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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How to Have Healthy Teeth and Gums

“You don’t have to floss all your teeth, just the ones you want to keep.” This popular phrase, posted in many dental offices, takes a humorous approach to preventive dental care. Daily tooth brushing and flossing requires a little time, but the benefits are many. Here’s how to have healthy teeth and gums throughout life. … Read Full Article

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Tips for Brushing Your Teeth for Better Oral Health

Most people think they do a good job of taking care of their oral health. After all, they usually brush their teeth once a day and often floss, too. But dentists recommend the following tips for brushing your teeth for better oral health. Clean all tooth surfaces Food particles can collect between your teeth and … Read Full Article

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Although pets require an investment of time and money, new research demonstrates that the health benefits received in return are worth it.

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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