Ask an Expert: Basics of Toothbrushing
When it comes to caring for your teeth, brushing is a crucial cornerstone. Brushing your teeth keeps your mouth healthy by removing food particles and bacteria that can lead to cavities and gum disease. Here are answers to commonly asked questions about toothbrushing.
Clinician’s Corner: Dental Sealants
Dr. Templeton explains the importance of dental sealants as part of regular preventive care. Learn how dental sealants can keep cavities from forming on molars in both children and adults.
Clinician’s Corner: Head and Neck Cancer Awareness and Prevention
Dr. Eileen Crespo provides a review on head and neck cancer awareness and prevention, and provides important reminders about the impacts the disease has on oral health.
Clinician's Corner: Preparing to get the COVID-19 Vaccine
In this installment of Clinician's Corner, Dr. Nina Prabhu shares some tips and reminders to help those who intend to be vaccinated against COVID-19.
Clinician's Corner: Preventing mask mouth
You may have noticed your breath seeming worse or your mouth drying out with regular mask wearing. Dr. Templeton shares some oral health tips to help keep you and your mouth comfortable.
Clinician's Corner: Eat this, not that— healthy choices for your Thanksgiving menu
With all of the changes to Thanksgiving Day celebrations this year, it might be the perfect time to add a few more tooth-friendly foods to your table. Dr. Templeton recommends some options that promote good oral health.
Clinician's Corner: Tips for dealing with dry mouth
Dry mouth is more than just a pesky little problem for senior citizens and others— it can lead to many more serious oral health problems! Dr. Bruce Templeton shares symptoms to look out for and ways to deal with dry mouth to keep your teeth and gums healthy.
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.
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.