PreViser Offers a Return on Investment through Improved Oral Health
Tooth loss savings is just one of the ways that PreViser can save on claims while offering the patient better oral health. Using the periodontal risk assessment helps identify early periodontitis when it can more easily be treated and prevent the loss of teeth. The following chart is an example of a study that was done comparing tooth loss among adults with and without periodontal treatment.
There is also increasing evidence that oral health impacts a patient’s overall health. Therefore, offering prevention in oral health can positively impact costs on medical. Click here to read a report discussing the link between oral health and systemic disease, including diabetes.
|Tooth Loss Rate / 1,000 adults||No Treatment1||Perio Treatment2||% Reduction|
|Study Period||15 years||13.2 years|
|Number of Subjects||523||776|
Expectation: Over time, total treatment costs will decrease as teeth are saved.
1.Martin JA, Page RC, Kaye EK, Hamed MT, Loeb CF. Periodontitis severity plus risk as a tooth loss predictor. J Periodontol 2009;80: 202-209