Dental Benefit for National Benefit Fund Members

Your dental benefit provides comprehensive dental coverage, including basic care for cleaning and exams, as well as restorative services (crowns, bridges, dentures, etc.). 

You have a choice of two plans.

Check Your Dental Benefits ID Card to Verify Your Plan

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If you do not have your card or have any problems, please contact Member Services at (646) 473-9200.


The National Benefit Fund has partnered with EmblemHealth to administer your dental benefit. The plan offers an expanded network, giving you access to more than 9,000 providers, including 1,000 in New Jersey, with no out-of-pocket costs for preventive services, up to a maximum dollar amount per calendar year. To find a participating EmblemHealth Dental provider near you, check your EmblemHealth Dental card to see which plan you have.

Find an EmblemHealth Dental Provider

More About Your EmblemHealth Dental Benefits

View a Summary of Your Dental Benefits – Preferred Premier Plan

View a Summary of Your Dental Benefits – Preferred Plus Plan

Who Is Eligible?

Family Coverage — Wage Class I

Member-only Coverage — Wage Class III

Wage Class II is not covered

Not sure what wage class you are?

Check the front of your Health Benefits ID Card, or click here for an explanation.

Additional Resources

Aetna Dental Maintenance Organization (DMO)

The National Benefit Fund has partnered with Aetna to administer your dental benefit through a Dental Maintenance Organization (DMO). This plan provides access to a broad network of dentists, with no out-of-pocket costs for preventive services and no annual maximum benefit limit. In this plan, you choose a Primary Care Dentist from the Aetna network who will coordinate all your dental needs and provide you with referrals to specialists. If you are enrolled in this plan, you can find a list of participating dentists at If you would like to enroll in this plan, we will update this page with upcoming open enrollment periods.

Your Benefits

Medical Benefit

Access to more than 30,000 Benefit Fund providers throughout New York City, Westchester and Long Island.

Mental and Behavioral Health

Comprehensive support through talk therapy, inpatient and outpatient treatment programs and coordinated care.

Prescription Benefit

Full prescription coverage with no co-payments when you use preferred drugs where available.

Dental Benefit

A choice of two plans—EmblemHealth or Aetna DMO—providing basic care, including cleanings, exams and restorative services.

Vision Benefit

Eye exams and glasses or contact lenses every two years.

Life Insurance

Life insurance benefit based on Wage Class.

Keeping Your Coverage

COBRA Continuation Coverage

COBRA allows you to extend your health benefits when your Benefit Fund coverage ends due to a “qualifying event.”


This benefit provides a financial cushion if you are temporarily unable to work due to non-work-related accidents, injury or illness. 

Paid Family Leave

New York State’s Paid Family Leave (PFL) benefit is administered at no cost to NBF members.

Workers' Compensation

Provided through your employer, this benefit provides health and wage benefits if you are injured or become ill at work.