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MetLife TakeAlong Dental

Your smile is important to you, but it can be expensive to keep healthy. Our programs reflect dental trends and insights from administering dental benefits for over 20 million people. So you can feel confident you’re making the right choice for your smile.
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Extensive provider network

The MetLife dental network includes over 400,000 providers, so finding the right dentist is easy.

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The MetLife App is always on hand to help. You can manage your policy, file claims, and find a dentist.

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Coverage you can count on no matter where life takes you.

MetLife TakeAlong Dental is plan that stays with you for life. No worrying about benefit changes if you switch jobs or leave your employer.

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Individual dental insurance is a smart option to help you protect your smile and your savings.

Explore all the benefits of MetLife TakeAlong Dental

Our dental programs offer you robust coverage with one of the largest dental networks, so you can worry less about the cost of getting the care you need. Best of all, you can continue to see your dentist — typically saving more if your dentist is in-network.1 With MetLife TakeAlong Dental, you get:

  • Lifelong coverage you can count on no matter where life takes you.

  • Big savings because our network negotiated fees average 36% below the average dental fees in the same area.2

  • Choice to see your dentist, even if they are not in our network.

  • Coverage for hundreds of services/procedures, including: cleanings, x-rays, fillings, sealants, root canals, crowns, and orthodontics.3

  • Program options to balance cost with your unique needs.

  • And when you need help understanding what’s right for you, our educational tools and resources  can help make taking care of your smile a little easier.

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How do I enroll for MetLife TakeAlong Dental?

It’s easy.  You can enroll online  or with one of our experienced customer service representatives at 1-844-2METDEN (1-844-263-8336).

What are the dental programs available through MetLife TakeAlong Dental?

You can choose from several dental PPO program options—individual dental insurance policies featuring a Preferred Provider Organization. These programs give you the choice to see your dentist.  And if your dentist participates in our network, you’ll typically save more on covered services.1 For more information, go to and enter your ZIP Code to see the programs available in your area. 

How would I pay for coverage?

The choice is yours. Your monthly premiums can be paid by check, credit card or bank draft. At time of enrollment, you will choose how you want to pay.

Can I enroll my dependents for dental coverage?

Yes. Once your policy takes effect, you can still add dependents to your coverage.  You simply need to provide MetLife with advanced written notice along with any required premium. The effective date of coverage for newly added dependent(s) will depend on when we receive notice and required premium.

Who can I contact with questions regarding MetLife TakeAlong Dental?

You may call or send an email to MetLife with questions you may have. Call MetLife at 1-844-2METDEN (1-844-263-8336) or email

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** Based on internal analysis from MetLife.

1 Savings from enrolling in a dental benefits program will depend on various factors, including type of program, cost of the program, how often participants visit the dentist and the cost of services rendered.

2 Based on MetLife data. Negotiated fees refers to the fees that in-network dentists have agreed to accept as payment in full for covered services, subject to any co-payments, deductibles, cost sharing and benefits maximums. Negotiated fees are subject to change.

3 All services/procedures, including those listed, may not be available under all programs and benefit options.

Dental benefits are provided by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) or an affiliate of MetLife. Certain administrative services are provided by Careington BenefitSolutions (Careington), Frisco, TX. Careington is not affiliated with MetLife or its affiliates. In certain states, availability of the individual dental product is subject to regulatory approval. Like most benefits programs, benefit programs offered by MetLife and its affiliates contain certain exclusions, exceptions, reductions, limitations, waiting periods and terms for keeping them in force. For complete details please refer to policy form IND-DENTAL-2015 or contact MetLife for more information.