People who get regular dental care are more likely to report a sense of well-being than people who do not, and employees with dental benefits are more likely to get regular preventive care, a Delta Dental survey found. Lower-income employees are less likely than those with high incomes to obtain dental care, but plans can provide educational material highlighting the benefits of coverage, particularly for those who have not seen a dentist recently, says Darci Shaw, Delta Dental Plans Association's associate director of marketing communications.

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