Dental cover is the most popular voluntary health benefit offered by employers*. With Unum Dental, you could offer dental coverage at no extra cost to your business, but plenty of potential benefit to your employee retention and acquisition.
Unum Dental provides insurance cover to support employees and their families receive both regular check-ups and essential dental treatment when they need it.
If it’s missing from your benefits package or if you’d like to find out more about the Unum Dental range, stop by stand C90 or visit www.unum.co.uk/dental
*Survey conducted in Feb-March 2017 among users of www.employeebenefits.co.uk received 271 responses.
Unum Dental Catalogue
• 58% of British workers think that having bad teeth negatively affects their confidence in the workplace and social situations • 16-24-year olds were the most conscious of bad teeth with 69% saying that it would affect their confidence • Nearly a third (30%) of workers would pay for dental insurance if their employer had an employee benefits scheme in place • Women were found to be more conscious than men with 67% of women admitting bad teeth affect their confidence, compared to 49% of men More than half of British workers (58%) think that having bad teeth negatively affects their confidence in the workplace and social situations, according to research from Unum Dental. Women were found to be more self-conscious of having poor teeth, with 67% declaring that poor oral health would affect their confidence in public, compared to 49% of men. Generation Z were found to be the most image conscious with 69% admitting that bad teeth would affect their confidence, and then consequently how comfortable they felt in the workplace when talking to customers and clients. A sense of anxiety around bad oral health is not uncommon. The Oral Health Foundation revealed this year that 87% of those under 35 are made to feel self-conscious about their smile , and only 29% of adults are likely to pose for a photograph with an open-mouth smile. Unum’s research found that the main reason Brits are failing to visit the dentist regularly is the subsequent cost of the check-up. Yet, nearly a third (30%) of workers surveyed said they would pay for dental insurance if their employer had an employee benefits scheme in place, and 38% would be more likely to go for a check-up if they had cover in place. Unum Dental provides dental cover to companies with a minimum of 4 employees to help to attract and retain the best staff and make sure that staff feel their best when in the workplace. Andrew Bower, Managing Director at Unum Dental says: “Dental cover is the most popular voluntary health benefit offered and this research emphasises just how important dental insurance can be for an employee’s confidence and consequently their workplace performance. By providing dental insurance employers offer peace of mind to their employees when it comes to dental and oral health, allowing them to instead focus on feeling confident in social situations and getting the most out of life. For further information of Unum Dental’s new online portal or to register your interest in Dental cover, please contact email@example.com Media Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org 020 7360 7878
• Unum Dental has launched an employee enrolment portal providing fast, simple, online access to dental cover • Unum found that 30% of employees would pay for cover if they had access to it • Unum Dental’s offering is especially beneficial to medium and large employers without access to a flexible benefits platform Unum Dental has enhanced how employees access their insurance cover, enabling employees to opt-in to their workplace dental cover via a streamlined online process, that has been specifically designed to improve the enrolment experience for employees when accessing dental insurance cover through the workplace. It can be expensive and difficult to maintain employee engagement and productivity levels in the workplace but providing the right benefits can facilitate staff satisfaction and retention. Unum research shows that dental cover is a popular option - 30% of those surveyed said they would pay for dental cover if their employer had a scheme in place*. With Unum digitising the voluntary enrolment process, employees can now access dental insurance cover through the simple, paperless system. This can be accessed on the go via a smartphone, allowing for employees to manage their claims easily. In addition, the solution provides a cost-effective method of providing access to employee’s workplace dental plans with minimal admin to small to medium sized employers alike. . The employee enrolment portal is the latest addition to Unum Dental’s digital offering, creating an end-to-end dental insurance solution for quick joining and fast claims payment. Unum Dental also have the least exclusions compared to any other leading corporate dental providers** and provide cover for both planned and pending treatments identified before the policy start date. Andrew Bower, Managing Director at Unum Dental says, “Dental cover is the most popular voluntary health benefit offered*** and in recognition of that we wanted to give businesses a cost-effective solution which eliminates the complex paper application process voluntary benefit schemes typically carried in the past. This new portal further enhances our digital offering, allowing us to create a completely online experience that is both user-friendly and significantly reduces our paper footprint.” For further information of Unum Dental’s new online portal or to register your interest in Dental cover, please contact email@example.com Media Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org 020 7360 7878
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