Important Message for Providers
In the latter part of 2019, Delta Dental of Minnesota is planning a move to a new administrative system. We’re excited about the enhancements this move will bring to our provider partners and members. Updates related to this change include:
- New member ID cards
- New claims processing system and claims mailing address
- Enhanced provider portal/dental office toolkit
- Electronic credentialing We’ll share additional information and next steps in the coming months. Watch for more details on our website and in upcoming newsletters. Be assured that how you do business with us today will continue in the future. Thank you for your continued partnership.
Our most recent blogs about oral health.
What your family history says about your teeth
Did you know that your genetics may provide a window into your risk for oral health issues?
Four surprising dental statistics
All across America, people have greater access to preventive dental care than they did 50 years ago, but the numbers suggest we could be doing more to keep our mouths healthy. These surprising statistics hint at some oral health areas that could benefit from a bit more attention.
Periodontal disease – what is it?
Periodontal disease, commonly referred to as gum disease, is an inflammation of the gums and bone that support teeth. Gum disease is your mouth’s natural reaction to harmful bacteria. Think about what happens if you have a splinter in your finger for a while – your skin around the splinter becomes inflamed and tender. Our body reacts the same for any bacterial infection – including one in your mouth.
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