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Thinking about a dental check-up? Check out Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey’s enhanced website for a dental download of helpful information

Looking to brush up on all the things you should be doing to maintain a healthy smile? Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey has enhanced its Dental webpage with new materials, including user-friendly, educational videos, to help members better understand how to take care of their teeth."Horizon is committed to offering our 3.8 million members tools and resources to help them keep a healthy smile, and the enhancements to our Dental website will do just that," said Brian Bastecki, DMD, Horizon BCBSNJ's Dental Director."Periodontal disease can be associated with more serious health problems such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes," said Glenn D. Pomerantz, MD, JD, Vice President and Chief Medical Officer of Horizon BCBSNJ. "So when members stay on top of their oral health, they're better able to maintain good overall health."On www.HorizonBlue.com/Dental, members, dental providers, employers and brokers can access a wide range of services to meet their care and business needs. The site also offers a Dental Health tab that drills down to important information to members of all ages who may or may not be suffering from chronic medical conditions. Recently added to this section is a series of videos that cover topics including dental procedures and specialty services, such as dental implants and pediatric dentistry, and topics to help members maintain optimal oral hygiene and health.With more than 1.4 million members, Horizon BCBSNJ is New Jersey's largest dental insurer. More information about Horizon BCBSNJ's suite of quality, affordable dental products can be found at www.HorizonBlue.com/Dental, or by calling 800-4DENTAL. About Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New JerseyHorizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, the state's oldest and largest health insurer is a tax-paying, not-for-profit health service corporation, providing a wide array of medical, dental, and prescription insurance products and services. Horizon BCBSNJ is leading the transformation of health care in New Jersey by working with doctors and hospitals to deliver innovative, patient-centered programs that reward the quality, not quantity, of care patients receive. Learn more at www.HorizonBlue.com. Horizon BCBSNJ is an independent licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association serving more than 3.8 million members.