Blog Posts Categorized: Adults + Seniors



April 3rd, 2017
Oral Health and Pregnancy: Common Questions Answered

by Dr. Sheila Strock, DMD, MPH Between googling what foods are safe to eat and what the latest body change could mean, pregnancy can be a time of quick transformations that leaves many women struggling just to keep up. Below, Dr. Sheila Strock answers the most common questions women have for their dentist during pregnancy:… Read more »

March 24th, 2017
Oral Health and Overall Health: The Connection

Did you know more than 120 medical conditions can be detected by signs and symptoms in the mouth? The health of our teeth, gums and mouth are all connected to the health of the rest of our bodies. Dentists cand catch oral health problems early, before they potentially become painful or costly – and they… Read more »

March 1st, 2017
Have an oral surgery scheduled? We have some tips to help your recovery.

Just like any surgery, oral surgery can be serious, and requires time for your body to recuperate. In addition to instruction from your dentist/doctor, the few tips below can help you with a strong recovery. Bleeding Bleeding is common for the first few days after an oral surgery. Tannic acid, commonly found in tea, has… Read more »

December 19th, 2016
Purchase your dental plan on the exchange? Here’s what you should know before Jan. 1

2016 is wrapping up and it’s time to start looking forward to next year. If you purchased a dental benefits plan on the MNsure.org or Healthcare.gov state exchange anytime in 2016, your plans will reset on January 1. Here’s what you should know: All benefits, regardless of when purchased, will reset on January 1, 2017…. Read more »

September 30th, 2016
Major life changes and dental insurance: What you need to know

Major changes often have a way of affecting many more parts of our lives than we originally anticipate. Often, our health benefits – including dental – are affected. Whether retirement, recent job loss, a switch to self-employment or an addition to your family, establishing dental benefits is a crucial part of supporting your overall health…. Read more »

May 26th, 2016
Importance of Senior Dental Care

Did you know only 32% of people over 65 continued their dental insurance after retirement? When seniors are left to figure out health benefits on their own, statistics show us that many retirees are going without coverage. What are some reasons why seniors are opting out of purchasing coverage on their own? “It’s cheaper to… Read more »