Archive | 2019
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5 Wellness Tips to Keep Employees Engaged All Year Long

“This is the year. Starting January 1, I’m going to eat healthy, hit the gym 7 times a week and meditate every day,” says everyone every New Year. I would never discourage ambitious goal-setting, but doesn’t it feel a little overwhelming all at once? Remember that you now must execute all these lofty resolutions in […]

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Moments That Made Us Smile in 2019 [Infographic]

In just a few short days we’ll be entering a brand-new decade! Let that sink in for a moment and while you do, here’s a look back at some of the top stories from 2019 that made us smile in pop culture, the dentistry world and everything in between!

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Group shot of Delta Dental of Arizona employees standing for a photo after the Oral Cancer Awareness Walk

4 Benefits of an Employee Volunteer Program

As the director of community benefit for Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation, I have the privilege of working with amazing nonprofits and clinics to improve oral health for children, seniors and pregnant women across our state. Helping others makes me happy, and it’s also a big part of what makes our company culture so great. […]

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Dr. Diana Batoon

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Diana Batoon

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist, Dr. Diana Batoon of Bonita Dental in Scottsdale. Bonita Dental offers patients a wide array of services from fillings and extractions to Invisalign® and teeth whitening.  What made you decide to become a dentist? When I was in my junior year of college, my father was […]

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Snap a Selfie at Arizona's Most Instagrammable Spots

Smile for the Camera: 10 Instagram-Worthy Spots in Arizona

Arizona has some of the nation’s most beautiful natural wonders! We put together a list of the top 10 most Instgrammable spots to help you explore the Grand Canyon State. Get your smile selfie-ready (using our tips below) and add these breathtaking places to your Instagram bucket list: Blue Canyon: Despite its name, this canyon […]

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Daily Stretches for Dental Staff [INFOGRAPHIC]

As a dental hygienist, dentist or dental staff member, you put your patient’s comfort first. If a patient has a hard time reclining fully or positioning themselves for a cleaning or exam, you twist and contort to make it work. But this can take a toll on your back and neck. It’s easy to develop […]

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Orthodontist Dr. McGuire

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Jesse McGuire

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental orthodontist, Dr. Jesse McGuire of ProSmiles Orthodontics in Goodyear. Dr. McGuire offers an array of services for adults and children, from traditional braces and clear aligners to jaw surgery and TMJ therapy. What made you decide to become an orthodontist? I was at a job fair and […]

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Mouthwash Burns

3 Reasons Your Mouthwash Burns (And What To Do About It)

We love the squeaky-clean feeling we get after swishing with a minty mouthwash. Mouthwashes and rinses can freshen breath and promote good oral health. But when they start to burn, it can be a cause for concern. There are two types of mouthwashes: Cosmetic mouthwashes and rinses can control bad breath and leave behind a […]

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Marijuana and anesthesia

Marijuana & Anesthesia: Can You Smoke Weed Before Oral Surgery?

Medical marijuana use is becoming more common with more and more people getting MMJ certification in PA (or wherever they are located). Medical professionals are learning more about the different ways cannabis users respond to anesthesia, heal post-surgery or react to certain medications. Because of this, it’s important to tell your dentist or doctor if […]

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Dr. Joy Collier

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Joy M. Collier

We’d like to introduce Delta Dental dentist, Dr. Joy Collier. Her Goodyear practice, Desert Vista Dental, offers a comprehensive list of services. From basic dental checkups to a selection of cosmetic treatments, Dr. Collier aims to treat all her patients with kindness and compassion. Do you brush and floss as much as recommended?Yes, I do. […]

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