Archive | February, 2020
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Meet the Team Behind the Teeth: Q-&-A with Eric Skartveit, Director of Underwriting at Delta Dental of Arizona

Underwriters have complicated jobs. They’re responsible for assessing risk, and that’s a pretty big deal for most companies. We sat down with our own director of underwriting, Eric Skartveit—who has almost 30 years-experience in the industry—to learn more about the challenges he faces and the things that go into underwriting a plan. JA: In a […]

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Little boy learning about healthy dental habits and brushing the teeth of dental model while sitting in the dentist chair at a pediatric dentist office.

Does Your Child Really Need to See a Pediatric Dentist? Maybe, Here’s Why:

Parents know how it feels eating at a fancy restaurant not set up for kids. The carpet is too nice. The mood is too quiet. And, sides are ordered separately. But, kid-friendly diners are great. The helpful servers rush to bring crayons and cups with lids. They laugh when toddlers throw the menu on the […]

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Oral Surgeon Dr. Pierse

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Joseph Pierse

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist, Dr. Joseph E. Pierse of Precision Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Phoenix. Dr. Pierse is an oral surgeon who treats patients of all ages. Some of his services include wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, TMJ treatment, 3D imaging and more! What made you decide to become […]

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A happy woman high fives her young daughter as they volunteer at a food bank

3 Reasons Giving Back Is Good for Your Heart Health

Do you remember cutting out construction paper hearts at school each February? Your scissors traced each half until a perfect heart fluttered onto your desk. You’d repeat this until you had enough hearts to glue on a mailbox filled with Valentine’s Day cards. After picking out the right card for each classmate, how did you […]

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