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 »

September 30th, 2016
Major life changes and dental insurance: What you need to know

Major changes often have a way of affecting many more parts of our lives than we originally anticipate. Often, our health benefits – including dental – are affected. Whether retirement, recent job loss, a switch to self-employment or an addition to your family, establishing dental benefits is a crucial part of supporting your overall health…. Read more »

August 8th, 2016
Sealing the Perfect Smile!

Since 2013, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation has granted $1 million to fund an initiative to increase school-based programs that provide dental sealants to children. Sealants are a type of preventative dental care that are highly effective in keeping cavities from forming on children’s teeth. According to the Children’s Dental Health Project, this preventative measure… 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 »

July 21st, 2016
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation Provides Support for Oral Health in Moorhead and the Northwestern Minnesota Region

Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation’s recent grants to serve as the signature sponsor of the Minnesota Dental Association’s Mission of Mercy along with a grant to Family HealthCare, join the efforts of five additional regional grants totaling more than $1 million to various programs to bring better oral health to Moorhead and the northwestern Minnesota… Read more »

July 18th, 2016
My tooth is knocked out, now what?!

Playing sports without a mouth guard, biting down on something hard, getting in an accident or falling down— these are all ways you can knock out a tooth. But what to do if you find yourself in this situation? First things first: Replace the tooth within 5 minutes to ensure the best outcome, as the… Read more »

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