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.
Dedicated to Minnesota Dentists 2016 recipients
With large and recognizable providers like HCMC and the Mayo Clinic calling Minnesota home, our state has become synonymous with quality health care. But despite that reputation, Minnesota is also home to many communities that face health care provider shortages. In fact, more than 6 out of 10 Minnesota counties have been federally designated as dental health professional shortage areas.
It’s National Flossing Day!
November 25 isn’t just Black Friday, it’s also National Flossing Day! What better way to celebrate than to give your kids a little refresher on the best way to floss?
5 common ingredients in toothpaste
You spend a lot of time using toothpaste. If you're diligent about brushing for the recommended two minutes twice a day, you'll spend 24 hours brushing your teeth every year! But in all that time, have you ever stopped to investigate the contents of the tube? The ingredients list can be long and full of terms you're likely not familiar with. Let us interpret for you.
Top 5 reasons to thank your teeth this Thanksgiving!
While you’re tallying up your thanks this Thursday, be sure to remember your teeth! Here are the top five reasons to thank your teeth this Thanksgiving:
How much sugar is in your cup of holiday cheer?
The holidays are fast approaching! Before you start this season of parties and get-togethers, take a minute to consider how much sugar is in some of our favorite seasonal adult drinks.
What Dental Benefits Do – and Don’t Do
Understand your dental benefits. Find out what your benefits cover and what they don't cover.
Diabetes and Oral Health
When we talk about diabetes, we talk about sugar intake – and for good reason. Regulating blood sugar is crucial to staying healthy with diabetes. But as medical knowledge has increased, the connection between diabetes and oral health has become clear – and we’ve done our best to help people understand the connection.
Turkey Day 5K With Delta Dental of Minnesota!
Delta Dental of Minnesota is dedicated to keeping you healthy this holiday season! Did you know your oral health is a large component of your overall health? To keep your oral and overall health top of mind this Thanksgiving, Delta Dental of Minnesota has signed on as the Title Sponsor of the Minneapolis Turkey Day 5K.