managed Care plans in New York.


Graduating Dental Benefits.1 These benefits encourage participants to maintain their dental coverage with MetLife and provide enhanced coverage to help ALL participants achieve and/or maintain good oral health

Plan Choice. Dual and multi-option features are available on DPPO and Dental HMO/Managed Care plans.2

Funding arrangements, including:

  • Voluntary and Employer-Sponsored options. MetLife offers a variety of voluntary dental plan designs for your clients utilizing DPPO3 and Dental HMO/Managed Care plans.

With MetLife Group Dental benefits, you can feel confident your small business clients will receive value for their dental benefit dollars. Speak to your MetLife representative today to get started.

Dental benefit plans are available to employers based upon group size, and underwriting and state requirements.

1 Available for groups with 10 or more eligible employees, excluding Copay plans and Full Service Dental for Retirees.

2 Dental HMO/Manged Care-DPPO or DPPO-DPPO plans are available for groups with 25 or more eligible employees. Dental HMO/Manged Care-Dental HMO/Manged Care plans are available for groups with 10 or more eligible employees.

3 Available for groups with 10 or more eligible employees.

Group dental insurance policies featuring the MetLife Preferred Dentist Program are underwritten by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, 200 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10166

Dental Managed Care plan benefits are provided by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, a New York corporation, in NY. Dental HMO plan benefits are provided by: SafeGuard Health Plans, Inc. a California corporation, in CA; SafeGuard Health Plans, Inc. a Florida corporation, in FL; SafeGuard Health Plans, Inc., a Texas corporation, in TX; and MetLife Health Plans, Inc., a Delaware corporation, and Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, a New York corporation, in NJ. The Dental HMO/Managed Care companies are part of the MetLife family of companies. "DHMO" 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; "Single Service Health Maintenance Organizations" in Texas; and "Dental Plan Organizations" as described in the Dental Plan Organization Act in New Jersey.

Like most group benefit programs, benefit programs offered by MetLife and its affiliates contain certain exclusions, exceptions, waiting periods, reductions of benefits, limitations and terms for keeping them in force. Please contact MetLife for complete details.


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