Delta Dental of Minnesota Blog

Older Minnesotans Top the Oral Health Charts!

April 28th, 2016

Older Minnesotans Top the Oral Health Charts!

Let’s face it, the state of older Americans’ oral health (and health in general) is insecure. While the reasons for this adversity are complex, among the most prominent are the inability to access healthcare, a general decline of overall health, and lack of knowledge about dental insurance and/or health coverage.

April 18th, 2016

Toothbrush Tips for You and Your Family

You brush your teeth every day. It’s a routine you probably could do in your sleep, right? But have you ever thought about keeping your toothbrush clean?

April 14th, 2016

Satisfy your Sweet Tooth!

Do you love cookies but don’t like feeling guilty about eating them? You can satisfy your sugar craving without the guilt with these healthy and delicious cookies!

April 14th, 2016

Oral Health By the Numbers

Tips to maintain a healthy mouth, its all about the numbers!

April 11th, 2016

Your Explanation of Benefits- Explained!

Each time you visit the dentist, you’ll receive an Explanation of Benefits following the visit. This document is not a bill. Rather, it provides a breakdown of your dental benefits and how your recent dentist visit impacted them.

April 8th, 2016

What Dental Benefits Do – and Don’t Do

Dental coverage varies, but overall, dental benefits are meant to help keep you and your smile healthy. Here’s what you can expect from your dental benefits.

April 6th, 2016

Decrease your sugar intake, increase your health!

Did you know that most foods we eat contain some form of sugar? We can’t avoid it. Milk contains sugar, but we want our children to drink it because calcium builds strong bones and teeth. Fruits also contain sugar, but they provide many important vitamins and minerals that keep us healthy.

April 5th, 2016

Preventive Dental Care Saves You Time & Money

The key to better oral health is preventive care. That’s why Delta Dental of Minnesota, along with your dentist, encourage regular dental visits to check for early signs of dental issues and to reinforce preventive care practices at home, like brushing and flossing. Dental insurance usually covers cleanings and exams at 100 percent so you can get important preventive care at no additional cost.

April 5th, 2016

Why So Sensitive??

At some point, you may have experienced a little sensitivity when eating, perhaps after enjoying an ice-cold beverage or biting into something hot. Even breathing a blast of cold air can cause discomfort. Why do some people experience sensitivity while others don’t? Here are some common causes of tooth sensitivity:

March 31st, 2016

Understanding Your Dental Insurance Doesn’t Have to Be Daunting…

I need help understanding insurance terms. How much do I have to pay if my dentist is not in network? How do I find a dental provider near me? These are all common questions we hear from our members.

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