Results for Dental

WP_Term Object
    [term_id] => 225
    [name] => Basic Option
    [slug] => basic-option
    [term_group] => 0
    [term_taxonomy_id] => 256
    [taxonomy] => keyword
    [description] => 
    [parent] => 679
    [count] => 13
    [filter] => raw
    [term_order] => 0

What's Covered Under the Basic Option

With the Basic dental option, you get coverage for preventive and basic care, including sealants, bitewing X-rays and full-mouth X-rays.

You might consider the Basic option if you and your dependents do not anticipate needing much dental care, aside from preventive and basic care.

 Basic Option
Your Deductible


You + one or You + family

The Plan Pays: Preventive Care

Plan pays 100% Includes exams, cleanings, sealants, X-rays

Basic Care

Plan pays 70% Includes extractions, fillings, root canals

Major Care

Not covered


Not covered

Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMJ)

Not covered

Annual Benefits Maximum

$1,000 The most the plan pays per person

Reasonable and Customary Charges: Up to reasonable and customary (R&C) charges for out of network care. You are responsible for any cost difference if the dental expenses are more than MetLife’s allowed R&C charges.

A Note About Dental Services

There may be limitations to some of these benefits, including, but not limited to, the number of cleanings and oral exams covered in a calendar year, and time limitations for filling and crown replacements. For more information on services, go to EmployeeConnect > Your Benefit Resources > Health and Insurance > Summary Plan Descriptions.