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If insurers, policymakers, and IRDAI sort out teething issues, Indians can soon get an all-inclusive dental cover

The framework is there. What’s needed is to identify standard procedures and remove regulatory hurdles. An untapped market, growing 20%-30% every year, is waiting.
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A woman looks out on the street from inside a road-side dental clinic. Getty Images
A woman looks out on the street from inside a road-side dental clinic.
Naveen Kumar Gupta, a 52-year-old Delhi resident, has an annual family income of less than INR6 lakh. The former businessman and his family of four live in a rented apartment. While Gupta has diabetes and hypertension, his wife suffers from vertigo, and son from asthma. After meeting routine household expenses, Gupta is left with little for treatment. Last month,
Research, the priority right now is to standardise other medical procedures, and therefore, getting to dental treatment may take some time. However, if more players like OCare enter the segment, the wait can’t be long. And when that happens, the Guptas of Delhi can save their teeth, and some money. ( Graphics by Sadhana Saxena and Abdul Shafiq)
Naveen Kumar Gupta, a 52-year-old Delhi resident, has an annual family income of less than INR6 lakh. The former businessman and his family of four live in a rented apartment. While Gupta has diabetes and hypertension, his wife suffers from vertigo, and son from asthma. After meeting routine household expenses, Gupta is left with little for treatment. Last month, Research, the priority right now is to standardise other medical procedures, and therefore, getting to dental treatment may take some time. However, if more players like OCare enter the segment, the wait can’t be long. And when that happens, the Guptas of Delhi can save their teeth, and some money. ( Graphics by Sadhana Saxena and Abdul Shafiq)

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