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Choose Affordable Vision and Dental Insurance Coverage with Guardian Direct®

Vision plan highlights

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  • Get an annual WellVision Exam® for just $15.
  • Choose your eye doctor from the largest network of independent doctors.
  • See savings on eye exams, frames, lenses and more.
  • Typical annual savings is over $200 per year.*
  • Opt for contact lenses, if glasses aren't your thing.

*Savings are based on national averages on comprehensive eye exams and most commonly purchased frame brand and may vary by VSP plan and purchase selection, average savings determined after benefits are applied. Brands and promotions are subject to change. Source: (2018).

Dental plan highlights

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  • Large Network of Dentists. With over 100,000 dentists in the Guardian network, it's easy to find a dentist to fit your needs. And with an in-network dentist, save up to 35% off standard dental rates.
  • Savings. After all, isn't that the point of dental insurance? Because Guardian Direct insurance covers cleanings and x-rays, your premiums can virtually pay for themselves. And you'll also automatically save on costly unexpected needs such as fillings or root canals.
  • Easy. No claim forms for you to submit with an in-network dentist.
  • Guaranteed Acceptance. Instant approval. Get a policy today


2018-70022 (8/21)



Vision insurance is provided by VSP and billing and premium collection services for such vision insurance are conducted by DTC GLIC, LLC (d/b/a DTC GLIC Insurance Sales, LLC in California). DTC GLIC, LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America ("Guardian").

Guardian and DTC GLIC, LLC are not affiliated with VSP and Guardian and DTC GLIC, LLC do not assume any responsibility or liability for non-Guardian products or services, including those offered by VSP.



Individual dental insurance products are underwritten by The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America, New York, New York or by one of its wholly owned subsidiaries. Products are not available in all states. Policy limitations and exclusions apply. The actual limitations and exclusions that apply to your Dental Plan are governed by the policy forms approved for use in your state. Please refer to your policy for a complete list of limitations and exclusions. In the event of a conflict between this document and the language stated in your Guardian insurance policy, the language of the policy shall control. This policy provides DENTAL insurance only.

Dental provider networks vary by state, by market and by plan type

Rates are guaranteed for one year for your policy of benefits initially selected. Policies renew annually.


Dental PPO plans provide in-network and out-of-network benefits. Use of an in-network provider may result in reduce out of pocket costs.

Coverage is limited to those charges that are necessary to prevent, diagnose or treat dental disease, defect, or injury. Deductibles apply. Waiting periods may also apply for some services

Individual dental plans do not pay for: oral hygiene services (except as covered under preventive services), orthodontia (unless expressly provided for), cosmetic or experimental treatments, any treatment to the extent benefits are payable by any other payor or for which no charge is made, prosthetic devices unless certain conditions are met, and services ancillary to surgical treatment.

Individual dental plans limit benefits for diagnostic consultations and for preventive, restorative, endodontic, periodontic and prosthodontic services.

Listed services, exclusions and limitations do not constitute a contract and are a summary only.


Dental HMOs provide Pre-Paid dental benefits through a network of participating general dentists and specialty care dentists. All covered services must be provided by the member’s Primary Care Dentist. Specialty care services are covered only when referred by the member’s Primary Care Dentist and approved in advance by the Dental DHMO.

Only those services listed in the Dental HMO plan are covered. Certain services are subject to annual or other periodic limitations. Where orthodontic benefits are specifically included, your policy provides for one course of comprehensive treatment per lifetime, per member. Dental HMOs do not provide orthodontic benefits if comprehensive orthodontic treatment or retention is in progress as of the member’s effective date. Listed services, exclusions and limitations do not constitute a contract and are a summary only.

Products Underwritten by Guardian Life Insurance Company of America



      FLORIDA              Policy Form IP-1-MDG-DHMO-FL-OFF-17

      NEW YORK          Policy Form IP-MDG-NY-FP-OFF-17


Products Underwritten by Managed Dental Guard, Inc.


      TEXAS                 Policy: IP-1-MDG-DHMO-TX-17


Products Underwritten by First Commonwealth Inc. through its Illinois subsidiaries*


      ILLINOIS             Policy: IP-FCW-DHMO-IL-17

*First Commonwealth Insurance Company — (IL), First Commonwealth Limited Health Services Corporation — (IL), First Commonwealth of Illinois, Inc.


Information on the approved state and product specific online enrollment form numbers can be viewed here: Online Enrollment Form Numbers