Blog Posts Categorized: Adults + Seniors



December 19th, 2016
Purchase your dental plan on the exchange? Here’s what you should know before Jan. 1

2016 is wrapping up and it’s time to start looking forward to next year. If you purchased a dental benefits plan on the MNsure.org or Healthcare.gov state exchange anytime in 2016, your plans will reset on January 1. Here’s what you should know: All benefits, regardless of when purchased, will reset on January 1, 2017…. Read more »

September 30th, 2016
Major life changes and dental insurance: What you need to know

  Major changes often have a way of affecting many more parts of our lives than we originally anticipate. Often, our health benefits – including dental – are affected. Whether retirement, recent job loss, a switch to self-employment or an addition to your family, establishing dental benefits is a crucial part of supporting your overall… Read more »

May 26th, 2016
Importance of Senior Dental Care

Did you know only 32% of people over 65 continued their dental insurance after retirement? When seniors are left to figure out health benefits on their own, statistics show us that many retirees are going without coverage. What are some reasons why seniors are opting out of purchasing coverage on their own? “It’s cheaper to… Read more »

May 26th, 2016
My Allergies Might Be Causing My Tooth Pain?

Allergies. Millions of people suffer from them this time of year.  But, what causes allergies? The biggest trigger is pollen, which is released into the air by trees, grasses, and flowers. When pollen is inhaled, the body’s immune system goes into overdrive and you’ll start to see some side-effects. Allergies usually come with watery eyes, itchy ear,… Read more »

April 29th, 2016
Two is the Magic Number

Did you know you can save yourself A LOT of money and hassle if you brush your teeth for only two minutes twice a day? Sure, when you get brushing, two minutes feels like a long time. But in reality, it’s not. And those four minutes of preventive care each day can help prevent complications in your mouth… Read more »

April 21st, 2016
Diabetes and Oral Health- What’s the Connection?

If you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your teeth and gums. Why? Gum disease can make it harder to control your diabetes. So, what’s the connection? Research suggests that the relationship between gum disease and diabetes is a two-way street. Periodontal (gum) disease is an infection of the gum and bone. People with uncontrolled… Read more »