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.
Dentists, your child and oral health
From the first visit through their teenage years, your child’s dentist has an essential role in their oral health.
Keeping smiles happy when family comes to town
For many, the holidays are a season of families coming together. If this is something you both look forward to and stress about, you’re not alone. A lot of work goes into getting everything ready for a visit! If you’re hosting holiday celebrations at your place, you may want to add a little prep time to ensure your family’s smiles stay sparkling – especially for relatives traveling from out of town
Types of dental X-rays
Do you find yourself wondering, leaned back in a dental chair with a lead apron on, what kind of X-ray your dentist has ordered, and why?
Gum disease: More serious that you might think
Did you know an estimated 85 percent of Americans have varying degrees of gum disease? That’s 274 million people whose gums need some TLC!
DIY Halloween costumes sure to make you smile
If you’ve seen one vampire or princess costume, you’ve seen ‘em all. This year, help your child (or yourself) stand out from the crowd with a DIY oral health-themed costume.
Avoid surprises – get a pre-treatment estimate!
It’s a season of surprises, but that doesn’t mean your dental bill should catch you off guard! Before you have a dental procedure or treatment, ask your dentist to submit a pre-treatment estimate to Delta Dental.
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.
Oral health reads for your bookworm
Books on oral health can be a good way to get children excited about being independent and learning how to take care of their teeth on their own (with a little assistance!).