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Battle of the Sexes: Oral Health Edition?

The battle of the sexes has been a long-lasting tug of war over who does what better. Now, that battle has moved into the bathroom to determine who takes better care of their teeth: men or women? According to a study by the British Dental Health Foundation, 35% of men regularly skip brushing at night! That may […]

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Follow the Path to a Healthy Smile in 2014

If you are like 40% of Americans, chances are you have a list of New Year’s resolutions you intend to adhere to in 2014. It may be to lose weight or to spend more time with family and friends, but have you considered resolving to care for your smile? After all, eHarmony recently conducted a […]

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5 Holiday Tooth Traps to Avoid

Holidays are packed with parties and merry making. Just imagining the yummy spread makes my mouth water. Before diving in, take a moment to think about your teeth. Are they going to pay the price for all that mindless grazing? What does it take to be kind to your teeth this holiday season? Let’s take […]

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Arizona Dental Mission of Mercy

Many low-income adults lack dental insurance coverage and even more have to delay any dental because of the costs and other more pressing basic needs. Originating in Virginia and spreading throughout the United States, more than 70 Mission of Mercy (MOM) programs have been held since 2000 to provide free dental services to local residents […]

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5 Gifts for Your Grin

If you’re looking for a small gift certain to help the recipient’s smile sparkle, consider giving the gift of great oral health. We’ve rounded up five of our favorite gifts guaranteed to make anyone’s oral care routine easier in 2014: 1. It’s Electric – Boogie Woogie Electric toothbrushes can be more effective than manual brushes […]

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Why the ACA cares about your kids’ teeth (and you should too!)

Studies show that good oral health helps maintain full body wellness. Regular checkups with your dentist can prevent decay and detect disease before it spreads. With the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), the Federal government formally recognizes the importance of dental care – at least for children. Congress has established children’s dental coverage […]

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A Tooth Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to be thankful, spend time with your loved ones and EAT! Fortunately, many of the foods we eat for our Thanksgiving dinner are good for our health. Unfortunately, there are always the bad guys lurking around the corner. While we would never suggest you skip that sweet slice of pumpkin pie, […]

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The Future of Dentistry

As a sponsor of the Phoenix Business Journal’s Healthcare of the Future event, Delta Dental of Arizona recognizes that healthcare is becoming more innovative as a result of new technologies. Not so surprisingly, dental offices are also in on the game. With the use of lasers and other new equipment and materials, dentists are carving […]

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Fill ‘Em Up: 2 Tips for Healthy Halloween Teeth

The day of indulgence is finally here. If your kids are like most, they have probably been talking about all the candy they’re going to eat. Your child may even have a list of which candies he will eat first, followed by a second and third choice. While we will not tell you to deprive […]

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Tricky Treats: Dentist’s Candy of Choice

Halloween sure is a scary holiday – and not just because of the ghosts and goblins seen traipsing around your neighborhood. It’s a scary holiday because of the terrifying treats we hand out to all the children. Now I know what you are thinking – it’s only one day, candy is not so bad, or […]

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