Archive | April, 2019
Mother's Day “Stained-Glass” Toothbrush Holder

Mother’s Day “Stained-Glass” Toothbrush Holder

This “stained-glass” mason jar project was inspired by a craft from iheartartsncrafts.com. It is a great activity to bring Grandma, Mom and daughter together to celebrate Mother’s Day. Plus, this beautiful jar can double as a new toothbrush holder! Keep it next to the sink to add a smile to your face before every brush. […]

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Help Employees Save Money By Visiting In Network Dentists

Are you responsible for managing your company’s benefits? Maybe you’re an HR professional or a multi-tasking small business owner. Either way, employees are relying on you to guide them through their employer-sponsored dental benefits. In a 2019 Delta Dental of Arizona survey, nearly 1 in 3 adults with dental insurance said they did not go […]

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Best Places to Fish in Arizona

Load Up on Omega-3: Our Favorite Arizona Lakes for Fishing

Arizona may be a landlocked state, but it has plenty of lakes and fishing holes. From bass and catfish to trout and tilapia, you can reel in fish of all kinds if you have a valid Arizona fishing license. We encourage you to get out, explore, and cook up some fresh fish to take advantage […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Timothy Wilson

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Timothy Wilson of Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics (APDO) in Scottsdale. APDO offers pediatric dental services starting at age 1 and orthodontic services for patients of all ages. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend? Yes, you have to lead by example. What […]

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5 Dental Health Questions To Ask If Considering Assisted Living

Do you have a parent or loved one who lives in a care facility or utilizes assisted living? Whether it’s your in-laws, parents or an aging family friend, you want to be there to support their overall health and well-being. Sometimes distance or hectic schedules can make it difficult to have a watchful eye on […]

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Should I Offer My Employees a Dental Plan with Orthodontic Coverage?

As you begin to build a dental benefits package to offer to your employees, you may consider including orthodontic benefits in your dental plan. Depending on the size of your company and the plan you choose, your employees may have a range of discounts on the cost of braces and other devices. What Do Your […]

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How To Get Your Delta Dental ID Card

Although we usually send a Delta Dental ID card to new members, you do not need an ID card to visit the dentist. All dental offices need to check benefits is your name and date of birth! Still want an ID card for peace of mind? No problem! There are 3 easy ways to get […]

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The Importance of School-Based Dental Programs

According to a recent survey by FDI World Dental Federation, U.S. schools rank second to last in promoting good oral health. Poor oral health can negatively affect how a young mouth develops and leads to more than 50 million school hours being lost each year. It can also impact a child’s confidence, social skills, as […]

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Does Gum Disease Cause Alzheimer’s?

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common cause of dementia in adults over 65 years of age. This progressive brain disorder can cause memory loss, deteriorated thinking and changes in behavior. It’s one of the top 10 leading causes of death in the U.S. A cure or a cause for the disease have yet to be […]

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