Going to the dentist
Visiting the dentist is fun! Below, Dental Hygienist Leah explores what kids can expect to see and experience at their very first dental appointment.
Better Health Through Oral Health
Understanding the threats to our teeth is crucial to keeping them healthy. The primary culprits for tooth loss are decay (cavities) and periodontal disease. Tooth decay is the gradual breakdown of the tooth’s enamel. Periodontal disease attacks the gum tissue, ligaments, and bone that support the teeth.
How diets affect the health of your smile
Learn how diet affects the health of your smile
High-tech oral health gifts – are they worth the extra money?
Here’s a holiday buying guide to help you weigh the pros and cons of giving a high-tech dental product.
Purchase your dental plan on the exchange? Here’s what you should know before Jan. 1
2016 is wrapping up and it’s time to start looking forward to next year. If you purchased a dental benefits plan on the MNsure.org or Healthcare.gov state exchange anytime in 2016, your plans will reset on January 1. Here’s what you should know:
Beyond candy and knick-knacks: Six super fun stocking stuffers for healthy teeth
Need to find a way to sneak some healthier options into your children’s Christmas stockings this year? Here are six fun stocking stuffers to help kids keep their teeth and mouths healthy.
Three easy tips to protect against tooth decay when you’re sipping on
While you or your kids are enjoying this holiday season, try to keep in mind just how much sugar is in those holiday drinks (even Santa’s glass of milk!) – and remember these three easy tips to protect against tooth decay this holiday season:
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation – The Three Pillars, Part 1 of 3
Each year, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation grants millions of dollars to organizations and programs that help expand access to quality dental care across Minnesota. This goal is our driving mission.
5 reasons to be thankful you’re going to the dentist in 2016
Dentistry has been around in some form or another for thousands of years. From embedding precious stones in teeth to brushing with hog hair, people have been (attempting to) care for and bedazzle their teeth for centuries. Many practices from the past range from bizarre to downright disgusting. Below are five ancient dental practices that will make you thankful you’re visiting the dentist in the 21st century.