Blog Posts Categorized: Oral Health



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 31st, 2016
How to properly take care of your baby’s teeth

Is your baby starting to drool more than normal? A new tooth may be on its way. A baby’s first teeth are temporary. They form in the gums before birth and begin erupting at about 6 months. By the time a baby is 2 or 3, they should have a complete set of 20 temporary… Read more »

March 21st, 2016
What You Need to Know About Your Oral Health While You’re Pregnant

The list of “dos and don’ts” for pregnant women is long – and sometimes contradictory. For example, you may have heard that pregnant women should postpone any dental work until after the baby has arrived, but waiting to get infections taken care of can actually cause more damage. Here’s the truth behind that myth and three… 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
Dental Coverage is Important for You and Your Family

Eating healthy meals, staying active and scheduling exams with your doctor are a good way to keep you and your family healthy. Buying dental insurance and visiting the dentist are just as important in establishing a healthy lifestyle. Visits to your dentist keeps both your teeth and body healthy. Studies tell us that people with… 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 »