JOIN NOW: Call 1-888-632-5353
M-F 8am - 9pm | Sat 9 am - 6pm | Sun 10am – 5pm EST
Only 2 Days Left. New Members Get 3 Additional Months Free When You Join Today. Offer Ends September 30th.

you are here:DentalPlans.com > Dental Health Articles > Changes are taking place in Indiana to increase dental patients

Changes are taking place in Indiana to increase dental patients
Updated: 10/3/2011 10:59:58 AM
 

 According to the Birmingham Mail, this move is inspired by a report conducted in June which found that a third of five-year-olds in the area have rotting teeth. Dental health is something that almost everyone could pay more attention to. During an individual's hectic schedule, it can be difficult to find time to go to the dentist. Teeth are something that shouldn't be ignored, however. WebMD states that gum disease and tooth abscesses can lead to fever, mouth sores and bleeding.

Now, researchers in Birmingham, Indiana are working to ensure that no child in their area goes without proper dental care. According to the Birmingham Mail, this move is inspired by a report conducted in June which found that a third of five-year-olds in the area have rotting teeth.

The news provider also mentioned that 50,000 fewer city residents are regularly seeing a dentist, compared to five years ago. To combat this, dentists in the area are now going to be paid according to the number of patients they see and the health results they garner.

“It is vital that patients, and especially children receive high quality dental care, and the changes being trialled will mean dentists are paid according to the outcomes their patients see," said State Health Secretary Andrew Lansley, quoted by the news source.

For more information on discount dental plans call 1-888-632-5353.
 

© 2011 Brafton Inc.

The materials and articles published on DentalPlans.com are for informational purposes only. Although DentalPlans.com strives to be accurate and complete, the information is provided without liability for errors. DentalPlans.com does not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text graphics, links, or other items contained on DentalPlans.com.

DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims liability for errors or omissions in these materials and DentalPlans.com makes no commitment to update the information on DentalPlans.com.

DentalPlans.com expressly disclaims all liability for the use or interpretation by others of information on DentalPlans.com. Decisions based on information contained on DentalPlans.com are the sole responsibility of the visitors, and visitors agree to hold DentalPlans.com and its Affiliates harmless against any claims for damages arising from decisions visitors make on such information.

Nothing on DentalPlans.com constitutes medical advice or other forms of advice. DentalPlans.com assumes no responsibility for material created or published by third parties linked to DentalPlans.com with or without DentalPlans.com’s knowledge.

 

                          
Additional Articles
Nanotechnology research is aiding toot...
Dentists rally together to improve Ame...
Aetna aims to help victims of Texas ex...
More than half of Kentucky adults lack...
Should you choose dental insurance or ...
Lack of insurance leads to serious den...
Colorado residents may need discount d...
ER visits for dental emergencies are c...
There are many ways to afford dental c...
Why is dentistry not considered an ess...
Medicaid cuts may leave people in need...
Medicaid recipients may need access to...
Medicaid cuts leave many in need of de...
U.S. residents skip trips to the denti...
New bill aims to increase access to de...
Rural residents continue to have insuf...
Minnesota Medicaid recipients struggle...
Tips for finding affordable dental car...
U.S. residents are still finding it ha...
Access to dental care becoming more di...
U.S. residents going without dental ca...
The cost of having no insurance
Working to provide dental care to peop...
Save money on dental costs with some s...
News sources recommend discount dental...
As free oral care disappears, dental p...
As insurance rates rise, many American...
Illinois man who turned in $150,000 ge...
An estimated 50 percent of Americans l...
Death from dental infection highlights...
Changes are taking place in Indiana to...
Kissing or spoon-sharing may cause cav...
Organizations work to educate politici...
The benefits of dental plans
New survey proves it's difficult to pa...
More funding needed to provide dental ...
Oral health month provides bilingual i...
Dental insurance less common than cell...
Dental insurance costs rise for Idaho ...
Why is chewing ice bad for your teeth?

 



is Searching for
in ZIP Code

Join. Save. Smile.™

Savings plans are NOT insurance and the savings will vary by provider, plan and zip code. These plans are not considered to be qualified health plans under the Affordable Care Act. Please consult with the respective plan detail page for additional plan terms. The discounts are available through participating healthcare providers only. To check that your provider participates, visit our website or call us. Since there is no paperwork or reimbursement, you must pay for the service at the time it’s provided. You will receive the discount off the provider’s usual and customary fees when you pay. We encourage you to check with your participating provider prior to beginning treatment. Special promotions including, but not limited to, additional months free are not available to California residents. Note – not all plans and offers available in all markets.

© 1999-2014 DentalPlans.com, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Patents Pending.