Blog Posts Categorized: Children + Family



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 »

September 2nd, 2015
Prepare Your Teeth for The Minnesota State Fair

Summer may be ending but Minnesotan’s definitely have something to be excited about, The Minnesota State Fair! The Great Minnesota Get Together is the perfect way to finish up the summer before school starts and schedules start to fill back up. After you chow down an ear of corn at the corn stand and wash… Read more »

August 20th, 2015
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. Dental checkups are key to fighting the most common… Read more »