Posts Tagged: Delta Dental



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 11th, 2018
Lying through your teeth! Common dental idioms and their origins

Have you ever noticed how many of our everyday idioms mention our mouths or teeth? Many of us know what these common sayings mean – but have you wondered where they came from? We break it down below.   By the skin of your teeth The first recorded instance of this phrase was from the… 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 »

April 2nd, 2018
Mmm…Tasty foods and drinks that help prevent cavities

We’ve all heard about the foods that are bad for our teeth – the sugary treats, the acidic drinks, and why it’s important to brush and rinse to help protect your teeth from their harmful effects. But did you know there are tasty foods and drinks that can help prevent cavities, too? Tea We’ve written… Read more »

March 28th, 2018
Commonly asked questions about children’s dental health

It can seem like parenting is one long, constantly changing lesson. Among all the other things parents are coping with and figuring out, their child’s dental health can sometimes fall to the wayside. Below, we try to provide a little help and answer some of the most commonly asked questions about children’s dental health. When… Read more »

March 25th, 2018
Facts about bunny teeth

What would you do if your teeth never stopped growing? A chat with the Easter Bunny about bunny teeth By Leah Kinney, RDH, MS Have you ever wondered how animals take care of their teeth? As spring begins to take root, I sat down to chat with the Easter Bunny to learn how she keeps… Read more »