Delta Dental of Minnesota Blog

Clinician's Corner: Baby teeth— the building blocks to a healthy smile

June 25th, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Baby teeth— the building blocks to a healthy smile

The road to a healthy smile starts long before a chid's permanent teeth grow in. Dr. Nina Prabhu, DMD, shares the basics behind baby teeth and how they affect oral health into adulthood.

The Power of Smile ™

June 3rd, 2020

Clinician's Corner: Raising a cavity-free kid

It can be difficult to help kids take care of their teeth, but luckily Dr. Eileen Crespo is here to help! Find the information you need to help your kids form a strong oral health routine.

May 29th, 2020

Mental health awareness

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and the perfect time to make sure you are caring for your oral, mental and overall health. Dr. Eileen Crespo, Vice President of Medical Services at Delta Dental of Minnesota, shared her recommendations for caring for your mental health during COVID-19.

May 21st, 2020

Safety updates for future dental office visits

Dental offices that are reopening and/or continuing to serve patients have made changes and implemented extra measures to ensure the safety, health and comfort of their patients and staff. If you need to make an appointment or seek dental care, here are some changes you should anticipate during your next office visit.

April 24th, 2020

Tips for creating a healthy routine for your family at home!

We asked Dr. Eileen Crespo, Vice President of Medical Services and practicing pediatrician of 20 years, how families can maintain a healthy routine while complying with stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines. Check out her tips here!

April 16th, 2020

Seeking oral health care during COVID-19

Like many other businesses, dental offices are working to adapt during the COVID-19 outbreak. To keep employees, families and patients safe, dental offices are open only to emergency patients. If you experience a dental emergency or are in need of urgent dental care, you should contact your dentist for help.

March 13th, 2020

Vaping: Ask the Expert

How much do you know about vaping? We sat down with our Vice President of Medical Services to get answers to some common questions about e-cigarette use.

February 28th, 2020

What to do when your child has a toothache

If your child complains of tooth pain or a toothache, you will want to do whatever you can to help them feel better. You will need to determine what is causing their pain so that you can find the best solution to relieve it.

February 18th, 2020

What to expect during your routine dental visit

If you haven’t been to the dentist in a while or if you experience fear or anxiety before a dentist appointment, it can be helpful to know what to expect. Here is a breakdown of everything that will happen during your routine cleaning and oral exam.

February 10th, 2020

Guide to your child’s teeth

Though your child may still have their baby teeth, their oral health is just as important as an adult's. Find out everything you need to know about caring for your child's smile and help them develop healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

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