Studies show there’s a strong association between oral and overall health. Periodontitis (gum disease), in particular, is a preventable condition that’s connected to systemic illnesses including heart disease and diabetes.
Here’s what the research reveals:
Scientists are working to fully understand the nature of the connection between oral and overall health. However, one thing is clear—oral health is essential to overall health. Promoting and supporting good oral health should be part of employee wellness.
As a producer, you play a crucial role in helping your clients support employee wellness through the benefits you recommend. Dental benefits are an effective way to support oral health. In fact, according to the American Dental Association, Americans with dental coverage are 2.5 times more likely to visit a dentist than those without it.
We’re here to support your client’s wellness efforts. Our prevention-focused plans and online tools make it as easy and affordable as possible for employees to keep their smiles healthy.