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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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!
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%.
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!