Posts Tagged: kids oral health

February 26th, 2018
Tooth Fairy Payouts Hit Hard Times

Average Under-The-Pillow Gifts Dip by 11 Percent   The Tooth Fairy has tightened her money bag after an all-time high payout last year. According to the Original Tooth Fairy Poll, sponsored by Delta Dental, the Tooth Fairy’s cash gifts in 2017 dropped to an average of $4.13, a 53 cent drop from 2016. Delta Dental’s… Read more »

April 11th, 2017
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 her teeth healthy throughout the year. Did you know… Read more »

April 5th, 2017
Tooth Terms

Dental professionals have a vocabulary all their own! Each week we pick out some our favorite tooth terms to explain on Twitter. Have you been following along? Check out some of the tooth terms below: Crown: A dental crown is a full coverage dental restoration which completely “caps” or encircles a tooth, covering most of… Read more »

February 9th, 2017
Tooth Fairy giving more than ever before

Average payouts soar by nearly 20% – marking all-time high It’s nearly Tooth Fairy Day (Feb. 28), and Delta Dental’s Original Tooth Fairy Poll results are in! An unlikely but accurate economic indicator, Tooth Fairy payouts are soaring, posting record gains in 2016 and early 2017. According to the Original Tooth Fairy Poll, sponsored by… Read more »

February 7th, 2017
Tooth Fairies Around the World!
January 26th, 2017
The history of dental floss

We all know dental floss, that ever-important tool to cleaning mouths of bacteria, plaque and other build-up. But did you ever wonder how it came to be? In 1815, a New Orleans dentist advised his patients to use a silk thread to clean between their teeth – giving us our first version of dental floss…. Read more »