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September 30, 2020 News NewsOral Health

New Poll Finds Majority of Americans Have Experienced Better Oral Health Habits, Healthier Lifestyles, and Financial Benefits as a Result of Having Dental Insurance

by Delta Dental Plans Association

 As communities continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, maintaining good overall health is of the utmost importance, which is why Delta Dental is shining a spotlight on oral health’s connection to overall health. Today, Delta Dental released new data that

July 7, 2020 News DentistryNews

Plan Sponsors Worried About Drug, Dental Plan Sustainability: Sanofi Survey

by Benefits Canada

Most (79 per cent) plan sponsors said they have at least one major concern about their health benefits plan, with this increasing to 89 per cent for employers with 500 or more workers, according to the 2020 Sanofi Canada health-care survey. The top

November 28, 2019 News News

B.C. Open To Public Coverage Of Dental Care, But Not Without Federal Funding: Finance Minister

by Global News

The B.C. government is intrigued by the idea of rolling dental care into the health care system but insists the federal government would need to substantial help with funding. Finance Minister Carole James says the province has been looking at

November 20, 2019 News News

Utah Dentist Offers Alternative To Dental Insurance

by The Daily Universe

Provo dental office Cougar Dental offers a more cost-effective alternative to traditional dental insurance for college students and families seeking dental care. This alternative allows individuals to purchase a year-long membership rather than paying monthly insurance costs. Because dental care

November 5, 2019 News News

University Of Alberta Students Provide Free Dental Care For Those Without Insurance

by Global News

Every Saturday morning during the school year, dentistry and dental hygiene students from the University of Alberta in Edmonton provide cleanings and checkups for free. It’s part of the Student Health Initiative for the Needs of Edmonton (SHINE) clinic. Students

July 10, 2019 News DentistryNewsOral Health

Quip, An Instagram-Friendly Toothbrush Company, Is Going After The Dental Insurance Industry

by AdWeek

Instead of simply disrupting a category, direct-to-consumer brands are expanding into changing up entire industries. Two telemedicine direct-to-consumer brands—Ro and Keeps—started the first wave by offering men a different way to get a doctor’s consultation on uncomfortable health issues. Now,

May 18, 2019 News News

Canadians Support Publicly Funded Dental Care for Those Without Insurance

by Jeff Semple, Global News

Around 86 per cent of Canadians would support providing publicly funded dental care to those without insurance coverage, according to an opinion poll conducted by Ipsos for Global News. Around one-third of Canadians are currently not covered by any dental

March 6, 2019 News News

New Dental Agreement Gives Sask. Residents Access to Expanded Insured Dental Services

by Jonathan Guignard, Global News

Residents across the province now have access to expanded insured dental services following a new agreement between the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS) and the Ministry of Health. The new services include cleft lip and palate treatment services for infants, children and

Business Challenges
August 7, 2018 Feature OHGdataPractice management

Dentists’ Daily Business Challenges: Broken Down

by Oral Health

There are endless day-to-day challenges to face as a dentist. Not only are you performing procedures, developing treatment plans and trying to stay on top of the latest techniques and products, but you’re also running a business. While every practice

June 6, 2018 News News

Canadian Teen’s Fight for Braces Leads to NIHB Policy Change

by Mark Blackburn, APTN National News

It was a three-year court battle of David versus Goliath proportions and the victory will have rippling effects for other kids covered by Health Canada’s Non-Insured Health Benefits program. Josey Willier, from Sucker Creek First Nation in Alberta, was just

May 16, 2018 News News

Program Uses Smart Toothbrush Data to Determine Dental Rates

by Christina Farr, CNBC

Alex Frommeyer comes from a family of dentists. Now, he has a start-up that sells dental insurance, but with a twist. The Columbus, Ohio, company, called Beam Dental, started out by selling Bluetooth-connected toothbrushes, meaning that their product communicates with an

December 13, 2016 News Dental CareNewsPublic Health

New Tax on Health and Dental Plans Have Major Pros and Cons

by Brian Lee Crowley and Sean Speer, Financial Post

Reports that the upcoming federal budget will announce the government’s plan to tax employer-provided health and dental insurance have generated considerable buzz in Ottawa. It would be a significant change that would affect millions of Canadians and involve billions of

December 6, 2016 News Dental HygieneNewsOral HealthPublic Health

Less than Half of Older Americans with Dental Insurance Visit the Dentist

by News Medical

Only 12 percent of older Americans have some form of dental insurance and fewer than half visited a dentist in the previous year, suggests new Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health research on Medicare beneficiaries. Insurance status appeared to