To enroll in the DHMO plan, complete an enrollment form with a direct deposit document and submit those to your Benefit Architects Administrator or contact Benefit Architects for more information at 1-800-733-7236, extension 105. Click on the appropriate link for a complete enrollment packet.

When you enroll, you will pre-select a general dentist using the list of participating dentists. To search the directory of participating dentists:

  • Visit our Find a Dentist directory.

  • Select "Dental Health Maintenance Organization (DHMO)" as your plan type, and enter MET185 as the plan name (this does not commit you to the plan, if you are undecided).

  • Search and filter results by city, county, ZIP code, or by a particular dentist's name.

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.