SelectHealth offers dental insurance

Nonprofit health insurance company SelectHealth of Salt Lake City is now offering dental insurance.

The new dental insurance will be available for small and large employers with SelectHealth medical plans or as standalone plans, and will be effective January 1, 2009.

"We think both members and dentists alike will appreciate this dental insurance option," said Sid Paulson, president and CEO of SelectHealth, in a press release. "This is another step in striving to help our members with straightforward, affordable coverage options and access to high-quality care."