Dental X-Rays: Your Questions, Our Answers

Let’s talk about x-rays. Sure you’ve had them at your dental visits, but have you ever asked your dentist why? X-rays are a useful tool with many benefits. Read on as we shed some light on commonly asked dental x-ray questions. Why do dentists need x-rays? Dentists perform x-rays to check for issues with the… Read more »

5 Ways Your Company Saves with Insured Vision

Have you given much thought to adding a vision insurance plan to your company’s benefits? Perhaps you felt it was too expensive, or simply not worth it. That’s where we come in. You may not be aware that with all of our EyeMed vision plans, not only will your employees receive affordable benefits and a… Read more »

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10 Tips for Overcoming Fear at the Dentist

Do you regularly get nervous before your dentist appointment? You are not alone. Visiting the dentist can be stressful for many people and mild fear is common. The good news is, that dental appointments are never as bad as they seem and there are effective ways to manage your anxiety. So as your next appointment… Read more »

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MARK COYNE IS OUR NEW PRESIDENT

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — November 7, 2017— Dental Select today announced that it has named Mark Coyne as President of the company. Brent Williams, who founded the company in 1989, will continue to serve as Chief Executive Officer. Coyne will be responsible for leadership and decision making over Claims, Enrollment, Customer Service, Provider Relations,… Read more »

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Pregnant

Pregnant? Time to Visit Your Dentist.

Are you pregnant or planning to have children soon? Now, more than ever, would be an ideal time to visit your dentist. The American Dental Association recommends that all expectant mothers receive dental care and maintain good oral hygiene throughout their pregnancy. Pregnancy is a crucial time to maintain oral health as it is directly… Read more »

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Fluoride

True or False? The Truth About Fluoride

There is a lot of contradicting information put out into the world regarding fluoride, especially when it comes to children’s dental health. Fluoride is a mineral, that occurs naturally in water sources; when used correctly, it can improve early stages of tooth decay. Let’s explore some more facts about fluoride to help you and your… Read more »

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Unlimited Maximum

Unlimited Maximum Plans Feature: A Dental Plan Without Annual Limits

You’re fully aware that dental plans will typically include an annual maximum. Members expect that inevitability. No surprises here; this is pretty standard in the industry. We’re not looking to offer the standard experience. We want to offer plan options that give our members the flexibility they are looking for. Introducing the Unlimited Maximum option,… Read more »

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braces

3 Ways Braces Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Just about everyone knows that braces can help accomplish straight, beautiful teeth. But did you know that orthodontic treatment can also improve the health of your teeth and gums? As a matter of fact, they can. So if you’ve been putting off orthodontic treatment, you may want to read on. Here are three surprising ways… Read more »

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Group Sale

New Group Sale, Now What?

So you’ve sold a new group, now what? First off, we compliment your efforts and appreciate your partnership; we know you have many options when it comes to carriers. Whether this is your first or hundredth group sold with Dental Select, it never hurts to review our new group checklist. This is a list of… Read more »

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Cost Estimate

Major Dental Work? Get an Estimate Before Appointment

Did you know that you can request a cost estimate for your next dental procedure before you even sit in the chair? We call this a pre-determination of benefits. A pre-determination of benefits is a great way to see what a procedure may cost and how much your dental plan will cover. You can request… Read more »

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Animal dental

Quiz: Animal Dental Facts

Think you know your animals well? Take this fun animal dental quiz and see how much you know. Answer either TRUE or FALSE and see how well you score out of 10.   Dogs and cats are born with baby teeth that eventually fall out. This is TRUE. As dogs grow older, they will have… Read more »

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