✓✓ Up to 78% of companies are aware of issues regarding access to dentistry
✓✓ Over 85% of large companies agree that their employees would consider dental as a tangible, usable benefit
✓✓ Up to 87% of employees agreed that dentistry supported their overall health and wellbeing
The 2011 Dental Benefits Survey reported that up to 92% of companies and up to 87% of employees recognise that good dental health supports overall wellbeing. However, around 20% of employees agree that there are issues accessing dentistry at the moment and up to 46% of companies believe this is affecting their employees’ dental health. Interestingly, up to 59% of companies agree that the cost of dentistry would put them off going to the dentist and 74% of employees agree that the cost of dental care is rising.
We recognise that this information is valuable to employee benefit decision-makers, so we have drilled down into these results further to give a more comprehensive overview.