TITLE

Evidence-based dentistry hopes to redefine dental benefits

AUTHOR(S)
Bridgeford, Lydell C.
PUB. DATE
April 2008
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Apr2008, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses applying evidenced-based dentistry to health benefits. Evidenced-based dentistry is about ensuring patients receive the right treatment for the right condition at the right time. Other dental benefit analysts point out the use of evidenced-based practices in dentistry will enhance benefit coverage. According to a survey conducted by Segal Company, eighty-two percent of employers offer dental coverage and 54 percent provide access to dental networks.
ACCESSION #
32571982

 

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