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Group dental plans to help your employees stay healthy

  • 3 routine cleanings covered each year
    Exams, X-rays and 3 routine cleanings are considered preventive care, exceeding industry standards.
  • 4 periodontal cleanings allowed annually
    Nearly half of American adults suffer from gum disease;1 these cleanings are included under preventive care.
  • Extended or unlimited annual maximums are available*
    Higher limits provide the additional dental care your employees may need.

    *Not available with Preventive Plus plans

Protect your employee’s overall health with dental insurance

There’s a direct connection between good oral health and overall health,2 so offering dental benefits is good for business.

Dental care is important to overall health

Increase in periodontal disease

Nearly half of American adults over the age of 30 have periodontal disease.3

Related health problems

People with periodontal disease have 2–3 times the risk for heart attack and stroke.4

Employees want dental coverage

68%

Employees consider dental a must-have benefit, even if they have to self-pay.5

59%

Employees agree that health and holistic benefits increase loyalty.6

Dental health directly affects the bottom line

Higher medical costs

Net medical costs for people who get dental coverage average $1,037 less than those without it.7

Lost productivity

More than 92 million work hours are lost each year due to unplanned dental care.8

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Sources

  1. “CDC: Half of American Adults Have Periodontal Disease,” American Academy of Periodontology, last accessed April 23, 2019, https://www.perio.org/consumer/cdc-study.htm, opens new window
  2. “Oral Health in America: Summary of the Surgeon General’s Report,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, last accessed April 23, 2019, https://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth/publications/sgr2000_05.htm, opens new window
  3. P. I. Eke et al., “Update on Prevalence of Periodontitis in Adults in the United States: NHANES 2009 to 2012,” American Academy of Periodontology Journals 86, no. 5 (May 2015): 611–22, accessed April 23, 2019, doi:10.1902/jop.2015.140520.
  4. “Gum Disease and Heart Disease: The Common Thread,” Harvard Health Publishing, last accessed April 23, 2019, https://www.health.harvard.edu/heart-health/gum-disease-and-heart-disease-the-common-thread, opens new window
  5. “MetLife’s 15th Annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study,” MetLife, last accessed April 23, 2019, https://benefittrends.metlife.com/media/1382/2017-ebts-report_0320_exp0518_v2.pdf, opens new window
  6. “MetLife’s 15th Annual U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study.”
  7. “Medical Dental Integration Study,” UnitedHealthcare, last accessed April 23, 2019, https://www.uhc.com/content/dam/uhcdotcom/en/Private Label Administrators/100-12683 Bridge2Health_Study_Dental_Final.pdf, opens new window
  8. Uma Kelekar and Shillpa Naavaal, “Hours Lost to Planned and Unplanned Dental Visits Among US Adults,” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, last accessed April 23, 2019, https://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2018/17_0225.htm, opens new window