Archive | February, 2013

Tooth Fairy Traditions Around the World

Give your teeth some extra flossing and smile your best smile because Tooth Fairy Day is February 28! This special day is a great way to start a discussion about oral health with kids and have a little fun at the same time. To celebrate, let’s take a look at a few Tooth Fairy traditions […]

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Put dark chocolate chips in your oatmeal for a sweet morning meal!

Mouth Healthy Recipe: Dark Chocolate Oatmeal

Put down the donuts! Here’s a quick and easy breakfast recipe that’s sure to satisfy your morning sweet tooth! Ingredients ¼ cup dry oats ¼ cup dark chocolate chips Directions Start by simply preparing the dry oats with your preferred amount of water. More water will produce runny oatmeal, while less water will make thicker […]

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These West Valley dentists sure know how to make oral health fun!

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Bradford Allen & Dr. Charles Falk

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentists Dr. Bradford Allen and Dr. Charles Falk of All West Family Dentistry in Peoria. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend? Dr. Falk: Ouch! I brush as much as I recommend and floss regularly. Dr. Allen: Yes, I brush 3-4 times […]

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Choose the best candies for your love's teeth this Valentine's Day!

The Best Treats for Your Sweetie’s Teeth

Your Valentine will likely love the heart-shaped box of chocolates you’re planning on gifting, but the dentist probably won’t. Not all chocolates in the assortment are created equal, though. Here are some of the worst offenders – and the chocolates you can reach for guilt-free.  The Best Treats Milk or white chocolate: Plain milk or […]

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Celebrate Give Kids A Smile Day in your community!

Give Kids A Smile Day: Help Underserved Children in Your Community

Every February more than 40,000 dentists and volunteers across the nation participate in Give Kids A Smile Day, an American Dental Association (ADA) program that provides dental services to undeserved children. Dentists and other industry professionals volunteer their time and services to give approximately 450,000 kids screenings, treatments and education. Although the official date is […]

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