Archive | 2016

3 Healthy Halloween Treats Your Kids Will Love

The skeletons are hung from the rafters with care while visions of Jack-o-Lanterns fly through their head, which could only mean one thing: it’s Halloween! Yes, it’s that magical time of year when boos and ghouls flock to the streets donning their best costumes to stock up on as much candy as their baskets and […]

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If you’re not a fan of traditional flossing, try one of the alternative methods.

2 Alternatives to Traditional Dental Floss

Floss is in the news—but not in the way we hoped. A recent AP article slammed string, claiming the evidence to support flossing to prevent gum disease is “weak and unreliable.” Many dental professionals partially agree: they think flossing is an affordable and easy way to remove plaque, a major cause of both tooth decay and […]

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Need to spruce up your dental office? This toothbrush wreath is the perfect year-round decoration!

CRAFT: Toothbrush Wreath for Bathrooms & Dental Offices

Looking for a fun way to spruce up that bathroom door? Want to add some oral health decor to your dental practice? This colorful toothbrush wreath is perfect way to spread some cheer while reminding all who see it to take care of their pearly whites! Materials: 30-60 toothbrushes, depending on wreath size Styrofoam wreath […]

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5 Fun and Unique Dental Offices in Metro Phoenix

We searched high and low for the most unique dental offices in the Grand Canyon State. From playful to out-of-this-world, these practices will help even the most anxious patients relax and possibly even enjoy their twice-annual dental exam. And if you’re a Delta Dental member, these offices are all in-network! Find your dream dental office […]

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These online tools can help you better manage and maximize your dental benefits.

4 Digital Tools to Maximize Your Dental Benefits

In today’s always-connected world, we’re used to having data at our fingertips. That’s why Delta Dental of Arizona is working to make it easier for members to access their coverage information and other dental resources digitally. Here are 4 of our most popular digital tools for managing your dental benefits: Dentist Search – Use our […]

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Dental coverage enhances employee morale. Make sure they take full advantage.

3 Ways to Encourage Employees to Use Their Dental Benefits

Insured employees are more likely to receive preventive care. And if they keep their appointments, they’re more likely to be healthier overall. As a group administrator, you’re the go-to for all things benefits. Here’s how to take an active role:  Teach them why benefits matter. Medical conditions can be unpredictable. Fortunately, dental disease is nearly 100 […]

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3 Ways to Smile Through Election Season

Don’t let election coverage overwhelm you! Here are three tips to help you keep a smile on your face throughout election season. Avoiding the political frenzy that comes with presidential election season is nearly impossible. From campaign ads to the overflowing opinions on social media, it’s pretty hard to get a break from it all. […]

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The Cleanliness Incentive: Another Reason to Love Your Dentist

When it comes to dental exams, people thoroughly enjoy that squeaky-clean feeling that follows a professional cleaning procedure. Professional cleanings go beyond our standard brushing and flossing routine, which is why you are more likely to experience a more profound sense of cleanliness and satisfaction. This is a huge reason people schedule their appointments in […]

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One Rule Babysitters Shouldn’t Break

Upon returning home from your “date night,” you probably don’t think to ask the babysitter, “Did they brush their teeth?” Sending little ones to bed without brushing may not seem like a big deal, but less than 30 years ago, neither did buckling kids into car seats. Oh, how things have changed. Cavities are nearly […]

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Navigate the Medicare Dental Dilemma

Emotions run high for pre-retirees. The retirement cloud comes in two forms—one part white and fluffy (no more work!) — another dark and ominous (no more benefits?). Medicare doesn’t cover dental—including procedures, care or devices. Medicare will only cover it if it’s required as part of overarching medical care or procedure. Get your head out […]

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