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TRICARE Dental Program

The TRICARE Dental Program is a voluntary dental plan. You can enroll if you're a:


The plan is available worldwide in two service areas:


The TRICARE Dental Program covers:

  • Exams, cleanings, fluorides, sealants, and X-rays
  • Fillings, including white fillings on back teeth
  • Root canals
  • Gum surgery
  • Oral surgery and tooth extractions
  • Crowns and dentures
  • Orthodontics and braces
  • Scaling and root planing (deep cleaning) for diabetics
  • Additional cleaning for pregnant women

Dental Contractor

MetLife is the TRICARE Dental Program contractor. After you enroll, you can create an account with MetLife to:

  • View dental coverage
  • Check a claim
  • View claims history
  • View explanation of benefits
  • Find a dentist
  • File a complaint
  • View frequently asked questions
  • View oral health information
  • Download forms and documents
  • Download the TRICARE Dental Program Benefit Booklet and other materials

You'll need a Department of Defense Self-Service Logon to create your account.

Need a New Dental Card?

Contact MetLife for a new dental plan card:

Need an annual dental exam for dental readiness?

Dentists who participate in the TRICARE Dental Program will complete the DD Form 2813 at no additional cost to you. >>Learn More

Last Updated 2/12/2016

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