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If you have any questions, contact your AFGE representative or contact Benefit Architects Administrators at 1-800-733-7236, extension 105 or by email at

Online Service
Sign in to MyBenefits from this site or visit to check eligibility, plan details, view claims, find a dentist, print a temporary ID card, access Frequently Asked Questions, and more.

Phone Service
Call 1-866-348-9501, Monday – Friday from 8:00am to 11:00pm EST, to speak with a customer service representative.

DHMO Grievances
Quality Management Department
SafeGuard Health Plans, Inc.
PO Box 3532
Laguna Hills, CA 92654-3532

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, limitations and terms for keeping them in force. Please contact MetLife or your plan administrator for complete details.