Posts Tagged: Adult Oral Health



April 18th, 2018
The surprising history of toothpaste

We’ve touched on the origins – and, thankfully, evolution – of the toothbrush, but have you ever wondered about the history of toothpaste? Unsurprisingly, the Egyptians – who also used urine to whiten teeth – were among the first to develop a form of toothpaste. In 5000 BC, pumice, burnt eggshells and powdered oxhooves all… Read more »

April 16th, 2018
Defining dental professionals and specialists

Dental insurance can be confusing – and so can dental care. If you’ve had a complicated dental issue worked on, you might have been faced with a load of jargon, and names of dental professionals you didn’t know existed. To make it easier, we’ve put together an oral health glossary, and below we’ve described some… Read more »

April 5th, 2018
Preventive care saves you time and money

Most dental plans cover preventive care at 100 percent – and there’s a reason for that! Most regular dentist visits focus on preventive care, including cleanings, oral exams and X-rays. At these visits, your dentist will check for early signs of dental issues – helping to catch small problems before they become big ones. In… Read more »

March 15th, 2018
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation Celebrates Grand Opening of New Dental Clinic at Hennepin Healthcare

State-of-the-art oral health center part of new, state-of-the-art healthcare facility in downtown Minneapolis   Delta Dental of Minnesota is pleased to announce the opening of the Delta Dental Oral Health Center at Hennepin Healthcare. The oral health center – which occupies the fourth floor of the new six-story, 377,000 square-foot Hennepin Healthcare Clinic & Specialty… Read more »

March 12th, 2018
Dental health and growing older

Tips for keeping your teeth strong all life long “Grow old along with me! The best is yet to be.” – poet Robert Browning Aging is inevitable, and our teeth and gums age right along with us. There’s a common misconception that as you get older you lose teeth and need dentures, but teeth well-taken… Read more »

March 7th, 2018
Women in Dentistry

  Celebrate with us this International Women’s Day as we recognize some of the groundbreaking women in American dentistry! There are far too many women who have made significant impacts on dentistry in America for us to list here, but we’ve tried to touch on some of the earliest pioneers. Are there others you want… Read more »