Posts Tagged: oral health



December 20th, 2016
High-tech oral health gifts – are they worth the extra money?

So most of your holiday shopping is done, but you are still in search of a unique gift for the tech-savvy, health-conscious person on your list. Here’s a holiday buying guide to help you weigh the pros and cons of giving a high-tech dental product. Electric Toothbrushes (example) Worth it?  Yes. Several studies have shown… Read more »

December 12th, 2016
Three easy tips to protect against tooth decay when you’re sipping on that cup of cocoa

The snow is falling and the holiday lights are shining – it’s that time of year! For a lot of us, the holiday season means that a nice, warm cup of holiday cheer is rarely far away. Who doesn’t love a great cup of hot cocoa after an epic snowball fight? While you or your… Read more »

November 21st, 2016
5 common ingredients in toothpaste
November 14th, 2016
Diabetes and Oral Health

When we talk about diabetes, we talk about sugar intake – and for good reason. Regulating blood sugar is crucial to staying healthy with diabetes.  But as medical knowledge has increased, the connection between diabetes and oral health has become clear – and we’ve done our best to help people understand the connection. But what… Read more »

October 5th, 2016
Bringing dental care for special needs patients at Hennepin County Medical Center

  Thanks to a grant from Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation, Hennepin County Medical Center will begin offering dental services to people with the highest need in their nationally recognized Coordinated Care Center. As part of a $4.6 million grant announced in March 2016 to create a dental clinic at HCMC, Delta Dental of Minnesota… Read more »

August 8th, 2016
Sealing the Perfect Smile!

Since 2013, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation has granted $1 million to fund an initiative to increase school-based programs that provide dental sealants to children. Sealants are a type of preventative dental care that are highly effective in keeping cavities from forming on children’s teeth. According to the Children’s Dental Health Project, this preventative measure… Read more »