Principal Financial Group has expanded its product offering with a dental health program designed specifically for people undergoing cancer treatment. The National Cancer Institute says chemotherapy, and head and neck radiation therapy put individuals at risk for oral problems like mouth sores, infections and tooth decay.

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The Principal dental insurance members who are currently undergoing chemotherapy or head and neck radiation will be able to get up to three fluoride treatments and an additional routine cleaning each year at no extra cost to the employer or member.

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"Those undergoing cancer treatments are especially vulnerable to oral complications from dental procedures, which is why we want to give these individuals every opportunity to seek preventive care," said Mary C. Johnson, D.D.S., dental director for The Principal.

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