Posts Tagged: oral health



January 21st, 2018
Grantee Spotlight: Community Dental Care

Since 2011, Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation has awarded over $1.4 million to Community Dental Care – a nonprofit organization which primarily serves the low-income population in their service areas of Saint Paul, Maplewood, Robbinsdale and Rochester. Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation recently awarded a $1 million grant to Community Dental Care to support the… Read more »

January 15th, 2018
Hints to decrease dental costs

Multiple studies have shown that the one of the biggest reasons people choose to avoid the dentist is because of cost concerns. If you have dental insurance, cost shouldn’t be a reason to keep you away from your dentist. In fact, we’ve put together three quick tips to help you get the most bang for… Read more »

January 10th, 2018
Toothaches and your sinuses

  Dental hygienists see it every day, especially in the winter – a patient with a sinus infection, convinced that they have a cavity. If you have a bad cold and also a tooth ache, there is likely a non-cavity-related reason for that. Your sinuses are very near your jawbone, so when the sinus cavities… Read more »

January 3rd, 2018
Do you need dental insurance?

    It’s just a few days into the New Year, and many folks are reconsidering their ongoing financial choices. Is dental insurance on your potential chopping block? After all, you brush twice a day, floss regularly, and your teeth don’t hurt – why would you need dental insurance?   Several reasons, actually. The only… Read more »

December 31st, 2017
How diets affect your oral health

New Year’s resolutions abound today, and inevitably, many of them will have something to do with how we eat. It’s not uncommon to rethink your eating habits at the New Year – but be sure to consider the health of your smile when you’re making those resolutions. Low Fat Low-fat diets can interfere with your… Read more »

December 13th, 2017
Beyond candy and knick-knacks: Six super fun stocking stuffers for healthy teeth

Need to find a way to sneak some healthier options into your children’s Christmas stockings this year? Here are six fun stocking stuffers to help kids keep their teeth and mouths healthy.  Themed toothbrushes Superheroes, patterns, popular animated characters, personalize-able – you can buy almost any kind of toothbrush these days. Consider an extra-special toothbrush to help get your child excited about… Read more »