Delta Dental of Minnesota Blog

A good laugh is good for your health

December 13th, 2018

A good laugh is good for your health

Holidays are a great time to spend with family, and laughing with relatives is one of the best parts of the season. Whether you’re barely giggling or totally cracking up, laughter can have positive effects on your oral and overall health. Read on to learn what a good laugh can do for you.

December 11th, 2018

Questions to ask your dental benefits broker

Your benefits broker is the person you rely on to understand your company’s unique needs and concerns, and to use that knowledge to recommend the best coverage options for your business. Your broker is trained to gather and convey the right information, but it can still be helpful for you to know what questions to ask your broker. Consider the questions below.

December 3rd, 2018

Keeping smiles happy when family comes to town

For many, the holidays are a season of families coming together. If this is something you both look forward to and stress about, you’re not alone. A lot of work goes into getting everything ready for a visit! If you’re hosting holiday celebrations at your place, you may want to add a little prep time to ensure your family’s smiles stay sparkling – especially for relatives traveling from out of town

November 30th, 2018

Asthma and your oral health

If you have asthma, you probably already know that winter = colder weather = thriving viruses = upper respiratory infections = asthma attacks. What you may not know is that those asthma symptoms can have an impact on your smile.

November 28th, 2018

Answers to your frequently asked questions about senior dental benefits

Do you have a question about dental insurance for seniors? You’re not the only one! Our support team put together the most commonly asked questions they receive – and their answers! – below.

November 26th, 2018

My Tricare Retiree Dental Program ended. What are my options?

If you’re a military retiree looking for alternatives to replace your Tricare Retiree Dental Program (TRDP), you’re not alone. The government announced an end to the program beginning Dec. 31, which has a lot of people wondering what their options are.

November 26th, 2018

The bigger the network, the better for your business

When it comes to your business, the bigger dental network you have, the better. With a larger network size, your employees have a greater selection of dentists to choose from, which means lower cost for your and better convenience for your employees.

November 20th, 2018

A full Thanksgiving menu of mouth-friendly nutrients

Did you know that typical Thanksgiving meals are packed with mouth-friendly nutrients? Here’s where they’re hiding

November 16th, 2018

Vegan diets and oral health

A vegan diet is proven to be safe, although it may have some unintended consequences for oral health. According to the American Dietetic Association, nearly anyone can live a healthy life without meat, but giving up traditional sources of nutrients can increase the risk for gum disease.

November 14th, 2018

Discount plan? Dental insurance? What’s the difference?

If you’ve been to your dentist recently, you may have seen advertisements for an in-house dental plan or discount plan. Are you wondering how that differs from your dental insurance?

Delta Dental 101
Need Help Understanding Your Dental Plan?
Learn More