Employers are doing a checkup on their employee dental benefits

With routine checkups and cleanings done less frequently due to the disruptions from the pandemic response, dentists are now seeing more patients than usual with serious problems. And serious problems often come at high costs – for both employees and employers.

“Dental practices were closed due to government orders during the beginning of the pandemic and many patients have not returned after they reopened for a variety of reasons,” said Dr. Dean Fry, Chief Dental Officer for Humana. “As…