Welcome to the Health Benefits Trust web page where you can review information about your dental benefits administered by Delta Dental of North Carolina.
Studies continue to show a connection between oral health and overall health, a connection that becomes even more important as people age. Because your mouth mirrors your overall health, dentists can detect up to 120 signs and symptoms of non-dental diseases during a routine dental exam, including heart disease and diabetes.
Delta Dental has the largest network of dentists locally and nationally. Nationwide, 3 out of 4 dentists participate in the Delta Dental network. There are 6,000+ participating dentists in North Carolina and 157,000+ participating dentists nationally. In North Carolina, there are 36% more in-network dentists than our closest competitor.
(Delta Dental Internal Data, 2020)