Blog Posts Categorized: Children + Family



February 26th, 2016
National Tooth Fairy Day is February 28!

With National Tooth Fairy day just around the corner, Delta Dental conducted it’s annual tooth fairy poll to track the average monetary gift from the tooth fairy. Unfortunately, this year, the average gift left by the tooth fairy across the country sunk by 10.32%. The Original Tooth Fairy Poll has typically served as a good… Read more »

February 3rd, 2016
Celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month!

Though big holidays and celebrations like Valentine’s Day and President’s Day occur in the month of February, one of the most important events goes on all month long: National Children’s Health Month.

December 10th, 2015
Here Comes Santa Claus!

‘Tis the season and it’s good to be Santa Claus. A new nationwide poll, out today, finds Santa ahead in the polls with a key constituency, 6-12 year olds, and barely outpacing the Tooth Fairy.   The poll, by Delta Dental Plans Association, shows children’s belief in Santa is outpacing that in other magical characters… Read more »

November 12th, 2015
Turkey Day 5K With Delta Dental of Minnesota!

Delta Dental of Minnesota is dedicated to keeping you healthy this holiday season! Did you know your oral health is a large component of your overall health?  To keep your oral and overall health top of mind this Thanksgiving, Delta Dental of Minnesota has signed on as the Title Sponsor of the Minneapolis Turkey Day… Read more »

October 28th, 2015
Keeping Your Teeth Healthy This Halloween!

If current trends hold, there could be some good news on the horizon for kids across the United States this Halloween. Households giving out candy will be up this year, while parents eating their kids’ Halloween candy will take a steep nosedive. All according to a new analysis by Delta Dental Plans Association (DDPA), a… Read more »

September 22nd, 2015
Oral Health & Pregnancy: What to Expect When You’re Expecting

You have so much to think about while pregnant, but don’t overlook your oral health, which can be affected during pregnancy. Pregnancy causes hormonal changes that increase the risk of developing gum disease, which can affect your health and the health of your baby. It is very important to schedule an appointment with your dentist… Read more »