Tag: dental benefits (page 1 of 4)

See how your benefits know-how scored: Get the answers to our scavenger hunt

Last week we challenged you to test your knowledge of our benefits administrator website with a fun online scavenger hunt. Although we hope you had some fun, our main goal was to make sure you’re getting the information and tools you need to support your enrollees and manage your dental benefits effectively. Let’s see how you did!

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Benefit tips for enrollees to pack for vacation

With summer vacation season heating up, you may worry about the impact this could have on managing your group’s dental benefits. We’ve got good news — with these packing tips you can also relax knowing that Delta Dental benefits have your enrollees covered.

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Calling all Delta Dental clients: How well do you know your benefits?

Have you visited our site for benefits administrators (BAs) lately? It’s got everything you need to administer your Delta Dental plan and support your enrollees all in one place. Whether you’re a seasoned BA with Delta Dental, or you’re just getting to know us, you can test your knowledge of the BA site with a fun scavenger hunt.

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How to give your dentist network a checkup

You may have read in last month’s network numbers article that network size matters. However, size is just one piece of the puzzle when it comes to determining network value. It’s also important to know how dentists are recruited and trained — and to take a look at the entire experience enrollees have when they visit a dentist’s office.

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If the earth could smile …

OK — we might be slightly obsessed with smiles at Delta Dental, but wouldn’t it be cool if the earth could smile? While we’ll likely never see a toothy grin from Mother Earth, there are plenty of ways your enrollees and your business can drive positive change for the planet every day.

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Do your network numbers add up?

Ever wonder how a carrier determines its network size? Good! Some carriers may calculate the number differently, so it’s important to ask how it’s done.

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Six ways to help your enrollees overcome their dental phobia

Fear of the dentist is a very real thing. In fact, it has been suggested that dental phobia prevents between 9-20% of Americans from visiting the dentist. And, because oral health plays an important role in a person’s well-being, and overall wellness can influence workplace productivity, imagine the potential impact if 20% or even 10% of your workforce ignored dental care due to fear.

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What do St. Patrick’s Day and dental insurance have in common?

While we’re all for responsible celebration, Dr. Page Barden, one of our network dentists, reminds us that “any time you mix alcohol with revelry, your teeth could suffer.”

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Making music and smiles: Spotlight on a rockin’ dental consultant

So, your carrier tells you it has dental consultants on staff. You first thought may be “that sounds great!”, but you’re also probably left wondering what that actually means. We think there’s no better way to show you than by introducing you to one of our dental consultants, Dr. Leigh Westee.

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Expert dental claims review? Yeah, we’ve got a dentist for that.

Most — if not all — major benefits carriers employ a staff of clinical experts to review claims — so it’s not groundbreaking to say that we have dentists on staff to review claims submissions. However, would it surprise you to learn that we have nearly 50 people on staff whose names are followed by the initials DDS or DMD? And just because other carriers also offer consultant claims review doesn’t mean we don’t consider our dental staff an integral part of our value proposition.

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