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Dentists, your child and oral health
A dentist is a very important person when it comes to keeping your child healthy! This is great to remember during National Children's Dental Health Month. In this post, we explain the beneficial impact a dentist has beginning in childhood and continuing on throughout a lifetime.
Choosing between a general and pediatric dentist
To kick off National Children's Dental Health Month, Dr. Templeton offers a guide for parents and caregivers to help them decide between a general family dentist or someone who specializes in pediatric care. Getting your child in for regular check-ups and preventive care is the most important thing, no matter who they see, but the information provided here can be helpful when choosing a dentist.
Clinician's Corner: Oral health & the immune system
A strong immune system is one of the main goals of healthy living and is necessary for good health and fitness. In this segment of Clinician's Corner, Dr. Templeton explains how your oral health can affect your immune system's ability to fight disease and keep you healthy.
Holiday song brush along
To liven up your tooth brushing routine, turn the radio to a holiday station and listen to one of these two minute classics!
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.
Halloween health & safety tips
Don't let COVID-19 haunt you this Halloween— follow these guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention for a safe and fun celebration!
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.
Tips for creating a healthy routine for your family at home!
We asked Dr. Eileen Crespo, Vice President of Medical Services and practicing pediatrician of 20 years, how families can maintain a healthy routine while complying with stay-at-home orders and social distancing guidelines. Check out her tips here!
Caring for your retainer
Cleaning your retainer should be a part of your daily oral health routine, just like brushing and flossing your teeth.