Posts Tagged: oral health



April 26th, 2018
3 Reasons Why Gardening is the Perfect Metaphor for Dental Hygiene

Leah Kinney, RDH, MS This Arbor Day, we’re looking at gardening and oral health. I love gardening. There’s just something about digging in the dirt and planting a tiny seed that rows and bears food that is magical to me. Gardening also requires daily maintenance and care, which is why it’s the perfect metaphor for… 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 9th, 2018
Spring Cleaning for Your Bathroom

Feeling the urge to scour your baseboards with Q-tips® and purge your fridge of leftovers? It must be spring. When your spring-cleaning fever hits the bathroom, be sure to pay attention to more than just soap scum. By adding a few oral health items to your checklist, your smile will stay as fresh and clean… 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 21st, 2018
Grantee Spotlight: Special Olympics Minnesota

Special Olympics Minnesota is a nonprofit organization that offers sports training and competition for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The organization offers 17 Olympic-style sports; 90 state, region and area-level competitions; leadership programs; and health initiatives to more than 8,100 participants annually. For 17 years, Delta Dental of Minnesota has supported this wonderful organization,… Read more »

March 19th, 2018
World Oral Health Day

Today is World Oral Health Day – an important effort launched in 2013 to unite the globe in awareness of the importance of oral health. Your oral health is much more than straight, white teeth. In fact, your mouth is the gateway to the rest of your body. There are several conditions connected to your… Read more »