Getting the Most from Your Dental Benefits

Having a healthier mouth can often contribute to having a healthier body, yet a Cigna survey of U.S. consumers found that more than one-fourth of adults with dental insurance don’t take full advantage of their preventive care benefits. The results point to a missed opportunity for consumers to get more value from their dental insurance because most plans cover in-network preventive care visits every six months with no or low out-of-pocket costs. This video provides tips for overcoming barriers preventing those with dental insurance from getting regular dental checkups.

 

 

Dental Topic of the Month: The picture of oral health

Dentists can’t see the whole picture without some help.  They rely on x-rays to check for problems in your mouth they can’t find with the naked eye. Learn more about dental x-rays and why they're important to help your dentist find problems early.

Oral and Overall Health Connection

Did you know that dental care plays an important role in your overall health? Studies have shown an association between oral health and heart disease, diabetes, premature birth/low birth weight, and other medical conditions.1 Get all the resources you need to learn about the oral and overall health connection.