Blog Posts Categorized: Adults + Seniors



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 »

March 16th, 2016
Four Oral Health Conditions To Think About As We Age

As we grow older, certain health concerns garner our full attention, especially oral health issues. We only get one set of permanent teeth, so it’s crucial to take care of them for our entire lives. Teeth can last a lifetime with proper care, such as brushing and flossing, as well as visiting your dentist regularly…. Read more »

March 4th, 2016
Retire from your job, not your dental benefits

Often left out of many retirees’ futures is employer-funded health and dental benefits.  According to the U.S. Census, over 6,000 Americans turn 65 each day, but only about 32% of retirees receive continued health benefits from their employer.  Retirees are often left to make benefit decisions on their own in an unfamiliar, ever-changing healthcare environment… Read more »