Wisdom Teeth: To Remove or Not to Remove?

Removing your wisdom teeth is an important decision. And whether they are impacted or not, wisdom teeth should always be closely monitored to make sure they won’t cause future problems. We know it can get confusing, so to help understand your options, we’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions and answers. As always,… Read more »

Self-Test: Signs You May Have a Vision Problem

Think you may need vision correction? You may be right – vision problems are probably more common than you think. According to the Vision Impact Institute, about 60 percent of the world needs some sort of vision correction. So while you are scheduling your next vision check-up, take this self-test to see if you could… Read more »

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Open Enrollment vs Qualifying Events

As a group administrator, you are probably all too familiar with that time of year when employees sign up for benefits – also known as the open enrollment period. But did you know there are instances where employees and their family members can enroll outside of this period? This special enrollment period takes place when… Read more »

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Individual Plan Pricing Model Updates In Progress

As part of our yearly updates, Individual plan pricing is being revised to an age-banded model. Under this new format, rates are adjusted according to the age of the subscriber and thereby better reflect the expected utilization of the consumer. Pricing will be based on the age of the subscriber in the following age ranges… Read more »

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Simplified Benefits Are Coming

Dental Select CEO, Brent Williams, joined a panel of healthcare luminaries to discuss a wide variety of health and wellness issues on Monday, October 17th, for the 2016 Utah Business Healthcare Roundtable. This year’s roundtable was hosted by Holland & Hart and moderated by Dave Gessel, who is the Executive Vice President for the Utah… Read more »

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Celebrating Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday, one of America’s fastest growing events, is almost upon us. With shoppers being urged to buy locally, this special event falls the Saturday after Thanksgiving and celebrates small, local businesses. So how does this relate to your own business? It’s all about opportunity. So while consumers may be scouring the sidewalks for… Read more »

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The Truth About Tryptophan

As Thanksgiving approaches each year, many start to question the true connection between turkey and tiredness. We’ve all heard the claim that this traditional main course will make you sleepy after consumption. Many Americans even find themselves holding back from indulging upon that second serving. So the question is, are they really a few bites… Read more »

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FAQs: All About Employee Enrollment

Enrollment usually only happens once a year, so we don’t expect you to remember everything. We’re here to keep things easy and simple. Brush up on these FAQs to see how we can help your company through the annual enrollment process. Q:  If we need to send employee information, remind me how we can submit… Read more »

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Should You See a General Dentist or Specialist?

By now you’re probably familiar with who your general dentist is. As your go-to provider, your general dentist manages your oral health and takes care of most your dental needs, which may include: dental exams, preventive care, fillings, crowns, veneers, bridges and root canals. But what about specialists? Who are they and what do they… Read more »

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When to Start Taking Children to the Dentist 

Picture this: It’s 3:00 a.m. and you’re up with a crying, teething baby. A quick look in their mouth confirms that their first, tiny tooth is making its grand entrance. Sure you are focused on your wailing child and lack of sleep, but have you thought about scheduling their first dental visit yet? It could… Read more »

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Dentists: 5 Reasons Why We Recommend EDI 

Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) is the electronic exchange of data between a provider’s office and Dental Select. With a multitude of reasons of why, many providers have already made the switch. So have you considered submitting your claims electronically? Here are five reasons why we recommend EDI for your practice. 1. You will get paid… Read more »

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