Delta Dental of Minnesota Blog

Should you brush your teeth in the shower?

January 17th, 2019

Should you brush your teeth in the shower?

For 4 percent of Americans, the shower is the ideal place to brush their teeth. But does your brushing location affect your smile?

January 15th, 2019

Are you prone to cavities?

If it seems like every time you go in for a cleaning your dentist finds a cavity, you may be wondering: “Am I just prone to cavities?” Actually, you might be.

January 11th, 2019

When should I take my child to the Orthodontist?

The American Association of Orthodontists recommends a child’s first visit with an orthodontist occur by the age of seven, and you may be asking yourself why! Just like periodic check-ups with your dentist and cleanings with your hygienist, the answer generally has to do with detection and prevention of potential future problems.

January 10th, 2019

Dentists, your child and oral health

From the first visit through their teenage years, your child’s dentist has an essential role in their oral health.

January 8th, 2019

Juice cleanses: How do they affect your teeth?

The holiday season leaves a lot of us feeling over-full and ready to detox, and many folks turn to a juice cleanse to help. We take a quick look on what that might mean for your teeth.

January 4th, 2019

HPV, oral health and you

Did you know that there is now a vaccine that can prevent certain types of cancer? This is an exciting time as today’s generation of children, teenagers and young adults may be the first to benefit from the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination as cancer prevention.

December 31st, 2018

Preventive care in the new year

If you and your family’s annual maximum restarts in the new year, now is a great time to schedule checkups and cleanings. But fitting those trips into your busy schedule can be tough. We’ve got some tips and resources to help ease the burden.

December 21st, 2018

How to keep your smile bright in the season of sugary drinks

The holidays are just around the corner – which means it’s the perfect time to talk about the tasty drinks that help make the fall season so delicious. Pumpkin spiced lattes and eggnog are wonderful, but frequent consumption of sugary drinks can be harmful to teeth. In fact, repeated exposure to sugar plays a major role in the tooth decay process.

December 19th, 2018

Get the facts about second opinions

When it comes to your health, it’s always best to trust your instincts. If you feel unsure about a dental diagnosis or treatment plan, you may consider getting a second opinion from another dentist.

December 17th, 2018

What happens in your mouth when you snore?

Roughly 90 million Americans snore. If you’re one of them, you might be experiencing some oral health issues that you didn’t expect.

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