Delta Dental of Minnesota Blog

How to properly take care of your baby’s teeth

March 31st, 2016

How to properly take care of your baby’s teeth

Is your baby starting to drool more than normal? A new tooth may be on its way. A baby’s first teeth are temporary. They form in the gums before birth and begin erupting at about 6 months.

March 21st, 2016

What You Need to Know About Your Oral Health While You’re Pregnant

The list of “dos and don’ts” for pregnant women is long – and sometimes contradictory. For example, you may have heard that pregnant women should postpone any dental work until after the baby has arrived, but waiting to get infections taken care of can actually cause more damage. Here’s the truth behind that myth and three others.

March 16th, 2016

Four Oral Health Conditions To Think About As We Age

As we grow older, certain health concerns garner our full attention, especially oral health issues. We only get one set of permanent teeth, so it’s crucial to take care of them for our entire lives. Teeth can last a lifetime with proper care, such as brushing and flossing, as well as visiting your dentist regularly.

March 16th, 2016

Advantages of Visiting an In-Network Dentist

Did you know there are great advantages—and cost savings—for seeking treatment from a Delta Dental participating dentist?

March 4th, 2016

Dental Coverage is Important for You and Your Family

Eating healthy meals, staying active and scheduling exams with your doctor are a good way to keep you and your family healthy. Buying dental insurance and visiting the dentist are just as important in establishing a healthy lifestyle.

March 4th, 2016

Retire from your job, not your dental benefits

Often left out of many retirees’ futures is employer-funded health and dental benefits. According to the U.S. Census, over 6,000 Americans turn 65 each day, but only about 32% of retirees receive continued health benefits from their employer.

March 2nd, 2016

Think Dental Insurance Is Too Expensive To Have In Your 20s? Think Again!

If you’re a young adult who doesn’t already receive dental benefits through your employer and you’re too old to be on your parent’s plan (over age 26), chances are you are without dental insurance. And without dental insurance, you’ve been putting off going to the dentist because you’re scared of the cost for your check-ups and cleanings.

March 2nd, 2016

New Clinic Funded by Delta Dental will Increase Patient Access to Oral Health Care by 60%!

Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation Grants $4.6 Million for New Dental Clinic at Hennepin County Medical Center!

February 26th, 2016

National Tooth Fairy Day is February 28!

With National Tooth Fairy day just around the corner, Delta Dental conducted it’s annual tooth fairy poll to track the average monetary gift from the tooth fairy. Unfortunately, this year, the average gift left by the tooth fairy across the country sunk by 10.32%.

February 19th, 2016

Why Is Dental Essential?

You may ask yourself, do I really need dental benefits? The answer is a resounding “yes”! Taking care of your mouth is an essential part of your overall health and your teeth are a critical part of your everyday success. Still on the fence about purchasing dental insurance? Here are the top 10 reasons why having dental coverage is essential!

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