Blog Posts Categorized: Adults + Seniors



April 29th, 2016
Two is the Magic Number

Did you know you can save yourself A LOT of money and hassle if you brush your teeth for only two minutes twice a day? Sure, when you get brushing, two minutes feels like a long time. But in reality, it’s not. And those four minutes of preventive care each day can help prevent complications in your mouth… Read more »

April 21st, 2016
Diabetes and Oral Health- What’s the Connection?

If you have diabetes, it’s important to take good care of your teeth and gums. Why? Gum disease can make it harder to control your diabetes. So, what’s the connection? Research suggests that the relationship between gum disease and diabetes is a two-way street. Periodontal (gum) disease is an infection of the gum and bone. People with uncontrolled… Read more »

April 18th, 2016
Toothbrush Tips for You and Your Family

You brush your teeth every day. It’s a routine you probably could do in your sleep, right? But have you ever thought about keeping your toothbrush clean? You may defeat the purpose of brushing if your toothbrush isn’t clean. Researchers have found that our mouths are a harbor of hundreds of different types of microorganisms… Read more »

April 6th, 2016
Decrease your sugar intake, increase your health!

Eating healthy foods doesn’t just help your waistline. It’s also good for your teeth. Did you know that most foods we eat contain some form of sugar? We can’t avoid it. Milk contains sugar, but we want our children to drink it because calcium builds strong bones and teeth. Fruits also contain sugar, but they… Read more »

April 5th, 2016
Why So Sensitive??

At some point, you may have experienced a little sensitivity when eating, perhaps after enjoying an ice-cold beverage or biting into something hot. Even breathing a blast of cold air can cause discomfort. Why do some people experience sensitivity while others don’t? Here are some common causes of tooth sensitivity: Exposed Dentin: Underneath the hard… Read more »

April 5th, 2016
Preventive Dental Care Saves You Time & Money

The key to better oral health is preventive care. That’s why Delta Dental of Minnesota, along with your dentist, encourage regular dental visits to check for early signs of dental issues and to reinforce preventive care practices at home, like brushing and flossing. Dental insurance usually covers cleanings and exams at 100 percent so you… Read more »