July 25th, 2017

Confused about your dental network? We’ve got you covered

Whether you’re looking for a dental plan or already have one, one of the most important factors you can consider is your dentist network. Which network provides the greatest savings? How many dentists are involved? Are fees negotiated?

April 20th, 2017

How do you measure the value of your dental plan?

You can compare network sizes, utilization rates and the money saved – but the effective discount, which measures savings on claims both in and out of the network – is the most accurate way to measure the value of your dental plan.

April 12th, 2017

The numbers behind the network

One of the largest factors behind what kind of discount your dental benefits plan offers you is the size of its network – how many dentists are a part of their plans. But how they count those dentists matters.

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:

November 16th, 2016

What dental benefits do – and don’t do

Understand your dental benefits. Find out what your benefits cover and what they don't cover.

April 8th, 2016

What dental benefits do – and don’t do

Dental coverage varies, but overall, dental benefits are meant to help keep you and your smile healthy. Here’s what you can expect from your dental benefits.

March 2nd, 2016

Think dental insurance is too expensive to have in your 20s? Think again!

If you’re a young adult who doesn’t already receive dental benefits through your employer and you’re too old to be on your parent’s plan (over age 26), chances are you are without dental insurance. And without dental insurance, you’ve been putting off going to the dentist because you’re scared of the cost for your check-ups and cleanings.