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siblings hiking in the woods and eating fall food favorites like freshly picked apples

Fall Food Favorites That Are Good for Your Smile

With temperatures dropping below 100 degrees, us desert dwellers can finally cheer, “It’s fall y’all!” While we might not be busting out our heaviest sweaters or jumping into piles of crunchy leaves, it doesn’t mean we can’t dive into the flavors of fall. Luckily some of the yummiest fall food favorites are good for your […]

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A.T. Still University dental health professionals

Foundation Spotlight: A.T. Still University Sealant Program

For more than 20 years the Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation has worked to improve oral health and prevent dental disease in the most underserved and uninsured communities across Arizona. And through the decades we’ve been fortunate to team up with some incredible community partners to help support children, families, and older adults in getting […]

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Negative Side Effects of Soda Are Hard to Swallow

The debate continues. Should you call that fizzy carbonated drink pop or soda? Whichever side you’re on, there’s one thing that’s not up for debate: Soda is not good for your health. It contains no essential nutrients — no vitamins, minerals or fiber — and regular soda is full of calories. Drinking sugary soft drinks […]

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hospital nurse supports senior citizen and her oral health while making hospital rounds

Delta Dental of Arizona Foundation Supports Senior Smiles

At Delta Dental of Arizona our mission is to improve lives by promoting optimal oral health for all Arizonans. From teaching toddlers how to brush their baby teeth to connecting pregnant women and seniors to low-cost preventive screenings and cleanings, we make it our goal to help provide access to oral health care at every […]

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oral health navigator talking with kids through a medical-dental integration program at Phoenix Children's Hospital

Improving Overall Health in Children Through Dental-Medical Integration

  A child’s smile can do more than light up a room, it can serve as a barometer to overall health. However, in any given year, 108 million adults visit a physician but do not see a dentist, including more than 60 percent of children aged 1 through 4 years according to the ADA Health Policy […]

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What is a Pregnancy Tumor?

What is a Pregnancy Tumor? If you’re pregnant you’re probably aware of how your hormones are causing many changes in your body. A rise in estrogen and progesterone can cause symptoms like morning sickness, fatigue, brain fog and dizzy spells. But you might not realize they’re also at play when it comes to your oral […]

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Generation Z & Their Benefit Needs

The year was 1996. Oprah’s latest book club selection was a nightstand staple (The Corrections is still a favorite of mine). A Nirvana CD replaced my Guns N’ Roses cassette tape and I couldn’t have been a bigger Friends fan. Little did I know that while I was practicing the Macarena in my mirror, Generation […]

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How Often Should I See My Dentist?

Why are regular dentist appointments important? You have great oral hygiene and regularly brush and floss your teeth to keep your mouth clean. Your excellent oral hygiene habits may lead you to wonder if you still need to visit your dentist on a regular basis. The answer is yes!  Even if you take good care […]

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Women's Equality Day

Women’s Equality Day: A Celebration of Female Leadership

Over 100 years ago today, the 19th amendment to the constitution was certified, granting women the right to vote. Today we recognize this important milestone in history with Women’s Equality Day. It’s not only the right to vote that we celebrate and remember each year—this day calls attention to women’s continuing efforts toward full equity […]

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Picky toddler girl looking down at her plate of vegetables and indicating she's refusing to eat them

6 Ways to Help Your Picky Eater

If you have a child who is a fussy eater, you’re not alone. Picky eating is common among young kids. While pickiness is normal, it’s also important for children to develop a healthy relationship with food to avoid eating issues later in life. They also need to eat a balanced diet to get important nutrients […]

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