Bringing dental care for special needs patients at Hennepin County Medical Center
Thanks to a grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, Hennepin County Medical Center will begin offering dental services to people with the highest need in their nationally recognized Coordinated Care Center.
Major life changes and dental insurance: What you need to know
Major changes often have a way of affecting many more parts of our lives than we originally anticipate. Often, our health benefits – including dental – are affected. Whether retirement, recent job loss, a switch to self-employment or an addition to your family, establishing dental benefits is a crucial part of supporting your overall health. No matter your situation, Delta Dental offers seamless options to continue previous benefits or start new ones entirely.
Back to School Means Back to the Basics
It’s that time of year again to review your child’s back to school checklist. From new clothes to backpacks, your child is set to go back to school in style. Another task to check off the list before school starts is a trip to the dentist.
Sealing the Perfect Smile!
According to the Children’s Dental Health Project, this preventative measure is about ten times less costly than the amount of money spent on inpatient emergency care for children with serious decay and infection. Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation’s initiative, Smiles@School, has placed sealants on over 14,000 children in Minnesota, in partnership with dental providers and the Minnesota Department of Health.
Don’t Toss the Floss!
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) one out of two American adults aged 30 and over has gum disease. Ongoing research continues to confirm the importance of treating gum disease in people with one or more of the following conditions: diabetes, heart disease, stroke, kidney disease and pregnancy.
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation Provides Support for Oral Health in Moorhead and the Northwestern Minnesota Region
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation’s recent grants to serve as the signature sponsor of the Minnesota Dental Association’s Mission of Mercy along with a grant to Family HealthCare, join the efforts of five additional regional grants totaling more than $1 million to various programs to bring better oral health to Moorhead and the northwestern Minnesota region.
My tooth is knocked out, now what?!
Playing sports without a mouth guard, biting down on something hard, getting in an accident or falling down— these are all ways you can knock out a tooth. But what to do if you find yourself in this situation?
Try This Mouth Watering 7-Layer Dip
A delicious recipe for 7 layer dip!
Fulfill your children’s summer reading logs with oral health books! It is important for children to continue reading throughout the summer to stay sharp before the next school year! It is recommended that children read at least six books during the summer to maintain their skill-level. Children have several books to choose from for their summer reading! Make their choices a little easier by picking out an oral health book. There are great options to choose from when it comes to teaching kids how to take care of their smile!