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5 Ways to Show Remote Employees You Care About Their Oral Health

Managing a newly remote team or company comes with hurdles. In addition to maintaining the same levels of service, you have to think about keeping your team engaged and connected without the benefit of in-person contact. Wellness programs have become an increasingly valuable tool in helping employees weather this time of uncertainty, but you might […]

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Meet the Team Behind the Teeth: Q&A with Rachel Day, Implementation Consultant at Delta Dental of Arizona

The job title “implementation consultant” might sound a little foreign to those who aren’t in the insurance industry. But folks who do this job make sure that companies large and small have everything they need to get their benefits package up and running. As such, it’s no surprise that stellar project management and communication skills […]

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How Voluntary Benefits Help Small Businesses Stay Productive

If you are a small business who is still struggling during this unprecedented time, you are not alone. According to a new Goldman Sachs survey, 96% of small businesses have been impacted by COVID-19. As the effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue to linger, small business owners must decide where to spend their limited resources […]

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What is COBRA Insurance?

“COBRA” stands for Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act and is a 1985 federal law to provide relief for those who experience a job loss, or other qualifying event, allowing them to continue their existing medical, vision and dental insurance coverage for a limited period – typically 18 months after the final day of employment. In […]

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Meet the Team Behind the Teeth: Q&A with Jolean Fleck, Director of Human Resources at Delta Dental of Arizona

Many people think human resources is all about policies and procedures. But it’s more complicated than that. We sat down with our own director of human resources, Jolean Fleck, to learn about her philosophy behind talent management and why she’s more focused on employee engagement than Excel spreadsheets.  JA: In a nutshell, tell us a […]

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Delta Dental of Arizona Lives Its Core Values During COVID-19

Often organizations go through the exercise of establishing a list of core values. The executives and board members take up valuable time to discuss, debate, and vote on the core values for the organization. Then the list is sent to all the employees and posted on office walls – then that’s often the end of […]

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What is a Dental Emergency?

We all know accidents can happen at any moment—even when you’re simply relaxing at home. It’s important to understand the types of concerns that need emergency care and which ones you can handle on your own. When it comes to your oral health, an emergency is often when treatment is needed to save a tooth, […]

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Attract Top Talent in a Competitive Market by Offering Dental Insurance

Move aside fancy coffee machine and free snacks. Hiring top talent in a competitive job market takes more than perks, it takes real employee benefits. Workers are moving to Arizona and they care about more than ping pong tables in the office. About 60% of workers say benefits are a big factor in their decision […]

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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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Delta Dental Customer Service: Your Smile Power Support Team

When you call Delta Dental of Arizona (DDAZ) with a dental benefits question, there’s an entire team of friendly people ready to help. They’re passionate about helping you understand and use your benefits–and often go the extra mile to do so. For Customer Service Week, we’re taking the opportunity to highlight a few of our […]

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