New Techniques For Dental Plans

Compton, Robert
February 2000
Advisor Today;Feb2000, Vol. 95 Issue 2, p92
Trade Publication
Focuses on the wellness approach to managing dental disease in the United States. Advantages of the wellness model; Examples of wellness model techniques being researched as of February 2000; Actions taken by dental insurers regarding the techniques; Importance of dental exams.


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