The Power of Smile ™
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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?
Five ancient practices that will make you grateful for modern dentistry
Dentistry has been around in some form or another for thousands of years. From embedding precious stones in teeth to brushing with hog hair, people have been (attempting to) care for and bedazzle their teeth for centuries. Many practices from the past range from bizarre to downright disgusting. Below are five ancient dental practices that will make you thankful you’re visiting the dentist in the 21st century: