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Calling all parents of kiddos needing braces! Did you have braces as a kid? Do you remember the names that came along with braces? Braceface? Metal Mouth? Either ring a bell? Those names were tossed around to the chosen few kids in your classroom growing up that had to wear braces. These days, however, braces… Read more »
There are various dental professionals within the dental space. We’re here to help you better understand the difference between their titles and responsibilities! Looking for a dental professional? Visit our FIND A DENTIST application to find a provider near you. For more information on your oral health, visit DeltaDentalMN.Org.
Shopping. It’s an activity we do often, typically for groceries, clothes and household items. But, did you know it’s just as important to shop around for the right toothpaste? It’s hard to know which toothpaste is best for you, but it’s important to do your research! You might assume all of the different toothpaste options are just a marketing… Read more »
Calling all athletes and sports drink lovers! It’s known that young adults consume sports drinks assuming that they will improve their sports performance and energy levels. And, most people think that sports drinks are healthier than soda. But, you might want to re-think your drink, as sports drinks are equivalent to bathing your teeth in acid and sugar. Sports drinks are considerably… Read more »
Did you know you can save yourself A LOT of money and hassle if you brush your teeth for only two minutes twice a day? Sure, when you get brushing, two minutes feels like a long time. But in reality, it’s not. And those four minutes of preventive care each day can help prevent complications in your mouth… Read more »
If you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your teeth and gums. Why? Gum disease can make it harder to control your diabetes. So, what’s the connection? Research suggests that the relationship between gum disease and diabetes is a two-way street. Periodontal (gum) disease is an infection of the gum and bone. People with uncontrolled… Read more »