Dental Fillings: What’s the difference?

If you’ve had a cavity before, chances are your dentist treated the decayed area of your tooth with a filling. Fillings are a common procedure that helps restore teeth back to normal functionality and shape. Nowadays, there are many choices when it comes to types of dental fillings. Two very familiar types are amalgam and… Read more »

Fillings

Dental Fillings: What’s the difference?

If you’ve had a cavity before, chances are your dentist treated the decayed area of your tooth with a filling. Fillings are a common procedure that helps restore teeth back to normal functionality and shape. Nowadays, there are many choices when it comes to types of dental fillings. Two very familiar types are amalgam and… Read more »

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Dental Select

Brokers: 10 Reasons to Choose Dental Select

As an insurance broker, we know you have many options when it comes to choosing a carrier. So why choose us? That’s simple – we make selling easy. There are many reasons to recommend Dental Select to all your client groups. Here are 10 of them: 1. Large nationwide network. With over 200,000 access points… Read more »

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Electric toothbrushes

Manual vs Electric Toothbrushes: Pros and Cons

Now that we know the many benefits that brushing can provide, what kind of brush do you choose? Manual or electric? Although a manual toothbrush is sufficient to effectively clean your teeth, you may find the benefits of an electric toothbrush enticing. Let’s cover the pros and cons of using an electric toothbrush to help… Read more »

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Teeth whitening

10 Teeth Whitening Tips

 Brush Up Your Confidence A sparkling, white smile can make a lasting impression and boost your confidence.  Yes, we all long for a whiter, brighter smile. So bid farewell to yellow, stained teeth because here are 10 teeth whitening tip to keep you smiling for days. Follow These Steps For a Brighter Smile: 1) Schedule a… Read more »

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Easter Candy

The Worst Easter Candy for Your Teeth

By now, you’ve probably seen your local grocery store stocking up the holiday aisle with Easter goods. And everyone knows that Easter is one of the best holidays for the most horrible substance for your teeth. Yes, you guessed it – candy. Easter candy is loaded with sugar, which is obviously not ideal for keeping… Read more »

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Renewal Rate

Take Control of Your Group Renewals

Customized Group Renewal Rate Options Renewals can take a lot of time. We know spending time negotiating with the insurance carrier for each group can be overwhelming. We want to help. Dental Select will soon be including customized rate adjustment options in each monthly group renewal. What You Can Expect to See Currently, the renewal… Read more »

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Term changes

Now Accepting Changes Via Email

Brokers, Go Ahead – Send Changes and Terminations Via Email. Don’t like filling out forms? We don’t either. That’s why we’re now accepting policy terminations and demographic changes via email. Seriously? Yes, seriously. Insurance can already be difficult enough, it shouldn’t be difficult to send us a quick change. We listened to your feedback and… Read more »

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Lasik PRK

The Difference Between LASIK and PRK

Thinking about getting corrective laser eye surgery? Photo Refractive Keratectomy (PRK) and Laser-assisted-in-situ keratomileusis (LASIK) are two types of laser eye surgery that may be able to sharpen your vision. If you are nearsighted, farsighted or have an astigmatism, laser eye surgery can help change the shape of your cornea, resulting in better focus and… Read more »

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Teeth Cleaning

Quit Skipping Your Teeth Cleaning Appointments

If your teeth aren’t bothering you, do you really need regular teeth cleaning appointments? The short answer is, yes. The American Dental Association recommends that you visit your dentist at least once a year to get a professional teeth cleaning. If you have periodontal issues, your dentist may recommend teeth cleanings more often. So even… Read more »

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Woman Flossing Teeth

Five Reasons to Keep On Flossing

As of late, flossing has been a hot topic. You may have heard recent studies claiming that flossing is ineffective, possibly even useless. But what really is the truth? And should you continue to floss? `According to the American Dental Association (ADA), flossing is still an essential part of caring for your teeth and should… Read more »

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