Fall dental coverage - enrollment extended through SEP. 30!
For Southern Methodist University

On-campus dental coverage and care

Welcome, Mustangs!

We’re proud to serve the SMU community with a comprehensive dental plan. BrightSmile for Students offers a generous reimbursement on almost 200 services and procedures like

  • Routine dental exam
  • Teeth cleaning
  • Crowns
  • Fillings
  • Root canals
  • Tooth extraction
  • Emergency pain treatment
  • X-Rays
    and more…..

Information you need about your dental plan.

There's no network - visit any dentist, anywhere in the U.S.

With BrightSmile for Students, there is no provider network. Members don’t have to find a participating provider or worry about the added costs of going out-of-network; simply go to any dentist you like. Whether you're at home, traveling across the country, or at school, you're covered.

Getting enrolled

As a SMU student, you have access to this dental insurance, which has been tailored just for you. To enroll, fill out the application and pay with a credit or debit card. You'll get an email with a link to download your policy and ID card, and once the policy is effective, you're ready to see the dentist.
  • For Southern Methodist University

    Coverage is for 12 months

    Premium cost is



    Enrollment for SMU is managed by Academic Health Plans. Premium amounts vary by school and are subject to change. Plan annual max. is $1,500.

Submit a claim

Clearinghouse: Use payor ID 60601
Email: ClaimsTeam@Careington.com
(Private information should always be sent via secure email.)
Mail: Careington Benefit Solutions, P.O. Box 21681, Eagan, MN 55121
Fax: (972) 335-1349
⤓ Claim Form

Clearinghouse: Use payor ID PCA01
Mail: PrimeCare Administrators, PO Box 81380, Las Vegas, NV 89180
⤓ Claim Form

Need more info?

Contact BrightSmile

BrightSmile for Students customer service
Monday – Friday

10 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. CST