September 11th, 2017

4 easiest ways to care for your gums

When we think about a healthy mouth, most of us picture pearly teeth – but in fact the health of your gums is just as important! Your gums are so important that there is an entire month (September) devoted to their care.

September 4th, 2017

[email protected] returns for Minnesota’s first- and second-graders!

We are proud to announce that, following last year’s successful kickoff, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation will again provide oral health kits and lesson plans to Minnesota’s first-graders and their teachers.

August 30th, 2017

5 foods you didn’t know were good for your teeth

Know which foods help teeth stay healthy and reach for one of these tooth-friendly options when snack time rolls around:

August 28th, 2017

Tips for choosing the dentist that’s right for you

Whether you’ve moved to a new city, switched insurance providers, or are just looking for a new dentist, it can feel tricky to know where to start.

August 24th, 2017

How to take care of your pup’s teeth

Did you know that 85% of dogs over the age of 4 have periodontal disease? Oral health is an important part of your dog’s overall health, and untreated dental disease can cause discomfort and pain, as well as permanent damage and loss of teeth and gum tissue.

August 23rd, 2017

Preparing your teeth for the Minnesota State Fair

The end of August means two things for Minnesotans: The close of summer, and the beginning of the Great Minnesota Get-Together.

August 7th, 2017

Athletes and oral health: How your routine affects your smile

Exercise can be great for your lungs. It also strengthens muscles, helps prevent heart disease, builds endurance and even improves your mood. But it may not be so great for your teeth.

August 3rd, 2017

How to choose the best mouthwash for you

While mouth rinse has been around in some form for thousands of years, the number of options available for purchase has increased from 15 to over 100 in the last 50 years alone.

August 1st, 2017

3 Reasons why gardening is the perfect metaphor for dental hygiene

There’s just something about digging in the dirt and planting a tiny seed that grows and bears food that is magical to me. Gardening also requires daily maintenance and care, which is why it’s the perfect metaphor for dental hygiene and oral health.