THREE KEYS TO BENDING THE COST CURVE

A roll bending machine illustrates bending a steel rod symbolizing the bending of the cost curve for dental benefits

By Patrice Ierardi, DMD, BeneCare Dental Director SUMMARY. On average cost trends in medical and dental care services have consistently outpaced inflation.[i] Utilization is one of the primary drivers, but reducing utilization strictly for cost-control reasons is not a long-term strategy towards achieving improved oral health outcomes. The key to making cost control a result … Read more

BENECARE CELEBRATES CHILDREN’S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH

Link to Children's Dental Health Month article

SUMMARY. To celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month, BeneCare is giving away oral health kits to local kids in its service areas. National Children’s Dental Health Month is recognized every February to increase awareness and stress the importance of oral health and its effect on overall good health. THE HISTORY. The origin of National Children’s … Read more