Caroline Jacobson

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Caroline Jacobson serves as the content strategist for the Delta Dental Social Media Collaborative. Content-crazy and gaga for grammar, Caroline holds her Master of Science in Strategic Communications from the University of Denver. Before joining Delta Dental, she worked as a marketing manager and social media specialist for an Alabama-based firm.

Outside of office hours, Caroline kicks it with three main men in her life: her husband and long-haired dachshunds, Brad and Kyle.

Recent blog posts written by Caroline Jacobson

Best Bites for Braces-Wearers: What Not To Eat

Anyone who has worn them knows that there are certain foods to avoid with braces, but those new to them may not know what you can’t eat with braces. Here’s a handy guide to what you can’t eat with wires: Sticky and Chewy Though it’s hard to resist tossing your favorite caramels or Starbursts into […]

Who invented cotton candy

The Inventor of Cotton Candy was Actually a Dentist

Airy spun sugar, cotton candy—AKA Fairy floss—is a pink, fluffy cloud that kids’ dreams are made of. But who invented cotton candy? Surprisingly, the inventor of cotton candy was actually a dentist! In 1897 William Morrison teamed up with Tennessee candy maker, John Wharton, to create the concoction. The duo premiered cotton candy in 1908 […]

x-ray while pregnant

Are X-rays Safe During Pregnancy?

Dental X-rays are extremely safe, emitting one of the lowest amounts of radiation—comparable to that of a short airplane flight. But what if you’re expecting? Is it safe to get an X-ray while pregnant? No single X-ray produces enough radiation exposure to harm a developing fetus, according to the American College of Radiology. And they are […]

Does copay go towards deductible

Dental Insurance Decoded: Copays and Deductibles

Deductible and copay—you probably know these insurance terms impact cost. But insurance terms aren’t easy to understand, and when you layer one on top of the other, it gets even more complex. How do the two terms work together? And does copay go towards deductible? Let’s start by defining the terms. A copay is what […]

Boot camp workout ideas

Boot Camp Workout Ideas to Strengthen and Sculpt Your Body

Ten hut, ladies and gents! These invigorating boot camp workout ideas will get you in shape and smiling in no time. No equipment needed! Side Shuffle | Warm-up Stand with your feet slightly wider than your hips and bend your knees. Take 3 quick steps to the right and touch your right hand to your […]

Why do my teeth hurt when I have a cold

Colds and Oral Health

Between the sniffling, snot and sneezing, do you ever stop to ask yourself, “Why do my teeth hurt when I have a cold?” Sinuses are air chambers that rest behind your cheeks, eyebrows, and jawbones. They have tiny hairs (“cilia”) inside them, which help clean out mucus and keep air chambers free of debris. However, when […]

summer vacation ideas

Arizona Labor Day Getaways

Getting out of the office is good for you and it’s proven to increase productivity – so your boss should like it too. Plan some PTO or leverage your 3-day weekend for one of these summer vacation ideas. Waves Laying out by the lake or enjoying pool time is a great way to spend time […]

apps for health

Health, Wellness and Smiles: There’s an App for That

You can do just about anything with an app, including stay healthy. These top apps for health will keep you on track. Our top 3 apps for health and wellness:  Simply Yoga This app guides you through timed yoga workouts, giving tips on how to do the various poses. Practicing yoga builds strength and flexibility […]

How to Pick a Dentist

3 Resources to Help You Pick The Perfect Dentist

With nearly 200,000 dentists in the United States, you may not be sure how to pick a dentist. Don’t be overwhelmed—we have 3 resources to make your dentist decision easier. Here’s how to pick a dentist: Get Referrals and Recommendations Make the most of your connections. Reach out to your doctor, friends, family and coworkers […]

Dental Care for Pets: Cat Teeth vs. Dog Teeth

From temperament to toys, cats and dogs are vastly different. But what about your pet’s teeth? We’re not going to fight like cats and dogs, but we are going to compare and contrast in a dental duel. Cats start with 26 teeth and then get 30 full adult teeth by the time they’re 6 months […]

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