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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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10 scientifically-supported ways to celebrate your employees

Most businesses organize some sort of employee appreciation event every year. Why do we do it? Because other companies do it? Because social media tells us we should? Or maybe there’s a science behind it? There actually is some science behind it. Here are ways you can boost employee happiness and productivity while going easy on your budget.

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Get healthy, give healthy

With the right dental benefits carrier, creating healthy smiles can be easy. But what if your carrier could also help create healthier communities?

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Plain language policy: Spotlight on Public Affairs

Health care policy can be confusing. Really, really confusing.

That’s why we want to share periodic policy updates and insights with you — in plain terms. No jargon, no nonsense. To kick off our Plain Language Policy series, we’d like you to meet two of our key policy players, Stephanie Berry and Devin McBrayer.

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Life hack: 3 ways to make cyber security a priority

Did you know January 28 is Data Privacy Day? If so, you’re an information security rock star! If not, no worries — we’ve got you covered with some quick tips to bring you up to cyber speed.

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Customer service update from Delta Dental

We’re updating our interactive voice response (IVR) system to deliver quality service faster.

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New, stronger evidence to support gum disease and heart disease correlation

The dental industry has been aware of the correlation between periodontal disease and a range of overall health issues for years, but there is new, more significant evidence to support the correlation between oral bacteria and heart disease.

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Pass the cranberries — and these enrollee notices!

With the holiday season upon us, it can be easy for things to get lost in the hustle and bustle. Be sure that educating new enrollees — and reminding current enrollees — about their rights isn’t one of them.

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