Specifications include, but are not limited to:
• Dental benefit refers to the level of financial support for and coverage of dental services.
• Oral health is defined as a functional, structural, aesthetic, physiologic and psychosocial
state of well-being and is essential to an individual’s general health and quality of life.
• Dental health is the sum of the diagnostic, preventive, consultative, supportive, and
therapeutic dental care offered by the dental profession or that portion provided a
member of a dental health plan.
• Dental services are any diagnostic, preventive, therapeutic or restorative service
provided by any qualified health care provider.