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 Insider Update - Tips to help make selling simple

Insider Update

Tips to help make selling simple

Why is dental insurance important?

When selling dental insurance, you may encounter some resistance from clients who don’t think dental coverage is important. But nothing could be further from the truth. Let’s find out why.

The link between dental insurance and overall health

More and more research confirms the impact dental health has on overall well-being. Studies show a correlation between oral health and conditions like diabetes and heart disease.

According to the American Psychiatric Association, poor dental health can also contribute to mental health issues. Research published in the National Library of Medicine highlights the greater risk for dental decay among individuals with mental health conditions.

Encourage your clients to consider the impact of dental health on overall health. Here’s something to consider: Families with dental insurance are more likely to get preventive care than those without it, according to And that means they can avoid future dental problems because their dentist can detect problems early.

Going to the dentist can also lead to the early detection of other diseases. During an oral exam, a dentist can potentially detect signs of more than 120 diseases, including cancer and osteoporosis.

What Delta Dental offers

As a broker, you want to offer plans that not only provide financial protection but also prioritize preventive and diagnostic services that promote health. Here's why Delta Dental’s plans stand out.

Easy access to providers

One of the key factors that set our plans apart is the ease of finding providers. Delta Dental works diligently to ensure that our members have options that suit their needs and preferences. Whether members prefer a general dentist or a specialist, our networks provide convenient access to high-quality care.

Comprehensive coverage for preventive services

Delta Dental’s plans offer low or no out-of-pocket cost for diagnostic and preventive care. There are options to waive these services from the deductible or even the maximum. And with no waiting periods, members can proactively manage their oral health without delay, reducing the risk of costly and invasive treatments down the line.

Virtual dentistry for convenient care

In today's digital age, convenience is key. That's why Delta Dental offers teledentistry services for members enrolled in PPO plans. Members have access to a dentist for virtual consultations, providing convenient and timely care when they can’t make it in person.