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About our network

Unum's dental network is a growing national dental network. We strive to provide our members with access to the best dental professionals and the most convenient dental care locations. That includes you.

About our patients

Patients from our dental plans may identify themselves as having Unum Dental, Colonial Life Dental, AlwaysCare or Starmount dental insurance. Check patient benefits and eligibility in our plans anytime at AlwaysAssist.com

Easier, faster, better claims

We partner with Inmediata, DentalXChange, Tesia, and Change Healthcare to receive electronic claims, with more coming soon. We also accept electronic attachments through NEA Powered by Vyne and DentalXChange. Find us using Payor ID STR01.

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Unum’s dental network includes providers under direct contract and under access arrangements with other networks. Search to see if you're part of Unum's network.

Dental Health Center for Your Patients

A guide to proper dental care and dental health, plus resources and tools for understanding and using dental benefits.

AlwaysAssist for Providers

Check patient eligibility and file dental claims online.

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Unum Dental News

Dentists rediscover their passion for volunteering

For many dentists, the pressure of running a dental practice, paying off a mortgage and a student loan debt, as well as balancing a family, make the notion of volunteering feel like a far off idea.

Many dentists face challenges educating new parents on baby brushing

Dentists face an uphill battle in educating new and expecting parents in two key areas in a child’s oral hygiene. Namely, the best age for the first dental visit and brushing with fluoride toothpaste.

Dental CPAs are worth the higher fees in private practice

For dentists fresh out of dental school, the sudden reality of combining clinical skills, patient management, and financial pressure can be overwhelming. So the first thing Dr. Bill Simon tells new dentists is “dentistry is a marathon, not a sprint.”