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Keeping Kids in Mind for Dental Plan Design

February 17, 2015

Quality dental care is essential for a child’s well being. The research supports our view: Cavities are the single most common chronic disease among children. Untreated decay affects 19.5% of 2 to 5 year olds and 22.9% of 6 to 19 year olds. Dental disease can affect a child’s life, from eating and sleeping, to school performance and self-esteem.

That’s why it’s so important for children to see a dentist.

Give your child a lifetime of smiles – start early! Children should be seen by age 1 or when their first tooth comes in. And, fortunately for you, most Delta Dental plans cover the important services your child needs from a dentist:

  • Exams
  • X-rays
  • Cleanings
  • Fluoride treatments
  • Sealants

Review your benefits carefully to see what services your plan covers. Here’s to your little one’s healthy, growing grins. 

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