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Beam Dental Is Now Live in Virginia!

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Beam News, Employee Benefits, Dental Benefits, Vision Insurance, Vision Benefits | No Comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (July 8, 2021) — Beam Dental is glad to announce that it is now licensed to provide employee benefits in the state of Virginia.

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What Is a Waiting Period for Dental Insurance?

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Brokers, Dental Benefits, Members, Employers | 1 Comment

When you purchase something new, you probably want to use it right away. Dental insurance doesn’t always work that way. Some plans come with a “waiting period.” What does that mean, and does Beam have a waiting period? Allow us to explain.

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Just Got Dental Insurance? Here's What to Know

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Dental Benefits, Members | 1 Comment

So, you just signed up for dental insurance for the first time. This is an important step for keeping a healthy mouth and a bright smile! Before scheduling your first appointment with a dentist, though, it pays to learn more about your coverage. By getting familiar with insurance terminology and...

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Do Dental Benefits Roll Over From Year to Year?

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Brokers, Dental Benefits, Members, Employers | No Comments

PPO dental plans often come with annual maximums, which are just what they sound like: the maximum amount of money your plan pays for covered dental services in a benefit year. If you go over this threshold, you’d pay for any remaining services out of pocket. That said, many people don’t meet...

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4 Tips for Navigating Open Enrollment in 2020

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Employee Benefits, Dental Benefits, Members, Vision Insurance, Open Enrollment, Group Life Benefits, Life Insurance, Vision Benefits | No Comments

It’s that time of year for many companies across the nation: open enrollment. As an employee, this is your only opportunity to select benefits for the next year (unless you have a qualifying life event), which means it’s not something to take lightly. You’ll be making crucial decisions about...

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Beam Introduces Innovative, Prevention-Focused Brush Bucks Dental Plan

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Beam News, Brokers, dental plan, Dental Benefits, Employers | No Comments

COLUMBUS, Ohio (October 21, 2020) — Beam Dental, one of the fastest-growing dental benefits providers in the country, has unveiled its new Brush Bucks plan designed to save employers and members money while providing fully covered preventative care.*

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What Small Businesses Are Looking For in Employee Benefits

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Brokers, Employee Benefits, Dental Benefits, Open Enrollment | No Comments

Q4 will be here before you know it, which means small and mid-sized businesses across the country will be selecting benefits for 2021. As brokers prepare for the busiest time of year, preparation is key to being a trusted advisor — and that means understanding clients’ needs to determine what’s...

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What's a Missing Tooth Clause?

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Brokers, Dental Benefits, Members, Employers | 1 Comment

Whether you’re an HR professional shopping for dental coverage or a broker preparing clients for open enrollment, it’s important to have a strong understanding of the available plans. Nearly all plans have limitations, and learning more about them can help you make the best decision for your...

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3 Tips for Choosing a Dental Benefits Plan

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Dental Benefits, Members | No Comments

Visiting the dentist regularly is crucial to keeping your mouth healthy and your teeth shining brightly. But those visits can get pricey on their own. Fortunately, many employers offer dental benefits that can alleviate the financial burden of oral care. If your company’s open enrollment is...

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Why Dental Benefits Are Important for College Students

By Matt Wilkes | Dental Insurance, Dental Benefits, Members, Dental Health | No Comments

Going to college brings about many new challenges, whether it’s adjusting to a studying routine, an unfamiliar city, or newfound independence. On top of that, many students have to learn how to manage finances, too. From tuition and books to groceries, college has many expenses that you probably...

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