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Why Dental Care?

Because a healthier smile can be important to maintaining your overall health

Maintaining good oral health matters. Studies show that those with dental coverage are more likely to visit the dentist.1 And of course staying on top of your care is the key to preventing costly problems that can add up. Plus, going to the dentist regularly can help prevent problems that have been linked to heart disease or stroke.2

That’s where a good dental program comes in. The right coverage makes it easier to visit the dentist and helps lower your costs. You get support to keep up with dental cleanings and other preventive care that helps you avoid costly problems and live healthier. Now that’s something to smile about!

Keeping your teeth healthy, without a dental program, can be expensive. While costs will vary based on where you live, the average family of four spends $1,824 a year on dental services, not including the cost of braces.3

1 2013 US Survey of Dental Care Affordability and Accessibility; Empirica Research; July 2013.
2 American Dental Association; Dentists: Doctors of Oral Health. Accessed May 2015, www.ada.org/en/about-the-ada/dentists-doctors-of-oral-health.
3 http://www.staticbrain.com/what-consumers-spend-each-month/ Accessed June 2016.

Dental benefits are provided by Metropolitan Life Insurance Company (MetLife) or an affiliate of MetLife. Certain administrative services are provided by Careington International Corporation (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. Please contact MetLife for costs and complete details.

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