1Do You Really Need a Dental Checkup Every Six Months? WebMD, 2021

2Your Top 9 Questions About Going to the Dentist — Answered!, Mouth Healthy, 2022

3Guardian Dental Claims Analysis, September 2023

4Guardian 12th Annual Workplace Benefits Study, 2023

5Dental Fundamentals, In-demand dental benefits that support well-being, Guardian, 2022

6An oral health quiz for your dental fundamentals, Guardian, 2022

7Periodontal treatment associated with decreased diabetes mellitus–related treatment costs, The Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), 2023

8Oral health: A window to your overall health, Mayo Clinic

9Why Oral Hygiene Is Crucial to Your Overall Health, New York Times, 2023

10Dental Benefits: A Bridge to Oral Health and Wellness, Guardian, 2018

11Inflection Point: The impact of COVID-19 on oral health and dental benefits, Guardian, 2021

12Kids and Dental Health: Rising Costs and Struggling State Programs a Dangerous Mix, Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF)

Unless otherwise noted, all information contained in this report comes from Guardian 12th Annual Workplace Benefits Study, 2024, and Guardian internal claims analysis from 2023.

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