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Boo! How to have a fun – and tooth-friendly – Halloween!

October 26th, 2018

Boo! How to have a fun – and tooth-friendly – Halloween!

Halloween may be the holiday of candy, but that doesn’t mean your child’s teeth have to suffer! It’s easy to have a fun, and a tooth-friendly, Halloween!

October 23rd, 2018

Related: Migraines and oral health

If you suffer from migraines, you’re not alone – in fact, you’re part of a group that includes more than 38 million Americans. But did you know that your oral health may be playing a part in your condition?

October 18th, 2018

Be selfish with your toothbrush

You might share everything with your partner, from bites off your dinner plate to your car. But there’s one thing you should hold back on: Your toothbrush.

October 16th, 2018

Largest network, largest savings

At Delta Dental, we’re proud to offer both Delta Dental PPO™ and Delta Dental Premier® networks to our members. The unique dual network gives members the opportunity to choose from a broader selection of dentists. No other national dental carrier comes close to the size of our network:

October 11th, 2018

How can I tell if I have a cavity?

Many people identify toothaches with a for-sure tooth cavity, but in fact being able to tell if you have a cavity is a little more complicated. There’s no sure way to identify a cavity without a professional evaluation, so it’s best to see your dentist regularly.

October 9th, 2018

Caring for your braces

For adults and children alike, adding braces to your daily oral care routine can be a challenge. Techniques for brushing, flossing and even eating all change. But it doesn’t have to be difficult!

October 5th, 2018

Calming your kids at the dentist office

One of the most important ways to keep your children cavity-free, especially during the season of sweets, is to see the dentist regularly. And good news: Routine checkups and cleanings are completely covered by most dental plans!

October 3rd, 2018

Allergies and oral health

Autumn means vibrant leaves and beautiful scenes, but it also brings irritants that make allergies go haywire. All that sniffing, sneezing and mouth breathing can mean trouble for your teeth. Learn how to keep your teeth happy this season so your oral health doesn’t fall behind.

October 1st, 2018

Keeping your mouth clean during National Dental Hygiene Month

October is National Dental Hygiene Month, when we focus on dental hygiene and celebrate the work of dental hygienists – and what better time to do that than the month of tricks, treats and candy? Only your dental hygienist can keep your mouth as clean as possible, so be sure to schedule a dental cleaning twice every year. In the meantime, check out these easy ways to maximize your dental hygiene in October!

September 26th, 2018

Safely disposing of unused prescription opioids is crucial. Here’s how you can do it.

If you’ve had your wisdom teeth removed, chances are good that you’ve been prescribed opioids. Opioids can be effective in relieving acute pain after you’ve had surgery. But they are also powerful, and can be powerfully addictive.

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