Modern medicine now understands dental health is a gateway to overall health. Periodontal disease is highly connected to diabetes and heart disease, and on-going studies are investigating links to arthritis, lung conditions, obesity, and osteoporosis. Most benefits surveys rank dental insurance as the third most requested benefit after medical insurance and a retirement plan.
DHMO – Dental Managed Care Plans
POS – Point-of-Service Dental Plans
DPPO – Dental Preferred Provider Organizations
Dental Indemnity Plans
Guaranteed Cost and Self-Insured DPPO & Indemnity Plans
Dental Discount Programs