November 20th, 2018

A full Thanksgiving menu of mouth-friendly nutrients

Did you know that typical Thanksgiving meals are packed with mouth-friendly nutrients? Here’s where they’re hiding

November 16th, 2018

Vegan diets and oral health

A vegan diet is proven to be safe, although it may have some unintended consequences for oral health. According to the American Dietetic Association, nearly anyone can live a healthy life without meat, but giving up traditional sources of nutrients can increase the risk for gum disease.

November 5th, 2018

Diabetes and oral health: The connection

Anything from measles to cancer, blood diseases to bulimia can be detected in the mouth. In fact, for many years, associations have been reported between the health of the mouth and medical conditions. One such association is with diabetes and periodontal disease (also known as gum disease).

November 1st, 2018

Small business owners: How your dental insurance company should be saving you time

When it comes to dental benefits, out-of-pocket costs are only one piece of the puzzle. If your insurance provider doesn’t have the right training and resources, selecting, implementing and managing plans for your small business can mean a significant loss of time for you. Save time by learning what to look for.

October 23rd, 2018

Related: Migraines and oral health

If you suffer from migraines, you’re not alone – in fact, you’re part of a group that includes more than 38 million Americans. But did you know that your oral health may be playing a part in your condition?

October 18th, 2018

Be selfish with your toothbrush

You might share everything with your partner, from bites off your dinner plate to your car. But there’s one thing you should hold back on: Your toothbrush.

October 16th, 2018

Largest network, largest savings

At Delta Dental, we’re proud to offer both Delta Dental PPO™ and Delta Dental Premier® networks to our members. The unique dual network gives members the opportunity to choose from a broader selection of dentists. No other national dental carrier comes close to the size of our network:

October 11th, 2018

How can I tell if I have a cavity?

Many people identify toothaches with a for-sure tooth cavity, but in fact being able to tell if you have a cavity is a little more complicated. There’s no sure way to identify a cavity without a professional evaluation, so it’s best to see your dentist regularly.

October 9th, 2018

Caring for your braces

For adults and children alike, adding braces to your daily oral care routine can be a challenge. Techniques for brushing, flossing and even eating all change. But it doesn’t have to be difficult!