Posts Tagged: oral health



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 »

August 3rd, 2016
Don’t Toss the Floss!

News reports have recently questioned the importance of flossing, but daily flossing is the single most important factor in preventing gum (periodontal) disease.  Daily flossing removes plaque and bacteria that brushing leaves behind.  Since 40% of a tooth’s surface meets up with another tooth, neglecting to clean these surfaces promotes tooth decay, gum disease and… Read more »

July 21st, 2016
Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation Provides Support for Oral Health in Moorhead and the Northwestern Minnesota Region

Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation’s recent grants to serve as the signature sponsor of the Minnesota Dental Association’s Mission of Mercy along with a grant to Family HealthCare, join the efforts of five additional regional grants totaling more than $1 million to various programs to bring better oral health to Moorhead and the northwestern Minnesota… Read more »

June 3rd, 2016
It’s National Donut Day!!

Did you know today is National Donut Day? That means millions of Americans around the country will be visiting their local bakery for some delicious donuts. We’re even celebrating here at Delta Dental of Minnesota! Even though donuts are one of the most tasty foods to ever be created, it’s important to keep your oral… Read more »

May 23rd, 2016
Boys, You Had Better Brush Up!

Good oral health and a great smile can make a difference in relationships and in people’s overall lives. Did you know a majority of women say good oral health is one of the sexiest qualities men have?  So guys, it’s time to tidy up your smile! A Delta Dental survey finds that three-quarters of the nation’s… Read more »

May 19th, 2016
Your Guide to Making a Yummy (Smile Worthy) Salad!

Need a mouth-watering (and mouth/teeth friendly) recipe for your memorial day celebration? We’ve got you covered! Summertime Apple Salad: What you’ll need: Salad:   ½ cup pecans   8 ounces kale   4 to 5 medium radishes   ½ cup dried cranberries (or cherries)   1 medium Granny Smith apple   2 ounces soft goat… Read more »