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How to Make Elephant Toothpaste Experiment & Lesson Plan

If you’re a parent with kids at home or a teacher trying to teach over Zoom right now, you’re probably hunting down learning opportunities from all different sources. And while it’s stressful that your living room has transformed into a makeshift classroom, it’s also a great time to think outside of the box and find […]

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Dr. Jeanette MacLean

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Jeanette MacLean

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist, Dr. Jeanette MacLean of Affiliated Children’s Dental Specialists in Glendale. Dr. MacLean is a pediatric dentist who is known for her advocacy of silver diamine fluoride (SDF) and minimally invasive dentistry. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend? Absolutely! Why did you become […]

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Jennifer Caraway’s ‘Joy Bus’ Brings Nutritious Meals to Cancer Patients

Have you ever met somebody with a zest for life so infectious that you can feel your own heart racing as you talk to them? Somebody with a passion so strong you become swept up in the momentum of their cause? Somebody that’s adding real joy to the world through their commitment to the community? […]

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A Collection of Kid-Friendly Crafts and Recipes to Keep Boredom at Bay

Glitter and glue can be a little messy, but if it looks like a craft store exploded across your kitchen table, you’re doing things right. When kids engage in arts and crafts, they exercise creativity, which is important for expanding their imagination, building confidence, developing fine motor skills, thinking critically and socializing. For parents or […]

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Is a toothache a dental emergency

What is a Dental Emergency?

We all know accidents can happen at any moment—even when you’re simply relaxing at home. It’s important to understand the types of concerns that need emergency care and which ones you can handle on your own. When it comes to your oral health, an emergency is often when treatment is needed to save a tooth, […]

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Is Carbonated Water Bad for Your Teeth?

Will the Fizzy Water ‘Bubble’ Ever Pop? What’s the Deal with Carbonated Water? The beverage aisle at your local grocery store looks different today than it did five years ago. Remember when there were just rows of soda, a few jugs of juice and stacks of boring bottled water wrapped in plastic? Those days are […]

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Delta Dental Dentist Dr. Asadi

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Goli Asadi

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist, Dr. Goli Asadi of Terravita Smiles in Scottsdale. Dr. Asadi has 25 years of experience in general and cosmetic dentistry. Her practice offers a wide range of services, including crowns, implants, cosmetic procedures and more! What made you decide to become a dentist? I am a […]

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Dr. Martin Wolff at Surprise Smiles

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Martin Wolff

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Martin Wolff of Surprise Smiles in Surprise. Surprise Smiles is part of Bradshaw Family Dental and offers a wide range of dental services to patients of all ages. What made you decide to become a dentist? I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. […]

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The Best and Worst Ballpark Foods for Your Teeth

“Take me out to the ball game. Take me out to the crowd. Buy me some peanuts and……a smoked BBQ sandwich with mac and cheese.” Wait. That’s not how that catchy tune goes, but these are just a few of the delicious foods you might find at spring training stadiums across the Valley. From street […]

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Food for Thought: The Case for a Local, Farm-Fresh Diet

Oral health is health. That’s a phrase that we repeat often at Delta Dental of Arizona because it’s true. Toothbrushing, exercising and eating right, they all affect our overall health. That’s why we’re kicking off a new blog series, Food for Thought, where we sit down with local chefs and foodies around the Valley to […]

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