“In your body, your ‘teeth bone’ may be connected to your jawbone, but in health insurance, that’s not the case,” said Morgan Sherburne in a recent health podcast for the University of Florida.

He referenced the concept that though most physicians recognize oral health’s integral effect on overall wellness, dental coverage is still a separate entity from regular health insurance.

Read his take on the birth of dental insurance and find out how the old adage “An apple a day keeps the doctor away” may have been linked to improving people’s oral healthhttps://news.health.ufl.edu/2015/25038/multimedia/health-in-a-heartbeat/wheres-the-teeth/ or download https://news.health.ufl.edu/media/2015/10/092515-HIHB-4182-TEETH-2.00_LUFS.mp3