The Medical-Dental Connection
Our four divisions are united in our company mission to improve the oral health of all. We know that oral health is inextricably linked to overall health, and health plans are increasingly looking at ways to effectively integrate dental benefits into a comprehensive medical strategy that ensures the best health outcomes for members while controlling overall healthcare costs.
Policy and Philanthropy
Research and Care Improvement
DentaQuest Care Group
Our strategy combines three major components that put the focus on data-driven oral health solutions. Data from our Foundation and Institute shows that we are strongly positioned at the intersection of medical and dental care – the new focus in the healthcare industry.
Put Our Expertise To Work For You
Claims costs represent by far the largest percentage of overall dental program costs. By using metric analytics to mine the largest store of government dental claims data available, DentaQuest acutely understands drivers of avoidable problems, and can quickly identify troubling trends. Our clinical expertise, utilization management and utilization review programs all promote more efficient and effective claims processing and lower costs.
Better handling of claims means a more streamlined care delivery system for our health plan clients. We use data analytics to
Identify claims cost drivers
Manage claims and improve quality of care
Measure provider performance
Modify provider and member behaviors
Demonstrate return on investment
Create quality outcomes
Turn good member experiences into loyal customers
A leader in medical-dental integration, DentaQuest has established best practices that focus on data-driven oral health solutions that are proven to increase lower-cost prevention while decreasing both expensive major dental procedures and general health complications.
• Emergency Room Diversion –
reduces ER visits for dental issues,
where treatment is considerably more
expensive and less effective than a
• Primary Care Provider Integration
(PCPI) – collaboration with, and
training of, primary care physicians
to recognize and address oral health
• Early Childhood Caries (ECC)
Collaborative – detects and treats
chronic, infectious dental disease,
which is almost 100% preventable, in
young children as early as possible to
reduce long-term oral health issues
and reduce costs.
For a free consultation and to learn more about SmartGrowth and DentaQuest, contact us now