San Diego
Municipal Employees Association

Met Life Dental HMO

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Service Numbers

  • MetLife Dental
    (800) 880-1800
  • MEA Benefits
    (888) 217-9175
  • MEA Benefits Fax
    (888) 243-3494
  • Risk Management
    (619) 236-5924

MEA represented employees and retirees living in California will have access to enroll in MetLife’s Dental HMO. The plan offers a low cost plan with the coverage you need and the features you deserve.

The MetLife Dental HMO plan offers you and your family comprehensive dental benefits with set co-payments for listed services. For your convenience, the following is a list of the HMO plan features:

  • You choose a primary care dentist from a large network of DHMO providers. Your primary care dentist will provide your dental care, and will coordinate referrals to specialists. You may change dentists once a month by contacting MetLife.
  • Over 400 dental procedures covered at listed co-payments and many diagnostic and preventive services have no co-payments!
  • The plan covers additional cleanings and periodontal maintenance, brush biopsies for oral cancer screening and adult fluoride and anesthesia benefits, including nitrous oxide and IV sedation.
  • No deductibles or dollar maximums for any service.
  • Coverage for implants.
  • One of the largest networks in California.
  • Orthodontics for adults and children.
  • Your benefits begin immediately – there’s no waiting period.

For more details including exclusions and limitations, refer to the MetLife dental certificate. These benefits are provided by SafeGuard Health Plans, Inc, a MetLife company.