The survey of providers and consumers also found over 60 percent of dental discount programs cost less than $200 per year, whereas only 37 percent of traditional dental plans cost that little. (Photo: iStock)

A new report by a trade group describes the effect discount dental and vision programs that operate outside of the insurance industry have on millions of Americans.

Roughly 27 million in the U.S. are members of a discount dental or vision program, according to the report by the Consumer Health Alliance, a trade association which represents such programs.

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