Blog Posts Categorized: Oral Health



June 3rd, 2016
It’s National Donut Day!!

Did you know today is National Donut Day? That means millions of Americans around the country will be visiting their local bakery for some delicious donuts. We’re even celebrating here at Delta Dental of Minnesota! Even though donuts are one of the most tasty foods to ever be created, it’s important to keep your oral… 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 »

May 26th, 2016
My Allergies Might Be Causing My Tooth Pain?

Allergies. Millions of people suffer from them this time of year.  But, what causes allergies? The biggest trigger is pollen, which is released into the air by trees, grasses, and flowers. When pollen is inhaled, the body’s immune system goes into overdrive and you’ll start to see some side-effects. Allergies usually come with watery eyes, itchy ear,… Read more »

May 23rd, 2016
Boys, You Had Better Brush Up!

Good oral health and a great smile can make a difference in relationships and in people’s overall lives. Did you know a majority of women say good oral health is one of the sexiest qualities men have?  So guys, it’s time to tidy up your smile! A Delta Dental survey finds that three-quarters of the nation’s… Read more »

May 19th, 2016
Your Guide to Making a Yummy (Smile Worthy) Salad!

Need a mouth-watering (and mouth/teeth friendly) recipe for your memorial day celebration? We’ve got you covered! Summertime Apple Salad: What you’ll need: Salad:   ½ cup pecans   8 ounces kale   4 to 5 medium radishes   ½ cup dried cranberries (or cherries)   1 medium Granny Smith apple   2 ounces soft goat… Read more »

May 18th, 2016
Kick the Habit…Your Mouth Will Thank You!

Thinking about giving up cigarettes? If you’ve tried before without success, you may feel unsure about whether you can quit for good. You may also wonder why it’s so important to quit. Start by learning about the health risks of smoking. While most people are aware of the impact tobacco use has on their overall… Read more »