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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Emerging technique to stop tooth decay offers new dental solutions

A medication called silver diamine fluoride (SDF) is allowing dentists a unique opportunity to offer an affordable, painless and significantly less risky solution to one of this country’s most prominent oral health issues — cavities.

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Delta Dental is making moves

After 30 years at 100 First Street in San Francisco, we’re moving our corporate headquarters. We’re making our move right across the street to 560 Mission Street.  We’re also opening an office across the bay in downtown Oakland, which will help us to better serve our clients and business partners with an expanded presence across the Bay Area. Our East Bay office will be located in downtown Oakland at 1333 Broadway.

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What makes Delta Dental customers smile?

Our customers are at the center of everything we do. Every phone call, every product update and every decision — big or small. So, to find out what customer satisfaction truly means for our clients, we went straight to the source.

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Step o’clock: 7 ways to fit more activity into your work day

If you work a desk job, you’ve probably heard the warnings about a sedentary lifestyle at least a few (dozen) times. Many of us spend the majority of our time sitting at work. In fact, insurance sales agents in particular spend more than 80% of their workday sitting, on average.

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Policy pops: How tax reform may affect dental enrollment

When most people think of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and the increase in Americans with insurance coverage, medical insurance is the first thing that comes to mind. What’s sometimes overlooked is the significant growth in dental insurance, particularly among adults.

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What do you get when you mix pediatric dentistry and Georgia football?

For the second interview in our series on dental consultants, we’re shining a spotlight on Dr. Thomas Gale in our Alpharetta, Georgia office. One part enthusiastic college football fan, one part dedicated pediatric dentist and one part collaborative Delta Dental team member, Dr. Gale is a whole lot more interesting than pop culture gives him credit for.

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Dental consultants: They’re just like us, only cooler

Carriers say all the time that they have clinical consultants on staff. It’s not breaking news that we have a staff of dentists who review claims. But have you ever pictured a dental consultant slamming a bass guitar? Probably not.

Meet Dr. Leigh Westee — empathetic dentist, experienced dental consultant and incredibly interesting human.

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Expert dental claims review? Yeah, we’ve got a dentist for that.

Most — if not all — major benefits carriers employ a staff of clinical experts to review claims — so it’s not groundbreaking to say that we have dentists on staff to review claims submissions. However, would it surprise you to learn that we have nearly 50 people on staff whose names are followed by the initials DDS or DMD? And just because other carriers also offer consultant claims review doesn’t mean we don’t consider our dental staff an integral part of our value proposition.

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10 scientifically-supported ways to celebrate your employees

Most businesses organize some sort of employee appreciation event every year. Why do we do it? Because other companies do it? Because social media tells us we should? Or maybe there’s a science behind it? There actually is some science behind it. Here are ways you can boost employee happiness and productivity while going easy on your budget.

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