Delta Dental Archives

Swim safety tips as temps reach triple digits

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The temperature officially hit 100 degrees, which means swim season is officially underway. But what many parents don’t realize is that a lot of pediatric dental emergencies can happen near the swimming pool. In fact, some of the most common injuries occur when kids misjudge distance when jumping in the pool and hit their mouth… Read More →

Southwest Human Development, Delta Dental team up

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Southwest Human Development, with the help of the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation, launched the Oral Health Program for children, families and expectant mothers, which will promote oral health, increase knowledge of preventive oral health measures and increase access to preventive care for pregnant women. While low- and no-cost options for children’s dental care exist, for… Read More →

Why do parents miss so much work in winter?

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With flu season peaking in February and already more than 300 confirmed influenza cases in Maricopa County, it’s no surprise that health issues are among the top reasons working parents say they’ll be absent from the office this winter. But what are the other reasons they’ll call out of work? A new survey from Delta… Read More →

Delta Dental celebrates Dental Health Month

Southwest Human Development

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is partnering with the Children’s Museum of Phoenix to teach good oral health habits to children. Fun hands-on activities will highlight the importance of starting dental early so healthy teeth can last a lifetime. During the month-long celebration, the Museum will host daily… Read More →

Delta Dental of Arizona helps provide $2M in free care

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Nearly 1,500 volunteers, such as Delta Dental of Arizona board members, executives, employees and network dentists, converged on the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 11 and 12 to participate in the Arizona Dental Mission of Mercy. The annual event was organized by the Central Arizona Dental Society Foundation, which provided free dental care to… Read More →

Delta Dental of AZ hires Barbara Crawford as VP

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Delta Dental of Arizona is pleased to announce the hiring of Barbara Crawford, who comes from United Concordia, as the dental insurance company’s vice president of sales and client service. “We are thrilled to welcome Barbara to the Delta Dental team,” said Allan Allford, CEO for Delta Dental of Arizona. “Her extensive experience selling dental… Read More →

ACA and Dental Insurance: 5 Things to Think About

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by in Featured | Healthcare

While much of the attention on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act has focused on medical coverage, Arizona residents are also able to purchase dental insurance through the Federally Facilitated Marketplace (FFM) beginning on Oct. 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014. Delta Dental of Arizona states, “We are especially pleased that the new law… Read More →

Delta Dental launches new mobile app

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Delta Dental is proud to announce its new mobile application available for mobile devices using iOS (Apple) or Android. Launched two weeks ago, the app has over 1,000 downloads to date. With this new, free mobile app, subscribers can search for a dentist, view claims and coverage details and access their ID cards right from… Read More →

Delta Dental names Director of Legal Affairs

by in Business News | Healthcare | Legal

Delta Dental of Arizona is pleased to announce the hiring of Anne Bishop as the dental insurance company’s Director of Legal Affairs and Compliance. “We are thrilled to welcome Anne to the Delta Dental team,” said Allan Allford, CEO for Delta Dental of Arizona. “Her expertise in health care law will be an asset as… Read More →

7 Tips for Choosing a Dental Plan for Small Businesses

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by in Business News | Healthcare | Small Biz

Graduating students and alumni rate dental coverage among the top five most important benefits — medical insurance, yearly salary increase, 401(k) retirement plan, dental insurance and life insurance. In an increasingly competitive environment, a strong benefits package can play a key role in attracting and retaining top talent. Dental coverage has an important position in… Read More →