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TruAssure offers legal and identity theft protection through our partnership with LegalShield and IDShield

April 4, 2022.Brokers & General Agents.#benefits

Truly protect your clients  Now you can provide groups of all sizes with access to flexible and comprehensive dental coverage, as well as legal and identity theft protection. TruAssure’s dental plans help businesses promote employee wellness and retain top talent. With LegalShield, your clients can receive affordable legal protection on matters pertaining to family, home, finances and more. IDShield allows your clients to protect themselves from identity theft and manage their online reputation. When your clients choose TruAssure, you can be sure they’re making the best choice for their employees and their company. True Expertise TruAssure is part of a family of dental plan companies with more than 50 years of experience and more than 2 million members nationwide. Our dental plans are customizable for clients with 10 or more employees, and we also offer flexible options for smaller groups. Our partnership with LegalShield and IDShield gives us the combined expertise to meet all of your clients’ dental, legal […]

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Stress Management and Oral Health

April 1, 2022.Individuals.#bruxism

Stress affects your overall health and can negatively impact your oral health if left untreated. It is important to understand how stress can influence your oral and overall health and ways you can minimize or prevent it. Stress-related oral health conditions Here are a few examples of oral health issues that can be caused or worsened by stress. Gum disease, also referred to as periodontal disease, is when one’s gums become inflamed and may bleed. Without treatment, it can result in gum recession and tooth loss. Chronic stress can lower a person’s immune system, making it hard to fight off infection. Bruxism, or teeth griding and or jaw clenching, often occurs during sleep when people are not aware they are doing it. It can cause headaches, jaw soreness and wear down teeth or cause them to break or become loose. Tooth decay occurs when bacteria in plaque attacks the enamel […]

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Understanding Your Dental Benefits with TruAssure

March 1, 2022.Individuals.#annual maximum
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Dental plan terminology can be confusing. You might have heard the terms listed before but maybe aren’t sure what they mean. This could lead to misunderstanding what your dental plan covers. We’re here to help you brush up on your dental benefits knowledge to ensure you make the most of your dental coverage! Deductibles A deductible is the amount of money you pay toward your dental care before TruAssure contributes. Deductibles can be annual or lifetime depending on your plan, and there can be different ones for individuals and covered dependents (family). Deductibles can apply to certain services or an entire plan. The specific deductible you or your family is responsible for depends on your dental plan. Annual Maximum An annual maximum is the total amount your TruAssure plan will pay toward the cost of your care per year. Annual maximums can range from $1,000 to $5,000 depending on your […]

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TruAssure Dental Benefits Plan Management Report

February 16, 2022.Brokers & General Agents.#dental plan highlights
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Truassure offers a comprehensive reporting package to help manage plan utilization and maximize benefits for group dental plans. This report is available to all individually underwritten groups at no additional cost. With this reporting package, eligible groups will receive an in-depth statistical analysis of plan members, claims, network usage, cost management savings and more, in an easy-to-read format. Report Helps Groups Understand How Their Dental Plan is Performing Each comprehensive report contains information to help groups understand how their dental plan is performing and how their members are utilizing their dental benefits. The report includes: Report Overview – a dashboard of dental plan highlights Member Statistics – a demographic profile of a group Member Age Distribution – a comparison of a group’s age distribution to TruAssure’s average member age Member Statistics & Claims – an analysis of total procedures billed, and amount paid by member enrollment status Claim Distribution – […]

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Children and Tooth Development

February 3, 2022.Individuals.#baby teeth
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February is Children’s Dental Health Month, a great time to learn more about maintaining your baby’s dental health. It’s also a great time to learn about your child’s oral health during tooth development. Your Baby’s Teeth Timeline Before any teeth present themselves, clean your baby’s gums and mouth with a wet washcloth after eating and drinking. It also is important to take your child to the dentist no later than their first birthday. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a child see a dentist after their first tooth appears, which is usually between six and 12 months old. Once teeth emerge, use a small, soft-bristled toothbrush to brush in soft, gentle circles twice a day with a small smear of fluoride toothpaste. Your child will continue to have baby teeth emerge up until their third birthday, and they will keep that set of teeth until around age 6. Baby […]

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