Delta Dental of Minnesota Blog

Clinician's Corner: Eat this, not that— healthy choices for your Thanksgiving menu

November 20th, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Eat this, not that— healthy choices for your Thanksgiving menu

With all of the changes to Thanksgiving Day celebrations this year, it might be the perfect time to add a few more tooth-friendly foods to your table. Dr. Templeton recommends some options that promote good oral health.

The Power of Smile ™

October 28th, 2020

Halloween health & safety tips

Don't let COVID-19 haunt you this Halloween— follow these guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for a safe and fun celebration!

September 23rd, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Dentures do's and don'ts

Dr. Nina Prabhu walks through how to properly care for dentures.

September 8th, 2020

Clinician’s Corner: Back to school and… back to the dentist!

Maintaining a child’s oral and overall health requires more than daily toothbrushing and flossing. Seeing a dentist regularly for preventive care is an important part of a child’s complete wellness.

August 7th, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Tips for dealing with dry mouth

Dry mouth is more than just a pesky little problem for senior citizens and others— it can lead to many more serious oral health problems! Dr. Bruce Templeton shares symptoms to look out for and ways to deal with dry mouth to keep your teeth and gums healthy.

July 9th, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Pearls of wisdom... teeth!

Summer can be a good time to see a dentist about wisdom teeth issues. Wisdom teeth (a third set of molars) come in between the ages of 17 and 25. When wisdom teeth are unable to fully erupt, they can become impacted and require removal. Bring up any concerns you may have about your teeth at your next dental check up.

June 25th, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Baby teeth— the building blocks to a healthy smile

The road to a healthy smile starts long before a chid's permanent teeth grow in. Dr. Nina Prabhu, DMD, shares the basics behind baby teeth and how they affect oral health into adulthood.

June 3rd, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Raising a cavity-free kid

It can be difficult to help kids take care of their teeth, but luckily Dr. Eileen Crespo is here to help! Find the information you need to help your kids form a strong oral health routine.

May 29th, 2020

Mental health awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the perfect time to make sure you are caring for your oral, mental and overall health. Dr. Eileen Crespo, Vice President of Medical Services at Delta Dental of Minnesota, shared her recommendations for caring for your mental health during COVID-19.

May 21st, 2020

Safety updates for future dental office visits

Dental offices that are reopening and/or continuing to serve patients have made changes and implemented extra measures to ensure the safety, health and comfort of their patients and staff. If you need to make an appointment or seek dental care, here are some changes you should anticipate during your next office visit.

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