Insights & events

Why the ER is not the place to go for dental emergencies

Hear from Sun Life’s CMO and Head of PinnacleCare, Dr. Miles Varn on why the emergency room is not the best place to go in a dental emergency. Dr. Varn also dives into alternative solutions during an emergency, including how to best manage routine dental care. 

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Why the ER is not the place to go for dental emergencies

Hear from Sun Life’s CMO and Head of PinnacleCare, Dr. Miles Varn on why the emergency room is not the best place to go in a dental emergency. Dr. Varn also dives into alternative solutions during an emergency, including how to best manage routine dental care. 

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  • February 14, 2024

    A new twist on preventive dental care brings value while helping with overall health

    By Marc Warrington, SVP, Group Benefits Distribution, Sun Life U.S.

    In this article, Marc Warrington shares a new way to help employees get the preventive care they need while stretching benefit dollars. 

  • January 08, 2024

    Why the ER is not the place to go for dental emergencies

    Hear from Sun Life’s CMO and Head of PinnacleCare, Dr. Miles Varn on why the emergency room is not the best place to go in a dental emergency. Dr. Varn also dives into alternative solutions during an emergency, including how to best manage routine dental care. 

  • November 13, 2023

    Diabetes Awareness – You can't control your genes, but you can control your lifestyle choices

    Learn what diabetes really is, what causes it, and what you can do to postpone or prevent complications from it. 

  • October 17, 2023

    People with Cancer need Mental Health Support

    Sun Life’s Sheila Weiss, AVP, Group Claims and Clinical Services, shares insight into the emotional journey of those facing a cancer diagnosis. While facts and figures tell part of the story, living with cancer is a whole different experience. This blog talks about how Sun Life offers support through AbleTo Virtual Behavioral Health Therapy to help individuals with cancer cope, as well as encourage screenings and provide assistance for those on this journey. 

  • April 06, 2023

    Access to health: Will it be there when we need it?

    A person's ability to access healthcare and coverage is a growing concern nationally. Join members of Sun Life's leadership team as they discuss healthcare access trends in the U.S. and the implications and opportunities for employers in an increasingly challenged healthcare environment.

  • February 02, 2023

    Heart Healthy Tips for Go Red for Women day

    On Go Red for Women day, Dr. Tracy Hamill shares that women are more at risk of heart disease than most people realize, and she gives some information on the condition as well as some tips for maintaining a heart-healthy lifestyle.

  • November 28, 2022

    Bundling dental and vision to help employees build their diabetes health care team

    In this article, Brad Peak discusses how dental and vision can help employees to build their diabetes health care team. 

  • October 17, 2022

    It’s Booster Season!

    Autumn brings football games and cooler weather, commonly known as booster season! In this article, Dr. Tracy Hamill, AVP and Medical Director, US Clinical Claims talks about a different kind of important booster this fall- the importance of getting a flu AND COVID-19 vaccine update.    

  • July 18, 2022

    Long COVID and the Sun Life Clinical Claims Innovation Lab

    The Sun Life Clinical Claims Innovation Lab group the majority of members with Long COVID together so that more could be learned from each case and patterns and trends could be seen in real time. Read more about the findings in this article by Dr. Tracy Hamill.

  • May 09, 2022

    Mental wellness and your employees at work and returning to work

    Dr. Tracy Hamill offers insight into mental health conditions and common concerns that may come up in the workplace, as well as advises ways for employers to best deal with the topic.