Blog Posts Categorized: Delta Dental News



February 22nd, 2017
Tooth Fairy Reminder text service unveiled just in time for Tooth Fairy Day

  Today’s parents live on-the-go, and just like them, the Tooth Fairy is busier than ever! She’s so busy, that she sometimes forgets to stop by when she is supposed to.   Losing teeth is a momentous part of childhood, and Delta Dental of Minnesota knows how important it is for kids to be remembered… Read more »

December 12th, 2016
Three easy tips to protect against tooth decay when you’re sipping on that cup of cocoa

The snow is falling and the holiday lights are shining – it’s that time of year! For a lot of us, the holiday season means that a nice, warm cup of holiday cheer is rarely far away. Who doesn’t love a great cup of hot cocoa after an epic snowball fight? While you or your… Read more »

December 5th, 2016
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation – The Three Pillars, Part 1 of 3

Pillar 1: Access to Care -Safety Net Clinic Support Each year, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation grants millions of dollars to organizations and programs that help expand access to quality dental care across Minnesota. This goal is our driving mission. A large part of increasing access to care means investing in safety net clinics –… Read more »

November 27th, 2016
Dedicated to Minnesota Dentists 2016 recipients

With large and recognizable providers like HCMC and the Mayo Clinic calling Minnesota home, our state has become synonymous with quality health care. But despite that reputation, Minnesota is also home to many communities that face health care provider shortages. In fact, more than 6 out of 10 Minnesota counties have been federally designated as… Read more »

October 5th, 2016
Bringing dental care for special needs patients at Hennepin County Medical Center

  Thanks to a grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, Hennepin County Medical Center will begin offering dental services to people with the highest need in their nationally recognized Coordinated Care Center. As part of a $4.6 million grant announced in March 2016 to create a dental clinic at HCMC, Delta Dental of Minnesota… Read more »

August 3rd, 2016
Don’t Toss the Floss!

News reports have recently questioned the importance of flossing, but daily flossing is the single most important factor in preventing gum (periodontal) disease.  Daily flossing removes plaque and bacteria that brushing leaves behind.  Since 40% of a tooth’s surface meets up with another tooth, neglecting to clean these surfaces promotes tooth decay, gum disease and… Read more »