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Need routine cleanings, braces, or maybe just a filling?
MetLife offers solid dental plans that make it easier to protect your smile!, Better Business Bureau A+ rating, Los Angeles, CA Trustpilot 4.7 Star Rating

Why Choose MetLife Dental

Plan Choices

Consider your oral health needs and ability to pay. We have plan options for all needs and budgets.

Family Coverage

If you have children, consider more comprehensive coverage for less out-of-pocket costs.

Good Oral Health

Routine visits to the dentist can help prevent costly dental bills as well as other medical conditions.

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In this article, we provide…

  1. A brief overview of MetLife
  2. Reasons to enroll in a MetLife dental plan
  3. The bestselling MetLife dental plans on
  4. A comparison chart of our MetLife options

A Quick Introduction to MetLife

MetLife is one of the largest providers of insurance, annuities, and employee benefit programs. Founded in1868, the company is dedicated to providing working-class Americans with financial protection. Over the years, MetLife has helped generations of customers around the world protect their property, finances, family, and future. The largest commercial dental insurance carrier in the U.S., MetLife proudly offers both dental and vision benefits on Their range across the U.S. spans from New York to California, as far south as Florida and as far north as Alaska.

You deserve the best care to keep you and your family healthy, and costs should never prevent you from getting the care you need. Whether you need routine cleanings, braces, or a dental filling, having a solid dental plan helps makes it easier to protect your smile and your budget. MetLife's plans, service, and discounts make it easier for you to save and protect your family's health.

When you choose MetLife, you get an insurer who will help you save in ways you've never imagined. It's more than discounts. You'll see it in the way MetLife manages claims and the selection of providers in its networks. MetLife is your total solution for healthier smiles, brighter eyes, lower costs, and award-winning service.

Why Enroll in a MetLife Dental Plan?

The advantages of MetLife dental coverage include:

  • MetLife's large network and flexible coverage options help keep your out-of-pocket costs down
  • Finding the right dentist is easy with the MetLife dental network, which includes over 146,000 providers
  • Visit providers in or out of network with our flexible plans
  • Members benefit from our negotiated fees, which are typically 30-45% less than average

Some Quick Facts About MetLife

  • Recognized and trusted by approximately 100 million customers worldwide
  • Over 90 million customers in over 60 countries
  • More than 150 years of experience
  • Serves more than 90 of the top 100 companies in the Fortune 500 for the U.S.

Our best-selling MetLife Dental Insurance Plans

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Takealong Dental

Largest network of dentists

Flexibility to choose any licensed dentist
Plan Type: PPO
Plan Maximum: $2000

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Takealong Dental

Benefits increase after the first and second years

No referral needed for specialty care
Plan Type: PPO
Plan Maximum: $1500

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Comparison of our MetLife Dental Plans

  TakeAlong Dental
TakeAlong Dental
TakeAlong Dental
HMO-Managed Care 245 (High)
TakeAlong Dental
HMO-Managed Care 350 (Low)
Network Type PPO PPO HMO HMO
Annual Deductible per Enrollee $25 per person (maximum $75 per family)
per calendar year
Maximum Benefit $2,000 per person per calendar year $1,500 per person per calendar year None
Annual Cleaning Pays 100% of maximum allowable charge $20 $0
Traditional Fillings
(one surface)
Pays 80% of maximum allowable charge Pays 70% of maximum allowable charge $15 $0
White Fillings
(one surface)
Pays 80% of maximum allowable charge Pays 70% of maximum allowable charge $25
Tooth Extraction Pays 80% of maximum allowable charge Pays 70% of maximum allowable charge $20 $5
Root Canal Pays 50% of maximum allowable charge $225 $110
Crown Pays 50% of maximum allowable charge $350 $245



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Pensacola, FL

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"The fella that helped me over the phone was kind, courteous and helpful! He was knowledgeable and thoroughly, too."
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How to Enroll in a MetLife Dental Plan

MetLife has a variety of dental plan options available across the United States. Use our free dental insurance comparison tool to find the MetLife options offered in your region. Before choosing a plan, make certain you review each option’s:

Once you’ve found the right MetLife plan for your needs, select the Apply Now button. This will begin the insurance application form. Once completed and submitted, you will receive an email confirming your coverage.