Wellness

Overall wellness is a direct result of dental, vision and hearing wellness. We help you care for you and your family’s smiles, sights and sounds, through the right benefit plans, health related tips and information. We’re your go-to resource for better health and a more fulfilling life.

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6 Ways to Reduce Tinnitus or Ringing in The Ears

Medical professionals describe tinnitus as a perception of noise in one or both ears, despite no external sound. Currently, there are no cures or prescription drugs available to treat it. But researchers have identified six ways to reduce tinnitus or ringing in the ears. Tinnitus Symptom Management Magnesium – Scientists at the University of Leicester … Read Full Article

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4 Things That Happen If You Avoid the Dentist

Many people believe good oral care means they only need to brush their teeth once or twice each day, and floss once daily. While these are important actions, it’s also necessary to schedule regular dental appointments for a checkup and professional teeth cleaning. Consider four things that happen if you don’t: Tooth decay – Daily … Read Full Article

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How to Help Employees Cope with Financial Stress and Medical Expenses

Americans are stressed over finances. Nearly 50 percent live paycheck to paycheck. Many find it difficult to balance health care expenses with the costs of basic necessities like food, housing, and utilities. Studies show that financial concerns can impact health, job performance and work relationships. Here’s how employers can help employees cope with financial stress … Read Full Article

How to Impact Turnover by Focusing on Employee Well-being

Every business struggles to keep talented people. Employment experts report that at least 50 percent of current employees are looking for new career opportunities. Many employers have high employee turnover, which can significantly impact their bottom line. While employees leave jobs for many reasons, it’s possible to keep turnover to manageable levels by focusing on … Read Full Article

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3 Ways Preventive Dental Care Benefits Employers and Employees

Employees don’t understand the value of preventive dental care, reports the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). As younger employees join the workforce, it’s a good time to educate them about the value of preventive dental care, and also remind current workers to schedule yearly or semi-yearly exams. Consider three ways preventive dental care benefits … Read Full Article

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Researchers Discover Possible Treatment for Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

If you’re repeatedly exposed to extremely loud noises, and don’t wear hearing protection, you will develop noise-induced hearing loss over time. About 15 percent of American adults have permanent, high-frequency hearing loss from loud noise exposure. Recently, researchers discovered a possible treatment solution to help prevent people from experiencing noise-induced hearing loss. Hearing damage People … Read Full Article

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Researchers Use Artificial Intelligence to Diagnose Two Common Eye Diseases

Researchers continue to find new computer applications for artificial intelligence, known as AI, to perform normal human activities. Recently, scientists studied ways to apply artificial intelligence to diagnose eye diseases. Here’s a summary of their research. Two common eye diseases Many eye diseases can impact vision, but two common conditions can lead to blindness: Macular … Read Full Article

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7 Things You Can Do to Prevent Tooth Decay

If you’ve had a cavity in a permanent tooth, you’re not alone. Over 90 percent of adults ages 20 to 64 have or have had decay caused by bacteria that attacks tooth enamel. After age 65, nearly 96 percent of people have or have had dental cavities. Fortunately, it’s possible for you to avoid cavities. … Read Full Article

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5 Ways New Technologies Could Improve Your Vision

Do you take your eyes for granted? Often people don’t appreciate the gift of sight until they suddenly notice a vision change. Researchers continually are studying ways to treat vision problems or improve people’s sight. Learn about five ways new technologies could improve your vision. Wavefront analysis – With this technology, eye doctors can create … Read Full Article