Stories to smile about: David

We believe creating healthy smiles extends beyond providing exceptional dental benefits. That’s why the Delta Dental Community Care Foundation makes it a priority to support groups and projects with the goal of improving health and enhancing lives in the communities we serve. While any positive impact we can make is important, there are some stories that give us all the feels, like this one that came to us from the Grady Health System Oral Health Center.

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Policy pops: Is there a role for dental in Association Health Plans?

Join our guest blogger, Devin McBrayer, as she unpacks the Association Health Plan rule from the Department of Labor and its possible effects on the dental benefits industry.

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Four ways to create a motivating workspace

Earlier this year, we shared how celebrating your employees can boost happiness and productivity. While showing appreciation for employees is key, it’s not the only way to inspire a workforce. To take engagement and productivity into your own hands, consider designing your perfect work environment. Check out our tips below to learn how the right office décor can help you perform your best work.

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Congresswoman Handel visits Delta Dental’s Alpharetta office

Delta Dental welcomed U.S. Representative Karen Handel (GA-6) to our Alpharetta office in metro Atlanta on Thursday to meet with our employees, discuss legislative issues and celebrate a vibrant business community in North Fulton County.

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Dentistry’s role in the US opioid epidemic

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re well aware that Americans are struggling with the effects of a nationwide opioid epidemic. But if you’re not following the storyline closely, you may not be aware of some of the risks. Here are some steps organizations, businesses and providers are taking to combat the epidemic.

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Big benefits. Big network. DeltaCare USA is kind of a big deal.

When it comes to dental enrollment, more groups seem to prefer purchasing PPO plans for their enrollees. In fact, our actuarial data shows that within our Delta Dental enterprise, nearly 87% of 2017 commercial group enrollment was in a Delta Dental PPO plan. We don’t like to play favorites — all of our plans are designed to keep enrollees happy and healthy. However, we have to brag about our copay plans a little bit.

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Everyone wants (but doesn’t use) this employer-sponsored benefit

It’s no industry secret that enrollees expect dental coverage in their benefits package. In fact, 88% of job seekers say they would give better benefits some, or heavy consideration when choosing between employers, even if the pay were lower. So we know that people want — and even expect — dental coverage from their employers and organizations; however, the fascinating thing is that enrollees often don’t use this must-have benefit.

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Freedom to choose and other myths about visiting the dentist

Health insurance, both medical and dental, can be confusing. Even if enrollees understand plan basics, the details can be tough to understand – and difficult to find. So we’re going to break down three common myths about choosing a dentist, for both Delta Dental PPO and DeltaCare USA plans.

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7 ways to make workplace meetings more productive

Are you regularly engaging with your team members at work? Whether you’re an individual contributor or in a leadership role, refresh your knowledge on the advantages of team meetings, including building trust, fostering innovation, sharing feedback and celebrating successes.

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Plain language policy: States move forward to stabilize insurance markets

Join our guest blogger, Stephanie Berry, as she unpacks state reactions to the removal of the ACA’s individual mandate. 

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