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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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Do Teeth Make Good Bottle Openers?

Using your teeth as tools may be convenient, but it’s a habit that makes most dentists cringe. In fact, using your teeth for the following purposes could actually land you in the dentist’s chair: Bottle Opener Nothing makes the perfect summer couple quite like beer and BBQs. But while your friends may think it’s a […]

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3 Heat Safety Tips For Outdoor Activities

The kids are out of school, but the mercury is rising. It can be challenging to find indoor activities to keep families entertained when it’s warm outside—especially when you’re all jonesing for a little Vitamin D. Even if your outdoor activities involve water play, it’s important to take precautions to ensure you and your kids […]

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Smile Stories: How Esperanca’s Oral Health Educator Program Helped One Phoenix Family

National Smile Month has been a terrific time to share how Delta Dental of Arizona has been working to make people smile across Arizona. Through its foundation, Delta Dental of Arizona has been making grants to nonprofits that provide preventive oral health services in their community, by donating supplies like toothbrushes, paste and floss to […]

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Your Dentist Knows If You Fib About Flossing

Your Dentist Knows If You Fib About Flossing

If you only floss when you visit the dentist, but say you floss regularly, your dentist knows. You also aren’t alone. Learn more about the flossing fib:

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How our Foundation Supports Low-Income Families in Arizona

How our Foundation Supports Low-Income Families in Arizona

With a commitment to oral health education access and preventive dental care, the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is thrilled to support Maggie’s Place—a clinic that provides dental care to homeless pregnant women. Maggie’s Place was just one of the 34 organizations the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation supported in 2016. Nearly $600,000 was distributed […]

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Providing Dental Care to Pinal County’s Children

Providing Dental Care to Pinal County’s Children

The Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation is committed to oral health education and providing preventive dental care to children. As such, the foundation has invested in Sun Life Family Health Center through the Community Dental Program. With a donation of $18,000, the Community Dental Program will provide oral hygiene instruction, dental screenings and fluoride varnish […]

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Can Apple Cider Vinegar Harm Enamel?

Can Apple Cider Vinegar Harm Enamel?

Apple cider vinegar seems to be the star “super drink” of the natural craze. And Google is gossiping, claiming this sour solution can work wonders for things like weight loss and energy gain. Apple cider vinegar has a pH level of 3.075—making it as harmful to your teeth as stomach acid. Regardless of this cloudy […]

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