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A child’s first dental appointment is a milestone. Second, the fact that you are even asking this question tells me that you recognize that parents have a lot of influence on how the first visit goes – that’s great! Here are some things you can do to make sure your daughter’s first dental visit is a good one.
March 14th, 2017

Ask Hygienist Leah: Good behavior at the dental office

A child’s first dental appointment is a milestone. Second, the fact that you are even asking this question tells me that you recognize that parents have a lot of influence on how the first visit goes – that’s great! Here are some things you can do to make sure your daughter’s first dental visit is a good one.

Baby's first smile. Baby's first step, Baby's first words. When you have a baby, you keep track of a lot of "firsts". But just as important as those first steps is making sure your protect your babies first teeth. To keep that little smile healthy, be sure not to miss these firsts.
March 7th, 2017

Baby's firsts

Baby's first smile. Baby's first step, Baby's first words. When you have a baby, you keep track of a lot of "firsts". But just as important as those first steps is making sure your protect your babies first teeth. To keep that little smile healthy, be sure not to miss these firsts.

It’s Dr. Seuss Day! We’re celebrating with our very own Dr. Seuss-inspired poem.
March 2nd, 2017

Oh, the places you’ll brush!

It’s Dr. Seuss Day! We’re celebrating with our very own Dr. Seuss-inspired poem.

With our busy schedule, my wife and I struggle to get our 4-year-old to brush her teeth in the morning. We usually end up doing a really quick job on the way out the door, which I’m sure leaves lots of sugar bugs behind. Do you have any tips for getting kids to brush?
February 14th, 2017

Ask Hygienist Leah: How do I get my kid to brush?

With our busy schedule, my wife and I struggle to get our 4-year-old to brush her teeth in the morning. We usually end up doing a really quick job on the way out the door, which I’m sure leaves lots of sugar bugs behind. Do you have any tips for getting kids to brush?

Your six-year-old daughter's molars have just emerged, and your dentist tells that she needs sealant on the new teeth and recommends fluoride treatment. Confused about how the procedures are different?
February 13th, 2017

Sealants and fluoride: What’s the difference, and why does my kid need them?

Your six-year-old daughter's molars have just emerged, and your dentist tells that she needs sealant on the new teeth and recommends fluoride treatment. Confused about how the procedures are different?

Need to find a way to sneak some healthier options into your children’s Christmas stockings this year? Here are six fun stocking stuffers to help kids keep their teeth and mouths healthy.
December 13th, 2016

Beyond candy and knick-knacks: Six super fun stocking stuffers for healthy teeth

Need to find a way to sneak some healthier options into your children’s Christmas stockings this year? Here are six fun stocking stuffers to help kids keep their teeth and mouths healthy.

While you or your kids are enjoying this holiday season, try to keep in mind just how much sugar is in those holiday drinks (even Santa’s glass of milk!) – and remember these three easy tips to protect against tooth decay this holiday season:
December 12th, 2016

Three easy tips to protect against tooth decay when you’re sipping on that cup of holiday cheer

While you or your kids are enjoying this holiday season, try to keep in mind just how much sugar is in those holiday drinks (even Santa’s glass of milk!) – and remember these three easy tips to protect against tooth decay this holiday season:

Delta Dental of Minnesota is dedicated to keeping you healthy this holiday season! Did you know your oral health is a large component of your overall health?  To keep your oral and overall health top of mind this Thanksgiving, Delta Dental of Minnesota has signed on as the Title Sponsor of the Minneapolis Turkey Day 5K.
November 12th, 2016

Turkey Day 5K With Delta Dental of Minnesota!

Delta Dental of Minnesota is dedicated to keeping you healthy this holiday season! Did you know your oral health is a large component of your overall health? To keep your oral and overall health top of mind this Thanksgiving, Delta Dental of Minnesota has signed on as the Title Sponsor of the Minneapolis Turkey Day 5K.

Our dental hygienist Leah shares some easy and fun tips and tricks to avoid a trip to the dentist after Halloween.
October 31st, 2016

Healthy teeth for a fun Halloween!

Our dental hygienist Leah shares some easy and fun tips and tricks to avoid a trip to the dentist after Halloween.

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