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Careington Dental was started in 1979 by two dentists who got tired of fighting insurance companies and wanted to find a way to provide good dental care to people who did not have access to dental insurance.  Today Careington is one of the most affordable discount dental plans available while at the same time providing individuals and families great value.  A FREE vision plan is included with each new membership and you can add our discount Rx Program (our Rx program  is not available in WA) for only $1.00 a month more for the entire family.


Discount plans provide access to a network of dentists and specialists across the country who have contracted with Careington to provide our members a discount off their normal fees. Members pay a small monthly fee (or a discounted annual fee) for access to participating providers who have contracted with us to provide our members a great savings.


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Members can LOWER their out-of-pocket expense for dental bills.  Who wouldn’t want to do that?  Because members pay a discounted rate directly to their provider, the providers can discount their fees because there's no paper work to file or no insurance claims to track. It's a win-win for both the providers in our network AND our members.


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Careington Care 500 Plan

THIS PLAN IS NOT INSURANCE and is not intended to replace insurance. THIS IS NOT A MEDICARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PLAN.* This plan does not meet the minimum creditable coverage requirements under M.G.L. c. 111M and 956 CMR 5.00. This plan is not a Qualified Health Plan under the Affordable Care Act. The plan provides discounts at certain health care providers for medical services. The range of discounts will vary depending on the type of provider and service. The plan does not make payments directly to the providers of medical services. Plan members are obligated to pay for all health care services but will receive a discount from those health care providers who have contracted with the discount medical plan organization. You may access a list of participating health care providers at Upon request the plan will make available a written list of participating health care providers. You have the right to cancel within the first 30 days after receipt of membership materials and receive a full refund, less a nominal processing fee (nominal fee for MD residents is $5, AR and TN residents will be refunded processing fee). Discount Medical Plan Organization and administrator: Careington International Corporation, 7400 Gaylord Parkway, Frisco, TX 75034; phone 800-441-0380.

This plan is not available in Vermont. *Medicare statement applies to MD residents when pharmacy discounts are part of plan. *Medicare statement applies to MD residents when pharmacy discounts are part of program.

Save on cleanings

Save on cleanings, X-rays, oral exams, crowns, root canals and more! See actual dental bill here.

Careington family memberships

Include parents, children - anyone living in your household.  No age limits. Print a Brochure.

Careington cancellation policy

Click Here to see fee schedule - the exact discounted rates (what you would pay) in your area.

Careington vision plan

Free Vision Plan. All memberships include our EyeMed® discount See Vision Plan info flyer.

Complimentary discount prescription card offered here for any visitor.  Save 30% or more on Rx drugs.  No obligation - it’s totally free!  Visit to get yours today.

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Maintaining Your Oral Health

We all know that a proper diet is essential in maintaining our overall health. And we know that that goes for our teeth as well; we avoid excessive sweets to cut down on sugar damage to our smiles. But there’s more knowledge needed to keep our teeth healthy and shielded from certain, harmful foods. Here’s a helpful primer to shape your diet and keep your oral health in check.

Get Plenty of Calcium.  Your mom wasn’t kidding when she told you to drink milk for your teeth and bones. Calcium, which can be found in abundance in milk and dairy products, is a major building block of healthy teeth. Not only can calcium strengthen the formation and structure of our teeth when we’re young – it also helps keep them up well into adulthood. When our bodies lack calcium, they harvest it from our bones and teeth, often resulting in weakening and decay. So drink your milk!

Soak up Vitamin C.  Vitamin C is essential in our bodies’ ability to fight off various infections. Studies have shown that dental patients with diets low in Vitamin C are more prone to gingivitis – a harmful gum disease that can damage both your mouth and your overall health. To avoid swelling, bleeding gums, as well as the whole-body problems that can stem from gingivitis, load up on Vitamin C. Luckily, it’s readily available in delicious fruits like oranges, tangerines, and kiwi. No excuses!

Limit Your Intake of Sugary Snacks.  You know that sugar is the main dietary enemy of your teeth, so I won’t belabor the point. But pay close attention to just how much sugar you’re exposing your teeth to – and the foods and drinks that deliver the most nasty sugar. Hard candies and sugary gummy snacks are among the worst offenders, as they tend to stick to the teeth and exacerbate the sugar’s damage. And sodas are a “double dip” of damage, as they soak your teeth in both sugary water AND acids.

Drink Lots of Water… and Tea!  Water, of course, helps to rinse harmful residues from your teeth. But the benefits of tea may surprise you. Studies have shown that black tea can inhibit the growth of bacteria in the plaque on your teeth, making it a cavity buster you probably didn’t even know about!

All told, reining in your diet to protect your teeth doesn’t require much (if any) more effort and discipline than you’re already putting in for the sake of your overall health. By limiting the sugar and expanding the vitamins and minerals you expose your teeth to, you can take a huge step in reducing your dentist’s place in your everyday life!