Dental Insurance

UNC Health Care offers employees dental insurance coverage under the North Carolina Flexible Benefits Program (NC Flex). The NC Flex Dental Insurance is available to all regular employees who work 20 or more hours per week. Premiums are deducted on a pre-tax basis.

The effective date of this benefit is the first day of the month after the date of hire or eligibility change. Enrollment must be completed online and within 30 days of the event.

The NC Flex Dental Insurance offers two different plans: High Option and Low Option. In addition to the two plan options, there are five coverage types: Employee Only, Employee and One Child, Employee Children, Employee Spouse, and Employee Family.

View 2019 rate and coverage information.

Current participants may contact MetLife Dental at 1-855-676-9441 M-F 8a-11p. Member ID cards are not provided but you can print as many as you like once you’ve registered on their website. To create an account with MetLife Dental is enter NC Flex in the field for Account Sign in, and then click on Register Now. Once you have an account, you can log in and click the link for Print Your Dental ID Card.

NOTE: You MUST register for a new account under NCFlex to access dental information. Your login information for Life Insurance or Auto/Home Insurance will not get you to the dental information. These accounts are held separately.

For more information visit the NCFlex website or call Customer Service at 1-855-676-9441.

To review your current benefits for NC Flex, log onto eEnroll.