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Should my teenager have their wisdom teeth removed?
Your family dentist recommends that your teenager sees an oral surgeon for removal of their wisdom teeth. But what if they aren’t experiencing any pain or problems with them right now?
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.
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?
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?
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.
Major life changes and dental insurance: What you need to know
Major changes often have a way of affecting many more parts of our lives than we originally anticipate. Often, our health benefits – including dental – are affected. Whether retirement, recent job loss, a switch to self-employment or an addition to your family, establishing dental benefits is a crucial part of supporting your overall health. No matter your situation, Delta Dental offers seamless options to continue previous benefits or start new ones entirely.
Back to school means back to the basics
It’s that time of year again to review your child’s back to school checklist. From new clothes to backpacks, your child is set to go back to school in style. Another task to check off the list before school starts is a trip to the dentist.
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation provides support for oral health in Moorhead and the Northwestern Minnesota region
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation’s recent grants to serve as the signature sponsor of the Minnesota Dental Association’s Mission of Mercy along with a grant to Family HealthCare, join the efforts of five additional regional grants totaling more than $1 million to various programs to bring better oral health to Moorhead and the northwestern Minnesota region.
Brace yourself for good news: We help cover the cost of ortho!
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.