January 10th, 2019

Dentists, your child and oral health

From the first visit through their teenage years, your child’s dentist has an essential role in their oral health.

December 3rd, 2018

Keeping smiles happy when family comes to town

For many, the holidays are a season of families coming together. If this is something you both look forward to and stress about, you’re not alone. A lot of work goes into getting everything ready for a visit! If you’re hosting holiday celebrations at your place, you may want to add a little prep time to ensure your family’s smiles stay sparkling – especially for relatives traveling from out of town

September 25th, 2018

Types of dental X-rays

Do you find yourself wondering, leaned back in a dental chair with a lead apron on, what kind of X-ray your dentist has ordered, and why?

February 14th, 2018

Gum disease: More serious that you might think

Did you know an estimated 85 percent of Americans have varying degrees of gum disease? That’s 274 million people whose gums need some TLC!

October 16th, 2017

DIY Halloween costumes sure to make you smile

If you’ve seen one vampire or princess costume, you’ve seen ‘em all. This year, help your child (or yourself) stand out from the crowd with a DIY oral health-themed costume.

October 11th, 2017

Avoid surprises – get a pre-treatment estimate!

It’s a season of surprises, but that doesn’t mean your dental bill should catch you off guard! Before you have a dental procedure or treatment, ask your dentist to submit a pre-treatment estimate to Delta Dental.

August 28th, 2017

Tips for choosing the dentist that’s right for you

Whether you’ve moved to a new city, switched insurance providers, or are just looking for a new dentist, it can feel tricky to know where to start.

August 16th, 2017

Oral health reads for your bookworm

Books on oral health can be a good way to get children excited about being independent and learning how to take care of their teeth on their own (with a little assistance!).

July 5th, 2017

Should my teenager have their wisdom teeth removed?

Your family dentist recommends that your teenager sees an oral surgeon for removal of their wisdom teeth. But what if they aren’t experiencing any pain or problems with them right now?