Top 5 Best Halloween Candy for Your Teeth

Halloween: the exciting night where costumed children knock door to door and collect more candy than Willy Wonka himself. Now, we hate to be the bearer of bad news, but trick-or-treating can be a frightening time for your child’s teeth. The good news is – it doesn’t have to be.   We already know that… Read more »

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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Healthy Workplace

Why Dental Benefits are Essential for a Healthy Workplace

Did you know that oral health plays an important role in overall well-being and can promote a healthy workplace? Research has shown a strong connection between poor dental hygiene and a multitude of serious health conditions. For example, gum disease has been linked to cardiovascular disease, strokes, heart attacks, diabetes and pneumonia. So, when an… Read more »

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Discount Dental

Is a Discount Dental Plan Right For You?

Discount dental plans are tailored to individuals and families who do not currently have dental insurance and are looking to save money on their dental care needs. A discount dental plan is not an insured plan. Instead, it’s more like a membership where you get instant access to savings on services like exams, cleanings, x-rays… Read more »

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Discount Vision

Enrolled on Dental? Save Big on Discount Vision.

We know you are already enjoying your dental benefits, but are you taking advantage of your vision discounts too? With every Dental Select Dental Plan, you will receive the EyeMed Discount Vision Plan automatically – and for no cost. So how do you redeem your vision discounts? That’s easy. First, look up a participating EyeMed… Read more »

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Dental Plan

5 Reasons to Keep Your Stand-Alone Dental Plan

Thinking of embedding your dental plan with your medical plan? Sure it sounds easier –  maybe even more convenient, but sometimes the easy choice isn’t always the best choice. There is a lot of value in having a stand-alone dental plan. Here are our top five reasons you should keep your traditional dental plan: 1…. Read more »

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Bad breath

10 Ways to Beat Bad Breath

No one likes bad breath. Not only is it unpleasant and embarrassing, but it usually means there’s a bigger problem inside your mouth. Causes for bad breath (also known as halitosis) can include: build-up of oral bacteria, dry mouth, gum disease and smoking. Although bad breath is a common problem among U.S. adults, it’s usually… Read more »

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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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