Anna Keefe

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Anna Keefe serves as the social media coordinator for the Delta Dental Social Media Collaborative. Keeping current with all things social media and remembering to floss make up her typical day. On the weekends you’ll find her exploring new restaurants, strolling the farmers market or hiking.

Recent blog posts written by Anna Keefe

do turtles have teeth

Do Turtles Have Teeth? The Answer is Complicated

Turtles: Our slow-moving, shell-wearing friends. With over 318 species that exist in the world, we can’t help but wonder: Do turtles have teeth? The answer is in their diet. Do turtles have teeth? Turtles don’t have teeth. Neither do tortoises or terrapins. Their powerful and oddly shaped beaks tell us a lot about what they […]

Wisdom teeth removal recovery time

Wisdom Teeth Extraction: How to Speed Up Recovery Time

You have your wisdom teeth surgery scheduled, but what should you expect after the extraction? We break down wisdom teeth removal recovery time and tips to help you heal faster. How long does recovery take? Swelling and discomfort can last anywhere from three days to a week. A full recovery of the wound can take […]

Is red wine healthy?

Wine for the Win? How Red Wine May Benefit Body and Smile

We often hear about its benefits, but is red wine healthy for you? Does red wine lower blood pressure? And is red wine good for your heart? If enjoyed in moderation, the answer to all of these questions is yes. Just like a good blend, consumption should be a delicate balance. So before you break […]

Sjogren’s syndrome

Sjogren’s Syndrome and Dry Mouth

Sjogren’s syndrome is an autoimmune disorder primarily affecting your eyes and mouth. Learn more about this disease and why it could make your mouth feel like it’s full of cotton. How does Sjogren’s syndrome cause dry mouth? Sjogren’s syndrome attacks your tear and saliva glands. The mucous membranes and moisture-secreting glands in your eyes and […]

dental staff meeting topics

5 Topics for Your Next Dental Staff Meeting

From managing payroll to acquiring patients, running a dental practice is a lot of work. With so many competing priorities, it can be easy to forget about staff communication. And who has time to come up with dental staff meeting topics? We’re here to help! Ensure you and your team are on the same page […]

Winter sports that need mouthguards

Winter Sports that Need Mouthguards: The Complete List

Helmets, gloves and goggles are synonymous with winter sports — but what about mouthguards? Do you or your child need to wear a mouthguard for your arctic athletic activity? Here are all of the winter sports that need mouthguards: Hockey Hockey has a stereotype for missing teeth, and while the NHL does not require players […]

Dental Care for Senior Citizens

Funding Dental Care for Seniors

As we age, it becomes even more crucial to take care of our oral health. Dental care for senior citizens can be difficult to navigate, since routine dental care is not covered under Medicare, and sparse funds may limit plan coverage. Here are some options for seniors: Dental Care for Senior Citizens with Medicare Traditional […]

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