Delta Dental of Minnesota Blog

Help your child floss

September 5th, 2019

Help your child floss

Get an early start forming your child's oral health routine. Show them the proper way to floss, and encourage them to make it a daily habit.

The Power of Smile ™

August 26th, 2019

Chewing Ice: The Reality

Chewing on ice may seem like a harmless habit, but it has consequences for your teeth.

August 16th, 2019

The Benefits of Using Straws

How does the "ban on straws" affect oral health?

August 7th, 2019

Summer Sports Safety For Kids

Help your kids stay safe while they enjoy their summertime sports and activities. Keep water handy and watch out for common injuries.

July 31st, 2019

Back-to-School Dentist Appointments

As summer comes to an end, parents should be planning dental visits for their children ahead of the new school year.

June 17th, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Adult Braces

The number of adults seeking orthodontic treatment has been steadily increasing for decades. In 2014, the American Association of Orthodontists estimated that 27 percent of all North American orthodontic patients are adults, and the number of adults seeking treatment has increased more than 16 percent from just two years prior.

March 19th, 2019

Is emergency treatment for employees covered?

No matter how careful your employees are, dental emergencies can strike at any time. Get them healthy faster by knowing how your company’s dental plan covers emergency care.

March 12th, 2019

What your family history says about your teeth

Did you know that your genetics may provide a window into your risk for oral health issues?

March 4th, 2019

The history of women in dentistry

To celebrate National Women’s History Month, take a look at the tremendous women who have changed dentistry for the better. Although we couldn’t cover all the pioneering women who helped shape dental care, we’ve included just some of their milestone stories.

February 26th, 2019

Four surprising dental statistics

All across America, people have greater access to preventive dental care than they did 50 years ago, but the numbers suggest we could be doing more to keep our mouths healthy. These surprising statistics hint at some oral health areas that could benefit from a bit more attention.

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