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Do Dental Probiotics Really Keep Your Mouth Healthy?

You’ve heard how probiotics can help your gut health, but did you know they may also improve the health of your teeth and gums? Dental probiotics, just like the kind of probiotics used to boost digestive health, help balance the amount of good and bad bacteria in your mouth. In fact, oral probiotics may help […]

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10 Ways to Help Others During COVID-19

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has put our world into pandemic and left many of us feeling helpless and wondering, “How can we help?” Health and safety are top priorities for a great deal of Americans. Spending time in a large crowd or doing hands-on volunteering may seem risky, so it’s time to get creative! There are […]

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5 Ways to Show Remote Employees You Care About Their Oral Health

Managing a newly remote team or company comes with hurdles. In addition to maintaining the same levels of service, you have to think about keeping your team engaged and connected without the benefit of in-person contact. Wellness programs have become an increasingly valuable tool in helping employees weather this time of uncertainty, but you might […]

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Arizona Caterer Cooks Healthy Meals That Nourish Mouth & Body

Jennifer Johnson has been a healthy chef for over 20 years, but she also spent more than 30 years with a another “c” word hanging over her head, and that word was “corporate.” As in, corporate America. “I didn’t think I’d ever own a catering company,” said Johnson. “I went to engineering school and have […]

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Are Spicy Foods Good for You: The Oral Health Benefits of Hot Peppers

In the desert southwest, the tiny chili pepper is mighty in flavor and cultural significance. From packing heat into salsa and sauces to hanging decoratively on the walls of homes and restaurants, these bright, shiny-skinned peppers are the spice of life in Arizona. Part of the plant genus Capsicum, the chili pepper is a flowering […]

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Affordable Dental Care Options for Older Adults

As we age, it becomes even more crucial to take care of our oral health. Finding affordable dental care may seem difficult after retirement. It is true that routine dental care is not covered under Medicare. However, there are still a few budget-friendly options to help keep your smile shining throughout the years. Medicare Traditional […]

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T. Cook’s Lee Hillson Dishes on Culinary Influences, Healthy Eating

When I called to talk with Lee Hillson, executive chef at T. Cook’s at the Royal Palms Resort & Spa in Phoenix for the Food for Thought series, the first words out of his mouth were, “How are you?” His question wasn’t said with formality or feigned interest. It was genuine and honest. It was obvious that […]

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What is COBRA Insurance?

“COBRA” stands for Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act and is a 1985 federal law to provide relief for those who experience a job loss, or other qualifying event, allowing them to continue their existing medical, vision and dental insurance coverage for a limited period – typically 18 months after the final day of employment. In […]

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Healthy Piña Colada Smoothie

Enjoy this refreshing piña colada smoothie as a quick breakfast or sip it leisurely on the patio. You’ll have a hard time believing a drink this tasty is also healthy and filling. This tropical treat is packed with vitamin C, calcium and potassium to help strengthen teeth and keep gums healthy.  Ingredients ½ medium ripe […]

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Dr. Schmelter at My Time Dental Centers

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Jeffrey D. Schmelter

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Schmelter of My Time Dental Centers in Mesa, Arizona. Dr. Schmelter is a general dentist who treats patients of all ages. He is licensed in IV sedation, nitrous oxide and oral sedation. My Time Dental Centers offers a full array of dental services, from […]

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