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NCD (www.NationalCareDental.com) Launches New Dental Money Ball Initiative to Help Alleviate Dental Healthcare Costs
  • On : September 29, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. CDT
  • By : David E Lindsey, CEO of NCD
  • Category : Dental

To help reduce the increasing costs of dental healthcare that consumers experience, NCD is launching a Dental Money Ball initiative that will offer up to a 12-month advance on its dental plans for Medicare sales agents, starting October 1st. Together with high level commissions for the life of the policy, a takeover provision to waive the waiting periods on major procedures and the highest annual maximum in the industry at $5,000 per person, NCD is poised to raise the stakes in the Medicare dental market. Read More...

NCD (WWW.NATIONALCAREDENTAL.COM) ANNOUNCED TODAY A MAJOR GAME CHANGER IN THE MEDICARE DENTAL MARKETPLACE.
  • On : September 22, 2020 at 10:30 a.m. CDT
  • By : David E Lindsey, CEO of NCD
  • Category : Dental

Starting October 1st, NCD will offer a 12 month advance on its dental plans for Medicare sales agents. Together with a 12 month advance, high level commissions for the life of the policy, a takeover provision to waive the waiting periods on major procedures and the highest annual maximum in the industry at $5,000 per person, NCD is poised to raise the stakes in the Medicare dental market. Read More...

In these trying times, dentists are seeing more people with teeth-grinding and jaw-clenching — a.k.a. bruxism
  • On : September 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. CDT
  • By : Emily Sohn, The Washington Post
  • Category : Dental

There is bruxism that happens while awake and bruxism that happens during sleep. Each has its own causes and potential solutions, but both appear to be common. Sleep bruxism, which is more well-studied, occurs in an estimated 5 to 8 percent of adults (and in up to 50 percent of children, although it usually goes away as they get older). But benign clenching and grinding into adulthood is far more common than that. A full 60 percent of adults exhibit some amount of rhythmic movement and muscle contractions in their jaws during sleep, studies show. Read More...

Cracked teeth, gross gums: Dentists see surge of problems, and the pandemic is likely to blame
  • On : September 11, 2020 at 9:54 p.m. ET
  • By : Joel Shannon, USA Today
  • Category : Dental

Stress and isolation brought on by the pandemic are certainly bad for our mental health, and dentists say they're seeing evidence our oral health is suffering, too. Dentists told USA TODAY that reports of a huge spike in cracked teeth are just the start of the problem. Read More...