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Brush Perfectly Every Time – 5 Tips

Have you ever wondered if you’re brushing your teeth the right way? Even if you brush and floss twice a day, your technique could be off. Brushing incorrectly can leave behind debris and increase your chance of cavities. We’re going back to the basics by breaking down how to correctly brush your teeth in five […]

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Keep your smile shining bright all summer long.

Using Your Dental Benefits While Traveling

As we begin to plan our summer vacations, it’s important to understand how our dental benefits follow us in our travels. A tooth emergency can happen any time. Thankfully, most Delta Dental plans work anywhere in the United States. Some plans even cover emergency care out of the country. What is a dental emergency? There […]

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Dental Care for Senior Citizens

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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Dr. Hiremath of Hiremath Family Dentistry

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Satish Hiremath

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Satish Hiremath. His Oro Valley practice, Hiremath Family Dentistry, strives to provide quality dentistry with a caring, friendly and courteous atmosphere in a timely manner. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend?  No. Which celebrities have the best smile? Dwayne […]

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What was it like visiting the dentist in the 1800's? Tombstone, AZ and Doc Holliday know!

Doc Holliday and Dentistry of the Wild West

Have you heard of the Gunfight at The O.K. Corral? In October of 1881, the town marshal of Tombstone, Arizona and his deputies took on the infamous Cowboy gang over a long-standing dispute. That town marshal was Virgil Earp and his deputies were his brothers Wyatt and Morgan Earp. John Henry “Doc” Holliday also stood […]

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Mother's Day “Stained-Glass” Toothbrush Holder

Mother’s Day “Stained-Glass” Toothbrush Holder

This “stained-glass” mason jar project was inspired by a craft from iheartartsncrafts.com. It is a great activity to bring Grandma, Mom and daughter together to celebrate Mother’s Day. Plus, this beautiful jar can double as a new toothbrush holder! Keep it next to the sink to add a smile to your face before every brush. […]

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Help Employees Save Money By Visiting In Network Dentists

Are you responsible for managing your company’s benefits? Maybe you’re an HR professional or a multi-tasking small business owner. Either way, employees are relying on you to guide them through their employer-sponsored dental benefits. In a 2019 Delta Dental of Arizona survey, nearly 1 in 3 adults with dental insurance said they did not go […]

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Best Places to Fish in Arizona

Load Up on Omega-3: Our Favorite Arizona Lakes for Fishing

Arizona may be a landlocked state, but it has plenty of lakes and fishing holes. From bass and catfish to trout and tilapia, you can reel in fish of all kinds if you have a valid Arizona fishing license. We encourage you to get out, explore, and cook up some fresh fish to take advantage […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Timothy Wilson

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Timothy Wilson of Affiliated Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics (APDO) in Scottsdale. APDO offers pediatric dental services starting at age 1 and orthodontic services for patients of all ages. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend? Yes, you have to lead by example. What […]

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5 Dental Health Questions To Ask If Considering Assisted Living

Do you have a parent or loved one who lives in a care facility or utilizes assisted living? Whether it’s your in-laws, parents or an aging family friend, you want to be there to support their overall health and well-being. Sometimes distance or hectic schedules can make it difficult to have a watchful eye on […]

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business woman with braces

Should I Offer My Employees a Dental Plan with Orthodontic Coverage?

As you begin to build a dental benefits package to offer to your employees, you may consider including orthodontic benefits in your dental plan. Depending on the size of your company and the plan you choose, your employees may have a range of discounts on the cost of braces and other devices. What Do Your […]

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