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Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019

Did you know your dental health is linked to your overall health? Daily dental care and routine checkups can help you stay healthy. Blue Cross NC offers affordable dental plans in addition to great health care coverage.

Blue Cross NC plans start as low as $22.95 and pays 100% of in-network preventive care services with no deductible and 100% of the allowed amount on out-of-network preventive care services after $20 copay.  No deductible on in-network preventive care services.

Call our office today (888-765-5400) and speak with a qualified representative.  You can CLICK HERE to get your free Dental Quote and Apply on Line.  Also, you do not have to wait for an Open Enrollment Period, you can apply all year round.

For more information on North Carolina Health Insurance coverage, please visit our website at or call our toll free number 888-765-5400 or our local number 252-726-5400 and speak with one of our experienced and professional agents.


This Summer Don’t Neglect Your Smile – BCBSNC Dental Blue

Monday, June 6th, 2016

Family Sheltering From Sun Under Beach UmbrellaDid you know that summer can be hard on your smile?  Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina and Dental Blue, however, help you practice crucial preventive care throughout the year.  Studies indicate that extreme heat can actually harm your teeth and gums and the high temperatures, dehydration and activity surrounding the summer months make it more important than ever to maintain oral hygiene.  Unfortunately, some of the best parts about summer such as swimming, citrus fruits and drinks like oranges and lemonade, and outdoor sports are some of the worst things for your teeth.

Humidity can lead quickly to dehydration, which in turn can lead to deterioration in the oral tissue.  It’s important to stay hydrated for multiple reasons, but keep in mind your mouth needs moisture too.  To prevent dry mouth, brush and rinse regularly, drink plenty of water, and chew sugar free gum.  Gum chewing helps increase the production of saliva in your mouth which will aid in preventing the negative effects of dry mouth. (more…)

Kids and Dental Health – BCBSNC Dental Blue

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

Recently my ten-year old son had an accident on the playground and broke his two front teeth.  I had no idea bigstockphoto_unpleasant_procedure_4955112what to expect, but luckily our dental insurance covered most of the cost for an emergency exam, X-rays and bonding.  What could have been a huge expense wound up being almost minimal, but that experience got me thinking about the importance of dental coverage for kids.

First and foremost, I realized that having an established relationship with a dentist is surprisingly important for young children.  The day my son broke his teeth, he was scared, but the fact that he has been seeing our dentist bi-annually for the last few years made a huge difference in his comfort level and security.  A Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC dental plan covers the cost of preventive care dental visits at 100%, making it easy and affordable for you to establish that relationship.  Children can be on a family plan or a stand-alone individual plan.  Further, if you are on a family plan and insuring more than two family members, additional members are covered with no increase to your monthly premium.  That’s a good deal for growing families! (more…)

Dental Blue for Seniors

Thursday, February 7th, 2013

Need Dental Insurance and over Age 65?  Blue Cross Blue Shield has just the perfect product for YOU!

Medical experts have linked periodontal (gum) disease to stroke, heart disease,diabetes and other health issues. Nearly 75 percent of American adults have some form of periodontal disease. But with proper daily dental care, regular dental checkups can help detect, prevent and treat gum disease and related disorders. Choose Dental Blue for Seniors and you can take a big step toward protecting your overall health. Coverage you can smile about With Dental Blue for Seniors, you’re covered for a broad range of dental services, including routine fillings and extractions, plus major services like crowns, bridges and dentures. Coverage also includes preventive care. That means you can get checkups and cleanings twice per benefit period, and that supports better oral health. And there are no waiting periods for cleanings, routine oral exams and other diagnostic and preventive services.

For more information on health insurance coverage in North Carolina, please visit our website at or call our toll free number 888-765-5400 and speak with one of our professional agents. Our agency provides coverage for health insurance in North Carolina through Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC). You may qualify for a 15% healthy lifestyle discount if you are in excellent health. Call us for details.

The information above is from Dental Blue For Seniors 2013 Blue Cross Blue Shield Product Brochure.