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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Alexandria Schwei

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Alexandria Schwei of Premier Valley Dental in Phoenix. Dr. Schwei is a family dentist who works to deliver comprehensive dental care to patients of all ages. What made you decide to become a dentist?I originally wanted to become a teacher. When I was […]

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6 Coverage Details To Review When Buying Dental Insurance

All dental plans are not created equal. Some differences between plans can be easy to identify: annual maximums, deductibles and co-insurance, for example, are fairly straightforward. As the old adage goes, the devil is in the details. Here are 6 often overlooked details to look at when comparing dental plan coverage: Frequencies & Limitations Most […]

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Delta Dental of Arizona and St. Vincent de Paul partner together to help families

Smile Stories: How the Delta Dental of Arizona Oral Health Center at St. Vincent de Paul is Serving Our Community

Hundreds of thousands of Arizona children under 18 years old are uninsured. Families in need have a difficult time finding proper dental care for themselves and their kids. Delta Dental of Arizona and St. Vincent de Paul have partnered together to help fulfill this need. The Delta Dental of Arizona Oral Health Center at St. […]

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If left untreated, a tooth abscess can be fatal. Learn about the different types of abscesses in the mouth and how to get the proper care.

Can Tooth Infections Kill You?

Can a toothache ever become so serious that it’s deadly? Some bacteria in our bodies are necessary and helpful, but others can cause harmful infections that lead to illness. If left untreated, the cavity-causing bacteria in our mouths is the kind that can be dangerous and even fatal. When bacteria from the food we eat […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Haleh Bazargan

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Haleh Bazargan of Sonoran Desert Dentistry. The Scottsdale dental office offers comprehensive dental exams and a wide array of cosmetic, preventive, general and specialized services. Do you brush and floss as much as you recommend?Yes, I do. Electric or manual toothbrush?Electric. I love […]

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If you're wine tasting at Arizona's best wineries, use these tips to make sure you don't damage your teeth. Plus, learn more about 8 top Arizona vineyards.

Protect Your Teeth While Drinking at Arizona’s Best Wineries

The high deserts of Arizona provide three major grape-growing regions: Sonoita, Willcox, and Verde Valley. Nothing pairs better with the dry heat and sunny skies of AZ than sipping a locally-made wine. Plus, the unique climate here makes Arizona wines exceptional. The “diurnal effect,” where temperatures dive down at night and swing up during the […]

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Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Sharon Lister

This month, we’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental dentist Dr. Sharon Lister. She says her Tucson dental practice, Sharon E. Lister, DDS, is “a small practice with a big heart.” Do you brush and floss as much as recommended?I brush and floss more than I recommend. What is your favorite flavor floss?Mint because […]

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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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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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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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