DentalBlue Something to Smile About Lincoln County Health System
Dental is the second most requested employer benefit only behind medical
Despite increased attention to health, many adults neglect dental care.
Approximately 98 percent of all serious dental problems begin with gradual deterioration of the teeth and gums.
An estimated 7 million days of work are lost in the United States annually because of "dental conditions."
New studies show that dental health is linked to other
serious medical conditions such as heart disease,
diabetes, stroke and birth of pre-term low-birth weight babies.
Regular exams can also detect oral cancers.
Dental Care Is Important
Periodic dental exams and cleanings
Low or no cost sharing on routine exams and x-rays
Savings on periodontics, endodontics, oral surgery and more
Largest dental PPO network in the state
Freedom to choose any dentist
Dental Care Is Part of Your Overall Health
Considerable cost savings when using a dentist who is a Network Provider
70% of all dentists in Tennessee are in the network, over 2,000 in all
Network dentists have agreed to discount fees that can save you an average of 15-30% off retail charges
Periodontal surgery can cost $800 or more, but may only cost $560 if a network dentist is used. If your plan pays 50% for Coverage C you can pay $400 or $280 depending on the dentist you use.
National network coverage through DenteMax – Now if you or a family member lives or travels outside of the service area can have access to over 65,000 dental network providers
Advantages of In-network Care
Benefits are arranged into four levels of coverage, A-D. Your plan only provides coverage for level A and B services.
The standard coverages are summarized on the next four pages. However, this summary should only be used as a general guide as there are additional limitations and exclusions which will apply. A sample Evidence of Coverage and a Schedule of Benefits should also be made available to you.