How pre-treatment estimates work
To help members understand costs before they’re incurred, Delta Dental provides free pre-treatment estimates*, which are sometimes referred to as pre-determinations or pre-authorizations. These estimates give patients an approximate idea of how much a dental treatment will cost overall, and how that cost will be split between the member and Delta Dental
Chewing Ice: Satisfying, But Dangerous
If you find yourself absently and happily chewing away at a couple ice cubes after you’ve finished a drink, you’re not alone. There are many who enjoy chewing ice not just incidentally but as a matter of habit.
Is my jaw shrinking?
As we progress through the years, many of us start noticing changes in our mouths, shifting and even crowding teeth. If it’s got you wondering, “Is my jaw shrinking?” the answer is yes – it could be...
Have a tooth-friendly Halloween!
Trick-or-treating is one of the best parts of being a kid. Who doesn’t love dressing up and eating a bunch of free candy?
Grantee Spotlight: HealthFinders Collaborative
Since 2014, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation has given $120,000 to HealthFinders Collaborative, a community health center that serves the low-income, underinsured and uninsured residents of Rice County, Minnesota.
Diabetes and Your Oral Health
Oral health and overall health are connected in many ways. Several health issues have oral health complications, and on the flip side, poor oral health can indicate overall health problems.
DIY Halloween Costumes Sure to Make You Smile
If you’ve seen one vampire or princess costume, you’ve seen ‘em all. This year, help your child (or yourself) stand out from the crowd with a DIY oral health-themed costume.
Avoid surprises – get a pre-treatment estimate!
It’s a season of surprises, but that doesn’t mean your dental bill should catch you off guard! Before you have a dental procedure or treatment, ask your dentist to submit a pre-treatment estimate to Delta Dental.
Dental Benefits After Retirement
For many people, planning for retirement means decades of tucking money away in retirement accounts and scheduling vacations. But many of these same people forget to plan for one thing – dental benefits!