Your oral health is the Cinderella of your global health! Here is the biggest lie propagated about healthcare and insurance companies. “Edentulism is not a risk factor for any other diseases, so it is not a liability to the overall health of a patient.” That’s a lie that has been propagated for decades.
Year after year 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017 While it may be difficult for many to move beyond past and antiquated perceptions, the dental profession today includes not only those who provide direct patient care, but those who teach, conduct research, and work in public and international health. All of
United Concordia and Highmark funded a study led by Dr. Marjorie Jeffcoat of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine that shows how dental and medical insurance industries can come together to have an impact on both cost and health. This study is a largest of its kind, conducted using a base of 1.6
Give me a break. Dental insurance plans are a business arrangement between the insurance company and an employer. Unfortunately, the reimbursement and benefit levels are based on carrier and employer business decisions, and not on your need for treatment. At best, it pays for 2 cleanings and very little after that. Most plans have a
See an ADA approved Prosthodontist. If you are in need of tooth restoration, or if you are unhappy with the way your smile looks, your first inclination may be to head to a cosmetic dentist. Instead, it may be wiser to head to a prosthodontic dentist. Most patients have never heard of a prosthodontic dentist.