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4 Ways Your Job Affects the Cost of DentalBenefits

4 Ways Your Job Affects the Cost of Dental Benefits

Have you ever wondered what actually determines the rate and coverage of your group dental insurance plan? These 4 factors could have an influence: Location. When it comes to a geographical area, your dental insurance carrier considers competing companies, local regulation and cost of living—all of which can influence premium pricing. This is pretty standard in […]

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In-Network vs. Out-of-Network: What it Means for Your Dental Coverage

In-Network vs. Out-of-Network: What it Means for Your Dental Coverage

When you have dental benefits from Delta Dental of Arizona, you can visit any licensed dentist. However, your benefit plan might have limited coverage for services provided by out-of-network dentists. To ensure you’re saving the most money and receiving your full benefit, it’s always best to visit a dentist in the Delta Dental network. Here […]

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Could Children’s Dental Coverage Change

Could Children’s Dental Coverage Change?

Children’s dental coverage can change year-after-year, but predicting that change is a bit more complicated. With a new administration taking charge in 2017, a change in children’s coverage could become a reality. Here are some possibilities: • Programs through Medicaid KidsCare, which is available through Medicaid/CHIP, offers health and dental benefits for children under the […]

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Subscribing to our Blog is as Easy as 1,2,3!

Delta Dental of Arizona is more than an insurance company; we’re also your resource for oral health tips, smile-friendly recipes, dental benefit basics, local Arizona events and so much more! We don’t want you to miss any of the fun, so here is a step-by-step guide to subscribing to our blog:

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How to Choose Dental Coverage for Your Growing Family

How to Choose Dental Coverage for Your Growing Family

Are your dental benefits keeping pace with your growing family? Consumers consider dental coverage a “very important” part of their health care plan. Medical insurance takes top billing, but dental coverage sits second on your need-to-have list. Understand your needs. Your age and the make-up of your family affect the type of dental care you’ll […]

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3 Times You Should Squeeze in Dental Care Before the Year Ends

3 Times You Should Squeeze in Dental Care Before the Year Ends

A new year wipes the slate clean. And while that’s a good thing for your resolutions, it can be a missed opportunity for your dental benefits. Here are 3 times you should squeeze in dental care before next year: 1. You’ve met your deductible. Oh hello, deductible. I believe we’ve already met. A deductible is […]

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2 Ways Investing in a Dental Plan Saves You Money

2 Ways Investing in a Dental Plan Saves You Money

Health care costs for companies continue to rise, making it increasingly important for companies to make the most of employee benefits programs. Group dental benefits continue to remain affordable, experiencing only modest average increases over the past decade. Investing in dental care saves your company money. Here’s how: Prevention. Most dental disease is preventable, and […]

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Dental coverage enhances employee morale. Make sure they take full advantage.

3 Ways to Encourage Employees to Use Their Dental Benefits

Insured employees are more likely to receive preventive care. And if they keep their appointments, they’re more likely to be healthier overall. As a group administrator, you’re the go-to for all things benefits. Here’s how to take an active role:  Teach them why benefits matter. Medical conditions can be unpredictable. Fortunately, dental disease is nearly 100 […]

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Navigate the Medicare Dental Dilemma

Emotions run high for pre-retirees. The retirement cloud comes in two forms—one part white and fluffy (no more work!) — another dark and ominous (no more benefits?). Medicare doesn’t cover dental—including procedures, care or devices. Medicare will only cover it if it’s required as part of overarching medical care or procedure. Get your head out […]

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Dental Coverage for the Self-Employed

We live in an age of entrepreneurial innovation. Professionals are passing on corporate life and becoming their own bosses. Today, freelancers, the self-employed and contract workers account for 30% of the national workforce, and that number is expected to increase to 40% by 2020. But working outside the box means we have to account for […]

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