5 Considerations when buying group dental plans. Hint: It's not just Network and Price

By Chris Prochak | dental insurance, benefits shopping, employee benefits, group dental, HR benefits, network, benefits coverage, dental benefits, dental coverage, HR software, Insurance, insurance | No Comments

If you’re not already convinced that dental insurance is a great perk to add for your team, check out this post. But if you want to learn more about how to approach the group dental plan decision for your team, read on.

Anyone who has been in the dental benefits industry for more than a day can...

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How do I find a Beam dentist?

By Chris Prochak | dental insurance, digital insurance, dentist, dental benefits, dental professional, Insurance | No Comments

You must be so excited! You’re enrolled in Beam. You’ve downloaded the app (iOS or Android). You’ve got your digital insurance card and you’re ready to set up your first appointment. Now what? At Beam we always aim for simple, beautiful and user-friendly, so we’ve built our “Find a Dentist”...

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4 Reasons why your awesome company should offer dental benefits

By Chris Prochak | dental insurance, benefits, Culture, culture, dental benefits, Insurance | No Comments

You’re a founder, CEO or other HR / benefits decision-maker at a small to mid-size business. You’re at an exciting company that cares about employees and sees the team as the key to its success. Maybe your company has a young, millennial workforce and you want to show them you’re invested in...

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Beam's Vision for Better Dental Benefits: SmartPremiums, Now Live in Certain States!

By Alex Frommeyer | dental, dental insurance, Beam News, SmartPremiums, california, dental benefits, Insurance, insurance, news | No Comments

Beam® Dental has a goal: be the world’s leading dental insurance provider. To us, that means a few things must be true:

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Manufacturing update: a better beam® brush

By Alex Frommeyer | Beam News | No Comments

Demand for the beam® brush has been off the charts! It’s far exceeded anything we anticipated, and has outpaced our production. When we realized the problem, it occurred to us that there were two paths we could take.

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Chicago Midwinter Recap: Dental Industry Themes for 2016

By Alex Frommeyer | dental, chicago, dentist, beam dental, Chicago Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society midwinter meeting, dental industry, Thoughts from beam® | No Comments

I attended the 2016 Chicago Dental Society Midwinter Meeting recently, and though it wasn’t my first time attending, there were a handful of observations and conversations that I think highlight the state of the industry today, and the direction it’s heading over the next few years.

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How Digital Health Will Disrupt

By Alex Frommeyer | Uncategorized | No Comments

With the recent FitBit IPO, it seems particularly relevant to address the foundational ideas of digital health and what it means to be a participant in this brave new world of healthcare innovation. Realistically, health tech can refer to anything from upgraded EHR systems to state-of-the-art...

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SCOTUS and the ACA: A Cheat Sheet

By Beam Tech | Uncategorized | No Comments

On June 25, 2015 the Supreme Court voted 6-3 to uphold the Affordable Care Act. Essentially, the Court ruled to allow the federal government to provide subsidies for health care coverage purchased on public exchanges regardless of whether those exchanges are state or federally run. 34 states...

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Beam is starting subscription services!

By Alex Frommeyer | Beam News | No Comments

Birchbox, Graze, Dollar Shave Club, Ipsy, BarkBox (yes, it’s for your dog).

The list goes on. So what is it about subscription services that has us all in an ordering frenzy?

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Update from the Beam lab

By Alex Frommeyer | Beam News | No Comments

Beam is out to change the way we think about brushing our teeth. The only way to do that is to consistently deliver a stellar, integrated brushing experience. And we’re pretty stoked to be doing that.

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