Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Mexico (BCBSNM) is pleased to offer BlueCare Dental Connection, a dental health and wellness program that provides resources to encourage members to manage their oral health, which may help improve their overall health.
Research shows a potential link between periodontal disease and other health problems such as heart disease, stroke, diabetes control, and premature birth. BlueCare Dental Connection offers a proactive approach that protects more than just teeth.
Producers will find links to BlueCare Dental Connection on Blue Access® for Producers under the Group Products section.
An important component of BlueCare Dental Connection is the Dental Wellness Center™ , which offers online resources and support tools that allow members to:
- Ask licensed dentists dental-related questions through Ask A Dentist
- Locate a network general dentist or specialist with Provider Finder
- Determine approximate dental fees in the marketplace with the Dental Cost Advisor™
- Access educational information on a wide range of dental topics including pediatric care, prevention, and dental treatments
For more information about BlueCare Dental Connection, contact your local BCBSNM representative or log on to Blue Access for Producers.
Please note: The information provided by the BlueCare Dental Connection program is not a substitute for professional health care. For personal medical guidance, BCBSNM members should consult their dentist and/or physician. Coverage for treatments varies depending on the member's benefit plan. If members have questions about their health care plan benefits, they can check with their group benefits administrator or contact Customer Service at the number listed on their BCBSNM member ID card.