December 20th, 2016
High-tech oral health gifts – are they worth the extra money?

So most of your holiday shopping is done, but you are still in search of a unique gift for the tech-savvy, health-conscious person on your list. Here’s a holiday buying guide to help you weigh the pros and cons of giving a high-tech dental product. Electric Toothbrushes (example) Worth it?  Yes. Several studies have shown… Read more »

December 19th, 2016
Purchase your dental plan on the exchange? Here’s what you should know before Jan. 1

2016 is wrapping up and it’s time to start looking forward to next year. If you purchased a dental benefits plan on the MNsure.org or Healthcare.gov state exchange anytime in 2016, your plans will reset on January 1. Here’s what you should know: All benefits, regardless of when purchased, will reset on January 1, 2017…. Read more »

December 13th, 2016
Beyond candy and knick-knacks: Six super fun stocking stuffers for healthy teeth

Need to find a way to sneak some healthier options into your children’s Christmas stockings this year? Here are six fun stocking stuffers to help kids keep their teeth and mouths healthy. Themed toothbrushes Superheroes, patterns, popular animated characters, personalize-able – you can buy almost any kind of toothbrush these days. Consider an extra-special toothbrush… 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 29th, 2016
5 reasons to be thankful you’re going to the dentist in 2016

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… Read more »

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