Blog Posts Categorized: Children + Family

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… Read more »

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. Visits to your dentist keeps both your teeth and body healthy. Studies tell us that people with… Read more »

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%. The Original Tooth Fairy Poll has typically served as a good… Read more »

February 3rd, 2016
Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Though big holidays and celebrations like Valentine’s Day and President’s Day occur in the month of February, one of the most important events goes on all month long: National Children’s Health Month.

December 10th, 2015
Here Comes Santa Claus!

‘Tis the season and it’s good to be Santa Claus. A new nationwide poll, out today, finds Santa ahead in the polls with a key constituency, 6-12 year olds, and barely outpacing the Tooth Fairy.   The poll, by Delta Dental Plans Association, shows children’s belief in Santa is outpacing that in other magical characters… Read more »

November 12th, 2015
Turkey Day 5K With Delta Dental of Minnesota!

Delta Dental of Minnesota is dedicated to keeping you healthy this holiday season! Did you know your oral health is a large component of your overall health?  To keep your oral and overall health top of mind this Thanksgiving, Delta Dental of Minnesota has signed on as the Title Sponsor of the Minneapolis Turkey Day… Read more »