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Oral Health for Overall Health

Keeping your mouth healthy has a big impact on your overall health, especially if you’ve been diagnosed with certain medical conditions. Our Oral Health for Overall HealthSM program integrates medical and dental care to help improve your overall health.

Additional dental benefits at no extra cost

Florida Blue members who are enrolled in Oral Health for Overall Health receive additional dental benefits that can improve overall health, enhance quality of life, and lower medical and dental care costs.

With additional dental benefits, more patients come to our dental offices for oral examinations, cleanings, and other preventative services. We've noticed that our patients are improving their overall oral health. This reduces the need for invasive dental procedures or hospitalization in patients with comorbidities or high risk. Tim Ngo, Dental Office Administrator

There are no additional out-of-pocket expenses to participate in Oral Health for Overall Health. These benefits are valued at over $1,000 and are covered 100% with no copayment or coinsurance when you see a participating provider. They don’t apply toward your calendar year maximum and there are no waiting periods. If you have a Florida Blue dental plan and have been diagnosed with one of the eligible medical conditions described below, find out how Oral Health for Overall Health can make a difference in your health.

Medical conditions

Take advantage of these valuable dental benefits

If you have Florida Blue medical and dental plans and an eligible medical condition (other than pregnancy), you’re automatically enrolled in the program. If you’re pregnant or don’t have a Florida Blue medical plan, you can easily self-enroll online. Once enrolled, you’ll receive additional, condition-specific benefits, including preventive and periodontal services, outreach and education, and specialized medical care programs. 

The sooner you take advantage of these benefits, the sooner you can improve your health. Simply make an appointment with your dentist. If you don’t have a dentist, you can easily find one in our provider directory. If you have questions about eligibility, contact Customer Service at 888-223-4892.