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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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Nonprofits can rent dental equipment from Phoenix ToolBank

You Can Rent Dental Equipment from Phoenix ToolBank

The Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation provides nearly $1M a year to nonprofit organizations to improve lives by promoting optimal oral health. That’s our mission. What that means on a day-to-day basis is Delta Dental provides funding to nonprofits for programs that provide oral screenings/exams, fluoride varnish treatments, and sealants to children and pregnant women. […]

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6 Coverage Details To Review When Buying Dental Insurance

All dental plans are not created equal. Some differences between plans can be easy to identify: annual maximums, deductibles and co-insurance, for example, are fairly straightforward. As the old adage goes, the devil is in the details. Here are 6 often overlooked details to look at when comparing dental plan coverage: Frequencies & Limitations Most […]

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Delta Dental of Arizona and St. Vincent de Paul partner together to help families

Smile Stories: How the Delta Dental of Arizona Oral Health Center at St. Vincent de Paul is Serving Our Community

Hundreds of thousands of Arizona children under 18 years old are uninsured. Families in need have a difficult time finding proper dental care for themselves and their kids. Delta Dental of Arizona and St. Vincent de Paul have partnered together to help fulfill this need. The Delta Dental of Arizona Oral Health Center at St. […]

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Learn how to evaluate a potential employer’s dental benefits when considering a new job.

Top Benefits to Look for in a New Job

Searching for a new job or making a career change can be intimidating. When you finally find a position that matches your experience and interests, there are still a few important things you need to know about the role and company. Whether it’s flexible hours or higher wages, a variety of different benefits can influence […]

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Help Employees Save Money By Visiting In Network Dentists

Are you responsible for managing your company’s benefits? Maybe you’re an HR professional or a multi-tasking small business owner. Either way, employees are relying on you to guide them through their employer-sponsored dental benefits. In a 2019 Delta Dental of Arizona survey, nearly 1 in 3 adults with dental insurance said they did not go […]

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Should I Offer My Employees a Dental Plan with Orthodontic Coverage?

As you begin to build a dental benefits package to offer to your employees, you may consider including orthodontic benefits in your dental plan. Depending on the size of your company and the plan you choose, your employees may have a range of discounts on the cost of braces and other devices. What Do Your […]

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