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.
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.
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.
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.
Caring for your retainer
Cleaning your retainer should be a part of your daily oral health routine, just like brushing and flossing your teeth.