The dental health of middle-aged Americans faces a lot of problems right now, and an uncertain future to come, according to new results from the University of Michigan National Poll on Healthy Aging.
One in 4 employees who have dental insurance say they haven't been to the dentist in the past 12 months for regular checkups and routine cleanings due to cost, a new study shows. This indicates that employees may lack adequate understanding about their dental benefits.
The total number of exams dental practices are providing is on upward trend over the last four years. This indicates that practices are doing a better job of bringing in new patients and also emphasizing to their existing patients the importance of returning.
One benefit that continues to be a high priority among all generations is dental insurance, and as employers seek to tackle the needs of their diverse employees, prioritizing this offering is essential to meet the needs of the of the total workforce.
Medicaid covers dental benefits for children, but dental benefits are optional for adults. The future of Medicaid and how it is administered is uncertain under various proposals and changes expected under a new administration.
Millennials are in a world of hurt – from tooth pain and anxiety about the poor condition of their teeth.
It is predicted that 20,000 practices will be vacated in the next two to three years.
What will happen to dental coverage under the Donald J. Trump presidency and 115th Congress?